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The second season of HBO's highly-anticipated series House of the Dragon has concluded shooting on location in Bourne Woods, Surrey. The production, starring Emma D'Arcy, Matt Smith, and Olivia Cooke, has one more month of filming. The filming schedule has remained on track without any delays, and the production will move back to Leavesden Studios to continue filming until the end of September 2023.
Season 2 Filming
House of the Dragon Season 2 began filming in March 2023 at Leavesden Studios in the UK and in Caceres, Spain. The show was mainly produced in the UK, and the first season was the inaugural production to be filmed on Warner Bros. Leavesden Studios' new virtual production stage. According to the Spanish newspaper Hoy, House of the Dragon will be shot in the Province of Caceres in western Spain from October 11 to 21, 2021. The provincial capital of Cáceres, along with the medieval town of Trujillo, featured prominently as King's Landing in the series. Filming took place from October 26-31 in Portugal at the Castle of Monsanto. Additional locations included St Michael's Mount, Holywell Beach, and Kynance Cove in Cornwall, England. Castleton, Derbyshire, provided the backdrop for a number of scenes filmed in areas such as Cave Dale, Eldon Hill Quarry, and the Market Place. Some scenes were also shot in Aldershot, Hampshire.
Season 2 Progress
According to George R. R. Martin, the author of the book series, House of the Dragon Season 2 is currently 50% complete. The majority of location filming has been finished, and the remaining scenes are being filmed at Leavesden Studios. The second season has a filming goal of 7 to 8 months, which is shorter than the 11 months it took to shoot the first season.
House of the Dragon has garnered favorable reviews and high ratings. The majority of critics have praised the show, indicating potential success.
In summary, House of the Dragon Season 2 has completed shooting in Bourne Woods, Surrey, but will continue filming for another month. The series began filming in March 2023 at Leavesden Studios in the UK and Caceres, Spain. The second season aims to complete filming in 7-8 months, which is shorter than the 11-month duration of the first season's production. The show has garnered favorable reviews and ratings, and is anticipated to achieve success.