House of the Dragon, the upcoming Game of Thrones prequel that will make its debut on August 21, has got its first promotional featurette. The featurette unveils some behind-the-scenes footage of the series’ major set pieces. It also features a commentary by George R.R. Martin, Ryan Condal, and Miguel Sapochnik in which they explore their respective roles in the series and how the drama would deviate from the book’s storyline.
Watch the latest featurette of House of the Dragon below:
The story of the Targaryens, the only family of dragonlords to survive the Doom of Valyria, is told in House of the Dragon, which is based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood. The events of the acclaimed television series adaption of Game of Thrones, which aired its final episode nearly two years ago, will occur 300 years earlier.
Matt Smith, Paddy Considine, Olivia Cooke, and Emma D’Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen will star in the ten-episode series. Eve Best, Steve Toussaint, Ryan Corr, John Macmillan, Rhys Ifans, Sonoya Mizuno, Savannah Steyn, Emily Carey, Gavin Spokes, Milly Alcock, Graham McTavish, David Horovitch, Matthew Needham, Bill Patterson, Jefferson Hall, Wil Johnson, and Theo Nate will also be in the cast.
George R.R. Martin, Ryan Condal, and Game of Thrones director Miguel Sapochnik are behind House of the Dragon, with Condal and Sapochnik also serving as showrunners. Martin, Condal, Sapochnik, Vince Gerardis, and Sara Lee Hess serve as executive producers.