"House of the Dragon" to return to HBO for season 3

HBO Renews HOUSE OF THE DRAGON For A Third Season based on George R.R. Martin's "Fire & Blood""

Season 2 debuts on June 16

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June 13, 2024 - The HBO Original drama series HOUSE OF THE DRAGON has been renewed for a third season, ahead of the launch of the second season debuting SUNDAY, JUNE 16 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO and streaming on Max.

Logline:

Based on George R.R. Martin's "Fire & Blood," the series, set 200 years before the events of "Game of Thrones," tells the story of House Targaryen.

Season two cast:

Matt Smith, Emma D'Arcy, Olivia Cooke, Rhys Ifans, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Fabien Frankel, Matthew Needham, Sonoya Mizuno, Tom Glynn-Carney, Ewan Mitchell, Harry Collett, Bethany Antonia, Phoebe Campbell, Phia Saban and Jefferson Hall. Additional season two cast: Abubakar Salim, Gayle Rankin, Freddie Fox, Simon Russell Beale, Clinton Liberty, Jamie Kenna, Kieran Bew, Tom Bennett, Tom Taylor, and Vincent Regan.

Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming, Head of HBO Drama Series and Films quote: "George, Ryan, and the rest of our incredible executive producers, cast, and crew, have reached new heights with the phenomenal second season of HOUSE OF THE DRAGON. We are in awe of the dragon-sized effort the entire team has put into the creation of a spectacular season two, with a scope and scale that is only rivaled by its heart. We could not be more thrilled to continue the story of House Targaryen and watch this team burn bright again for season three."

HOUSE OF THE DRAGON season two has already captured acclaim from critics for its "breathlessly exciting and gripping tale" (TheWrap) that "really is a return to Thrones' golden age" (GQ). Esquire has deemed the second season "the biggest show of the summer," while TV Guide has hailed the series as "the grandest TV available," and Collider declared it as "the best fantasy television show of the decade."

Season two credits:

Co-Creator/Executive Producer, George R.R. Martin; Co-Creator/Showrunner/Executive Producer, Ryan Condal; Executive Producers Sara Hess, Alan Taylor, Melissa Bernstein, Kevin de la Noy, Loni Peristere, Vince Gerardis. Based on George R.R. Martin's "Fire & Blood."

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June 13, 2024 2:22pm ET by Pressparty  

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