Game of Thrones Season 7 has concluded with its epic finale, and fans are too excited for the next season. Now, the hype is huge for Game of Thrones Season 8 but, fans will have to wait, as it was revealed that the fan-favorite show wouldn’t be returning before 2019. The upcoming season is already confirmed by HBO but, fans do want to now the delay behind the late release. So, here are all the details and updates that you need to know.
IMDb describes the show as “In the mythical continent of Westeros, several powerful families fight for control of the Seven Kingdoms. As conflict erupts in the kingdoms of men, an ancient enemy rises once again to threaten them all. Meanwhile, the last heirs of a recently usurped dynasty plot to take back their homeland from across the Narrow Sea.”
Game Of Thrones Season 8 Release Date:
Now, Game of Thrones Season 8 is scheduled to premiere in 2019 but, the exact date is yet to be announced. HBO hints that the upcoming season will premiere in July. Casey Bloys said that Game of Thrones Season 8 would premiere “sometime in 2019…first half.”
HBO has also explained their reason for the delay. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Casey Bloys said, “Here’s what I’ll tell you. They take the time they need to do the show at its highest level of quality.”
“As the show has gone on, it’s gotten bigger – big battle scenes, big special effects. These things take time.”
“Here’s the one thing I can assure you: [showrunners DB Weiss and David Benioff] were not sitting around on a beach waiting to go back to work.”
“They’re perfectionists, and this is the soonest it can come back at a level of quality that they are comfortable with.”
As already announced back in 2016, the upcoming Game of Thrones Season 8 will feature a total of 6 episodes.
GOT Season 8 will be as epic as the previous seventh season if not more. According to a report from The Huffington Post, a lot of money has been used to make the seasons, and since the episodes are less, fans can expect bigger battles and cutting-edge scenes. New experiments in the camera techniques are also conducted to provide pas something that they have never witnessed. Kit Harington said, “I think we’re trying to break boundaries and push past boundaries in these final two seasons.”