WHY, HBO, WHY?!?
According to Bran the 3-eyed raven who can see into the future (or The Hollywood Reporter, whoever you choose to believe), the new and final season of Game of Thrones may not arrive until 2 0 1 9.
“Production on the fantasy drama’s eighth season is slated to begin in October and run as late as August 2018, sources say. That could push the return of the abbreviated six-episode final run into 2019 with a more than 16-month gap between seasons. (HBO would neither confirm nor deny the rumors.)”
DANGIT. Read the full article here and start your countdown clock… now.