Game Of Thrones House Of The Dragon Prequel About Targaryen Civil War Features Four More Names


The Game Of Thrones House Of The Dragon prequel to the Targaryen civil war includes Steve Toussaint, Sonoya Minuzo, Eve Best and Rhys Ifans

Steve Toussaint, Sonoya Minuzo, Eve Best, and Rhys Ifans have been cast in a Game Of Thrones spinoff series.

House Of The Dragon, which takes place in the same fictional universe as Game Of Thrones but centuries earlier, already has an all-star cast.

The four new names were announced in Variety on Thursday and are part of a lineup that includes Doctor Who and The Crown star Matt Smith.

Incoming: Steve Toussaint, Sonoya Minuzo, Eve Best, and Rhys Ifans have been cast in a Game Of Thrones spinoff series.

Incoming: Steve Toussaint, Sonoya Minuzo, Eve Best, and Rhys Ifans have been cast in a Game Of Thrones spinoff series.

House Of The Dragon is an adaptation of George RR Martin’s 2018 novel Fire And Blood, whose works also provided the basis for Game Of Thrones.

The show is about the Dance of the Dragons, a war resulting from infighting within the ruling Targaryen family of Westeros.

Game Of Thrones prominently featured Emilia Clarke as platinum blonde queen Daenerys Targaryen, known as the ‘Mother of Dragons’.

Matt Smith plays Daemon Targaryen, the uncle and husband of Emma D’Acry’s character Rhaenyra Targaryen.

Civil warrior: Eve will play Rhaenys Velaryon, a fearless dragon-mounted fighter who was born a Targaryen and was known as the 'Queen who never was'.

Civil warrior: Eve will play Rhaenys Velaryon, a fearless dragon-mounted fighter who was born as a Targaryen and was known as the ‘Queen who never was’.

Paddy Considine will lead the cast as King Viserys I, whose sons Rhaenyra and Aegon II start the civil war over the line of succession.

Aegon II has yet to be cast, but it has been announced that his mother Alicent Hightower will be played by Bates Motel’s Olivia Cooke.

Steve plays Corlys ‘The Sea Snake’ Velaryon, the fabulously wealthy lord of a noble house and commander of the largest navy in Westeros.

What a cast: On the other end, Sonoya will play a woman named Mysaria who goes from being a dancer to the lover of Matt Smith's real character.

What a cast: On the other end, Sonoya will play a woman named Mysaria who goes from being a dancer to the lover of Matt Smith’s real character.

Eve will play his wife Rhaenys Velaryon, a fearless dragon-mounted fighter who was born as a Targaryen and was known as the ‘Queen who never was’.

At the other extreme, Sonoya will play a woman named Mysaria who goes from being a dancer to the lover of Matt Smith’s real character.

Rhys will appear as Alicent Hightower’s father, Otto Hightower, who becomes ‘Hand of the King’ to his nephew Aegon II during the civil war.

Dapper: Rhys will appear as Alicent Hightower's father, Otto Hightower, who becomes 'Hand of the King' to his nephew Aegon II during the Civil War.

Dapper: Rhys will appear as Alicent Hightower’s father, Otto Hightower, who becomes ‘Hand of the King’ to his nephew Aegon II during the Civil War.

Eve’s roles include Eleanor O’Hara in Nurse Jackie and Wallis Simpson in The King’s Speech, while Rhys memorably played Spike in Notting Hill.

Meanwhile Steve has been in movies like Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time and Sonoya has appeared in Alex Garland movies like Ex Machina.

HBO has confirmed that House Of The Dragon will begin filming this April, according to Deadline, and is scheduled to premiere next year.

Along the lines Targaryen: Game Of Thrones prominently featured Emilia Clarke as the platinum blonde queen Daenerys Targaryen, known as the 'Mother of Dragons'.

In the Targaryen: Game Of Thrones vein prominently featured Emilia Clarke as the platinum blonde queen Daenerys Targaryen, known as the ‘Mother of Dragons’.

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