House of the Dragon Drops First Teaser For Season 2
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House of the Dragon Drops First Teaser For Season 2

War is brewing in Westeros

Dragons, feuds and betrayals – it can only mean one thing: House of the Dragon is back (and more bloodthirsty than ever). Season 2 of the show is set to be released in summer 2024, but House of the Dragon fans have been treated to first look at the new series with a newly released teaser. Read on for all the details.

Please note, there might be spoilers ahead.

House of the Dragon Season 2: Everything We Know So Far

Emma D'Arcy in House of the Dragon season 2

Emma D’Arcy in House Of The Dragon Season 2 (c) HBO

What Will Season 2 Be About?

House of the Dragon is set within the same universe as Game of Thrones. Based on George R.R. Martin’s novel series Fire & Blood, the series is set around 200 years before the events of GoT and tells the story of House Targaryen and its fall from grace.

Season 2 picks up where the first instalment of the series left off, with tensions high following the death of Rhaenyra’s son, Prince Lucerys ‘Luke’ Velaryon (Elliot Grihault), at the hands of Alicent’s son Prince Aemond (Ewan Mitchell). The event of Luke’s death, as well as the miscarriage she experiences in the same episode, incites bloodlust in his mother, Rhaenyra Targaryen (Emma D’Arcy) – igniting talk of war in Westeros.

Who Will Be In The Show?

Thankfully, there’s a long list of returning cast members this season. See the full list below:

  • Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen
  • Olivia Cooke as Dowager Queen Alicent Hightower
  • Emma D’Arcy as Queen Rhaenyra Targaryen
  • Eve Best as Princess Rhaenys Targaryen
  • Steve Toussaint as Lord Corlys Velaryon
  • Fabien Frankel as Ser Criston Cole
  • Ewan Mitchell as Prince Aemond Targaryen
  • Tom Glynn-Carney as King Aegon II Targaryen
  • Sonoya Mizuno as Mysaria
  • Rhys Ifans as Ser Otto Hightower
  • Harry Collett as Prince Jacaerys ‘Jace’ Velaryon
  • Bethany Antonia as Lady Baela Targaryen
  • Phoebe Campbell as Lady Rhaena Targaryen
  • Phia Saban as Queen Helaena Targaryen
  • Jefferson Hall as identical twins Lord Jason Lannister and Ser Tyland Lannister
  • Matthew Needham as Lord Larys Strong
Two people sat together by fire

(c) HBO

They will be joined by a host of new characters, played by the following:

  • Clinton Liberty as Addam of Hull
  • Jamie Kenna as Ser Alfred Broome
  • Kieran Bew as Hugh
  • Tome Bennett as Ulf
  • Tom Taylor as Lord Cregan Stark
  • Vincent Regan as Ser Rickard Thorne
  • Abubakar Salim as Alyn of Hull
  • Gayle Rankin as Alys Rivers
  • Freddie Fix as Ser Gwayne Hightower
  • Simone Russell Beale as Ser Simon Strong

Is There A Trailer?

While there isn’t a full trailer just yet, Sky TV dropped an official teaser in December 2023. Watch the teaser below:

Where Was House Of The Dragon Filmed?

The majority of House of the Dragon was filmed in Spain, Cornwall and Derbyshire, with most of the show’s action taking place in King’s Landing. You can check out some of the main filming locations in our guide here.

When Will House of the Dragon Season 2 Come Out?

House of the Dragon will be back for its second instalment in summer 2024. You will be able catch episodes live in the UK on Sky Atlantic.

Matt Smith as as Prince Daemon Targaryen in House of the Dragon

Matt Smith as as Prince Daemon Targaryen in House of the Dragon Season 2 (c) HBO

Can You Stream It?

Season 2 of House of the Dragon will be available to stream – alongside season 1, which you can catch up on now – on Sky and via NOW Entertainment Memberships. sky.com nowtv.com

US audiences will be able to stream both seasons on HBOMax. hbo.com

Images courtesy of HBO