Wed. Sep 27th, 2023

Home of the Dragon co-director Clare Kilner shares what viewers can anticipate from the “visually thrilling” second season. 

Adapting George R.R. Martin’s novel right into a tv sequence may not be a straightforward process. However the creatives behind Home of the Dragon exceeded expectations with the success of the primary season. It earned optimistic responses from audiences and critics alike, with a present 93% common rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

In fact, that units the bar excessive for the present’s second season. Fortunately, one of many present’s administrators can affirm that Season 2 shall be an emotional but visually compelling tv expertise.

What Followers Can Anticipate From Season 2?

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Kilner mentioned what went into creating the primary season — in addition to a short rationalization of what Season 2 will supply. When requested why the subsequent season would solely have eight episodes as a substitute of ten, the director responded:

“There are eight fantastic episodes with a lot occurring in each episode, and we have now bother, at instances, bringing them down to 1 hour,” she mentioned. “[Ryan Condal’s] choice was to provide it a very good opening and a very good ending, they usually’re jam-packed with emotional and visually thrilling occasions.”

Kilner additionally shared the scene from Season 1 she’s most pleased with, saying, “Episode 9, when [Eve Best’s Rhaenys spectacularly interrupts a royal coronation on her dragon]. That was clearly an enormous sequence, and I vividly bear in mind grabbing the mic and screaming to all of the supporting artists and actors, “The dragon is coming!” to whoop everybody up.”

Home of the Dragon is about 200 years earlier than the occasions of Recreation of Thrones, chronicling the rise and fall of the dragon-riding Targaryen household. The primary season stars Paddy Considine as King Viserys I Targaryen, Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen, Emma D’Arcy as Queen Rhaenyra Targaryen, Rhys Ifans as Ser Otto Hightower, Steve Toussaint as Lord Corlys Velaryon, Eve Finest as Princess Rhaenys Targaryen, Sonoya Mizuno as Mysaria, and Fabien Frankel as Ser Criston Cole, amongst others.

Home of the Dragon Season 2 doesn’t have a launch date but, however it’s anticipated to premiere someday in 2024.

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