The first footage for HBO’s The House of the Dragon season 2 teases the next saga for the Greens and the Blacks.

HBO screened the footage for season 2 of the show during a press event Thursday morning for HBO and Max originals, but the contents of the trailer are to not be revealed yet.

Casey Bloys, Chairman and CEO, HBO & Max Content, confirmed that the show, which was able to film during the Hollywood strikes, has wrapped and is in post-production. Bloys told us that the series is expected to have a premiere window of summer 2024.

In a previous statement, Ryan Condal, co-creator/showrunner/executive producer, said: “House of the Dragon has returned. We are thrilled to be shooting again with members of our original family as well as new talents on both sides of the camera. All your favorite characters will soon be conspiring at the council tables, marching with their armies, and riding their dragons into battle. We can’t wait to share what we have in store.”

New confirmed cast members for season 2 include Abubakar Salim, Gayle Rankin, Simon Russell Beale and Freddie Fox.

Returning stars for season 2 include Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Eve Best, Steve Toussaint, Fabien Frankel, Ewan Mitchell, Tom Glynn-Carney, Sonoya Mizuno, Rhys Ifans, Harry Collett, Bethany Antonia, Phoebe Campbell, Phia Saban, Jefferson Hall and Matthew Needham.

Aside from House of the Dragon, Bloys revealed that pending the end of the SAG-AFTRA strike, The Last of Us season 2 would begin filming in spring 2024, as well as the latest in the Game of Thrones saga, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms: The Hedge Knight. There are also other Thrones universe projects in different stages of development, but per Bloys, none are close to development.

Also, the IT prequel Welcome to Derry and the new season of The White Lotus have been shifted to 2025 premieres. A teaser of 2024 and 2025 programming also confirmed Euphoria season 3 is eyed for 2025.