After a lot of speculation and assumption, HBO made it official Thursday, announcing that the epic TV show based on George R.R. Martin's book will not return until 2019.
The news was largely welcomed by the entertainment press, with critics satisfied that the lay-off would mean a higher-quality final season.
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Guardiola said last week that the striker will decide his own future, but remains a key player in his plans this season. The injuries could speed up a move for Arsenal attacker Sanchez, who was close to joining City in the summer.
The final season of the show will feature veterans of the show behind the scenes when it airs in 2019.
"When you think about it, up until last season we would have six months to do 10 episodes, so we are doing way more than that for six episodes".
All the fans of Game of Thrones out there, here's the latest update on your favorite show.
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Game of Thrones fans have been waiting patiently to find out if the show was coming on 2018 or 2019.HBO has now confirmed that Game of Thrones Season 8 is coming in 2019.
Executive producers include Benioff and Weiss, as well as Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doegler, and Bernadette Caulfield, while Game of Thrones author George RR Martin will be co-executive producer, along with Cogman, Guymon Casady, and Vince Gerardis.
In the other news, GOT fans who are disappointed with the delayed release of the show, here's something to cheer up. Benioff and Weiss will also write the new season along with Bryan Cogman and Dave Hill. Most of the seasons aired in Spring, but Season 7 wasn't available until the Summer of 2017.
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Production of the final season started in October and filming is expected to last until mid-2018.
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