HBO Orders Game of Thrones Prequel Series

House of the Dragon is set 300 years before the events of the hit show

HBO programming president Casey Bloys made the announcement during WarnerMedia's investor day for HBO Max. HBO Max

Hours after HBO pulled the plug on one Game of Thrones prequel series it had in development, the network gave a straight-to-series order to a different one.

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