Ahead of its Season Eight arrival, Game of Thrones has damaged a brand new report for HBO. The premium cable community confirmed to SYFY WIRE that the complete trailer for the brand new season (unveiled earlier this week) acquired 81 million views throughout Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube within the first 24 hours of arriving on-line.
This huge determine was sufficient to *ahem* dethrone the earlier report holder: Thrones‘ Season 7 trailer, which mustered a decent 61 million views throughout the first 24 hours.
In the previous few days alone, a deluge of details about the upcoming season has been made obtainable. For occasion, followers are getting ready themselves for the large Battle of Winterfell episode, which can discover the dwelling of Westeros preventing towards the undead military of the Night King. And whereas we’re with regards to the zombie-controlling antagonist, the actor who performs him, Vladimir Furdik, revealed that he is after a particular “target.”
David Nutter, who directed three of Season 8’s assortment of six episodes teased quite a lot of epic moments that longtime followers have been dying to see.
“There are a lot of firsts in these episodes,” he mentioned. “There’s the funniest sequence I’ve ever shot on this present, essentially the most emotional and compelling scene I’ve ever shot, and there’s one scene the place there’s so many [major characters] collectively it feels such as you’re watching a superhero film.”
If you are making an attempt to guess what’ll occur, you could be out of luck. Kit Harington (Jon Snow) admitted earlier within the week that every one of his theories turned out to be lifeless incorrect earlier than he truly learn the scripts. According to Harington, his spouse, Rose Leslie (Ygritte), has posited each single doable end result apart from what truly transpires.
Season Eight of the favored excessive fantasy collection premieres on HBO Sunday, April 14. It’s in all probability protected to imagine that the six last episodes of the present would possibly draw within the greatest audiences ever for the reason that program first debuted again in 2011.