Season 2

House of the Dragon - Season 2

(2022)

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Streaming release date (United Kingdom)

House of the Dragon Season 2 will be available to watch in summer 2024. We don't have any streaming information yet but we'll let you know as soon as it is available.

Synopsis

Dragons wreak havoc throughout Westeros as civil war rages

As tensions rise and civil war erupts, the members of the Targargyn clan must either band together or suffer the consequences. 

8 Episodes

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What to know

George RR Martin returns to co-create House of the Dragon Season 2 for HBO

House of the Dragon Season 2 is the upcoming second season of the fantasy series produced by HBO. The series takes place within the Game of Thrones universe, created by author George RR Martin with his Song of Ice and Fire book series that was later developed in the successful HBO series Game of Thrones. House of Dragon Season 2 is co-created by Martin and Ryan Condal. Condal also executive produces the series alongside Miguel Sapochnik. The second season focuses on the Dance of Dragons (aka the Targaryen civil war)

The returning cast of season 2 includes Emma D'Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen, Olivia Cooke as Queen Alicent Hightower, Rhys Ifans as Otto Hightower, Eve Best as Princess Rhaenys Targaryen, Steve Toussaint as Lord Corlys Velaryon, Fabien Frankel as Ser Criston Cole, Sonoya Mizuno as Mysaria, Graham McTavish as Ser Harrold Westerling, and Matthew Needham as Larys Strong. New additions include  Gayle Rankin as Alys Rivers, Simon Russell Beale as Ser Simon Strong, Freddie Fox as Ser Gwayne Hightower, and Abubakar Salim as Alyn of Hull.

Production News

  • August 26, 2022
    • HBO renew House of Dragon for a second season barely a week after the release of the very first episode. (Source: Variety)
  • August 31, 2022
    • Miguel Sapochnik departs the series as a director. He is replaced for season 2 by Emmy-winning director and writer Alan Taylor. (Source: The Hollywood Reporter)
  • December 30, 2022
    • The writers working on the second season tease an episode that features the ‘Blood and Cheese’ plot from the books. (Source: Variety)
  • February 22, 2023
    • It is confirmed that House of Dragon Season 2 will be released in Summer 2024. (Source: Variety)
  • March 7, 2023
    • Showrunner Ryan Condal confirms that five new dragons will appear in the second season, significantly increasing the number from the first season. (Source: Variety)
  • March 28, 2023
    • It is announced that season 2 will only have 8 episodes, two fewer than the first season. (Source: Deadline)
  • April 11, 2023
    • Production on House of the Dragon Season 2 starts. (Source: Deadline)
  • April 24, 2023
    • A casting announcement confirms Simon Russell Beale, Freddie Fox, Gayle Rankin, and Abubaker Salim as new cast members for season 2. (Source: Deadline)
  • May 2, 2023
    • Filming for the second season of the series continues, despite the Hollywood writers’ strike. However, it is also reported that the script for season 2 of House of the Dragon was completed before the strike, leaving production unaffected. (Source: Deadline)
  • May 12, 2023
    • Clare Kilner confirms that five different directors will direct episodes in season 2. (Source: Collider)
  • July 13, 2023
    • Despite the SAG-AFTRA strike, filming for season 2 of House of Dragon continues in the UK due to local union laws. In the rules written by the union, Equity, they are not legally allowed to stand in solidarity with the American actors unions. (Source: Variety)  
  • July 22, 2023
    • Game of Thrones book writer George R R Martin gives a production update on the status of House of Dragon, confirming that the series' scripts were written before the WGA strikes began, and that the actors can continue filming due to being part of the Equity union, and not SAG-AFTRA. He also posits that the second season will be released in summer 2024, as HBO should be able to finish the special effects by then. (Source: ScreenRant)
  • December 2, 2023
    • HBO release a teaser trailer for season 2, promising a dramatic addition to the Game of Thrones spinoff series. (Source: The Playlist)
  • December 4, 2023
    • HBO confirm that Tom Taylor is a member of the season 2 cast, joining to play the current Lord of Winterfell, Lord Cregan Stark. (Source: Entertainment Weekly)
  • March 4, 2024
    • During an interview at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom conference, Warner Bros Discovery streaming and gaming chief JB Perrette revealed that season 2 will be released in June 2024. (Source: Collider)
  • March 21, 2024
    • HBO release a trailer for House of the Dragon Season 2, revealing the season will be released on June 16, 2024. (Source: Deadline)
  • May 14, 2024
    • HBO release a new trailer for season 2, featuring more dragons than ever and the Targaryens preparing for battle on more than one front. (Source: YouTube)

Genres

Science-Fiction, Drama, Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

Production country

United States

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