The Game of Thrones fans have a reason to be excited. The OTT release date of House of the Dragon in India has been revealed. Check details here.
It has been three years since the final episode of the extremely popular HBO series, The Game of Thrones, aired. The series, spanning across 8 seasons, became one of the most watched television shows in recent years. However, even after it was finished, fans could not have enough of it and kept demanding more. The same year HBO announced a prequel series based on the same fantasy world created by author G.R.R. Martin called House of the Dragon. And after years of development and shooting, the show is finally ready to make its debut. And what’s more? The series will be directly released on the OTT platform. So, what is the OTT release date for the series in India and where can you watch it? Read on to find out.
House of the Dragon OTT release date revealed
The Games of Thrones was based on the epic fantasy novel series called A Song of Ice and Fire by G.R.R Martin. The story was set in medieval times in a fictional Earth where dragons, magic and ice zombies exist. Over the course of eight seasons, the story became an intriguing and complex plot of war strategies, political conflicts and conspiracies to stake claim on the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. Now, the House of the Dragon takes the story 200 years before the events of the Game of Thrones and will focus on the House Targaryen, the only race in Westeros that could control dragons.
The anticipation around the series has been building up ever since its first announcement in October 2019 as fans wanted to watch more of the fantasy-filled world they came to know and love through Game of Thrones. The source material for this series will be G.R.R. Martin’s book Fire & Blood. A great news for fans is that after years spent in development, the series will finally get its OTT release the next month.
According to HBO, the first episode of the spin-off series will be released on Sunday, August 21 on HBO and HBO Max. Indian fans will get to watch the series the next day, Monday August 22 on Disney+ Hotstar. The 10-episode long season one will run till October 24, 2022, with episodes releasing once a week. The show will feature a star-studded cast of Paddy Considine, Emma D’Arcy, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Fabien Frankel, Sonoya Mizuno, Rhys Ifans and others.