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HBO reveals premiere date for ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel, ‘House of the Dragon’
“Fire & Blood.” Since it’s Targaryens, you can expect lots of dragons, silver wigs, and yes, incest — in this case, it’s between an uncle and a nice, instead of the aunt and nephew action that Daenerys and Jon had going on.“Game of Thrones” director Miguel Sapochnik, who’s best known for helming that show’s infamous action set pieces such as “The Battle of the Bastards,” is back as a director and producer / co-showrunner, so you can expect a lot of big action, too. The plot centers on the Dance of the Dragons — the civil war that took place between Targaryen siblings Aegon II and Rhaenyra over the throne after their father’s death.The main characters will be Prince Daemon Targaryen (Matt Smith, “The Crown”), who is the king’s brother; his niece Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen (Emma D’Arcy), who is the king’s daughter; King Viserys Targaryen (Paddy Considine); Alicent Hightower (Olivia Cooke); and Lord Corlys Velaryon (Steve Toussaint), known as the Sea Snake. Although “Game of Thrones” ended to mass audience dismay — and controversially gave the Targaryen family an unceremonious end when Jon killed Daenerys and then went off into the wilderness — HBO is going full steam ahead on the prequel, and author George R.