The prequel of Game Of Thrones titled House Of The Dragon has been ordered, Warner Media announced on Tuesday.
The new show in George RR Martin’s epic fantasy world will be set 300 years before Game Of Thrones, and is based on the book Fire And Blood.
It’s my pleasure to announce today that we are ordering ‘House Of The Dragon’ straight to series for HBO,” Casey Bloys, president of programming, told at Los Angeles launch event for HBO Max.
The show will portray the story of House Targaryen and the early days of Westeros.
The new series will be executive produced by George RR Martin, Ryan Condal and Miguel Sapochnik.
No details of the prequel’s launch date were announced.
HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s new Netflix rival, will launch in the US in May and will cost $14.99 per month, it was also revealed. The platform will feature original shows including a Ridley Scott sci-fi and exclusive rights to South Park. It will offer around 10,000 hours of content at launch, including all 23 seasons of satirical cartoon South Park and three new seasons to follow.