We’ve waited a long time, next week the time has come: House of the Dragon completes its most important leap in time and introduces the adult cast of friends/rivals Rhaenyra Targaryen and Alicent Hightower a.
This means saying goodbye to Milly Alcock and Emily Carey, because the new cast begins the hot phase of this first season the Game of Thrones offshoot. This is also shown in the preview for Episode 6, which you can watch here. Here are the three most important things revealed in the preview.
Check out the preview trailer for House of the Dragon S1E6:
House of the Dragon – S1E6 Preview
1. The mega time warp and the new cast of Rhaenyra and Alicent
The episode is originally titled The Princess and the Queen, a nod to the series’ two main characters who are getting new faces. Between Episode 5 and Episode 6 is namely a Time jump of 10 years, which is the largest of the series. As a result, the cast of the fantasy series changes:
Check out our Time Warp overview article for more characters being recast, including Laena and Laenor Velaryon.
2. The peace of the realm is in jeopardy and rumors about Rhaenyra’s children
The preview indicates two major fires in the Reich:
3. Targaryen princes, who are yet to play a major role
The preview also shows Aegon Targaryen, the eldest son of Viserys and Alicent, who could challenge Rhaenyra’s claim to power. He is played at this age by Ty Tennant.
Ty Tennant plays Aegon Targaryen
Aemond Targaryen also appears. He quickly became a fan favorite for his appearance in George RR Martin’s book Fire and Blood.
Aemond is Alicent and Viserys’ second oldest son and is played by Leo Ashton at this age. Later in the series, just like Aegon, we’ll get to know his older version.
Leo Ashton plays Aemond Targaryen
As a bonus, there’s another look at the largest living dragon at that time: Vhagar ridden by Laena Velaryon:
Daemon looks over at Vhagar and Laena
When is the new episode of House of the Dragon coming out?
The 6th episode of House of the Dragon will be available on September 26th in Germany on the streaming service WOW *.
All other episode titles and broadcast dates can be found in the collective article with important information about House of the Dragon.
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