Creator George R. R. Martin needs Home of the Dragon to outdo Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings sequence


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Creator George R. R. Martin needs Home of the Dragon to outdo Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings sequence
Promotional posters for HBO's House of the Dragon and Amazon's The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power
Promotional posters for Home of the Dragon and The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Energy. Pic credit score: HBO/Amazon

Already, creator George R. R. Martin is an enormous fan of HBO’s upcoming sequence, House of the Dragon.

I imply, he has motive as it’s primarily based on a e-book he wrote, Hearth and Blood.

It is usually a prequel sequence to the vastly well-liked HBO sequence, Recreation of Thrones. As soon as once more, written by George R. R. Martin.

Whereas the creator has been singing the praises of the brand new TV present, he has now declared that he wish to see it outshine Amazon’s upcoming epic fantasy sequence, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Energy.

Each Home of the Dragon and The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Energy are epic fantasy exhibits

Even with out a single episode aired in both present, followers of the epic fantasy style are already chomping on the bit as they anticipate the premiere dates of every.

And, with each TV sequence being primarily based on wildly well-liked e-book sequence, there’s loads of similarities to attract from the 2, no matter how vastly totally different the storylines are.

So it’s arduous not to attract comparisons between the 2 — particularly with them each debuting so shut to one another. Home of the Dragon will drop on August 21 and The Lord of the Rings will premiere on September 2.

George R. R. Martin has now just lately spoken out about how he would love his sequence to outshine Amazon’s.

Emma D'Arcy stars as Rhaenyra Targaryen in HBO's House of the Dragon
Emma D’Arcy stars as Rhaenyra Targaryen in Home of the Dragon. Pic credit score: HBO

George R. R. Martin needs Home of the Dragon to outstrip Lord of the Rings

According to The Independent, Martin needs to see Home of the Dragon win extra Emmys than The Lord of the Rings.

“I hope each exhibits succeed. I’m aggressive sufficient. I hope we succeed extra. In the event that they win six Emmys, and I hope they do, I hope we win seven,” Martin revealed.

Nonetheless, that doesn’t imply that he additionally doesn’t need Home of the Dragon to be the one epic fantasy present value watching on TV.

“However nonetheless, it’s good for fantasy. I really like fantasy. I really like science fiction. I would like extra exhibits on tv,” he mentioned.

And whereas Martin wish to see Home of the Dragon do higher than The Lord of the Rings, he additionally addressed the truth that the 2 exhibits are all the time being in contrast.

“I do know a variety of articles, the minute the dates have been introduced, it’s: ‘Oh, the battle for fantasy supremacy. It’s ‘Rings of Energy’ versus ‘Home of Dragon,’ who will win?’ I don’t know why they all the time have to try this.”

Season 1 of Home of the Dragon will premiere on HBO Max on August 21. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Energy will debut on Amazon on September 2.


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