Fire and Ice Collide in Game of Thrones Season Eight Teaser

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Today, showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss appeared alongside Maisie Williams and John Bradley at São Paulo Expo in Brazil, an offshoot of San Diego Comic-Con.

In teasing the show's eighth and final season, which premieres April 2019, it looks like HBO made a decision to take on the A Song of Fire and Ice bit pretty literally. Will fire or ice prevail, and will that mean life or death for Westeros and beyond?

The new clip gets symbolic, showing ice consuming statues of a wolf and a dragon on the Painted Table at Dragonstone, while fire engulfs a lion, rushing to meet the incoming chill.

HBO confirmed the award-winning fantasy epic would return to screens next year, bringing to a conclusion a saga that began in 2011. The season 8 will premiere on April 2019. HBO channel confirmed the news of the special episode but it won't air on the network - it will only be available as part of the complete series home video box set, which will package all eight seasons together, reported people.com.

The final season of the HBO drama s perhaps the most eagerly awaited finale in television history so they literally could have put out anything - anything at all - and people would have leapt to all kinds of conclusions. If the result is dragonglass, it's worth noting that's one of the few ways White Walkers can be killed.

In the meantime if you need a content fix and it just won't go away you can visit JOE's dedicated Game of Thrones hub right here.

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