The new offering, titled House of The Dragon, is based on Thrones companion book Fire & Blood and has been handed a 10-episode series by HBO.
Taking place some 300 years before the events of the main series, it tells the story of House Targaryen.
Created by Thrones author George RR Martin and writer Ryan Condal, it will be led by Thrones director Miguel Sapochnik who teams up with Condal as showrunner. Sapochnik is known for directing some of Thrones‘ most acclaimed episodes – including ‘Battle of the Bastards’, ‘Hardhome’ and ‘The Long Night’.
The series is co-created by @GRRMSpeaking and Ryan Condal. Miguel Sapochnik will partner with Condal as showrunner and will direct the pilot and additional episodes. Condal will be writing the series. pic.twitter.com/9ttMzElgXm
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