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HBO has tapped the primary solid member for its long-anticipated Recreation of Thrones prequel, and it is appropriately solid the king. Deadline revealed that Paddy Considine, star of HBO’s The Outsider and The Third Day, has been tapped to guide the aptly named Home of the Dragon within the position of King Viserys Targaryen I.
Chosen by the lords of Westeros to succeed the Previous King Jaehaerys Targaryen on the Nice Council at Harrenhal, Viserys I is a heat, sort, and first rate man who solely needs to hold ahead his grandfather’s legacy. However everyone knows good males don’t essentially make for excellent kings. Followers of Recreation of Thrones do not forget that Viserys I dominated over Westeros for practically 100 years after Aegon’s Conquest, and his youngsters, Rhaenyra and Aegon II, in the end fought a civil conflict over his throne that grew to become often known as the Dance of Dragons.
HBO introduced the Targaryen-focused prequel again in September 2019, giving it a 10-episode order and tapping Miguel Sapochnik and Ryan Condal to function co-showrunners and govt producers. Home of the Dragon relies on creator George R.R. Martin’s Hearth & Blood, set 300 years earlier than the occasions of Recreation of Thrones and is at the moment slated to air someday in 2022. With its first solid member and king secured, it seems to be just like the collection is formally on its method!
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