House of the Dragon coming in August, per star Emma D’Arcy’s management

Emma D’Arcy as "Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen" and Matt Smith as "Prince Daemon Targaryen" in House of the Dragon. Photograph by Ollie Upton/HBO
Emma D’Arcy as "Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen" and Matt Smith as "Prince Daemon Targaryen" in House of the Dragon. Photograph by Ollie Upton/HBO /

The web’s most searched question related to HBO’s House of the Dragon is, without a doubt, its release date. The internet has been crawling with speculation, theories, and reassurances from producers, showrunners, HBO executives and even A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin that the series will come out in 2022. But when, exactly?

Today, the website for Roxane Vacca Management, whose client Emma D’Arcy stars in House of the Dragon as Rhaenyra Targaryen, has revealed a juicy bit of information: House of the Dragon will premiere in August. Credit to Reddit user u/EntertainmentProud13 for finding and posting the scoop.

The first season of House of the Dragon is reportedly coming in August

HBO has not yet confirmed or denied the August release window. Showrunner Ryan Condal stated on the latest episode of his podcast The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of that, “We’re not anywhere close to done [with House of the Dragon] because we have lots of post stuff to do.” So until we get the official announcement from HBO, we are still required to wield our usual ounce of skepticism.

That said, this is the most authoritative source from which we’ve heard about a release date yet. At this point, all we need to do is wait for HBO to make the official announcement.

Now, all that’s left to do is speculate on House of the Dragon’s premiere date. The show will follow its predecessor Game of Thrones and air on Sunday nights. August 14 is looking like a likely candidate right now, possibly with the season finale airing on October 16 if there’s no pause.

Hopefully we’ll get a new, longer trailer to go with the release date. Our patience has surely earned us that. The original teaser trailer was released in October 2021; watch it below and read what our Small Council had to say about it here.

What are you most looking forward to in House of the Dragon?  What wouldn’t you want to see? Let us know in the comments.

"From Emma Darcy agency website from HouseOfTheDragon"

UPDATE: As we were writing this, the website removed the language about the August premiere date. Luckily, the internet is forever, as the above image shows.

Did they remove the language because they realized they said something without knowing the full story, or because they realized they said too much? That is the question.

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