A thrilling trailer that announces the war within the Targaryens for the Iron Throne has been revealed by HBO. Discover the first images from season 2 of “House of the Dragon”.
The dance of the dragons is imminent. In any case, this is what the first trailer for the sequel to House of the Dragon, unveiled over the weekend by HBO. The series will return for its season 2 in the summer of 2024. And the first images revealed by the prestigious American channel, which had already broadcast the parent series Game Of Thronesannounce a hectic fight within the Targaryen family.
As a reminder, the first season of the prequel Game Of Thrones detailed how tensions between the different pretenders to the Iron Throne and between the different clans could rise, reaching a point of no return until the death of King Viserys. Season 2 will therefore focus on the epic and bloody confrontation between Rhaenyra and Alicent. You can discover the trailer for season 2 of House of the Dragon below.
The dance of dragons pits two clans against each other: that of Rhaenyra Targaryen, eldest daughter of Viserys’ first marriage and legitimate claimant to the throne, who sees her right of succession contested by Alicent Hightower, her father’s second wife who, on the contrary, wishes that her child, Aegon, the eldest son of Viserys, ascends the Iron Throne. In season 1, the Hightowers seize power and anger Rhaenyra. The conflict definitively reaches a point of no return when Aemond, Alicent’s younger son, kills Lucerys, Rhaenyra’s younger son.
A highly anticipated season 2
Season 1 of House of the Dragon had a real audience success on HBO Max and streaming. Fans were indeed impatiently awaiting the return of the universe of Game Of Thrones with this prequel. By using the recipes that worked in the first series, this prequel managed to consolidate an audience of fans there every week, but also to attract very good reviews.
Season 2 is therefore awaited with great impatience. The entire cast of the first season is back (obviously not counting the characters who died in the first season), and new faces will make their debut in this new burst of eight episodes: Simon Russell Beale will play Ser Simon Strong, the great uncle by Lors Larys. Freddie Fox will play Ser Gwayne Hightower, Alicent’s brother, while Gayle Rankin will play the mysterious Alys Rivers. Finally, Abubakar Salim was chosen to play a sailor in the Velaryon fleet, Alyn of Hull.
We know for the moment that this season 2 of House of the Dragon will be released in summer 2024, but for the moment, no specific release date has been announced. As with the first season, this adaptation by Georges RR Martin will be broadcast weekly, with one episode per week. Enough to make the pleasure last!