Published: Thu, December 07, 2017
Culture | By Stewart Greene

'Game of Thrones' star says final season won't premiere until 2019

'Game of Thrones' star says final season won't premiere until 2019

"This season, there's a new threat, and all of a sudden she finds herself somewhat back in the deep end", Turner said. In a recent interview with Variety, Turner spoke about the upcoming season 8 of the series, Sansa's struggles and the future ahead.

"I'm not joking, we will stay six or seven months", added the lovely redhead.

In an interview with Variety, Sophie Turner (aka Sansa Stark, boss lady extraordinaire and totally the rightful heir to Winterfell and the North) confirmed that the wait for Game of Thrones Season 8 will be a long one. For comparison, the budget for this year's stellar Wolverine send-off Logan was $97 million, per Box Office Mojo, and season eight of Game of Thrones will cost at least $90 million. X-Men: Dark Phoenix in November 2018. She was back at Winterfell, and was the Lady there with a strong army to command.

Her quote follows news that GoT - which is now shooting its final six episodes - will continue filming until the summer of 2018 (which also suggested that the show wouldn't be back until the following year given the amount of post-production work required for each season). On the eighth season working a huge number of people to make the final of the Saga is incredibly spectacular and epic. And without Littlefinger, it's a test for her of whether she can get through it ...

As everyone is conscious that this is the last season of GoT, Turner revealed that "it was very, very emotional" when they all had the read-through for it.

Turner isn't the first person involved with the show who has suggested the delayed start date, as other members of the cast have previously indicated that it was likely as well.

Liam Cunninham, Sophie Turner, Jacob Anderson and Conleth Hill speaking onstage at Comic-Con International 2017 Game Of Thrones panel And Q+A Session at San Diego Convention Centre. We're all staying in town a little longer, going out for more meals, trying to get together more.

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