In the mythical continent of Westeros, several powerful families fight for control of the Seven Kingdoms. As conflict erupts in the kingdoms of men, an ancient enemy rises once again to threaten them all. Meanwhile, the last heirs of a recently usurped dynasty plot to take back their homeland from across the Narrow Sea.
Season 8, which consists of eight episodes, will be directed by Daid Nutter (three episodes), Miguel Sapochnik (two episodes), and co-creators David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, who are helming the finale. “Game of Thrones” returns sometime next year, though an official premiere date has yet to be announced.