David Benioff

Game of Thrones won’t return until 2019 – official

Game of Thrones’ final winter is coming – but not until 2019. An announcement from US premium cable channel HBO has confirmed long suspected rumours that the show would not return in 2018. The eighth season of the fantasy epic, which follows a number of great houses warring for control of the Iron Throne on […]

GOT creators re-team with HBO for Confederate

Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are set to reteam with HBO for new series Confederate, an alt-history original drama series. Confederate will be written by Benioff and Weiss, who will also act as executive producers on the series. The show chronicles events leading to the third American Civil War. It takes […]

Game of Thrones preps short finale, Ed Sheeran to guest

The final season of Game of Thrones will have just six episodes, the fewest of any run of the fantasy epic. The showrunners of the HBO series confirmed the news yesterday in a session at the South by Southwest Festival in Austen, Texas. They also announced that pop star Ed Sheeran will make a guest […]

Game of Thrones ending confirmed

As expected, flagship HBO drama Game of Thrones will end after its eighth season. Showrunner David Benioff and D.B. Weiss had previously indicated the story would wrap after eight seasons, though US premium cabler HBO had hoped to extend the run to ten. HBO’s recently appointed president of programming Casey Bloys has now confirmed Benioff […]

HBO confirms shorter Game of Thrones season

The next season of HBO juggernaut Game of Thrones will be shorter than previous runs and launch later in the year than usual. Producers had already intimated the shortened seventh run would shoot later in than the normal cycle to reflect colder, winter weather important to plotlines. This has now been confirmed, with production taking […]