At a European launch event for HBO Max today, new promos for House of the Dragon, And Just Like That… and Peacemaker debuted. You can now watch all three by scrolling down!
HBO Max announced its service will be available to customers in 27 territories during the initial phase of its European roll out. HBO Max will launch first in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Spain, and Andorra on 26th October 2021 and then in Central & Eastern Europe and Portugal in 2022.
HBO Max will also launch in seven additional countries next year, including The Netherlands, Turkey, Greece, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
As part of the launch event, the first teaser for House of the Dragon was revealed, along with a first look at clips from Succession season three and Peacemaker and in a special message, Sarah Jessica Parker also announced December as the debut month for And Just Like That….
Based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood, the House of the Dragon series, which is set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, tells the story of House Targaryen.
The teaser features the first official footage from the highly-anticipated series, which contained several previously-announced cast members in addition to four more newly-revealed cast members.
Wil Johnson will play Ser Vaemond Velaryon: Younger brother to Coryls Velaryon and commander in the Velaryon navy; John Macmillan is Ser Laenor Velaryon: Son of Corlys Velaryon and Rhaenys Targaryen; Savannah Steyn plays Lady Laena Velayron: Daughter of Corlys Velaryon and Rhaenys Targaryen; and Theo Nate is Ser Laenor Velaryon: Son of Corlys Velaryon and Rhaenys Targaryen.
George R.R. Martin and Ryan Condal serve as co-creators on the 10-episode House of the Dragon. Miguel Sapochnik and Condal will be showrunners, and the pair will also serve as executive producers along with Martin, Vince Gerardis, Sara Lee Hess and Ron Schmidt.
As part of the virtual HBO Max Europe launch event, it was also announced today that the Max Original series And Just Like That… will debut on HBO Max in December.
And Just Like That…, the new chapter of the groundbreaking HBO series Sex and the City, from executive producer Michael Patrick King, follows Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) and Charlotte (Kristin Davis) as they navigate the journey from the complicated reality of life and friendship in their 30s to the even more complicated reality of life and friendship in their 50s.
The series is currently filming in New York and includes previously-announced cast members Sara Ramírez, Sarita Choudhury, Nicole Ari Parker, Karen Pittman, Chris Noth, Mario Cantone, David Eigenberg, Willie Garson, and Evan Handler.
The executive producers are Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, Julie Rottenberg, Elisa Zuritsky, John Melfi and Michael Patrick King. The writers include King, Samantha Irby, Rachna Fruchbom, Keli Goff, Julie Rottenberg and Elisa Zuritsky. Sex and the City was created by Darren Star and based on the book Sex and the City by Candace Bushnell.
Peacemaker, set to debut on HBO Max in January 2022, extends the world that James Gunn created in The Suicide Squad movie. Gunn and Safran will serve as executive producers of the series, with John Cena as co-executive producer.
Based on characters from DC, Peacemaker will be produced by Gunn’s Troll Court Entertainment and The Safran Company in association with Warner Bros. Television. Gunn wrote all eight episodes of Peacemaker and will direct multiple episodes, including the first.
The cast includes John Cena in the title role, Steve Agee as John Economos, Danielle Brooks as Leota Adebayo, and Robert Patrick as Auggie Smith.
The cast also features Jennifer Holland, who will reprise her role of Emilia Harcourt from The Suicide Squad, Freddie Stroma as Vigilante/Adrian Chase, and Chukwudi Iwuji as Clemson Murn.