'House Of The Dragon' Season 2 Trailer: The Massively Popular HBO 'Thrones' Spinoff Returns In June

Was there any doubt “House of the Dragon” was going to be a hit? Probably not. But I think everyone was surprised at how many fans and critics adored the series, making it one of the biggest on TV and in the history of HBO. Now, as we approach Season 2, we’re getting a better idea of what the “Game of Thrones” spinoff has in store for viewers this summer.

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As seen in the trailer, “House of the Dragon” picks up where Season 1 left off with Westeros divided. There’s someone on the iron throne, but there are questions about his legitimacy. And the war to decide who will eventually sit on the throne is playing out in spectacular fashion. We’re talking dragons and political intrigue. Exactly what viewers want.

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The series stars Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Eve Best, Steve Toussaint, Fabien Frankel, Ewan Mitchell, Tom Glynn-Carney, Sonoya Mizuno, Rhys Ifans, Harry Collett, Bethany Antonia, Phoebe Campbell, Phia Saban, Jefferson Hall, and Matthew Needham. “House of the Dragon” is co-created by ‘Thrones’ mastermind George R.R. Martin as well as Ryan Condal. The latter of which is also the showrunner for the series.

“House of the Dragon is set to return on June 16. You can watch the trailer below.

Here’s the synopsis:

Based on George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” the series, set 200 years before the events of “Game of Thrones,” tells the story of House Targaryen