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    ‘House Of The Dragon’: Who Are The Four Major Actors Going To Be Replaced Soon?

    House of the Dragon‘ has so far premiered two episodes and both have been well received. The first episode especially met with impressive TV ratings and became one of the most watched debut episodes for HBO. The show is a prequel and is set 200 years before the events of ‘Game of Thrones.’

    The show has introduced several characters that have become instant fan favorites. But as the story progresses, some of them will be left behind in the upcoming episodes. It’s mainly due to a time jump the story will witness which will require slightly older actors. This might not go well with the viewers.

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    The Actors In ‘House Of The Dragon’ Who Will Be Replaced Soon

    House of the Dragon
    House of the Dragon

    After the success of its first two episodes, fans have been eagerly waiting for the third episode of HBO’s ‘House of the Dragon.’ It will feature a jump in time which will result in some casting changes.

    According to, four of the young characters in the show including Rhaenyra Targaryen, Allicent Hightower, Lena Velaryon, and Laenor Velaryon will be replaced.

    They were the recurring guests on the prequel series, rather than regulars. Milly Alcock, who plays Rhaenyra, will be replaced by Emma D’Arcy after the 5th episode.

    Emily Carey (who portrays Allicent) will be replaced by Olivia Cooke. Leana (Nova Fouellis-Mose) and Laenor (Theo Tate) Velaryon will be replaced by actors like Nanna Blondell and John MacMillan respectively. HBO has renewed the fantasy series for a second season after the first two episodes received a positive response.

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    Co-Showrunner Miguel Sapochnik Has Left The Show

    Miguel Sapochnik
    Miguel Sapochnik

    Miguel Sapochnik has won the Emmy Awards for directing some episodes of ‘Game of Thrones‘. He also served as the co-showrunner of ‘House of the Dragon.’

    Sapochnik recently left the show after working on it for three years. Ryan Condal will now serve as the show’s only showrunner. Miguel will continue to serve as the executive producer.

    In a statement, Miguel said: “Working within the Thrones universe for the past few years has been an honor and a privilege, especially spending the last two with the amazing cast and crew of ‘House of the Dragon’.

    I am so proud of what we accomplished with season one and overjoyed by the enthusiastic reaction of our viewers. It was incredibly tough to decide to move on, but I know that it is the right choice for me, personally and professionally,” he said.

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