Sorry Game of Thrones fans but HBO has confirmed our worst fears. The final season of humanities favourite TV series won’t premiere until sometime in 2019.
Sophie Turner had mentioned in a recent interview that the series was unlikely to premiere in 2018 but now we have official confirmation from the production team. A short statement was shared with the press yesterday:
Game of Thrones Will Return in 2019
The epic fantasy series Game of Thrones will return for its six-episode, eighth and final season in 2019.
David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, David Nutter and Miguel Sapochnik will be the directors for the new season. Writers for the new season are David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, Bryan Cogman and Dave Hill.
The executive producers of the series are David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger and Bernadette Caulfield. Co-executive producers are Bryan Cogman, Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis and George R.R. Martin.
Are you ready for the wait?