Game of Thrones, everybody knows the show, even if you don’t watch it. It is a show that has certainly gripped then entire world for the first 7 seasons. However, there is bad news for Game of Thrones fans as Sophie Turner (aka Sansa Stark) inadvertently confirmed that the next episodes won’t be available until 2019.
Yep, you read that right, 2019 – which means fans have to endure all the hardships of 2018 before they can take a break from reality with their favourite TV show. With season 8 confirmed to be the last season, you can see why they are trying to drag it out, but for some, waiting for over a year seems a bit excessive.
HBO is yet to confirm the date and have been fairly tight lipped on any information about the last season. Apart from the slip from Turner, there has been little knowledge about the next season. We know that Game of Thrones will continue their filming until summer 2018.
Even though the last season will only hold 6 episodes, each episode is expected to be feature length, this means anywhere from 1-2 hours per episode. This is a lot of work for the post production crew, and it is certainly something they don’t want to mess up!
If you are looking for some good news out of all this, the show runners explain why they are taking their time – because they want to make the finale the best yet. And considering the previous 7 finales, they have a lot to live up to and compete with.
At the end of the day, fans would rather the post production crew take their time and produce the best finale in the history of finales, then to rush and leave a sour taste in everyone’s mouth. Jason Momoa (aka Khal Drogo) visited the set and has even gone as far as to say the season final will be the greatest thing ever been on TV.
One thing is for sure, people from right around the world will have their eyes glued to screens once the episodes become available!