We finally know when the end of the end begins. game of Thrones will be coming on April 14, 2019. HBO revealed the premiere date of the final season of the epic fantasy just before the premiere of the third season of Real detective, along with a teaser trailer.
The teaser sets up an intriguing reunion for the eighth and final season, opening with the Stark children returning home to reunite in their family’s family crypt in Winterfell.
Last fall, HBO announced that the show would return in April for a final six-episode season, and this year. We got a quick sneak peek for the upcoming season, during the 2019 Golden Globes, and HBO boss Richard Plepler recently said Variety that the next season has “exceeded the bar”, and described the next season as “six movies”.
However, this latest season is not the last we will see of George RR Martin’s Westros. HBO has already started work on several spin-offs, and recently ordered a pilot for one of them, The long night a prequel series set “thousands of years” before the current show. The series recently cast multiple actors for the series, and announced that SJ Clarkson will direct the pilot.