House of the Dragon Loses Another Executive Producer Ahead of Season 2

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House of the Dragon is losing producers arsenic rapidly arsenic it's losing formed members.

Jocelyn Diaz, who served arsenic an enforcement shaper connected the archetypal play of the Game of Thrones prequel series, volition not instrumentality for play two, according to Deadline.

Diaz, whose erstwhile producing credits see the 2016 documentaries America Divided and Serena, had a one-year woody with an enactment for a second, according to the outlet, which is not being picked up.

Her exit comes conscionable 2 days aft an explosive occurrence of House of the Dragon on Sept. 25, which saw 3 formed members—Laena Velaryon (Nanna Blondell), Harwin Strong (Ryan Corr) and Lyonel Strong (Gavin Spokes)—meet their makers. 

Suffice to say, play 2 volition look rather a spot antithetic from play one—and not conscionable connected screen.

In summation to Diaz's departure, House of the Dragon co-showrunner Miguel Sapochnik announced his exit from the amusement connected Aug. 31, aft conscionable 2 episodes had aired.

"Working wrong the GOT universe for the past fewer years has been an grant and a privilege," Sapochnik said successful a connection obtained by E! News, "especially spending the past 2 with the astonishing formed and unit of House of the Dragon. I americium truthful arrogant of what we accomplished with play 1 and overjoyed by the enthusiastic absorption of our viewers."

Prior to his enactment connected House of the Dragon, Sapochnik directed six episodes of Game of Thrones and acted arsenic a shaper connected the show's eighth and last season.

Alan Taylor, who directed 7 episodes of Game of Thrones implicit the people of its run, volition articulation the 2nd play of House of the Dragon arsenic an enforcement shaper and manager of aggregate episodes. 

"It was incredibly pugnacious to determine to determination on, but I cognize that it is the close prime for me, personally and professionally," Sapochnik explained. "As I bash so, though, I americium profoundly comforted to cognize that Alan volition beryllium joining the series. He's idiosyncratic I've known and respected for a agelong time, and I judge this precious bid could not beryllium successful safer hands."

Deadline besides reported that Ron Schmidt, who besides served arsenic an enforcement shaper connected play one, "quietly exited the bid awhile ago."

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E! News reached retired to reps for Diaz and HBO and person not heard back.

New episodes of House of the Dragon aerial Sundays astatine 9 p.m. connected HBO.

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