Finally, the wait is over! Yes, you read it right the eighth and the final season of one of the most famous fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones is back. And your favorite characters are back too. The show is produced by HBO, is all set to premiere on April 14, 2019. From its first season, this fantasy and royal drama series have gained immense popularity. After a long wait, HBO finally released the Game of Thrones trailer after dropping the two teasers.
The fans were given the footage of final season that made them more curious about who will win the throne. HBO’s latest trailer gives an insight into what viewers can expect from the show’s final season. The show is basically adapted from George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series and the season was adapted for television by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss.
- 1 How many episodes will Game of Thrones Season 8 have?
- 2 Game of Thrones Season 8 Premiere Date
- 3 Watch Game of Thrones Season 8 Trailer
- 4 What Does Game of Thrones Season 8 Trailer Shows?
- 5 The End!
How many episodes will Game of Thrones Season 8 have?
The seventh season of Game of Thrones feels like being wrapped up a lifetime ago. In March 2019, and with a few weeks to for the premiere, HBO dropped first full trailer for season eight. The trailer is filled with interesting dragon moments, the Golden Company, Gendry looking hot and Cersei looking nervous as usual. Unlike the previous seven seasons that had 10 episodes of 1 hour long, the final season 8 will have only 6 episodes. And since the number of episodes is less, it seems that it will be 2 hour long episodes.
Game of Thrones Season 8 Premiere Date
Ages ago HBO released an official statement that Game of Thrones season 8 will not be back with us until 2019. But it was a sheer shock when HBO released the teaser and trailer in March while the premiere date released is 14 April 2019. The seven season’s battle was huge and bigger and it seems that season 8, the final season will also be in that vein. It promises to be crazier and huge in scale with post boundaries.
Watch Game of Thrones Season 8 Trailer
The spoilers ahead of Game of Thrones season 8 show that the Winter is Coming. Although the trailer dropped is short, but we do get a sight of the arrival of Unsullied and Dothraki at the Winterfell.
What Does Game of Thrones Season 8 Trailer Shows?
Have a look at some of the prominent spoilers related to GOT…
Arya Stark and the Dragons
The opening scene of the trailer features Arya running away from something with a scared expression on her face. It is not clear that she is escaping from what or whom. It seems she is in trouble for her head is bloodied. Arya and Sansa both look crypt in the season finale. The scene quickly shifts to Davos who is the right-hand man of Jon with Arya’s voiceover. Then enters Varys who comes as a skilled manipulator and as per spoilers, he has pledged his allegiance to Daenerys. He serves as her Master of Whisperers. In another shot Arya is in all different situation where she is seen holding an object, saying “I look forward to seeing this one” which shows her new mission.
Spoilers Ahead What is Khalessi up to?
It came up as a great surprise seeing Jon Sow still alive for his living was a matter of suspense. It was more shocking seeing Jon Snow and Khalessi coming together with something intriguing. We saw a shot of Cersei, who looks same with cropped hair look and smug expression with the confidence of taking away the throne. Then features the most epic shot. Guess what Khalessi is riding a horse while wearing a fierce coat as amazingly white. And who is with her? Jon Snow. Yes, Snow is with her who looks completely different with full clothes.
Here Come the Dragons
And now the gunshot we have all been eagerly waiting for. Yes, of course, Dragons. Tow dragons fly over the head of Sansa Stark as she watches them with curiosity. It is read as a moment of hesitant optimism and complete awe. This is probably the first time she is seeing the dragon flying over her head. It’s scary!
The unrecognized bastard of Robert Baratheon, Gendry is back with a little glimpse. Although with the death of Tommen, the House Baratheon was thought to be completely extinct. The next shot shows the presence of some of the favorite heroes. Are they too in the race of gunning the throne? Well, everyone’s aim seems to be the throne so eventually, all are in the same league of fighting.
Make Out Shot
Next, you will see something other than the war for there comes a steamy make-out shot between Grey Worm, the Unsullied leader, and Missandel, Khalessi’s trusted advisor and handmaiden. Involved in grand dangerous battle Jamie Lannister is spotted swinging his sword and is surrounded by fire. It is followed by a zoom in of Cersei who is holding a glass of red wine, and decent with her classic poker face and tears in her eyes.
Are they happy tears? Has she lost someone in the battle? Or she is losing the battle? Or perhaps those are happy tears? Well her reaction shows they are not happy tears for her lips quiver with fear and despair in her eyes can be seen.
Game of Thrones Season 8 Full Trailer
Winter is Coming
Finally, the trailer ends with Jamie saying to someone, “I promised to fight for the living. I intend to keep that promise.” Maybe this is the time when all are willing to join hands together with forces against the White Walkers. The twist in the picture comes when you see Jon Snow all worried and seemingly alone. It seems he is running for his life or towards someone. And the moment seizes when you realize maybe Daenerys is in trouble. Who knows?
And then the last few seconds of the trailer. The Unsullied, with Brienne of Tarth, Gendry, and Jorah facing the death. This left the viewers with the eagerness of watching what is next in this drama.
Well, there was no actual information given but Daenerys’s brother, Rhaegar Targaryen in flashbacks last season, was spotted in Belfast. Thus there is speculation of him coming back for the last season eight.
So I guess a little more wait and everything is sorted. All your curiosities will be resolved and the answer to the most awaited question of the season, Who wins the throne, will be revealed. So keep watching this space for more spoilers and episode updates ahead of this Game of Thrones Season 8 dramatic series.