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House of the Dragon Season 2: Release Date, Plot, Cast And More

House of the Dragon Season 2

Fans of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones were thrilled when news broke of a prequel series, House of the Dragon. Much to the delight of viewers eager to dive deeper into the world of Westeros, House of the Dragon Season 2 will premiere in less than a month after a successful first season that flourished and garnered a huge fan following, and we’re here to tell you all about it.

With lots of drama, intrigue, and power struggles, House of the Dragon Season 2 promises to be just as thrilling as the first, if not more. So, make sure you stick around to learn everything you need to know about this upcoming season from the plot to the cast and other details!

What is the Plot of House of the Dragon Season 2?

Set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, House of the Dragon tells the story of the Targaryen dynasty and their rise to power in Westeros.

The first season introduced viewers to the founding of House Targaryen and the initial conflicts that would shape the future of the kingdom. Season 2 is expected to delve deeper into the intricate political machinations and personal rivalries that define the Targaryen family.

As tensions rise between the various factions vying for control of the Iron Throne, viewers can expect plenty of twists and turns as alliances are made and broken. With dragons, warfare, and betrayal at every turn, season 2 promises to be a rollercoaster ride for fans of the fantasy genre, and you can catch a glimpse of the same in the official trailer.

The Cast of House of the Dragon Season 2

The cast of House of the Dragon Season 2 is shaping up to be an impressive one, with plenty of new faces joining the show alongside some returning favorites. Gayle Rankin has been cast as Alys Rivers, also known as the Witch Queen of Harrenhal.

The Cast of House of the Dragon Season 2
Credit: YouTube/Max

Simon Russell Beale is set to play Ser Simon Strong, the great-uncle to Matthew Needham’s Lord Larys Strong. Freddie Fox will star as Ser Gwayne Hightower and Abubakar Salim will join the cast as Alyn of Hull.

Returning cast members include Emma D’Arcy, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Rhys Ifans, Eve Best, Steve Toussaint, Fabien Frankel, Sonoya Mizuno, Graham McTavish, and Matthew Needham.

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When and Where Can You Watch House of the Dragon Season 2?

House of the Dragon Season 2 is set to premiere on Sunday, 16 June, at 9 PM EST, so you might want to set a reminder for the same. There will be eight episodes in the upcoming season, released weekly on Sundays through 4 August 2024, and available to stream exclusively on Max.


House of the Dragon Season 2 promises to be an epic continuation of the saga of the Targaryen family, with plenty in store that fans can look forward to. Do let us know in the comments if you’re excited for the upcoming adventure!

About Deepti Chadha

Deepti Chadha has been an entertainment writer for over two years now and specializes in writing reviews. She loves all things film and television, and her favorite movies are The Green Mile and The Hangover Series!

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