'House Of The Dragon' Season 2: Release Date, Trailer, Cast & More

'House of the Dragon' Season 2 is releasing this June! Watch the official trailer with release date, new characters, and the Targaryen war.

Published On Mar 17, 2024 | Updated On Apr 13, 2024


Have you seen Game of Thrones? That epic fantasy show which took over the world? Well, guess what! Westeros fever isn't dying down anytime soon. The creators knew they had a goldmine on their hands and decided to revisit that world, but this time way back in the day.

That's how House of the Dragon was born — a prequel series all about the Targaryen dynasty, those dragon-riding fire-breathers we all know and well, some of us loved! The first season just wrapped up in October last year, and let us tell you, people were freaking out! It was a massive hit, and HBO knew they had to keep the party going. Bam! House of the Dragon Season 2 got the green light almost faster than you can say ‘Dracarys!’ Are you excited to dive back into the world of Westeros?

Craving for more details? We've got you covered. This post will answer all your burning questions about the new season, when is it coming out? Who's gonna be in it? How many episodes will there be? Consider it your one-stop shop for all related information. So, what are you waiting for? Dive in!

House of the Dragon Season 2 release date


Dragonfire fans, did you hear the roar? House of the Targaryen is officially returning to our screens on 16th June. That's right, the wait is over and we're about to dive back into the epic Dance of the Dragons. Yes, mark your calendars, House of the Dragon Season 2 release date of 16th June 2024 has been officially confirmed by the makers.

House of the Dragon Season 2 trailer 

HBO Max just unleashed not one, but two House of the Dragon season 2 trailers, premiering June 16th!
One trailer takes us straight to Dragonstone, where Rhaenyra and Daemon are rallying their forces.  The other one gives us a peek at the drama brewing in King's Landing with Alicent, Otto, and their crew.  Intrigue? Check. Dragons? Double check.  Family feuds that would make Thanksgiving dinner look tame? Absolutely!

So, which team are you on?  Team Rhaenyra and Daemon, or Team Alicent and Aegon?  Let the battle for the Iron Throne commence. 

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This season will bringing back a whole bunch of familiar faces. We're talking Matt Smith (Daemon Targaryen, the rogue prince), Olivia Cooke (Queen Alicent Hightower, about to get even more scheming), Emma D'Arcy (Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, ready to claim her birthright by fire and blood), Fabien Frankel, Eve Best, Harry Collett, Ewan Mitchell, Sonoya Mizuno, Matthew Needham, Phoebe Campbell, Steve Toussaint, Rhys Ifans, Jefferson Hall, Tom Glynn-Carney, Phia Saban and Bethany Antonia.

But wait, there's more. New characters are also entering the Game of Thrones. We've got Abubakar Salim joining the party as Alyn of Hull, and whispers on the web say he might be a key player in the upcoming war. Plus, there's Gayle Rankin as the mysterious Alys Rivers — who knows what trouble she'll bring? And let's not forget Freddie Fox as Ser Gwayne Hightower, who could be a potential thorn in Rhaenyra's side. Also, Simon Russell Beale as Ser Simon Strong.

Get ready for some epic battles, shocking betrayals, and maybe even a few new dragons. This new season is shaping up to be wilder than a dragon with a belly full of sheep.

Story of House of the Dragon Season 2?

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Get ready to dive back into the world of Westeros where the Targaryen civil war is about to explode. Expect to scheme within the Red Keep, the badass return of Rhaenys Targaryen on her dragon Meleys, and the ever-important search for new Dragonriders. The season might even bring a brutal scene from the book — Fire & Blood called the Blood and Cheese – yikes!

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