House of the Dragon season 2 to have lesser episodes as HBO eyes season 3? Here’s What We Know
Season 2 of House of the Dragon will consist of a lower episode count as production eyes for a third season.
HBO’s famous television series “House of the Dragon”, is slated to have eight episodes in its second season. The episode count will be two episodes less than the previous installment. This decision is said to be part of a larger plan for the show, which includes HBO considering the renewal of the prequel spin-off for a third season. An HBO spokesperson has stated that the episode count reduction was story-driven. The show is expected to begin production on its second season in the UK, with a projected summer 2024 premiere, according to reports.
House of the Dragon is a prequel series based on George RR Martin’s book, Fire & Blood, which chronicles the history of House Targaryen 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones. The show drew a record-breaking audience for any new original series in HBO’s history, with over 20 million viewers across linear, on-demand, and HBO Max platforms in the US.
Although the episode count was not revealed in the season two renewal announcement last summer, the second chapter was initially planned to have a ten-episode run, which eventually changed, leading to some script rewrites.
A likely season three is currently in development, with HBO.
Insiders have revealed that some of the plot originally intended for season two, including a significant battle, will be moved to season three. It has also been suggested that House of the Dragon will likely run for four seasons, but that has not been officially determined.
Season one of House of the Dragons was co-created by Game of Thrones veteran Miguel Sapochnik and co-creator Ryan Condal. Condal will now serve as the series’ sole showrunner for the second season, with Sapochnik remaining an executive producer.
GoT veteran Alan Taylor will also join the team and helm the position of director and executive producer in the second season of House of the Dragon.
Q1. Who wrote Game of Thrones?
George R.R. Martin
Q2. Where will The House of Dragon premiere?
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