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In what it calls the beginning of the end HBO has announced that Sunday 14 April will be the official return to Westeros for the premiere of the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones.
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The six-episode season has a content a budget of roughly $15 million per episode, and HBO claims that the final season will be comparable to six feature-length films.

Keeping with the Game of Thrones style, HBO has a teaser trailer featuring key characters Jon Snow, Sansa Stark and Arya Stark walking through the crypts of Winterfell.

Directors for the new season are series creators David Benioff and DB Weiss, who  also wrioe the season with Bryan Cogman and Dave Hill), as well as David Nutter and Miguel Sapochnik.

Production on season eight began in October 2017 and ran into the middle of 2018.The season finale of season seven, which wrapped up last summer, was the show’s highest-rated yet, watched by 16.5 million viewers. Of those, 12.1 million watched the episode live on linear as it aired, making it the most-watched episode in series history.