Wednesday, 24 April, 2019

New photos from 'Game of Thrones' season 8 have just been released

The prequel will be set thousands of years before the events of Game of Thrones The prequel will be set thousands of years before the events of Game of Thrones
Lora Ball | 08 February, 2019, 08:56

Naomi Watts and Josh Whitehouse have been cast in the prequel series.

Details are still vague on the prequel's story, which was rumored to be titled The Long Night.

And while we don't have a full trailer yet - something that's causing no small amount of grief among Game of Thrones fans on social media - HBO has now at least given us a new set of official images from the upcoming season to enjoy.

"Taking place thousands of years before the events of Game of Thrones, the series chronicles the world's descent from the golden Age of Heroes into its darkest hour", the show's official description reads.

There are also a couple of shots of Queen Cersei as she continues to plot her course to remain on the Iron Throne while also carrying a child courtesy of her brother Jamie.

Phillies acquire catcher J.T. Realmuto from Marlins
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Raptors finalizing trade with Grizzlies for Marc Gasol
Basically, it remains to be seen both where Big Spain fits in with the Raptors and how his offensive skills will be utilized. According to reports, the Grizzlies will send multi-time All-Star big man Marc Gasol to the Toronto Raptors .

Bucks acquire Mirotic from Pelicans
Milwaukee will send Jason Smith and Stanley Johnson , whom it acquired Wednesday, over in return. Smith was acquired by the Bucks from the Wizards in a three-team trade on December 7, 2018.

Kit Harington has played Jon Snow since Game Of Thrones began in 2011.

HBO has been meticulous about avoiding spoilers for its premiere franchise so it is no surprise the newly released pictures do not reveal anything beyond the characters who will be returning. Her brother Jaime has left her alone in King's Landing to take part in the big battle against the White Walkers as he is seen in a costume similar to the ones in the North. S.J. Clarkson is directing the pilot of the prequel from Kingsman: The Secret Service and Kick-Ass writer Jane Goldman.

Directed by Miguel Sapochnik, David Nutter and creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the new season is comprised of only six, longer episodes instead of the traditional eight.

The series returns to Sky Atlantic in Ireland and the United Kingdom on April 15.

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