As promised HBO launched the primary teaser trailer for the hotly anticipated last season of Game of Thrones, on the heels of the season three premiere of True Detective. The one-and-a-half minute teaser seems to have been created independently of the present, and had been that to be true, it will imply that we nonetheless haven’t seen a lot precise footage from the series’ eighth season, now introduced to be premiering on April 14..

The video reveals the three surviving Stark siblings – Arya, Sansa and Jon Snow – strolling down a darkish hallway, haunted by the reminiscences of their useless dad and mom, Ned and Catelyn Stark.

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As they stroll, they encounter statues of their dad and mom, and later, of themselves. “You’re a Stark,” Ned’s voice tells Jon. “You won’t have my identify, however you will have my blood.”

However one thing interrupts the household reunion. Because the trio observes the statutes, a gust of chilly sneaks up behind them. The nice and cozy fiery visuals give option to icy blue tones, teasing the central battle in what has turn out to be one of the passionately adopted tv reveals of all time.

The ultimate season will encompass solely six episodes, versus the standard 10. However every of the episodes will probably be nearly function size. Miguel Sapochnik, director of fan favorite episodes equivalent to Hardhome and Battle of the Bastards, will return, as will David Nutter, an HBO veteran who has beforehand helmed GoT episodes equivalent to The Dance of Dragons and Mom’s Mercy. The finale will probably be directed by showrunners Dan Weiss and David Benioff.

A ’brutal’ battle sequence that took 55 nights to movie has additionally been teased by star Peter Dinklage, who informed Leisure Weekly that it’ll make ‘the Battle of the Bastards seem like a theme park.’

Offering extra worthwhile data, co-executive producer Bryan Cogman additionally informed EW that the ultimate season “is about all of those disparate characters coming collectively to face a standard enemy, coping with their very own previous, and defining the individual they wish to be within the face of sure loss of life. It’s an extremely emotional haunting bittersweet last season and I feel it honours very a lot what [author George R.R. Martin] got down to do — which is flipping this sort of story on its head.”

HBO has a number of Recreation of Thrones spin-offs within the pipeline, with the primary, created by Jane Goldman and starring Naomi Watts within the lead position, transferring to the pilot stage.

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First Revealed: Jan 14, 2019 08:51 IST


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