‘The House of the Dragon’ and ‘The Winchesters’, the best HBO Max series for fans of fantasy and the supernatural

Without a doubt, HBO Max stole the year with the premiere of ‘The House of the Dragon’ and ‘The Winchesters’, a couple of series that increase the euphoria for the universe of ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Supernatural’

HBO Max can brag that 2022 was his year for being the house of the dragon. And literally, it was. For 10 weekends, the house of the dragon defined the world conversation for the content in each of its episodes based on the novel “Fire and Blood” by writer George RR Martin. Its end was in charge of retaining millions of viewers until the second season.

Later, he had the great idea to attract all the fans of Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki thanks to the premiere of The Winchestersthe prequel to the smash hit, Supernatural. We don’t lie. Two years ago he left all of us demon hunters with a great void due to the end of the story of the Winchester brothers against the forces of heaven and hell.

How curious, isn’t it? All fantasy fans find refuge on HBO Max. At any time of the year. If you are one of those who has not seen any of the aforementioned series, but you are looking for an excuse to spend the end of the year glued to the television, we are going to tell you Why watch each of these series that, really, will end the desire to have confirmation of their respective sequels.

First, the house of the dragon. you don’t need to see game of ThronesAlthough, of course, if you have already seen it, you will understand the facts of this one located 200 years before the original much easier. However, Ryan Condal and Miguel Sapochnik’s series is very independent. The first season of him chronicles how King Viserys I (Paddy Considine) defies an entire continent, and his own family, naming Rhaenyra Targaryen as his rightful heir. The first woman to rule Westeros.

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‘The House of the Dragon’ is the most watched series on HBO Max

As a result of this decision, a series of tragic events is unleashed within the Targaryen family: incest, betrayal, executions, wars and the appearance of majestic dragons which, by far, look like a fairly reliable representation of mythology and legends, with the sole creative freedom of being red beasts, since Sapochnik wanted to see them as he always imagined them as a child.

The series improves passages from the book. RR Martin himself praised the creators for improvements to his king Viserys I and the young Rhaenyra in the hands of Milly Alcock and Emma D’Arcy. The performances of Rhys Ifans, Olivia Cooke and Fabien Frankel come to generate animosity in the spectators thanks to their crude representation of Ser Otto Hightower, Alicent Hightower and Ser Criston Cole, the leaders of the greens or enemies of Rhaenyra, the rightful queen.


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Milly Alcock was the revelation of the first season

Finally, the presence of Matt Smith as Daemon is essential for the development of the series. His presence defines each of the 10 episodes. comprising the first season of the house of the dragon. If we put ourselves in your place, it would definitely be our series to make us fans of the universe. game of Thrones. What’s more, it would take them a weekend to finish it from start to finish.

Then we could go The Winchesterswhich does not require being a great connoisseur of Dean’s (Ackles) and Sam’s (Padalecki) hunts, since this is located in the 70s to tell the story of John Winchester (Drake Rodger) and Mary Campbell (Meg Donnelly), the parents of the leading couple in Supernatural and their beginnings as hunters.

A story that is narrated by Ackles himself in the voice of Dean. Until now, only four episodes of the first season have been released, enough to realize that they don’t need to see everything Supernatural to hook up with john and mary. Compared to the original series, The Winchesters has dispensed with the filler episodes that became a hindrance to the series created by Eric Kripke.

The pretext of this program is to discover What The Winchesters they became the main underground demon hunters, as the couple embarks on a journey to find out the reason behind their parents’ disappearance. the way to The Winchesters It is just beginning, but it must end with the birth of the stars of Supernaturalsomething we can’t wait to see.

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The Winchesters continue with premiere episodes

And, as an extra fact, how many Smallville fans are there around here? Surely several, because the Superman prequel is also part of the HBO Max catalog. Anyway, Tom Welling is part of the demon universe of the Winchesters, playing the character of Samuel Campbell, Sam and Dean’s grandfather. Are you still hesitating to be part of HBO Max? The Winchesters Y the house of the dragon they are enough pretext to be part of the community.

‘The House of the Dragon’ and ‘The Winchesters’, the best HBO Max series for fans of fantasy and the supernatural