The “House of the Dragon”i.e. the successful prequel to HBO’s Game Of Thrones, has just started filming for the second season.

The official account of the series uploaded the following photo on social media:

The TV series premiered on August 21 and takes us 200 years back from the events of GOT. It tells the story of House Targaryen, i.e. Daenerys’ ancestors.

The actors involved in House of the Dragon are:

Paddy Considine as Viserys Targaryen – Daemon’s older brother.
Matt Smith as Daemon Targaryen – A fearless warrior and dragon rider with true dragon blood running through his veins.
Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower – The daughter and Hand of King Otto Hightower but also the most worldly lady of the Seven Kingdoms.
Emma D’Arcy as Rhaenyra Targaryen – Viserys Targaryen’s eldest daughter and pure Valyrian dragon rider.
Steve Toussaint plays Lord Corlys Velaryon, aka ‘The Sea Snake’. He is the most famous naval adventurer in the history of Westeros.
Eve Best plays Princess Rhaenys Velaryon, who lost the throne because the kingdom favored her cousin, Viserys, simply because he was male.
Sonoya Mizuno plays Mysaria. She came to Westeros with nothing, but soon became the most trusted ally of Prince Daemon Targaryen, heir to the throne.

GoT veteran Miguel Sapochnik is in charge of the creation, alongside George RR Martin and Ryan Condal.