After taking so long, HBO has officially confirmed the most awaited news that its flagship hit series Game of Thrones is taking a year off from the web and will come back in 2019. Fans of Game of Thrones will have to wait a bit longer for the next season of the show. After launching its last season in 2017, HBO has announced that the show will not continue in 2018 and also mentioned that Season 8 will be Game of Thrones’ final season and its six episodes will be on AIR in 2019.
This information has come directly from the officials and it’s not going to make fans happy. In the recent post, HBO quoted, “The epic fantasy series Game of Thrones will return for its six-episode, eighth and final season in 2019.” If you know the people behind the camera, you’ll see a lot of familiar names. The directors for the new season will be David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, David Nutter, and Miguel Sapochnik. HBO also added the final season will be written by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Bryan Cogman, and Dave Hill. George R.R. Martin, the author of A Song of Ice and Fire series, upon which the show is based and he is a co-executive producer on this flagship series.
Game of Thrones Season 8 will take the show to its conclusion. After seeing the last season, you can’t wait for the next one, here’s a solution to deal with Game of Thrones off-season withdrawal. If you closely follow the series, you can expect that Game of Thrones season 8 will begin airing around April 2019, returning to HBO’s original airing schedule for the show. So what’s HBO doing in the meantime? Focusing on great TV shows like The Leftovers, The Deuce and Big Little Lies, among others. Game of Thrones Season 7’s delayed its release means that it wasn’t in contention for the Emmy Awards, given to the best TV shows in the US, in 2017. HBO is also eyeing on to win big at Emmy Awards 2018 as well, Game of Thrones was spined-offs five times.
Last season of Game of Thrones was far from the show’s best but it moved the story forward and revealed several major plot points that aren’t mentioned anywhere in the books released so far in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series. So one thing is confirmed that the books are far behind the TV show, but Game of Thrones’ scriptwriters have based their source material on Martin’s vision for the series.