Sophie Turner Claims Season 8 Premieres in 2019


"For the first time in "Game of Thrones" history, we had everyone there".

"When we all had the read-through for the final season, it was very, very emotional", she says.

Although typically just in charge of overseeing the writer's room and scripting the bulk of the show's more significant episodes, Benioff and Weiss have directed one episode each since Game of Throne's inception.

When asked about her 2018 excitement levels, Turner said: "Yeah, I'm really excited". However, she was quick to confirm that the series would actually be returning to HBO in 2019. In her new interview, Turner reveals that the calm that has descended upon the North will be short-lived. We won't fault the creatives for taking their time to get it right and stick the landing. I learned so many lessons just by watching him act.

Luckily, those rumours have hopefully been put to rest, because Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) has revealed to Variety that the release date is more likely to be the previously stated "2019". I know we've all thought about this, but have you really considered the facts? But Turner has confirmed the latter.

"We started in October, so we're maybe like a tenth of the way through".

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The final season is already two months into shooting, and Turner said the cast and crew are well aware of the impending end of the series.

The lucky victor will also get return flights for two people, transfers, hotel dinner for one evening and a visit to the Game of Thrones tapestry plus a tour of numerous spectacular shooting locations which feature in Game of Thrones.

Well, there you have it.

Rumours concerning the final six episodes of HBO's expansive fantasy drama, which made its debut way back in 2011, began when the seventh season concluded back in August.

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