Speaking to Variety, Sophie Turner seemed to confirm months of speculation that Game of Thrones won't launch its eighth and final season next year, but will instead hold the much anticipated series finale until 2019. X-Men: Dark Phoenix in November 2018.
"I'm not joking, we will stay six or seven months", added the attractive redhead.
In an interview with Variety, Turner admitted that it was going to be "tricky" for her character.
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"And without Littlefinger, it's a test for her of whether she can get through it". For reference, Season 7 began on July 16 and concluded August 27 of this year, meaning it's possible we could go two years between Thrones seasons, despite Season 8 being only six episodes long. "Then I have a couple indie movies coming out".
She also revealed that the ambiance of the movie sets it's also a little bit more special than in comparison to the other seasons.
"We started in October, so we're maybe like a tenth of the way through", Turner joked when asked how filming was progressing on Season 8. It is also reported that the new season of "Game of thrones" will be the most expensive in television history.
"All of the Americans wanted to come over". Since Game of Thrones season 7 aired last summer, the show is competing in the 2018 Emmy awards, which air next fall - which allows HBO to focus GoT publicity efforts on its Emmy campaign next year rather than promoting a new season at the same time.
Turner isn't the first person involved with the show who has suggested the delayed start date, as other members of the cast have previously indicated that it was likely as well. Then we try to profit, to be together more, to go to the table together more often ...
Looks like fans will have to wait until 2019 for the next season of the HBO fantasy drama. "We're all trying not to take it for granted any more".