After nearly two years of waiting, Game Of Thrones fans finally know when the eighth and final season of HBO's epic fantasy drama will premiere, as Home Box Office finally dropped the official release date in unison with the season three premiere of True Detective. Reportedly, the final season of Game of Thrones is said to have six episodes in total and each episode has been given a "movie treatment" so that the viewers have a supreme cinematic experience to witness.
The announcement of the release date was first teased on HBO's official Twitter account with a fake text exchange between the HBO Twitter admin and their "boss".
Right before True Detective kicks off its third season at 9 p.m.
When the final season, Season 8, premieres, the show will have been on an off-air hiatus for over a year and a half.
The final season of Game of Thrones will premiere on April 14. The post indicates that the makers will unveil the details before the Season 3 of True Detective airs, which is January 13.
We expect more to hear on the matter in the coming days, so stay tuned to Otakukart for further updates. HBO CEO Richard Phepler says, "It's a spectacle". [David Benioff and D.B. Weiss] knew the bar was high. I've watched them twice without any CGI, and I'm in awe.
Giving an indication of the grand scale affairs to come, he told Variety thateverybody is in a for an "extraordinary treat of storytelling and of magical, magical production".
But Entertainment Weekly warns fans not to get their hopes up for a full "Game of Thrones" season trailer on Sunday.
The Game of Thrones Season 8 premiere date is officially April 14, 2019.