House of the Dragon - Season 2

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House of the Dragon
Season 2
HOTD Season 2 poster.jpg
No. of episodes 8[1]
Country of origin United States
Network HBO
Release
Original run June 16 – August 4, 2024
Season chronology
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Season 2 of House of the Dragon is the second season of the series.

Pre-production

House of the Dragon was officially renewed for a second season on the 26th August 2022, five days after the pilot of the series aired.[2]

On the 31 August 2022, Miguel Sapochnik announced he will not return as co-showrunner and director for season 2. He will remain an executive producer for the duration of the series, however. Ryan Condal will serve as the show's sole showrunner and continue to work closely with George R. R. Martin. Veteran Game of Thrones director, Alan Taylor, has been hired by HBO to be a director and executive producer for season 2.[3]

Executive producer Jocelyn Diaz will not return for season 2. Sara Hess and Vince Gerardis have been confirmed to continue on as executive producers, however.[4] Melissa Bernstein, Kevin de la Noy, and Loni Peristere have also been added as executive producers.[5]

Production

Season 2 started filming on the April 11, 2023[5] and ended on September 29, 2023.[6] The production was not affected by the WGA's strike as the final scripts were finished before the strike began, and notes from both HBO and George R. R. Martin were already addressed in earlier drafts.[7]

Promotion

On 2 December 2023, HBO released the first official teaser for season 2.[8] On 21 March 2024, HBO released two trailers focusing on the two factions of the Dance of the Dragons, the blacks and the greens. The premiere date of the season was revealed at the end of those trailers.[9][10] On 14 May 2024, HBO released the final official trailer.[11]

Crew

Showrunner

Writers

Directors

Executive producers

  • Alan Taylor
  • Kevin de la Noy
  • George R.R. Martin
  • Loni Peristere
  • Melissa Bernstein
  • Ryan Condal
  • Sara Hess

Producers

  • TBD

Composer

Cast

Starring

Additional cast

Episodes

David Hancock has been hired as a writer on the show after being an executive producer for season 1.[23]

No. in season Title Directed by Written by Original air date Duration U.S. viewers
(million)
1 "A Son for a Son" Alan Taylor[24] Ryan Condal June 16, 2024 TBD TBD
2 TBD Clare Kilner[25] TBD June 23, 2024 TBD TBD
3 TBD Geeta Vasant Patel[24] TBD June 30, 2024 TBD TBD
4 "A Dance of Dragons" Alan Taylor[24] TBD July 7, 2024 TBD TBD
5 TBD Clare Kilner[25] TBD July 14, 2024 TBD TBD
6 TBD Andrij Parekh[24] TBD July 21, 2024 TBD TBD
7 TBD Loni Peristere[24] TBD July 28, 2024 TBD TBD
8 TBD Geeta Vasant Patel[24] TBD August 4, 2024 TBD TBD

References

  1. Deadline: "House Of The Dragon" To Get Shorter Season 2 (March 28, 2023)
  2. Hollywood Reporter: House of the Dragon Season 2
  3. THR: House of the Dragon Miguel Sapochnik leaving
  4. Deadline: "House Of The Dragon" Executive Producer Jocelyn Diaz Exits Ahead Of Season 2
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 5.16 5.17 Warner Bros. Discovery: Media Release (April 11, 2023)
  6. Instagram: Clinton Liberty's HOTD gift
  7. Not A Blog: STRIKE! (May 7, 2023)
  8. Official teaser
  9. Max Youtube channel: Official Black Trailer
  10. Max Youtube channel: Official Green Trailer
  11. Max Youtube Channel: Official Trailer (May 14, 2024)
  12. Metro: House of the Dragon star teases Game of Thrones style action and 'familiar' Westeros for season 2
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 Variety: House of the Dragon Season 2 Casts Alys Rivers and Three More Characters (April 24, 2023)
  14. 14.0 14.1 Redanian Intelligence: Casting news (April 12, 2023)
  15. Redanian Intelligence: House of the Dragon Season 2 Now Filming Blood and Cheese (May 30, 2023)
  16. Redanian Intelligence: House of the Dragon Season 2 Finds Jeyne Arryn (July 27, 2023)
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.5 Redanian Intelligence: House of the Dragon Season 2 Adds a New Member of House Strong and More New Cast (July 21, 2023)
  18. Redanian Intelligence: Twitter (August 13, 2023)
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 Redanian Intelligence Twitter: Casting news (July 24, 2023)
  20. Redanian Intelligence: Silver Denys Cast (August 13, 2023)
  21. Redanian Intelligence: Twitter (August 26, 2023)
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 22.5 Deadline: Season 2 Cast and Teaser Trailer (December 2, 2023)
  23. Watchers on the Wall: New writer (March 26, 2023)
  24. 24.0 24.1 24.2 24.3 24.4 24.5 Redanian Intelligence Twitter: Season 2 Directors (Juy 28, 2023)
  25. 25.0 25.1 Collider: Directors on HOTD Season 2 (May 12, 2023)