Let us tell you that whatever sour taste has left behind the new trailer of ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel series ‘House of the Dragon’, it is the end of the fantasy drama.
HBO has unveiled an extended look at the upcoming prequel set hundreds of years before the events of “Thrones” and based on author George R.R. Martin’s 2018 novel, “Fire and Blood.”
The trailer attempts to capture what made the major series so successful: the roar of the dragons, the wrangling between families, and dynasties crumble in what is almost certainly a minute-long clip, the ruthless House of Targaryen. puts it front and center.
Sporting a set of blonder than blond wigs, King Viserys Targaryen (Paddy Considine) and her children, Princesses Renera Targaryen (Emma D’Arcy) and Prince Damon Targaryen (Matt Smith), formerly known as “Throne” Rule the seven kingdoms of Westeros. “History tells us, a brutal civil war tore the family apart.
The prequel series, however, begins with the Targaryens seated firmly on the Iron Throne, as we catch glimpses of recognizable rivals House Stark, Valerian and Lannister pledging their allegiance to the family.
But the threats in the trailer are seen a little closer to home. The Targaryen children are openly thirsty for power, with a woman warning the princess, who is named as the king’s successor, “Men will sooner put a woman in the torch than ascend the Iron Throne. ”
As promised in the title, dragons abound here—creatures thought to be extinct at the start of “Throne”—with Smith’s character seemingly accessorizing their outfits with a scaled dragon egg. Is.
The trailer concludes with one of the firefighters doing what he does best, as an unseen character ominously says, “History doesn’t remember blood. It remembers the name. ,
Scheduled to premiere August 21 on HBO and HBO Max, “House of the Dragon” also stars Olivia Cooke, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Fabian Frankel, Sonoya Mizuno and Rhys Ifans.
Watch the official teaser trailer below.