New ‘Game of Thrones’ final season teaser promises epic battle


The preview, which debuted at the São Paulo Expo offshoot of Comic Con in Brazil, begins with ice overtaking the land of Westros, before freezing a wolf representing House Stark solid.

The eight season of the popular fantasy drama will premiere in April, nearly two years after season seven.

Winter is almost here!

We've been waiting. and waiting. and waiting. and now the first trailer for Game of Thrones Season 8 has arrived and, well, it doesn't give much away. It doesn't contain any new footage, so those looking to avoid spoilers don't have anything to worry about. The teaser starts off with ice and fire sweeping across the map of fictional world Westeros, possibly a take on the "A Song of Ice and Fire" book series that the show is based on.

All good? Let's point out a few things you may have noticed. Then the perspective shifts and we see flames engulf the south.

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It's all a big tease of a brewing battle between Daenerys, the North, and the Lannisters as they fight each other and the looming threat of the White Walkers during season eight of the HBO series.

Game of Thrones season 7 ended with the Night King breaking down The Wall by melting it with the dragon's fire.

There, Benioff and Weiss revealed how they first imagined the series ending at the end of the third season.

Is it getting chilly in here, or is it just Game of Thrones' latest teaser trailer?

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