The eighth and final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” production will be released Sunday night in the United States after the longest break in the series, one year and nine months.Directed by Miguel Sapochnik and David Nutter and created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the final season consists of six episodes, with a different duration.
The total number of episodes of the series is 73, including those of the last season. They were led by 19 directors. Among the top 330 characters in the first seven seasons, 186 died.
The series, released eight years ago, has so far received 132 nominations for the Emmy and 47 trophies. Production has received six Golden Globe nominations, and actor Peter Dinklage has received a trophy for a supporting role. As a matter of fact, he also starred in most episodes of the series, 67.
“Game of Thrones” tells the story of nine noble families struggling to control Westeros fictional realms, while an old foe returns after a latency period of thousands of years.
The cast includes Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Peter Dinklage and Lena Headey.
Although the series is over, HBO has several projects related to the “Game of Thrones” universe, and the network has already commissioned a prequel written by Jane Goldman, which will take place hundreds of years before the Games of Thrones “.
The documentary “Game of Thrones: The Last Watch” will be released by HBO on May 26th, a few days after the show is over.
The last episode of “Game of Thrones” will be featured on May 19, and the documentary directed by Jeanie Finlay will make the season’s final record.
The two-hour documentary “studies in detail” the fanciful world and the characters of the show.
The series is HBO’s most successful program with 30 million viewers in the United States on average for each episode and fans around the world.
Production is based on George R.R’s novels. Martin from the five-card series “A Song of Ice and Fire.” The writer is also an executive co-producer.