‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 would premiere later than previously thought

‘Game of Thrones’ may not premiere until later in 2019 fans than previously thought.


Looks like “Game of Thrones” has become a game of trying to figure out when this show will actually return!

When HBO said the final season of the fantasy series would premiere in the “first half” of 2019, they apparently referred to the very last part of the first half of the year 2019. Casey Bloys, the network and the president of programming, gave reporters the original term at HBO’s Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour last month, and the fans hoped, “GOT” would come back in April, just as most of the previous seasons.

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However, in a new interview with huffington post, “Game of Thrones” visual effects supervisor Joe Bauer hinted otherwise. While discussing the upcoming season is Emmy potential, Bauer said: “In two years, we will be eligible for season eight to work, we just start now” — which means the show will be eligible for the 2020 awards show.

To the quality for the 2019 emmy’s, “” should air the bulk of the last episodes before May 31, 2019. “I know that I’m not doing something else, but “Thrones” until May of the following year,” Bauer said, which implies that the first-ever “Game of Thrones” may premiere in May 2019.

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Season seven ofThrones” premiered in July 2017, and is nominated for a whopping 22 prices on the 2018 emmys, including Outstanding supporting Actor in a drama series and a nod for Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

In a recent interview with ET, the actor-who is nominated for his first Emmy after almost a decade of playing Jaime lannister — said he just wanted to see his character “the end” of the series.

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“I was in conversation with Lena [Headey] about this before we found it. I was going, ‘At this time, now we are so close to each other that you just want to make it to the end,” Coster-Waldau said. “If your way was in season three or four, it would have been fine. But we are now so close. It was certainly a relief to be a part of it.”

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