House of the Dragon: the first opinions on the new HBO series have fallen

news culture House of the Dragon: the first opinions on the new HBO series have fallen

The Game of Thrones prequel series isn’t officially out for two weeks, but American critics have already had a chance to check out the pilot. The first reviews for House of the Dragon are in!

Summary

  • An encouraging first result
  • A promising series

An encouraging first result

Marked, even disappointed with the final season of Game of Thrones, it was with some trepidation that critics turned out for the House of the Dragon pilot press screening. At the exit, however, the results seem very positive for the Game of Thrones prequel. The new creation of HBO Max presents itself as a worthy successor to the original series and promises to rekindle the same passions in its audience.

The House of the Dragon pilot very effectively expands on its Game of Thrones ties, introduces its main characters, and exposes the series’ central conflict. It’s an easy to follow start, with lots of textures and bright colors. A very worthy successor so far. (Brandon Katz, The Wrap)

For those who are curious about the series, without spoiler, I can tell you that what really touched me was how epic the series remains in terms of scale and stakes, while telling a personal and intimate story about a family, showing both its love and its dysfunctional side. (Christina Radish, Collider)


A promising series

The Game of Thrones prequel looks set to make us forget its big sister’s much-criticized ending. House of the Dragon brings us back in familiar territory with new faces. If we do return to King’s Landing (Port-Réal) to attend a new merciless fight for the Iron Thronethis political conflict is taking place two centuries before the events of Game of Thrones. As its name suggests, House of the Dragon centers around the Targaryen Familythe ancestors of Daenerys, and tells their fall from power.

See also  CIC Esport Inside: Light on Trust Esport, the investment fund for esports

At the head of the series are the producers Ryan J. Condal and Miguel Sapochnik. As for the lead roles, we’ll find out Paddy Considine (Hot Fuzz) in the costume of King Viserys I, Matt Smith (Doctor WHO) in that of his brother, Daemon Targaryen, and Emma D’Arcy (Truth Seekers) in that of her daughter, Rhaenyra. In particular, they are accompanied by Olivia Cooke (Ready Player One) as Alice Hightower, Rhys Ifans (The King’s Man: First Mission) in that of his father Otto, and Steve Toussaint (Prince of Persia) in that of Corlys Velaryon.

House of the Dragon releases August 21, 2022 on HBO Max, and one day later on OCS.


About Game of Thrones


Related Posts

fortnite: shop of the day august 15, 2022

Fortnite: shop of the day August 15, 2022

news tip Fortnite: shop of the day August 15, 2022 Published on 08/15/2022 at 09:10 Fortnite renews its store of temporary skins, emotes, graffiti, music and other…

every season of 'the sopranos' ranked worst to best

Every season of ‘The Sopranos’ ranked worst to best

via HBO With the recent deaths of The Sopranos actors Tony Sirico and Bruce MacVittie, we decided to put together a season-by-season ranking of HBO’s popular mobster…

free fire: free codes for today monday august 15, 2022

Free Fire: free codes for today Monday August 15, 2022

Every day codes with rewards are released in the battle royale shooter for iOS and Android Garena Free Fire. Free Fire is one of the most played…

ewan mcgregor reflects on reuniting with liam neeson in 'obi wan

Ewan McGregor Reflects On Reuniting With Liam Neeson In ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’

Image via Lucasfilm / Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022) Star Wars had been giving strong hints that Liam Neeson’s Qui-Gon Jinn would return since 2005 Revenge of the Sith….

nordvpn: your favorite youtuber's favorite vpn is getting a nice

NordVPN: your favorite youtuber’s favorite VPN is getting a nice discount on its two-year subscription

News good deal NordVPN: your favorite youtuber’s favorite VPN is getting a nice discount on its two-year subscription Published on 08/15/2022 at 08:35 You must know it,…

bts's photos from 'madame web' reveal a deep location in

BTS’s photos from ‘Madame Web’ reveal a deep location in a comic

Marvel Comics Remix by Keane Eacobellis One of many upcoming Sony Spiderman Universe Films has just seen production begin, with set photos to lady web teasing a…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.