Game of Thrones Season 6 is soon to premiere as the world awaits new insight into Westeros. However, our time with the show is soon to end as showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have stated that the series has only 10-15 hours left after the sixth edition.
“In the beginning, we hoped that if the show worked, we’d get seven seasons to tell the tale. Seven kingdoms, seven gods, seven books – seven felt like a lucky number” the duo told The Hollywood Reporter.
Both Weiss and Benioff mentioned that with the completion of season 6, Game of Thrones will have 60 hours of completed storytelling. That will leave 13 more episodes for the seventh season meaning that 10-15 more hours will wrap the series up, according to gamespot.com.
In a recent announcement, HBO told that it has renewed Game of Thrones Season 7. However, there was no mention regarding how many episodes the season will have. If we take into consideration all the seasons until now, we know that every season has 10 one-hour episodes.
Game of Thrones is a massive sensation amongst viewers all across of the world. On being asked as to why Benioff and Weiss are considering moving away from such a successful show, the duo highlighted that they are not “walking away”. On the contrary, they are just approaching the finishing line.
“We’re not walking away. We’re approaching the finishing line. From the outset, our hope was to tell a complete story –beginning, middle, and end. We are writing the final act now, and the last thing we want to do is stay on stage after the play is over.” Weiss and Benioff said.
The Game of Thrones Season 6 premieres on HBO on April 24, 2016.
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