The wait is finally over for fans! Everyone’s favorite series, Game of Thrones, has landed its prequel- House of the Dragon.
And HBO is going public with its first casting.
Think along the lines of pure greatness as Paddy Considine is finally signing on. But who exactly is he playing? Well, there’s no surprise here. The man of the honor is getting the lead as King Viserys Targaryen and fans couldn’t be happier.
Moreover, news reports reveal how the 47-year-old actor is all set to steal fans’ hearts in the iconic prequel. This is set around 300 years back from the events that took place in the iconic TV series. For those who aren’t aware, the prequel is based upon the author George R.R. Martin’s famous companion novel, titled Fire & Blood.
Meanwhile, Considine’s character gets chosen by the Lords of Westeros. And that’s so he can succeed against the old king at Harrenhal’s Great Council. But who exactly is Viserys and what type of person is he?
Well, many describe him as the warmest, kindest, and most decent man.At the same time, he’s quite famous for his sole desire.
And just in case you didn’t figure it now by now, we’re referring to his aim to carry ahead his grandfather’s legacy.On the other hand, there’s a cryptic description that adds, ‘But good men don’t necessarily make for great kings.
’Therefore, it hints at how the throne may actually prove to be too much for King Viserys.
Created by the famous Game of Thrones author, this series is already causing a stir amongst many.
And when you’ve got those in charge of creating the most memorable episodes from Game of Thrones on board.it’s a guaranteed win from all sides. However, there’s still no indication of when exactly they plan on starting production.
Likewise, there’s isn’t much news on when the entire cast plans to come together.
Most recently, Considine starred in a couple of famous HBO shows. This includes the Outsider as well as the Third Day. Hence for that reason, it will be interesting to say how his role plays out in The House Of The Dragon.