Actor Kit Harington, who plays the role of Jon Snow, in popular television series Game Of Thrones said that the makers reduced the numbers of episode in the upcoming seventh season so that they could spend more on individual episodes, reports Entertainment Tonight. "So, the whole scale of it is up", Harington says. The new season will only feature seven episodes instead of the usual ten as the show nears its end.
Beginning chronologically with the Mad King's rule, the teaser uses voiceovers to touch on significant events of the previous six seasons-including Ned Stark's beheading, the Red Wedding and Cersei Lannister's ascension to the Iron Throne-as giant stone versions of the major house sigils crumble to ash. "The first time we saw that was one of the very first scenes in the pilot, when Will the ranger sees the Wildling body parts in an odd pattern displayed by the White Walkers", he said.More news: The Latest Optical Illusion Stumping the Internet Is This Photo of Strawberries
In a gimmick The New York Times called "memorably misguided", the United States cable network revealed all in a Facebook Live video showing a block of ice which viewers had to melt by commenting "Fire" to reveal the date.
Turns out, the new Game of Thrones teaser poster that popped online earlier this week was just the tip of the iceberg.More news: Oppo F3 and F3 Plus with Dual front camera setup coming soon
While fans may lament the wait for a new season, other shows are likely rejoicing, as the air dates disqualify the set of seven episodes from the 2017 Emmy Awards. Back in July, showrunners D B Weiss and David Benioff said the reason the show was delayed was due to logistics.More news: AMD Ryzen 5 1600X and 1500X Scheduled to Arrive Soon
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