The primary legit leaked model of House of the Dragon episode 1 confirmed up on torrent websites round 8:20am IST on Sunday, August 21 — virtually 24 hours previous to launch — in full-HD 1080p decision and encompass sound audio. (Home of the Dragon premieres Sunday at 9pm ET on HBO Max wherever obtainable, and 6:30am IST on Disney+ Hotstar in India.) Excessive-definition piracy is a everlasting situation for TV exhibits, as they’re extra simply recorded than motion pictures on the massive display. Additionally, Recreation of Thrones is not any stranger to leaks. For what it’s price, Home of the Dragon can even be obtainable in 4K HDR — at the least on HBO Max — however there’s no leaked 4K model on the time of writing.
Created by Ryan Condal (Colony) and George R.R. Martin — the latter is the creator behind A Music of Ice and Hearth, the sequence of books that have been tailored into the eight-season-long Game of Thrones — Home of the Dragon is ready about 200 years previous to its father or mother sequence. It chronicles the start of the tip of Home Targaryen, which culminated within the famed Targaryen battle of succession, often known as the Dance of the Dragons. In contrast to Recreation of Thrones, Home of the Dragon will deploy a number of time jumps throughout its 10-episode first season, with actors additionally swapping out roles over the course of the season. The Thrones spin-off may tackle an anthology format from season 2.
In Home of the Dragon, Paddy Considine stars because the Seven Kingdoms’ fifth ruler King Viserys I Targaryen, Matt Smith as Viserys’ youthful brother and inheritor presumptive Prince Daemon Targaryen, Emma D’Arcy and Milly Alcock as Viserys’ firstborn youngster Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, Olivia Cooke and Emily Carey as Rhaenyra’s finest good friend Girl Alicent Hightower, Steve Toussaint as well-known seafarer Lord Corlys “Sea Snake” Velaryon, Eve Greatest as Corlys’ spouse and The Queen Who By no means Was, Princess Rhaenys Targaryen, Fabien Frankel as expert swordsman Ser Criston Cole, Sonoya Mizuno as Daemon’s trusted ally Mysaria, and Rhys Ifans as Alicent’s father and the Hand of the King, Ser Otto Hightower.