'Game of Thrones' prequel, 'House of the Dragon,' coming to HBO
The final season of "Game of Thrones" premieres on HBO on Sunday, April 14. The cable network announced Tuesday it has ordered a "Game of Thrones" prequel from George R.R. The show is set 300 years before the events of "Game of Thrones" and tells the story of the House of Targaryen, according to HBO. Sapochnik, who has an overall deal at HBO and directed several episodes of "Game of Thrones," will direct the pilot. "The 'Game of Thrones' universe is so rich with stories," said Casey Bloys, president of HBO programming.