Have you circled the entire month of April on your 2019 calendar while waiting patiently for more news about the final season of “Game of Thrones
”? Good, because David Nutter
— a frequent director on the D.B. Weiss and Damon Benioff-created series — hosted a Reddit
Ask Me Anything on Tuesday, giving up some hints about Season 8.
Nutter — the director behind the Ad Council
’s new short film “Rising,” which will air on Showtime
this Friday — directed Episodes 1, 2 and 4 of the HBO
fantasy epic’s final season. He previously directed iconic installments like Season 2’s “The Rains of Castamere,” aka The Red Wedding, and the Season 5 finale “Mother’s Mercy,” which kicked off the “Is Jon Snow
dead?” debate and won Nutter an Emmy.
Here’s what we learned from Nutter’s Ama.
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' Final Season to Premiere in April 2019
1. The final six episodes will be over an hour each.