Take the Black: Bracing for the House of the Dragon hype storm, loving Dune 2

We're close on a release date, trailer and info dumps for House of the Dragon season 2. Can you feel the fire coming in the air? How about the blood?
Emma D'Arcy as Rhaenyra Targaryen in House of the Dragon season 2
Emma D'Arcy as Rhaenyra Targaryen in House of the Dragon season 2 /

Every week, we were at WiC talk through the latest news items from the worlds of sci-fi, fantasy, movies, TV and books. It's called Take the Black Live, and there's a new episode of it to consume right now.

What do we talk about this week? Well, there are a lot of rumblings from Westeros, whether it be a release date for House of the Dragon season 2, new actors being cast, and hints of photo spreads and even trailers on the horizon. Batten down the hatches, because the dragons are coming through. Also, we get down with Dune: Part Two now that the movie has been out for a week. Is it a modern classic, or a sandy catastrophe? Watch below and find out:

We also run through some of the stuff we're currently watching on the tee-vee, which includes Shōgun, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Invincible and Curb Your Enthusiasm...although that last one is neither sci-fi nor fantasy so we don't spend a lot of time on it.

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