Emilia Clarke Reacts to the 'Game of Thrones' Prequel News (Exclusive)
Emilia Clarke knows that the next Game of Thrones series will be exactly as it's supposed to be. (Later in the day, HBO programming president Casey Bloys revealed at WarnerMedia Day that a different Game of Thrones spinoff, titled House of the Dragon, had received a full series order.) Clarke played Daenerys Targaryen on the massively successful original series -- based on the fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin -- from 2011-19. "We're all really good friends still, and so I had a birthday party and I was like, 'Who's in town?'" Behind the Scenes of Last Christmas With Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:'Game of Thrones' Spinoff 'House of the Dragon' Gets Series OrderNaomi Watts on Pressure Surrounding 'Game of Thrones' Prequel: 'I'm Trying Not to Think About It' (Exclusive)'Last Christmas' Stars Henry Golding and Emilia Clarke Spill Secrets From the Set (Exclusive)
'Game of Thrones' prequel, 'House of the Dragon,' coming to HBO
The final season of "Game of Thrones" premieres on HBO on Sunday, April 14. The cable network announced Tuesday it has ordered a "Game of Thrones" prequel from George R.R. The show is set 300 years before the events of "Game of Thrones" and tells the story of the House of Targaryen, according to HBO. Sapochnik, who has an overall deal at HBO and directed several episodes of "Game of Thrones," will direct the pilot. "The 'Game of Thrones' universe is so rich with stories," said Casey Bloys, president of HBO programming.
'Game of Thrones' Spinoff 'House of the Dragon' Gets Series Order
A spinoff series titled House of the Dragon has received a full series order, HBO programming president Casey Bloys revealed at WarnerMedia Day on Tuesday. "The Game of Thrones universe is so rich with stories," Bloys said in a statement. "We look forward to exploring the origins of House Targaryen and the earlier days of Westeros along with Miguel, Ryan and George." Based on Martins novel Fire & Blood, House of the Dragon is set 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones and tells the story of House Targaryen, the family of Thrones' Daenerys (Emilia Clarke). RELATED CONTENT:'Game of Thrones' Prequel Starring Naomi Watts Dead at HBO'Game Of Thrones' Showrunners David Benioff & D.B.