The House of the Dragon is the first expansion to the universe of the popular HBO series, George RR Martin, writer and creator of the work, says that the next spin-off productions will provide new perspectives on its fantasy world, as WandaVision did for the MCU.
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporterthe creator recounted his longtime interest in having all of its mythology adapted through an expanded television universe, and how the franchise can have variety in its material just as Marvel has executed.
“The MCU has The Avengers, but they also have something offbeat like WandaVision,” Martin said. “That’s what I hope we can do with these other Game of Thrones shows, so we can have a variety that shows the history of this world. There are so many attempts at what you can do in the competition for the Iron Throne.” (via CBR)
In his statement, George highlights how each series may in the future have its own identity, with new approaches, House of the Dragon is not the first attempt at a series set in the universe, the other production, George RR Martin cannot watch, due to failure. from the project.
More on the Game of Thrones spinoff on HBO Max
House of the Dragon will be an HBO Max production and will not have the involvement of original series creators David Benioff and Dan Weiss.
The plot will follow the lineage of the Targaryens, 200 years before Game of Thrones, with their story adapted from the book Fire and Blood.
The production was ordered directly as a series, without needing pilot approval. The first season will have 10 episodes.
Miguel Sapochnik, director of major episodes of Game of Thrones, will co-show and direct the pilot. The project began development by another veteran of the original series, writer and producer Bryan Cogman.
In the story, a fight between brothers can trigger a war. Prince Daemon Targaryen would be aiming for King Viserys’ throne.
The series arrives on August 21, 2022. Game of Thrones continues on HBO Max.