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The Dance of the Dragons: A Preview of ‘House of the Dragon’ Season 2 – Secrets of the Iron Throne

The Dance of the Dragons: A Preview of ‘House of the Dragon’ Season 2 – Secrets of the Iron Throne
The much-anticipated “Dance of the Dragons” is set to ignite the small screen as “House of the Dragon” returns for its second season. The Targaryen spin-off of the acclaimed “Game of Thrones” series promises to deliver a riveting narrative of civil war and familial conflict that will tear the Seven Kingdoms apart in the battle for the Iron Throne.

The Civil War Begins

Picking up from where Season 1 left off, the new season of “House of the Dragon” will delve into the brutal war between two factions of the Targaryen family. This epic struggle for power is led by King Aegon II and Queen Rhaenyra, each vying for control of Westeros. As fans of “Game of Thrones” know, this conflict, often referred to as the Dance of the Dragons, eventually leads to the downfall of Targaryen rule. However, the journey to this dramatic conclusion will be filled with dark and explosive storytelling, promising to keep viewers on the edge of their seats.

Premiere Date and Viewing Information

The Dance of the Dragons: A Preview of House of the Dragon Season 2
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“House of the Dragon” Season 2 is set to premiere at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Sunday, June 16. The series will air exclusively on HBO, with new episodes available each Sunday at 9 a.m. ET/PT. Fans can also stream the episodes on Max on the same day.

Subscription Options

HBO and Max subscriptions are available through traditional online sign-up or via TV providers, with plans ranging from $9.99 to $19.99 per month.

Episode Schedule

The second season of “House of the Dragon” will consist of eight episodes, each approximately an hour long. The release schedule is as follows:

  • Episode 1: Sunday, June 16
  • Episode 2: Sunday, June 23
  • Episode 3: Sunday, June 30
  • Episode 4: Sunday, July 7
  • Episode 5: Sunday, July 14
  • Episode 6: Sunday, July 21
  • Episode 7: Sunday, July 28
  • Episode 8: Sunday, August 4

Cast and Characters

Season 2 will see the return of many beloved characters, alongside some new faces. The returning cast includes:

  • Matt Smith as Daemon Targaryen
  • Olivia Cooke as adult Alicent Hightower
  • Emma D’Arcy as adult Rhaenyra Targaryen
  • Eve Best as Rhaenys Targaryen
  • Steve Toussaint as Corlys Velaryon
  • Fabien Frankel as Ser Criston Cole
  • Ewan Mitchell as Aemond Targaryen
  • Tom Glynn-Carney as Aegon Targaryen
  • Sonoya Mizuno as Mysaria
  • Rhys Ifans as Otto Hightower
  • Harry Collett as Jacaerys Velaryon
  • Bethany Antonia as Baela Targaryen
  • Phoebe Campbell as Rhaena Targaryen
  • Phia Saban as Halaena Targaryen
  • Jefferson Hall as Tyland and Jason Lannister
  • Matthew Needham as Larys Strong

Season 2 Trailer

The trailer for Season 2 of “House of the Dragon” has already sparked excitement among fans, providing glimpses of the impending chaos and conflict. Expect intense battles, intricate political maneuvers, and the ever-present threat of dragon fire.


With its captivating storyline, stellar cast, and high production value, “House of the Dragon” Season 2 is poised to be a must-watch for “Game of Thrones” enthusiasts and new viewers alike. As the Dance of the Dragons begins, prepare for a season filled with intrigue, betrayal, and epic battles that will shape the future of Westeros.