'Game of Thrones' last season set for 2019

Game of Thrones season 8 release has some terrible news

The final season of the show is currently in production so there will be plenty of time to try to spoil how it all shakes out between now and then.

It is not clear exactly when in 2019 the show will return.

Directors David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, David Nutter and Miguel Sapochnik are confirmed to return for season eight, but none of the casting has been revealed.

Starring Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage and numerous other big names, Game of Thrones tells the story of noble families vying for control of the Iron Throne, all the while keeping one eye on the "White Walkers" leading hordes of the undead in an invasion from the North.

As the final season is expected to feature a lot of battle scenes, the show may require more special effects.

Premier League wrap: Carvalhal's instant impact at Swansea
The equaliser came from a knockdown from Oli McBurnie, and fellow substitutes Narsingh and Nathan Dyer combined for the victor . Watford then dominated proceedings and had a Molla Wague goal harshly ruled out for a slight shove on Tammy Abraham .

There was no month specified for the 2019 launch, but it will have been well over a year since season seven aired by even the earliest possible airdate.

The GoT pushback also gives author George R.R. Martin more runway to potentially release the next book in his A Song of Ice and Fire series, The Winds of Winter, which he teased last summer might be ready in 2018. Writers for the new season are David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, Bryan Cogman and Dave Hill.

GOT Season 7 was aired over the past summer. Co-executive producers are Bryan Cogman, Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis and George R.R. Martin.

I guess until 2019 fans will just have to keep rewatching all the past seasons. If part of that hope was the chance that the finale season of Game of Thrones would show up on HBO at some point, they might have to learn to deal with the disappointment now.

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