Newly anointed programming chief Casey Bloys has confirmed that the eighth season of the HBO series will be the last one.The end is close to for “Game of Thrones”.
He made the announcement on the Tv Critics Affiliation press tour in Beverly Hills here on Saturday when requested if the eighth season will probably be final,
“Sure, I feel (showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss) have a really specific plan concerning the number of seasons they need to do,” Bloys mentioned.
He added: “If I might get them to do extra, I might take 10 seasons, but we need to take their lead with what they can do and what the very best version of the show is.”
Bloys additionally admitted that he has had talks about a potential spinoff or prequel series with Benioff and Weiss, but “there are not any concrete plans” for any “Game of Thrones” follow-up yet.
The HBO chief additionally confirmed that the delay in manufacturing on season seven would take “Game of Thrones” out of the Emmy race subsequent 12 months.
Inspired by novelist George R.R. Martin’s bestselling series, the HBO series narrates a gripping story of seven kingdoms and royals vying for the Iron throne. It weaves collectively various feelings — from love, politics, revenge, hatred and value of household — right into a bloody tale which has caught the fancy of a number of folks throughout the globe.
“Game of Thrones” received 23 Emmy nominations for its sixth season this year. The premiere of the seventh season is slated for summer time 2017 on HBO internationally and on Star World Premiere HD in India.