Season 2 of 'House of the Dragon' to be shorter as HBO looking forward to season 3

Updated: Mar 29 2023 10:51AM

Los Angeles, Mar 29 (PTI) The upcoming second season of fantasy drama "House of the Dragon" will consist of eight episodes, two less than season one.

According to entertainment website Deadline, the decision is part of a long-term plan for the series, which includes network HBO considering renewing the prequel spin-off of "Game of Thrones" for a third chapter.

An HBO spokesperson, who confirmed the news to the publication that season two will contain eight episodes, emphasised that the episode count trim was story-driven.