Game of Thrones was set in the fictional Seven Kingdoms of Westeros and Essos, and followed several storylines over the course of eight seasons, focusing primarily on the conflict between several noble houses of Westeros vying for control of the Iron Throne, as well as those fighting to gain independence from it. The HBO series was nominated numerous times and won 272 awards, including 59 Primetime Emmy Awards, a record for a drama series. While critics lauded it for its storyline, characters, and setting, among other things, the last season, and especially the series finale, left both critics and fans disappointed. Fortunately, this scenario is still reversible: House of the Dragon, a Game of Thrones spin-off that will act as a prequel to the series, will be produced by HBO in 2020. This upcoming production, which will launch on August 21, promises a new storyline and cast of characters reminiscent of the core of the original series. Prior to the launch of House of the Dragon, this article will go over several important topics.
Get Ready to Meet the Targaryen Dynasty-
Game of Thrones exposed spectators to multiple Westeros noble families, but House of the Dragon focuses on one of them: the Targaryen dynasty, ancestors of the formidable Daenerys. The prequel is set nearly 200 years before the events of the original series and focuses on The House of Targaryen’s reign and the subsequent civil war known as “The Dance of the Dragons,” a tumultuous period during which they all fought against each other to take control of the Iron Throne, eventually leading to the extinction of the dragons. House of the Dragon is based on Martin’s novel Fire and Blood, and the author co-created the new production with Ryan J. Condal.
Warning: Dragons Everywhere-
Among other things, the Targaryen dynasty is famed for its strong relationship with dragons. This link was initially explored in Game of Thrones by Daenerys’ dragons, who were the last of their kind. House of the Dragon takes place two centuries before the events of Game of Thrones, at a period when dozens of dragons roamed the skies. In fact, Martin said that the series will contain numerous dragons, each with its own personality and appearance. The inclusion of these animals in the series surely keeps viewers interested.
A Cast Packed With New Faces-
Due to the time period in which House of the Dragon is set, none of the original series’ characters will return for the prequel. On the contrary, the entire cast is made up of various performers with careers that only raise the audience’s expectations for these new roles. Paddy Considine, Emma D’Arcy, Milly Alcock, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emily Carey, Rhys Ifans, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Fabien Frankel, and Sonoya Mizuno are the production’s primary performers, although at least 20 other actors have also been announced for season one.
A Series Featuring Multiple Timelines?
Another significant distinction between Game of Thrones and its precursor is the storyline’s multi-year leaps. While there were occasional flashbacks in the original series, they were not frequent and only began in season five. House of the Dragon’s storyline is highly unique, with a large ten-year jump midway through the season and more time jumps to come. In actuality, the teaser shows the two actors that play Rhaenyra Targaryen: Milly Alcock as a child version and Emma D’Arcy as an adult version.
Miguel Sapochnik: The Return of a Master Filmmaker-
Season one of House of the Dragon is planned to have ten episodes, however little is known about them at the moment. Only the first two episodes’ titles, “The Heirs of the Dragon” and “The Rogue Prince,” have been revealed. All subsequent episodes will be announced on a weekly basis. However, we do know that a legendary Game of Thrones filmmaker, Miguel Sapochnik, is returning for this new production. This film and television director is best known for directing some of the original series’ most iconic episodes, including “Battle of the Bastards,” for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award and a Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, “The Winds of Winter,” and “The Long Night,” among others.
The Soundtrack is Composed By a Renowned Emmy Winner-
Ramin Djawadi, the Iranian-German composer and music producer, has also joined the team to work on the musical score for this new HBO series. Sapochnik is not the only specialist on the saga of Westeros’ aristocratic families who have returned to work on this new HBO series. Djawadi received numerous nominations and accolades for his work on Game of Thrones. The music scores for the episodes “The Dragon and the Wolf” and “The Long Night” received two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series.
A New Look For the Iron Throne-
It is now commonly understood that the Iron Throne has been the metaphorical foundation of all Westeros’ struggles since its inception. This seat, made of a thousand swords, is reserved for the ruler of the Seven Kingdoms. Viewers who paid close attention to the House of the Dragon teaser may have noticed something very crucial about this throne: it does not look the same as it does in Game of Thrones. The Iron Throne in the new series more accurately and closely resembles the one in Martin’s novel series, with many swords surrounding it and lifted by a set of steps.
