Anticipation is growing for the second season of House of the Dragon , which should arrive in 2024.
There will be new entries in the cast of the Game of Thrones prequel series that tells the story of House Targaryen , and apparently fans of the saga will be able see also Blood and Cheese in action.
Who are Blood and Cheese?
Blood (a butcher) and Cheese (a rat catcher) are the nicknames of two characters featured in George RR Martin ‘s Fire & Blood (their real names remain a mystery). The two are recruited by Daemon Targaryen to avenge the death of Lucerys (Elliot Grihault), who as we know was killed by Aemond (Ewan Mitchell).
Interviewed by Variety , screenwriter Sara Hess spoke about the new episodes and in particular about these two characters, revealing:
I don’t think you will be disappointed.
In ten episodes filmed in the UK, House of the Dragon boasts a large cast that includes among the protagonists Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Sonoya Mizuno, Fabien Frankel, Rhys Ifans .
Also starring Milly Alcock, Bethany Antonia, Phoebe Campbell, Emily Carey, Harry Collett, Ryan Corr, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jefferson Hall, David Horovitch, Wil Johnson, John Macmillan, Graham McTavish, Ewan Mitchell, Theo Nate, Matthew Needham, Bill Paterson, Phia Saban, Gavin Spokes, Savannah Steyn .
Series co-creator and executive producer George RR Martin ; co-creator, co-Showrunner, executive producer and writer Ryan Condal ; co-showrunner, executive producer and director Miguel Sapochnik ; executive producer and writer Sara Hess ; executive producers Jocelyn Diaz, Vince Gerardis, Ron Schmidt; directors Clare Kilner, Geeta V. Patel ; director and co-executive producer Greg Yaitanes .
In Italy the series is available on Sky and streaming on NOW.