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‘House Of The Dragon’ Halts Production Over Positive COVID Test

Filming will resume on Wednesday.


Production on HBO’s House of the Dragon has been put on pause due to a positive COVID-19 test.

Filming on the Game of Thrones prequel series has been underway over in the United Kingdom, with the series expected to debut sometime next year. When filming began back in the spring, we got several first look photos of the House of the Dragon characters we will soon meet.

However, Deadline has learned production on House of the Dragon has hit a little bump after a positive COVID case. Filming on the upcoming HBO series will be put on hold for two days and return to work on Wednesday. The crew member who tested positive along with close contacts will follow protocols and spend time in quarantine. This all comes as other productions like Bridgerton and Matilda have faced similar situations, with COVID cases on the rise once again in the United Kingdom.

Which Game of Thrones spin-off series are you looking forward to the most? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below!

Here is the synopsis for the Game of Thrones spin-off series:

Based on George R.R. Martin’s book Fire & Blood, the series will tell the story of House Targaryen (a.k.a. the House that gave us the Mother of Dragons herself, Daenerys Targaryen) and take place 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones.

Miguel Sapochnik will serve as the showrunner with Martin and Ryan Condal. House of the Dragon stars Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, and Paddy Considine, Rhys Ifans, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, and Sonoya Mizuno.

All episodes of Game of Thrones are available to stream on HBO Max. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for more information on the House of the Dragon series and make sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more content!

Source: Deadline

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden’s affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.

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