With the final season of Game of Thrones upon us, fans are wondering how many seasons the show will ultimately have. We take a look at the evidence to try and answer this question.
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The number of seasons of Game of Thrones
It is widely believed that there will be a total of seven seasons of Game of Thrones. This belief is based on the fact that the author of the book series upon which the show is based, George R.R. Martin, has said that he plans to write seven books in the series. So far, five books have been published, with the sixth currently in progress. However, it should be noted that Martin has also said that the television show could deviate from his plans for the books, so it is possible that there could be more or fewer seasons of the show than there are books in the series.
The reason for the decrease in the number of seasons
We’ve known for a while that Game of Thrones would be coming to an end after eight seasons, but it now looks like the show might wrap up even sooner than that.
According to a new report from Entertainment Weekly, showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are currently planning to end the series with six seasons, instead of the originally planned eight.
The reason for the decrease in the number of seasons is not yet known, but it’s possible that it has something to do with the increasing number of episodes per season. Season 7 will only have seven episodes, and Season 8 is expected to have six episodes.
The fans’ reaction to the news
The fans’ reaction to the news about the shortened final season of Game of Thrones was one of disappointment and frustration. Many had anticipated that the show would go on for at least another two seasons, if not more. The sudden announcement that there would only be six episodes in the eighth and final season came as a shock to many.
There was a lot of speculation as to why the decision was made to end the show after only six episodes. Some believe that it was because the cast and crew were getting burnt out after working on the show for so many years. Others believe that it was because HBO wanted to make sure that they went out on a high note, and didn’t want to risk dragging the show out for too long and having it lose its quality.
Regardless of the reasons behind the decision, there is no doubt that Game of Thrones will go down as one of the most popular and influential television shows of all time. It has had a massive impact on both pop culture and the entertainment industry, and its legacy is likely to last for many years to come.
The cast’s reaction to the news
The news that Game of Thrones would be ending after its eighth season came as a surprise to many fans of the show. However, it seems that the cast had some idea that this was coming. In a new interview, Kit Harington (Jon Snow) revealed that the cast had a “bittersweet” reaction to the news.
“Most of us were on a break when we heard the news,” Harington said. “I think everyone had kind of suspected it was coming to an end. We knew we had three more seasons, but when they told us, it was like, ‘Oh, right.’ It was bittersweet.”
The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones is set to premiere in 2019.
The crew’s reaction to the news
When it was announced that Game of Thrones would be ending after eight seasons, the cast and crew were just as surprised as the fans. “We all heard the rumors that it was going to be seven [seasons] and we were all hopeful that it would be seven,” said Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow. “But I found out last season and I blabbed.”
Lena Headey, who plays Cersei Lannister, was a bit more tight-lipped about the news. “I couldn’t say anything,” she said. “It’s massive. It’s huge.”
The showrunners also weighed in on the decision to end the show after eight seasons. “We’ve known for quite some time now how many hours, roughly, we want the show to go,” said David Benioff. “We’re trying to tell one cohesive story with a beginning, middle and end.”
D.B. Weiss added that they are “looking at this as an opportunity to do something bold and different”, saying that they are “excited about getting to do something really different from anything else we’ve done before”.
The showrunners’ reaction to the news
Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss released a statement shortly after the news broke, expressing their gratitude to HBO for giving them the opportunity to bring their vision to life.
“We are deeply grateful to everyone who has worked on this show with us,” they said. “From the crew and cast to David Nevins, Casey Bloys,Richard Plepler, Bob Greenblatt, Kevin Reilly, Gus Van Sant, Michael Lombardo, Mark Mylod, Jeremy Podeswa, Matt Shakman, Alan Taylor, Brian Kirk, David Nutter, Miguel Sapochnik, Neil Marshall, Lisa McAtackney and David Petrarca – thank you for making this the best job in the world. We can’t wait to see what the next few years have in store for Westeros.”
The possible reasons for the show’s ending
It’s been reported that the creators of Game of Thrones have a rough outline for how they want the series to end. But no one – not even the cast – knows exactly how many seasons it will take to get there. The show has been renewed through Season 8, which is currently filming, and there have been rumors about a possible spin-off series. So how many seasons will Game of Thrones ultimately have?
There are a few possible reasons for the show’s ending. First, the series is based on a book series by George R.R. Martin that is not yet finished. The show has already caught up to where the books are, so the creators may be planning to end the show when they finish adapting Martin’s material. Second, the show is extremely expensive to produce. It takes place in multiple countries and requires a large cast and crew. So it’s possible that the creators are planning to end the show before it becomes too costly to produce. Third, many of the show’s stars are nearing the end of their contracts. So it’s possible that the creators are planning to end the show before they have to renegotiate those contracts.
No one knows for sure how many seasons Game of Thrones will ultimately have, but we’ll find out soon enough!
The impact of the show’s ending on the cast and crew
While it’s hard to imagine “Game of Thrones” ending, the show must come to an end at some point. And when it does, it will have a profound impact on the cast and crew who have dedicated themselves to bringing the story to life.
“Game of Thrones” is one of the most popular shows on television, and its success has been a boon to the careers of its cast and crew. But with the show coming to an end, they will have to find new projects to keep them busy.
Many of the show’s cast members have already started to branch out into other projects. Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, has starred in two blockbuster movies: “Me Before You” and “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow, has starred in several movies, including “Pompeii” and “Seventh Son.” And Lena Headey, who plays Cersei Lannister, has starred in such films as “The Purge: Anarchy” and “300.”
But not all of the cast members are as fortunate. Some, like Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) and Maisie Williams (Arya Stark), are still relatively unknown outside of the “Game of Thrones” fandom. It remains to be seen whether they will be able to parlay their success on the show into successful careers in film and television.
The same can be said for the crew. Many of them will no doubt find work on other shows and movies, but “Game of Thrones” was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for many of them. It’s hard to imagine they’ll ever be able to replicate the success they had with the show.
In short, the end of “Game of Thrones” will have a significant impact on those involved with the show. It’s impossible to predict what sort of impact it will have on their careers, but one thing is certain: things will never be quite the same for them again.
The possible impact of the show’s ending on the fans
The possible impact of the show’s ending on the fans has been a hot topic of discussion ever since it was announced that the eighth and final season would be shorter than usual. Some have argued that this means that the writers are rushing to finish the story, while others believe that it could mean that they are trying to prevent spoilers from leaking out. However, no one can say for sure how the fans will react until the show actually ends.
The possible legacy of the show
While the show has not officially announced an end date, there has been talk about the possible legacy of the show.
The showrunners have said that they would like to end the show after eight seasons, but it is possible that the show could go on for longer. The network has said that they are open to the possibility of more seasons, but they have not officially renewed the show for a ninth season.
It is also possible that the show could end sooner than expected if the ratings drop or if the cast and crew decide to move on to other projects.
only time will tell how many seasons of Game of Thrones there will be.