HBO today released a brand new full trailer for one of the most anticipated TV events of the year House of the Dragon, the Game of Thrones prequel.
Based on George RR Martin’s fantastic novel Fire & Bloodthe series, which takes place 200 years before the events of game of thronestells the story of House Targaryen.
The highly anticipated series will be available to stream concurrently in the US via Foxteground frenzy of monday august 22 with new episodes added weekly.
The star-studded ensemble cast includes Paddy Considine (The third day), Matt Smith (The crown), Olivia Cooke (Loan player one), Emma d’Arcy (Truth seekers), Steve Toussaint (Doctor Who), Eve Best (Nurse Jackie), Sonoya Mizuno (Ex-Machina), Fabien Franck (The snake) and Rhys Ifan (Notting Hill).
The series also features Australian stars Milly Alcock (Right) as the young princess Rhaenyra Targaryen and Ryan Corr (Packed to the rafters) as Ser Harwin ‘Breakbones’ Strong.
FOXTEL will exclusively present the new series in 4K Ultra HD, bringing this year’s biggest TV event to Australia in 4x the resolution of HD and with enhanced Dolby Digital sound.
As part of the celebration, Foxtel recently confirmed that it will be streaming the full back catalog of GAME OF THRONES in 4K Ultra HD ahead of the anticipated new prequel series. In vivid, realistic clarity, fans will be closer than ever to deception, destruction and death in 73 episodes spanning eight seasons of the world’s most popular series.
FOXTEL continues to invest in 4K Ultra HD technology and innovation to unlock the most immersive and intense viewing experience, just as consumer trends show that 4K Ultra HD TV ownership is skyrocketing and expected to be in the majority of all homes within two years.
This year, FOXTEL has doubled the number of hours live in 4K Ultra HD available in sport – to over 200 hours – making it the largest broadcaster of 4K Ultra HD content in Australia, and now the home of one of the most popular entertainment franchises in 4K Ultra HD – DRAGON HOUSE.
Hilary PerchardChief Customer, Marketing and Revenue Officer at FOXTEL, said:
“FOXTEL brought GAME OF THRONES to Australia and helped it become one of the most-watched series of the decade.
“We are thrilled to be the exclusive broadcaster of HOUSE OF THE DRAGON in 4K Ultra HD in Australia, putting fans right in the action with the most intense and immersive viewing experience available.
“This is just the beginning of 4K Ultra HD viewing on FOXTEL, we are committed to delivering the best quality viewing experience in sports and entertainment to our nearly 2 million subscribers.”
Credits: co-creator/executive producer, George RR Martin; Co-creator/co-showrunner/executive producer/writer, Ryan Condal; Co-host/executive producer/director, Miguel Sapochnik; executive producer/writer, Sara Hess; Executive producers, Jocelyn Diaz, Vince Gerardis, Ron Schmidt; Directors Clare Kilner, Geeta V. Patel; Director/Co-Executive Producer, Greg Yaitanes. Based on “Fire & Blood” by George RR Martin.