While the world of entertainment is moving faster than seemingly ever before, when a television series as big as Game of Thrones captivates audiences worldwide it is virtually impossible to not take notice. In the course of eight seasons, George R.R. Martin cultivated an entire universe unlike anything before it that hurled viewers into medieval times while infusing it with a unique mythological element that kept the series at the top of the world before it ended in 2019. Hype for the series has not died down since its finale however with countless individuals either rewatching the series or watching it for the first time altogether, highlighting just how popular Game of Thrones remains to this day. Now another project that takes place in the Game of Thrones universe is on its way with the first official trailer for House of the Dragon unveiled this week.
Debuting in 2011, Game of Thrones took place in the fictional world of Westeros where a number of individuals fight for control of the Iron Throne which is reserved for the ruler of Westeros. The resulting battles and wars would do an excellent job of entertaining viewers for eight seasons, however it certainly was not an easy goodbye once the finale aired in May of 2019. Now those dedicated fans are in for a treat as HBO has unveiled the trailer for House of the Dragon this week, a prequel series that will examine the events that led up to those in Game of Thrones. The minute long trailer presents a variety of images and scenes that are certainly bound to remind you of some of the most memorable GoT moments and launch dedicated fans back into their favorite fictional universe once again, additionally highlighting that those fans can expect to see House of the Dragon beginning next year on HBO Max.
It has been confirmed since before Game of Thrones officially ended that more projects from the genius mind of George R.R. Martin were on the way, however this is the first time we have concrete proof. While two years might feel like a long wait for some, any diehard Game of Thrones fan can likely confirm this isn’t abnormal with how long Martin takes to write the novels. The wait is almost over however, and HBO subscribers will finally be at peace once again once House of the Dragons premieres on HBO Max next year.