George R.R. Martin helps each Home of the Dragon and Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Energy – however he hopes that the Recreation of Thrones spin-off beats the Center-earth present anyway. The 2 TV collection will probably be releasing on the similar time this yr, which implies we’ve bought an epic fantasy showdown on our arms… although that’s not fairly how Martin sees it.
“I do know numerous articles, the minute the dates had 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 at all times have to try this,” the creator instructed The Impartial (opens in new tab).
However, that doesn’t imply Martin is totally impartial. “I hope each reveals succeed. I’m aggressive sufficient. I hope we succeed extra,” he mentioned. “In the event that they win six Emmys, and I hope they do, I hope we win seven. However, nonetheless, it’s good for fantasy. I really like fantasy. I really like science fiction.”
Home of the Dragon arrives this August 21 and can drop an episode weekly. The Rings of Energy, in the meantime, lands on September 2 and likewise releases a brand new episode every week. Each reveals are prequels to their respective franchises – Home of the Dragon is about lots of of years earlier than the occasions of Recreation of Thrones and focuses on the Targaryen household and their civil battle, which grew to become referred to as the Dance of Dragons.
The Rings of Energy, in the meantime, is about within the Second Age, lengthy earlier than the occasions of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films, although Elrond and Galadriel will probably be exhibiting up (however performed by totally different actors).
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