Jon Snow and Sansa Stark.
Season 8 of the show, largely filmed in Northern Ireland, was rumoured to air in April 2019 but it looks as though fans might have to wait another year for the new series. We have previously speculated, alongside much of the rest of the internet, that they'd be airing around April of next year, but new information suggests that might not be the case.
Season 8 of Thrones might just be the most anticipated season of television in some time, so any glimpse at what might happen to Westeros will be met with eager eyes. However, over the weekend, a visual effects supervisor for the show told the Huffington Post that the team is just now beginning to work on Season 8 and that the season should be eligible for Emmy consideration in 2020.
This is for the fans clamouring for any morsel of the new season.
HBO has released a sizzle reel that gives a preview of all of the new and continuing series' on the premium cable network.
All will be revealed when Game of Thrones returns.
With only six episodes confirmed for season eight, it would appear that the majority of said episodes wouldn't air before the end of May, thus the potential delay.
Created by David Benioff and DB Weiss, Game of Thrones has won a record 38 Emmy awards since its 2011 premiere. "So we'll still have quite a lot to do on Season 8 when they're beginning". "The situation changes every week".
Game of Thrones prequel Taking place thousands of years before the events of Game of Thrones, the series chronicles the world's descent from the golden Age of Heroes into its darkest hour. It starts at the 1:10 point and is gone by 1.13.
And for any sceptics this isn't the same hug from their Castle Black reunion, according to Entertainment Weekly.