Oh, those wily Game of Thrones creators – always up to something. New Season 8 filming observations from the Spain set could place some unlikely characters arriving in King’s Landing, but there’s a good chance producers are trying to pull a fast one.
Predicting the final Game of Thrones season is a crapshoot, especially without George R.R. Martin’s books to guide us. We’re expecting some major deaths by next year’s finale, but a complex algorithm may have predicted even bigger shockers in store.
Game of Thrones Seasons 6 and 7 revealed the Jon Snow twists we all predicted, but Season 8 may throw yet more revelations. A surprising return for the final episodes seems to hint there’s more to tell of Jon and Dany’s mutual history.
Another winter will have come and gone before Game of Thrones fans feel the Winds. Series author George R.R. Martin has confirmed readers’ worst fears – the Song of Ice and Fire’s long-awaited sixth novel won’t hit shelves until at least 2019.
We’ve come a long way from Game of Thrones keeping battles offscreen, but Season 8 is going all out. New set reports indicate the HBO drama more than doubled its shooting time for fan-favorites like “Battle of the Bastards,” and is only getting started.
The urgency of Game of Thrones’ final season will preclude significant characters, but it seems we can write off an entire family. An in-demand star confirms the eighth and final season will find no time to address his ultimate fate.
The Night King’s army made one familiar addition in Season 7, and Game of Thrones may donate even more fresh meat next year. New set photos seem to suggest the Army of the Dead has some powerful – albeit unwilling – allies near and dear to Daenerys’ heart.
Game of Thrones is no Westworld, but we Westerosi can fall down conspiracy holes all the same. So it was with Ned Stark’s curiously inaudible last words from Season 1, which Sean Bean himself has finally put to rest.