“Thrones” Final Season Set For April

HBO has announced that the eighth and final season of its big-budget fantasy drama “Game of Thrones” will kick off in April next year – the same month most of the previous seasons (bar the seventh) have premiered.

Along with announcing the premiere month, the network has debuted a new series recap video which you can see below. The final season is expected to consist of six episodes with many of near feature-length.

The network has greenlit a pilot set 1,000 years before the events of the show, with Naomi Watts and Josh Whitehouse starring.

Source: Twitter