‘House of the Dragon’ Season 3 Already Underway, Confirms George R.R. Martin


The world of Westeros remains captivated by the Targaryens’ saga, as the Game of Thrones spin-off, House of the Dragon, continues to mesmerize audiences with its riveting narrative. This prequel, tracing the ascendancy and eventual downfall of the Targaryen dynasty, captured viewers’ imaginations in its stellar inaugural season, rekindling the allure of Westeros.

It has been more than a year since House of the Dragon made its grand entrance, leaving viewers clamoring for more insights into the complex tapestry of the Targaryen family history. Anticipation builds for the return of the House of the Dragon cast, eager to delve deeper into the enigmatic Targaryen lineage. Thankfully, the arrival of House of the Dragon season 2 is slated for summer 2024. Moreover, fresh revelations have emerged regarding the future trajectory of Daemon Targaryen and company, courtesy of George R.R. Martin’s recent update.

Speaking with Bang Magazine, the acclaimed author shed light on the show’s progress, affirming, “We have the new show, House of the Dragon, which has just finished filming its second season, and we’re going to be doing planning for the third season soon.” This announcement underscores the confidence garnered by House of the Dragon following its stellar debut, hinting at a potentially shorter hiatus between seasons 2 and 3. With pre-production underway for the third season ahead of season 2’s release, filming could potentially commence in 2024, paving the way for a potential debut of House of the Dragon season 3 in 2025, just a year after the second season.


While this outlook is promising, uncertainties persist, making it challenging to predict the series’ future definitively. George R.R. Martin suggests that House of the Dragon may span four seasons, coinciding with HBO’s plans to expand the Westeros universe with additional spin-offs. As attention diversifies towards these new ventures, it’s plausible that the development of House of the Dragon seasons 3 and 4 might encounter delays.

Nevertheless, the impending season 2 promises a riveting tapestry of drama and action for the House of the Dragon characters. The intense power struggle of Rhaenyra Targaryen vying for the Iron Throne post the demise of Viserys Targaryen will escalate during the Dance of the Dragons, culminating in pivotal events such as the Battle at Rook’s Rest and The Sowing.

With the anticipation of more violence, dragons, and chaos in both season 2 and the subsequent season 3, audiences brace themselves for the forthcoming battles. The conclusion of season 2 will likely pave the way for the direction of season 3, hinting at more enthralling narratives awaiting viewers, ensuring that the eagerness for the show’s return remains undiminished.