Showrunner Drops a Hint About Season 2 – Deadline

George RR Martin admitted that he was not at all impressed with the dragons of Game Of Thrones.

“They were all the same,” he admitted Tuesday at an FYC event for HBO.

But the fire eaters he saw in the Dragon House were really next level. “They had personality,” he continued. “They came alive. It gives me great satisfaction.”

So this little tidbit shared by Showrunner Ryan Condal should keep a spring in Martin’s footsteps: there will be five new dragons in Season 2, which should begin production “soon”.

Sigh. That’s all Condal would reveal. But we already know the OBTAINED the prequel won’t return until late 2024, thanks to a bunch of we don’t want to rush things comments recently shared by Casey Bloys, HBO’s chief content officer. “My philosophy is that a good script is the number one priority,” he said. Variety. “I don’t do it wanting to have one a year, two a year. I want to do it based on the scripts that we are passionate about.

Otherwise, HBO’s FYC event at the DGA on Tuesday was mostly a chance for the cast to reflect on their characters, how Rhys Ifans (Otto Hightower) would make everyone laugh, and how Condal and his writers are to blame for it. one of the bloodiest moments of all time. in the world of Westeros.

Martin explained that his 2018 novel “Fire & Blood” only served as a sketch for Dragon House. “It was an imaginary history book,” he said. “In Fire and Blood he said Queen Emma Arryn dies in childbirth and the son dies [within the hour]. There’s no denying that this is the most gruesome childbirth scene ever seen on television. It’s all the work of [Condal] and its writers.

Martin went on to praise the “weird ass thing” that happened in the first season and how “cool” he found it. He, however, regretted not being able to spend time on the set of the first season – where Ifans liked to make his comrades laugh.

“Unfortunately, I wasn’t there for all that fun,” Martin lamented to the crowd. “I was in Santa Fe working on [his next] novel.”

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