The season finale for HBO’s “Home of the Dragon” has leaked on-line forward of Sunday’s airing … and the streaming big is pointing fingers at its distribution associate as the explanation.
The ultimate episode for the “Recreation of Thrones” prequel popped up illegally on torrent websites Friday, giving patiently-waiting followers an opportunity to see how the climactic season ends earlier than the official air date.
HBO thinks it pin-pointed the issue, although — along with yanking the episode from the online, a spokesperson advised The Hollywood Reporter, “It seems to have originated from a distribution associate within the EMEA area,” which is situated in Europe, the Center East and Africa.
The corporate provides, “HBO is aggressively monitoring and pulling these copies from the web” … noting how disappointing it’s for the present to leak early.
HBO additionally factors out a significant draw back to watching the finale early … urging folks to attend to look at it on Sunday on HBO Max, “the place it can stream solely in 4K.”