Game of Thrones prequel ‘House of The Dragon’ pauses production due to COVID-19 case

The upcoming prequel for Game of Thrones titled House of the Dragon, has halted manufacturing within the UK for 2 days as a result of COVID-19. According to an announcement launched by HBO, a “Zone A” particular person among the many cast and crew was uncovered to the virus, thereby contracting it. 

“As a part of the rigorous testing applied for all manufacturing workers, a Zone A manufacturing member on House of the Dragon examined optimistic for COVID-19. In compliance with business tips, the manufacturing member is in isolation, and shut contacts might be required to quarantine,” HBO’s official assertion stated.

More about House of The Dragon

The manufacturing for House of the Dragon, is about to renew on Wednesday, July 21. The halt in manufacturing comes at a time when fears relating to the coronavirus are on the rise. The UK authorities however, has ended most remaining COVID-19 restrictions, together with the mandate on sporting masks. 

HBO’s official description for the upcoming collection reads: 

Based on George R.R. Martin’s e-book Fire & Blood, the collection will inform the story of House Targaryen (a.okay.a. the House that gave us the Mother of Dragons herself, Daenerys Targaryen) and happen 300 years earlier than the occasions of Game of Thrones.

House of the Dragon cast and extra 

The collection stars Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen and Emma D’Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen. It can even star, Paddy Considine as King Viserys Targaryen, Eve Best as Princess Rhaenys Velaryon, Steve Toussaint as Lord Corlys Velaryon, Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower and Rhys Ifans as Otto Hightower. Martin and Ryan Condal will function co-creators on the collection.

Miguel Sapochnik and Condal might be showrunners, and the pair can even function government producers together with Martin, Vince Gerardis, Sara Lee Hess and Ron Schmidt. According to THR, House of the Dragon is considered one of six Game of Thrones associated prequel initiatives at present within the works at HBO. The outlet additionally reviews {that a} stage show for Broadway/West End is within the works and can function new actors taking part in the characters from the unique collection. House of the Dragon is slated to launch someday in 2022. 


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