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HBO released another series eight teaser, entitled Crypts of Winterfell, alongside the official release date for Game Of Thrones on Sunday night and the fandom was shook.
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Although the new season will only run six episodes, each one is reportedly 90 minutes long, effectively making them six television movies. There is plenty to speculate on, but what we do know for certain is that Season 8 will consist of a mere 6 episodes, however, they will all be extended in length.
Jon, Sansa and Arya meet at the end of the crypt, where they come face to face with statues of their own.
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It's safe to say that the final season of Game of Thrones has a lot to deliver and not a lot of time to do it, so let the countdown to the premiere begin!
In a brief clip of the new seasons, released last week during the Golden Globes, HBO showed Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow arriving in Winterfell. The service had previously said only that the show will return in April.More news: The Accidental Prime Minster Public review