House of the Dragon co-showrunner Miguel Sapochnik has announced he is leaving the show.

House of the Dragon co-showrunner Miguel Sapochnik has announced he is leaving the show.

House of the Dragon has given HBO its biggest premiere ever and has already been renewed for a second season, but Miguel Sapochnik is getting ready to exit the series.

why Miguel Sapochnik is leaving
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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Miguel Sapochnik is leaving the House of the Dragon series just as he has signed a new first-look development deal with HBO, which is set to begin developing whatever project the network wants next. will give priority to But Sapochnik will remain attached to House of the Dragon as an executive producer alongside newcomer Alan Taylor, who will also serve as an executive producer and direct episodes in the series’ second season. In a statement about his exit decision, Sapochnik said it would be an “honor and privilege” to work on the series and Sapochnik expressed confidence in Alan Taylor’s ability to make House of the Dragon a strong show. .

Miguel Sapochnik said, “I am very proud of what we have achieved with season one and am very pleased with the enthusiastic response from our audiences.” “It was incredibly difficult to make the decision to move on, but I know it is the right choice for me personally and professionally. If I do, I find it very comforting to know that Alan will be joining the series. I have known and respected him for a long time, and I believe that this precious chain cannot be in safe hands. ,

Let us tell you a little about Miguel Sapochnik

Miguel Sapochnik was born in Hammersmith, London in July 1974. He is a director and producer by profession, best known for Game of Thrones (2011), Repo Men (2010) and Finch (2021). He has a lot of names in the film industry. He won an Emmy Award for directing in 2016 for the episode “Battle of the Bastards” from the Game of Thrones series. This was Miguel’s first Emmy nomination.

Talking about his married life, he has been married to Alexis Raben since 2006.