10 Projects Featuring the Cast of House of the Dragon
The highly anticipated second season of House of the Dragon aired last Sunday, June 16 on HBO, and was already renewed for season 3 ahead of the premiere. Season 2 finds Westeros on the brink of a civil war with the Green and Black Councils fighting for King Aegon and Queen Rhaenyra, as each side believes theirs to be the rightful seat on the Iron Throne. The ending of the season’s opener gave viewers a hint of the violence to come. F

Season 2 will consist of 8 episodes, with one dropping each Sunday through August 4. While you wait for new episodes, here are 10 movies or series to check out featuring the cast of House of the Dragon.

Am I Ok? (2022 film) – Sonoya Mizuno (Mysaria)

Who else is in it: Dakota Johnson, Jermaine Fowler, Kiersey Clemons, Molly Gordon, Whitmer Thomas, Odessa A’zion, Sean Hayes, Tig Notaro

Synopsis: “Lucy and Jane have been best friends for most of their lives and think they know everything there is to know about each other. But when Jane announces she`s moving to London, Lucy reveals a long held secret. As Jane tries to help Lucy, their friendship is thrown into chaos.”

Where to watch: Max

Dolittle (2020) – Harry Collett (Jacaerys “Jace” Velaryon)

Who else is in it: Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Jim Broadbent, Jessie Buckley, Kasia Smutniak, Ralph Ineson, Joanna Page, Elliot Barnes-Worrell. Voice cast: Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, John Cena, Octavia Spencer, Tom Holland, Kumail Nanjiani, Craig Robinson, Ralph Fiennes, Selena Gomez, Marion Cotillard, Frances de la Tour, Jason Mantzoukas, Will Arnett

Synopsis: “After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle (Downey), famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria’s England, hermits himself away behind the high walls of Dolittle Manor with only his menagerie of exotic animals for company. But when the young queen (Jessie Buckley, Wild Rose) falls gravely ill, a reluctant Dolittle is forced to set sail on an epic adventure to a mythical island in search of a cure, regaining his wit and courage as he crosses old adversaries and discovers wondrous creatures.”

Where to watch: Freevee

Great Expectations (2023 miniseries) – Matthew Needham (Larys Strong)

Who else is in it: Olivia Colman, Fionn Whitehead, Shalom Brune-Franklin, Johnny Harris, Matt Berry, Trystan Gravelle, Owen McDonnell, Ashley Thomas, Tim Key, Hayley Squires

Synopsis:Great Expectations is the coming-of-age story of Pip, an orphan who yearns for a greater life, until a twist of fate and a mysterious benefactor opens a dark world of possibilities. Under the great expectations placed upon him, Pip must weigh the true cost of this new world and if it will make him the man he wishes to be.”

Where to watch: Hulu

The King’s Man (2021 film) – Rhys Ifans (Otto Hightower)

Who else is in it: Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Matthew Goode, Tom Hollander, Harris Dickinson, Daniel Brühl, Djimon Hounsou, Charles Dance, Valerie Pachner

Synopsis: “As a collection of history’s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a war to wipe out millions, one man must race against time to stop them. Discover the origins of the very first independent intelligence agency in The King’s Man.”

Where to watch: FXNOW, Hulu

The Last Kingdom (2015-2022) – Ewan Mitchell (Aemond Targaryen) joins season 2 & Phia Saban (Helaena Targaryen) joins season 5

Who else is in it: Alexander Dreymon, Eliza Butterworth, Arnas Fedaravicius, Mark Rowley, Emily Cox, James Northcote, Timothy Innes, Millie Brady, Cavan Clerkin, David Dawson, Ian Hart, Adrian Schiller, Harry McEntire, Jeppe Beck Laursen, Stefanie Martini, Adrian Bouchet, Toby Regbo

Synopsis: “As Alfred the Great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred–born a Saxon but raised by Vikings–seeks to claim his ancestral birthright.”

Where to watch: Netflix

Last Night in Soho (2021 film) – Matt Smith (Daemon Targaryen)

Who else is in it: Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor-Joy, Diana Rigg, Michael Ajao, Terence Stamp, Sam Claflin, Synnøve Karlsen, Pauline McLynn, Rita Tushingham

Synopsis: “Eloise, an aspiring fashion designer, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer, Sandie. But the glamour is not all it appears to be and the dreams of the past start to crack and splinter into something far darker.”

Where to watch: Freevee

The Last Post (2017 miniseries) – Tom Glynn-Carney (Aegon II Targaryen)

Who else is in it: Jessie Buckley, Stephen Campbell Moore, Amanda Drew, Ben Miles, Jeremy Neumark Jones, Jessica Raine, Ouidad Elma, Chris Reilly, Louis Greatorex, Richard Dillane

Synopsis: “Aden 1965. This is the story of a British army unit quashing a Yemeni fight for independence in the Middle East and the women and children who were there with them.”

Where to watch: Prime Video, The Roku Channel, Tubi

Maryland (2023 miniseries) – Eve Best (Rhaenys Targaryen)

Who else is in it: Suranne Jones, Hugh Quarshie, George Costigan, Dean Lennox Kelly, Stockard Channing, Andrew Knott, Rhiannon Clements, Yasmin Davies

Synopsis: “The series follows two sisters processing the loss of their mother, Mary, whose death gives them a chance to reframe their relationship and reshape their lives.”

Where to watch: PBS Masterpiece

Mothering Sunday (2021 film) – Emma D’Arcy (Rhaenyra Targaryen)

Who else is in it: Odessa Young, Josh O’Connor, Olivia Colman, Colin Firth, Sope Dirisu, Patsy Ferran, Simon Shepherd, Caroline Harker,

Synopsis: “On a warm spring day in 1924, house maid and foundling Jane Fairchild (Odessa Young) finds herself alone on Mother’s Day. Her employers, Mr. and Mrs. Niven (Colin Firth and Olivia Colman), are out and she has the rare chance to spend quality time with her secret lover. Paul (Josh O’Connor) is the boy from the manor house nearby, Jane’s long-term love despite the fact that he’s engaged to be married to another woman, a childhood friend and daughter of his parents’ friends. But events that neither can foresee will change the course of Jane’s life forever.”

Where to watch: Starz

Vanity Fair (2018 miniseries) – Olivia Cooke (Alicent Hightower)

Who else is in it: Claudia Jessie, Tom Bateman, Johnny Flynn, Charlie Rowe, Simon Russell Beale, Anthony Head, Martin Clunes

Synopsis: “Based on the novel of the same name, Vanity Fair follows poverty-stricken Becky Sharp as she attempts to claw her way out of the dregs of society and to scale the heights of English society in the years following the defeat of Napoleon.”

Where to watch: Prime Video


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