HBO drama ‘Game of Thrones’ will not return until 2019, and it will be for its final season.
According to HBO, the hit television series will end with Season 8.
Season 7 which had only seven episodes was concluded in August.
A statement by HBO reads: “The epic fantasy series Game of Thrones will return for its six-episode, eighth and final season in 2019.
“David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, David Nutter and Miguel Sapochnik will be the directors for the new season. Writers for the new season are David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, Bryan Cogman and Dave Hill.
“The executive producers of the series are David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger and Bernadette Caulfield. Co-executive producers are Bryan Cogman, Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis and George R.R. Martin.”
In July, hackers infiltrated HBO, stole and leaked some episodes of Season 7, albeit in poor quality.
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