Shah Rukh Khan shared a selfie with fans and says ‘Grateful for making me feel so special
Shah Rukh Khan, the king of Bollywood, is celebrating his 57th birthday today his fans are crazy are they fans to see King Khan, who lives in the hearts of the People. This is not hidden from anyone. From the night itself, the crowd of people seems to yearn to get only a glimpse of them. But as much as the fans are crazy for Shah Rukh Khan, the same love is for his fans in the heart of Badshah too. That’s why from time to time, they give them their sight.
Shah Rukh may have been missing from films for a long time, but this crowd standing outside his house tells that he is still everyone’s favorite. Shahrukh shook hands and thanked the people from his balcony. Fans were given flying kisses. In her signature style, she made him feel embraced and expressed love. Seeing this style of Shahrukh, the fans became even more excited.
King Khan took to Twitter and posted a selfie with his fans. In the picture, he is seen sporting a white t-shirt paired with sunnies and a cool hairdo. Along with the picture, he penned a thank you note for the fans. He said that he is ‘grateful’ for all the love. His note read, “It’s so lovely to live in front of the sea…..the sea of love that spreads all around me on my birthday….thank u. Grateful for making me feel so special….& happy.”
Have a look:
It’s so lovely to live in front of the sea…..the sea of love that spreads all around me on my birthday….thank u. Grateful for making me feel so special….& happy. pic.twitter.com/cUjOdqptNu
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) November 2, 2022
Meanwhile, Shah Rukh treated his fans to a Pathaan teaser on his birthday. It is one of the most anticipated movies of 2023. Deepika Padukone and John Abraham also play essential roles. The teaser has gotten a massive response on social media. It is set to be released on January 25, 2023.
Alia Bhatt & Ranbir Kapoor shared a romantic picture of them
Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor are one of Bollywood’s most adored couples. After dating for over five years, the couple will tie the knot in an intimate ceremony at their Mumbai home on April 14, 2022, after being in a relationship for five years. The couple announced in June that they are expecting their first child together. Ranbir and Alia have a massive social media following, and fans go crazy whenever they post photos together.
Recently, the Gangubai Kathiawadi actress took to Instagram and shared a new photo with her husband Ranbir. Alia captioned the photo “home,” along with an infinity sign and a heart emoji. They were most recently seen in Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra, alongside Mouni Roy, Nagarjuna Akkineni, and Amitabh Bachchan. This was Ranbir and Alia’s first on-screen collaboration.
See the photo here-
On the work front, Ranbir and Alia have a number of exciting projects in the works. The actress will co-star with Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra in Farhan Akhtar’s Jee Le Zaraa. She also has Ranveer Singh, Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, and Dharmendra in the lead in Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani. Alia will also make her Hollywood debut alongside Jamie Dornan and Gal Gadot in the film Heart Of Stone.
Ranbir, on the other hand, will appear in Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s Animal, which also stars Rashmika Mandanna, Anil Kapoor, and Bobby Deol. T-Series, owned by Bhushan Kumar, produced the film. The Ae Dil Hai Mushkil actor will also appear in Luv Ranjan’s untitled film, which will star Shraddha Kapoor.
How to Watch Thursday NFL Games on OTT: Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs
Thursday Night Football kicks off with the Kansas City Chiefs’ home debut against the Los Angeles Chargers, which will be streamed live on Amazon Prime Video.
For the first time, an entire NFL season will be broadcast exclusively via a streaming service. On Thursday nights, Amazon Prime Video will broadcast 15 games.
Why is this important to Tennessee Titans fans?
The Titans are the only team with two games on Amazon Prime Video on Thursday Night Football. It has been announced that there will be no linear television broadcasting for fans located outside of the Nashville market for Tennessee’s Week 10 game against the Green Bay Packers and its Week 17 game against the Dallas Cowboys, which will both be available on Amazon Prime Video.
This season, you can watch Thursday Night Football games by signing up for Amazon Prime, which costs $14.99 per month, or Amazon Prime Video, which costs $8.99 per month. You should take advantage of the 30-day free trial that is available to everyone.
It happened as a result of an agreement between DirecTV and Amazon. As a result, Thursday Night Football games would be broadcast to thousands of restaurants. It could be the best option for you.
Thus, if you already watch Titans games on NewsChannel 5 (a CBS affiliate) or Fox-17, you can watch them on TNF on a local affiliate (a Fox affiliate). ESPN, for example, will broadcast Tennessee’s Week 2 Monday Night Football game. Fox-17 will broadcast it both locally and nationally.
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