Game of Thrones Season 8 First Look Footage Released by HBO

Sheila Mcguire
August 27, 2018

We hope with our heart that this is the scene when Jon returns to Winterfell because that ought to follow the first meeting between Arya Stark and Jon since they parted ways in the first episode of season one!

HBO President of Programming Casey Bloys previously stated that season 8 would debut in the first half of 2019, which isn't that far off, now.

HBO has dropped a two-minute teaser trailer showcasing its upcoming projects including Game of Thrones, Big Little Lies, The Deuce, and more.

Sophie Turner recently told Digital Spy Season 8 shows Sansa as "a real, true leader of Winterell now".

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It's the briefest look at the new season.

The eighth and final season of HBO's Game of Thrones may still be gestating in the fiery pits of development, but that hasn't stopped the network from banging the drum for what will no doubt be one of 2019's biggest TV events... if not the biggest.

The promo was unveiled ahead of the Sharp Objects finale, according to Entertainment Weekly.

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: (L-R) Honorees David Benioff, Emilia Clarke and D. B. Weiss pose with awards during 18th Annual AFI Awards at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on January 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. But the footage of an unhappy Sansa hugging a morose Jon is sure to keep fans speculating.

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'In two years we'll be eligible for the season 8 work, ' he said during an interview with Huffington Post, 'which we're just beginning now'.

Joe continued: "We're going to be toiling away on season eight until May of 2019, so it's eight or nine months away".

In order for a show to be eligible for the Emmy nominations next year, it must air a majority of its episodes by May 31. The spin-off which will be set 10,000 years before the events of Game of Thrones. It's a blink-and-you'll-miss-it reunion between Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner), both looking a little anxious since, y'know, the Wall came down at the end of Season 7.

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