The first season of House of the Dragon cost more than the last of Game of Thrones . Variety confirmed this , adding that HBO has invested $ 20 million for each episode of the series focusing on the history of House Targaryen . For the last few episodes of Game of Thrones , a budget of 15 million per episode was invested.
The reason for this discrepancy is due to the presence of dragons in the series, which required more post production work.
We remind you that House of the Dragon will arrive in Italy on Sky and streaming on NOW on 22 August, absolutely simultaneously with the broadcast of the American cable TV.
Based on the novel “Fire and Blood” by George RR Martin , the series is set 200 years before the events mentioned in Game of Thrones and tells the story of House Targaryen.
In ten episodes shot in the UK, House of the Dragon boasts a great 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 .
Co-creator and executive producer of the George RR Martin series ; co-creator, co-Showrunner, executive producer and screenwriter Ryan Condal ; co-showrunner, executive producer and director Miguel Sapochnik ; executive producer and screenwriter Sara Hess ; executive producers Jocelyn Diaz, Vince Gerardis, Ron Schmidt; directors Clare Kilner, Geeta V. Patel ; director and co-executive producer Greg Yaitanes .