The HBO Original will be available from August 22 exclusively on OSN+.
During the Gamers8 Festival on August 18, OSN+ will celebrate the premiere of House of the Dragon, the Game of Thrones prequel, with an immersive drone show that will light up Riyadh Boulevard.
In addition to the airborne light show, featuring 1,000 drones, the special celebration will include a complete screen takeover at Gamers8 and a fireworks display.
Speaking about the premiere, Ashley Rite, VP, Marketing & Growth at OSN+, said: “OSN+ is excited to launch a spectacular drone show as part of the Gamers8 festival ahead of the highly anticipated release of House of the Dragon on August 22 in the Middle East. Alongside an expansive screen takeover and firework display, the gaming festival will provide an engaging and immersive platform to celebrate the premiere of the first episode of the Game of Thrones prequel with fans, both within the Saudi Arabian capital and across the Kingdom.”
The ten-episode HBO Original drama series, available exclusively on OSN, is based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood is set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, and tells the story of House Targaryen. The prequel is set to air exclusively on OSN+ on August 22, simultaneously with the US premiere, with new episodes dropping weekly on the platform.
The line-up in the upcoming series includes Paddy Considine as King Viserys Targaryen, Matt Smith as Prince Daemon Targaryen, the King’s younger brother and heir to the throne, Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower, daughter of the Hand of the King, Emma D’Arcy as King Viserys’ firstborn child, Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, Steve Toussaint as Lord Corlys Velaryon “The Sea Snake”, Eve Best as his wife Princess Rhaenys Targaryen, Fabien Frankel as Ser Criston Cole, Sonoya Mizuno as Mysaria, and Rhys Ifans as Otto Hightower, the Hand of the King and father to Alicent.