The first season of House of the Dragon was one wild ride—and there’s more where that came from! The series has been promptly renewed for Season 2 and here’s everything you should know about it following the season finale of the show’s first chapter.
Getting to the Spectacle
If you feel that Season 1 of HOTD was too slow, showrunner Ryan Condal says that wasn’t a coincidence. They wanted the viewers to form an emotional bond with the characters, but the series will “get to the spectacle” in the upcoming season.
More Comedic Moments
HOTD didn’t give us many funny moments because it doesn’t have any comic relief characters like GOT’s Tyrion Lannister, but Condal promised more “moments of levity” from Matt Smith’s Prince Daemon.
The main cast of Season 1, including Princess Rhaenyra (Emma D’Arcy), Prince Daemon (Matt Smith), and Queen Alicent (Olivia Cooke), is set to return, but we’re yet to see if the younger actors are going to be recast.
HBO is yet to announce the premiere date for Season 2, but it’s highly unlikely the series will come back before 2024.
How Many Seasons?
House of the Dragon has only been renewed for Season 2 so far and it’s unclear how many more seasons will get, but George R.R. Martin said at least four will be necessary to do justice to his story.