Everything We Know About ‘House of the Dragon’ Season 2

Everything We Know About 'House of Dragon' Season 2

HBO’s House of the Dragon, a spin-off series related to Game of Thrones, was welcomed by both fans and critics, becoming yet another hit series for the streaming service. The first season aired in 2022 and consisted of 10 episodes, and it has been a while since we’ve known that the series would be getting a second season as well. The second season will premiere later this year on Max, and HBO is slowly heating up for the upcoming premiere, which is what we are going to do with this report as well.

In this report, as you might have guessed, we are going to bring you all that we know about the upcoming second season of House of the Dragon in one place. You are going to find out all that we know about the series’ release date, episode count, plot, trailer, and cast, ahead of the upcoming premiere. This will be your go-to guide for all the info in one place, as the article is going to be updated regularly as more information is released.

House of the Dragon Season 2 release date

The series was renewed for a second season on August 26, 2022, which was a record renewal since it happened just five days after the premiere of the first season. The series has since been in production and the second season will officially air on Max on June 16, 2024. HBO has, in the meantime, released the full schedule for Season 2:

  • Episode 1: Sunday, June 16
  • Episode 2: Sunday, June 23
  • Episode 3: Sunday, June 30
  • Episode 4: Sunday, July 7
  • Episode 5: Sunday, July 14
  • Episode 6: Sunday, July 21
  • Episode 7: Sunday, July 28
  • Episode 8: Sunday, August 4

How many episodes will House of the Dragon Season 2 have?

The episode count is always an important piece of information for fans, which is why everyone is eager to know how many episodes an upcoming season is going to have. As far as House of the Dragon Season 2 is concerned, we can confirm that the season will consist of 8 episodes in total.

House of the Dragon Season 2 trailer

With the season already announced and the premiere date closing in, there are numerous trailers for House of the Dragon Season 2. All of them can be seen Max’s official YouTube channel, but we are going to bring you the series’ official trailer here as well, if you want to check it out before looking at the rest on YouTube. Here it is:

House of the Dragon Season 2 plot

The exact premise of the second season of House of the Dragon is not known, but Max has released an official short teaser synopsis for the upcoming season, and here is what they have revealed: “Westeros is on the brink of a bloody civil war with the Green and Black Councils fighting for King Aegon and Queen Rhaenyra, respectively. As each side believes theirs to be the rightful seat on the Iron Throne, the Green and Black trailers reflect those two perspectives in separate yet complementary halves of the same story. For global audiences, “All Must Choose” their side of House Targaryen as the realm fractures in season two.

House of the Dragon Season 2 cast

With the season approaching its premiere, the majority of the cast members have been revealed. The major cast members from Season 1 are set to return, but we also have a solid list of confirmed newcomers for Season 2. Here is the full official list as of the time of writing:

  • Season 2 returning cast: Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Eve Best, Steve Toussaint, Fabien Frankel, Ewan Mitchell, Tom Glynn-Carney, Sonoya Mizuno, and Rhys Ifans. Additional returning cast includes Harry Collett, Bethany Antonia, Phoebe Campbell, Phia Saban, Jefferson Hall, and Matthew Needham.
  • Season 2 new cast: Abubakar Salim as Alyn of Hull, Gayle Rankin as Alys Rivers, Freddie Fox as Ser Gwayne Hightower, Simon Russell Beale as Ser Simon Strong, Clinton Liberty as Addam of Hull, Jamie Kenna as Ser Alfred Broome, Kieran Bew as Hugh, Tom Bennett as Ulf, Tom Taylor as Lord Cregan Stark, and Vincent Regan as Ser Rickard Thorne.

Where to watch House of the Dragon Season 2?

As was the case for Season 1, the second season of House of the Dragon will be available on HBO and its streaming platform Max, which has the exclusive distribution rights for the series. This is also the only place where you can watch Season 1 as well.


As we have said, this article is going to be regularly updated as new information comes to light. This article was last updated on April 21, 2024 with all the accurate information as of that date.

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