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George R.R. Martin Misses ‘House Of the Dragon’ Premiere After Testing Positive For Covid Post-Comic-Con

George R.R. Martin, co-creator/executive producer of House of the Dragon and the creative force behind HBO’s Game Of Throne franchise, was not in attendance at the Wednesday night premiere of the Game Of Thrones prequel series in Los Angeles. In his opening remarks before the screening of the drama’s first episode, HBO and HBO Max Chief Content Officer Casey Bloys told the audience that Martin had to skip the glitzy event after testing positive for Covid. It is believed that he caught the virus at Comic-Con where House Of the Dragon was among one of the main attractionss.

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HBO‘s House Of The Dragon – the prequel series to Game Of Thrones – has landed, offering up new shots of fire, blood and dragons.Having dropped an initial teaser trailer in October and a second earlier this year, the full-length trailer went live just a few hours ago (July 21) and, at the time of writing, has already amassed over 3.1 million views.The fresh trailer sets us up for the ten-episode first season, which tells the story of Rhaenyra and Aegon Targaryen and the war of the Seven Kingdoms, taking place 200 years before the events in Game Of Thrones.The new HBO series stars Matt Smith (Daemon Targaryen), Emma D’Arcy (Rhaenyra), Olivia Cooke (Alicent Hightower), Paddy Considine (Viserys Tagaryen), Eve Best (Rhaenys Targaryen), Rhys Ifans (Otto Hightower), Steve Toussaint (Corlys Velaryon) and more.The series is set to premiere on HBO Max on August 21 in the US and simulcast on Sky Atlantic/NOW in the UK in the early hours of August 22.It’s the first of several upcoming Game Of Thrones spin-offs based on the fantasy novels by George R R Martin including The Sea of Snake, about Lord Corlys Velaryon; 10,000 Ships, about warrior queen Princess Nymeria; A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms, based on Martin’s fantasy novels Tales of Dunk and Egg, and an animated series, The Golden Empire.
HBO reveals premiere date for ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel, ‘House of the Dragon’
“Fire & Blood.” Since it’s Targaryens, you can expect lots of dragons, silver wigs, and yes, incest — in this case, it’s between an uncle and a nice, instead of the aunt and nephew action that Daenerys and Jon had going on.“Game of Thrones” director Miguel Sapochnik, who’s best known for helming that show’s infamous action set pieces such as “The Battle of the Bastards,” is back as a director and producer / co-showrunner, so you can expect a lot of big action, too. The plot centers on the Dance of the Dragons — the civil war that took place between Targaryen siblings Aegon II and Rhaenyra over the throne after their father’s death.The main characters will be Prince Daemon Targaryen (Matt Smith, “The Crown”), who is the king’s brother; his niece Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen (Emma D’Arcy), who is the king’s daughter; King Viserys Targaryen (Paddy Considine); Alicent Hightower (Olivia Cooke); and Lord Corlys Velaryon (Steve Toussaint), known as the Sea Snake. Although “Game of Thrones” ended to mass audience dismay — and controversially gave the Targaryen family an unceremonious end when Jon killed Daenerys and then went off into the wilderness — HBO is going full steam ahead on the prequel, and author George R.