Video Extra: Game of Thrones final season trailer

Posted at 5:35 AM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-14 07:52:16-05

HBO released its first official tease trailer for the eighth and final season of its hit Emmy-winning drama “Game of Thrones” on Sunday.

The debut date for the much-anticipated six-episode season has been set for Sunday, April 14.

The tease was directed by David Nutter, who won an Emmy in 2015 for his work on the season five finale “Mother’s Mercy”.

“Game of Thrones,” which has won multiple Emmy awards, is HBO’s biggest hit ever with some 30 million viewers in the United States and an army of devoted fans worldwide.

The series is based on novels by George R.R. Martin in a series called “A Song of Ice and Fire.”