The filming of “House of the Dragon”, the first sequel to ‘Game of Thrones’, has had to be paralyzed after a member of the production tested positive for covid-19 while filming scenes in the UK.
According to an exclusive published by the Deadline newspaper this Monday, the positive corresponds to zone A of the production, which includes the cast of the series.
It is not the only recording paralyzed by the coronavirus in the United Kingdom, where the production of the second season of “Bridgerton” has had to be suspended twice in a week and the health situation worries television studiosas cases continue to rise in the British Isles, which have just completely reopened their economy.
“House of the Dragon” is inspired by the book “Fire & Blood” (2018), whose narration takes place some 300 years before the events narrated in the ‘Game of Thrones’ series and delves into the history of the Targaryens, one of the most important houses in this epic fantasy universe.
In addition to the United Kingdom, the filming will also be located in Spain, in the province of Cáceres.
The premiere of the series is scheduled for 2022 and will begin a series of fictions derived from the historical phenomenon of ‘Game of Thrones’ (2011-2019), which caused a sensation around the world and holds the record for the most fiction production. Emmy Award Winner (59 awards in total).
Earlier this year it emerged that HBO was beginning to shape a new prequel that would revolve around George R.R. Martin.
And there are three other ideas in development: “9 Voyages” (9 voyages), on the maritime voyages of Corlys Velaryon; “Flea Bottom”, about the poorest neighborhood in King’s Landing, and “10,000 Ships” (10,000 ships), about Princess Nymeria.
These projects, as well as a hypothetical animated series, are in a very premature phase and it is possible that not all see the light.