'Game of Thrones' Spinoff Eyeing 2022 Premiere on HBO

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Good things come to those who wait, but fans looking forward to the “Game of Thrones” spinoff will have to wait just a smidge longer.

The straight-to-series spinoff titled “House of the Dragon” is on track to premiere sometime in 2022.

That’s the latest update given by HBO programming chief Casey Boys to Variety at the Television Critics Association winter press tour on Wednesday.

“They are in the room breaking story right now,” Bloys said, adding, “My guess is we’ll see it on the air in ’22.”

The highly-anticipated spinoff is co-created by GOT novelist George R.R. Martin and the show's veteran, Ryan Condal.

“Obviously it’s a big, complicated show,” Bloys told Deadline while revealing that no cast has been announced yet.

According to Variety, it is based on the book “Fire and Blood,” which tells the story of House Targaryen, and serves as a prequel that is set 300 years before the events of GOT.

HBO passed on an earlier prequel pilot from Jane Goldman and Martin, which was set 8,000 years before the series.

“One of the benefits of ‘House of the Dragon’ is there was a text from George and there was a little bit more of a roadmap. [Goldman’s prequel] did have more challenges in terms of establishing a world,” Bloys said.

During the TCAs, Bloys also told USA Today that it’s unlikely that “Watchmen” will get a second season after creator Damon Lindelof bowed out.

“It would be hard to imagine doing it without Damon involved in some way,” he admitted.

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