HBO has rekindled the audience’s enthusiasm after releasing of the first trailer for the series House of dragons, based on the novel Fire & Blood by writer George Martin.
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HBO has earmarked $20 million for each episode of the upcoming House of the Dragon series, as part of a $200 million budget to produce the 10 episodes of the series.
For comparison, the company spent about $100 million on each season of Game of Thrones, whose production cost per episode started at $6 million in the first season, and rose to $15 million in the eighth and final season of the series.
The source stated that the production company managed to adjust the budget for the first season of the fantasy drama derived from the “Game of Thrones” series, thanks to its experience over the past years in works such as Game of Thrones, so that its team was able to produce high-quality series with realistic financial figures.
HBO announced that the series “House Of The Dragons” will be shown on August 21 of the current year.
Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon, takes place hundreds of years before the events of the original series, based on the novel Fire & Blood by writer George Martin.
The series tells how the “Targaryen” family, which runs the blood of the dragon in its veins, fell into a bitter and brutal civil war known as the dance of dragons.
“George R. Martin” had previously revealed the number of dragons which up to 17, in addition to many events related to the lives of dragons.
- Emma D’Arcy plays Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen
- Rhys Ifans plays Ser Otto Hightower
- Olivia Cooke plays Lady Alicent Hightower
- Steve Toussaint plays Lord Corlys Velaryon
- Eve Best plays Princess Rhaenys Velaryon
- Fabien Frankel plays Ser Criston Cole
- Sonoya Mizuno plays Mysaria