apologies for the blatantly mean tweet but THIS is what her boyfriend looks like? incredible scenes, truly representing all the ambitious and stunning millenial women shackled to boyfriends who look like bin raccoons out there pic.twitter.com/k7yjrQRtpB
If any of them had listened to Sansa they would still have two dragons, a fleet, Missandei's head on her shoulders, a chance to win against Cersei and Daenerys’ sanity #DemThronespic.twitter.com/HUAKVJdtZo
The wait is over! Game of Thrones has returned and the good people of Twitter dot com are freaking out, and rightfully so. Here are ten of the most hilarious reactions people had to last night’s episode.
For a lil bit Sansa reigned over Winterfell and her and her sis were a bad bitch duo&now blondie rolls up with her dragons and eating all their food lol nah sorry it isn't a weird plot device she would be prickly despite rationally knowing they had little choice.She still young
There is only a month to go until the Game of Thrones’ Season 8 premiere, and there are countless theories, teasers, clues and speculation about what’s to come.
But of course, since this is Game of Thrones we’re talking about, there’s nothing hinting that a happy ending is in store!
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Here’s everything so look forward to for Game of Thrones Season Finale!
This season might break you.
Actress Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark said in an interview with Entertainment Weekly, “There are moments you’re just broken down as a human and just want to cry.”
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And we thought the series up to now was hard to swallow, but it seems like this season finale will end with a bit of heartbreak for all of us watching!
2. Jon Snow will learn the truth about his lineage.
In a Twitter post by James Hibberd, Entertainment Weekly’s Editor, Kit Harrington is quoted revealing that the ice and fire power couple (Daenerys and Jon) will learn the shocking truth about one another.
We’ll just have to see if dating your Aunt/Nephew is a deal breaker for either of them. And speaking of deal breakers, there’s Jaimie Lannister, who left Cersei Lannister in order to uphold his promise in aiding the North in the battle against the White Walkers.
3. Jaimie Lannister finally breaking away from Cersei Lannister.
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While some fans may see this as his breakup with his sister (which will always be a cringeworthy topic for everyone), actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau feels differently. In an interview with Indie Wire Coster-Walder says:
I think that you never finish with your family even if you want to…for Jaimie…[h]e’ll never be able to not have Cersei be a part of what makes him what he is.
Chances are Jaimie and Cersei will cross paths again, as to what their relationship will be at that point is still a big question. A lot of paths crossing will be taking place in Season 8 as well.
4. Allies and Enemies will finally share screen time.
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Director David Nutter has revealed that “there’s one scene where there’s so many of them together it feels like you’re watching a superhero movie.” Does this mean that new alliances will be formed? Will petty disputes finally be put to the side? Or perhaps there will be more drama!
(I’d put my money on the drama.)
5. Another intense battle like “Battle of the Bastards” will take place.
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Emmy winner Miguel Sapochnik, who directed the episode “Battle of the Bastards”, as well as the episode “Hardhome”, was brought in to create a nonstop battle between the show’s heroes and the Army of the Dead.
According to Entertainment Weekly in their First Look at Season 8, the battle is described as “unprecedented and relentless”
6. We Will Find Out Who Will Claim The Iron Throne.
Hyping up the premiere, HBO put out the Ad Campaign #ForTheThrone. It’s been the question that everyone alludes back to for the end of the series, both for the show and the book. More recently, HBO shared a post on Instagram giving every main character a few seconds of time on the throne.
Game of Thrones currently stands as one of the most popular shows in the world. The penultimate season brought in an average of ten million viewers across seven episodes, with the final episode, The Dragon and the Wolf, garnering over twelve million viewers. Hype for the eighth and final season is astronomical by this point, with fans all across the world eager to see how the grand saga will reach its conclusion. But as the war prepares to rage with Jon Snow, Arya Stark, and Daenerys Targaryen up against the forces of the Night King, a different kind of battle has been waging in real life: the fight to bring to life the final season and make it a worthy finale to one of the most successful series of all time.
As revealed in this article from Entertainment Weekly, bringing the epic TV series to its conclusion has not been easy. Showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss have revealed that their battle scenes will be the most elaborate sequences yet, while Miguel Sapochnik, one of the directors for the season, has revealed he will be staging the epic battle of Winterfell, where our heroes will be going against the unstoppable undead armies of the Night King. Sapochnik estimates the length of the sequence will surpass the similarly elaborate Helm’s Deep siege from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and it seems the crew is feeling the pressure that comes with creating such a set piece. The crew had been working eleven weeks at night in the rural countryside, enduring freezing weather conditions, general exhaustion, and gruelling hours.
Still, the sequence in question should be worth it. According to the article, Bryan Cogman says:
‘This final face-off between the Army of the Dead and the army of the living is completely unprecedented and relentless and a mixture of genres even within the battle. There are sequences built within sequences built within sequences. David and Dan [wrote] an amazing puzzle and Miguel came in and took it apart and put it together again. It’s been exhausting but I think it will blow everybody away.’
The producers hope the effort will be worth it, but that doesn’t make their jobs any easier. For sequences this elaborate, any small mistake can disrupt the entire operation, as showcased when the shoot was forced to pause when a police helicopter buzzed the set. Or when a crew member among the seven hundred and fifty extras fainted from remaining still for too long, forcing medics to be called in.
The individual actors have been suffering too. Maisie Williams who plays Arya Stark, has been absent from battle scenes in the past due to her character’s training plot but now, she takes the plunge. Williams was forced to undergo a full year’s training ahead of time and has found the shoots ‘physically draining’. Iain Glen reveals the crew don’t get to bed until seven in the morning and he himself only gets a few hours before he’s back at it the next day. Other actors have been quoted as saying they hope they never have to do anything like this again.
But amidst all this chaos, all this news sound incredibly exciting. A battle sequence to surpass Helm’s Deep? All the characters we’ve loved finally coming together? And of course, the ultra kept secret of the show’s finale. Cast and crew have been utterly mum about it, naturally, but the article quotes Weiss as saying that he expects much fan debate if it was ‘A or an A+ finale’. Hopefully, the behind the scenes madness will be well worth to bring home the epic fantasy saga to its much speculated conclusion. We also hope the actors get some much needed rest!
Sixty-Five days and counting. We’re almost two months away from the final season of Game of Thrones and HBO is fanning the giant-dragon-wingspan-sized-hype flames with new promotional photos. The pictures reveal almost nothing, aside from the characters who will be returning and the fact that winter has evidently arrived.
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The worldwide TV phenomenon based on George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire saga is on its way to a legendary close. As always, we are forever grateful to “the American Tolkien” for the magic he brings to the screen.
Game Of Thrones season eight premieres on April 14th.