LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) – HBO’s hit Emmy-winning drama Game Of Thrones will debut its eighth and last season beginning in April, the community introduced in a trailer launched on-line on Tuesday (Nov 13).
The video featured footage from earlier seasons of the expensive battles that preceded the approaching showdown for management of the fictional kingdom of Westeros.
The community didn’t reveal a selected date for the ultimate season’s premiere, which is able to run for six episodes.
Game Of Thrones, which has received a number of Emmy awards, is HBO’s largest hit ever with some 30 million viewers within the United States and a military of devoted followers worldwide.
The sequence is predicated on novels by George RR Martin in a sequence referred to as A Song Of Ice And Fire.
HBO, the premium cable community owned by AT&T, plans to place a big bodily and social-media advertising and marketing effort behind the upcoming season.
Starting Nov 27, promotions will probably be unfold all through New York’s Grand Central Station, and 250,000 Game Of Thrones mass transit MetroCards will probably be issued.
Several spinoffs of the sequence are within the works.
HBO, owned by AT&T, stated in June that it had given a pilot order to a prequel that can happen hundreds of years earlier than the occasions of the present sequence.