HBO has released a promo trailer for the upcoming sixth episode of House of the Dragon, titled “The Princess and the Queen.” Directed by Miguel Sapochnik, the newest episode of the Game of Thrones prequel is scheduled to air on September 25.
The House of the Dragon episode six promo teases another significant time jump, featuring the arrival of Emma D’Arcy and Olivia Cooke’s versions of Rhaenyra and Alicent. It also highlights the conflicts that will arise involving their children. Given the ending of episode 5, the video gives us a preview Viserys’ sickly appearance as the weight of the crown continues to take a toll on him.
Based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood, House of the Dragon chronicles the rise and the downfall of the Targaryens, who are the only family of dragonlords to survive the Doom of Valyria. It takes place 300 years before the events of the award-winning series adaptation of Game of Thrones, which aired its final episode in 2019.
The 10-episode series is being led by Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, and Emma D’Arcy as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen. It also features Rhys Ifans, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Sonoya Mizuno, Milly Alcock, Emily Carey, Graham McTavish, Ryan Corr, Jefferson Hall, David Horovitch, Matthew Needham, Bill Patterson, Gavin Spokes, Wil Johnson, John Macmillan, Savannah Steyn, and Theo Nate.
House of the Dragon hails from George R.R. Martin, Ryan Condal, and Game of Thrones director Miguel Sapochnik, with Condal and Sapochnik also serving as showrunners. Executive producers are Martin, Sapochnik, Condal, Vince Gerardis, and Sara Lee Hess.