In 2022, the house of the dragon enchanted millions of viewers around the world. Obviously, fans of the series are looking forward to the arrival of the second season. However, in addition to a long wait, the followers will have to face a piece of news that caught the attention of many: the house of the dragon, season 2, will be shorter than its predecessor. Which is the reason?
According to information from Deadlinethe new season of the house of the dragon It will only have eight episodes., that is, two less than the first. After the news broke, many thought it was due to a lack of budget on the part of HBO or Warner Bros. Discovery; however, there is a good reason behind it: the long-term plan for the story.
A few months ago, when the renewal of the series was confirmed, HBO did not confirm more details about the number or duration of the episodes. Deadline reports that, initially, the plan was to develop another season of 10 episodes, but in order to improve the story and not stretch it unnecessarily, it was decided that they should be fewer. Similarly, the creatives of the house of the dragon They appeal for the series to be renewed for a third, and even fourth season. So don’t worry history will not be mutilated or left unfinished.
Among the details revealed, very interesting aspects of the plot are mentioned. By adjusting the events to only have eight episodes, a big battle will now take place in the third season. This would have already entered planning and could receive the green light soon. According to what is said, HBO has a great commitment to the series, and will continue with the scripts, the cast, and the production plan. The idea is to think about a big long-term project instead of going through the same process season after season.
Until now, there are not many details about the story that could be told in The house of the dragon, season 2. The new additions to the cast have not been revealed either. However, Filming will begin soon in the UK, with the new episodes expected to premiere in the summer of 2024.