Your Favorite ‘Game of Thrones’ Characters Are Probably Going to Die, Says HBO


Ever since Joffrey had Ned Stark beheaded at the close of season one, the possibility that absolutely anybody could die at any moment has always been a key component of the Game of Thrones offering.

Now it appears that they could all ultimately be headed for the chop, after a senior HBO executive described how characters in the show will die off “one by one” in the show’s eighth and final season.

HBO’s Francesca Orsi, who took part in a panel discussion entitled “The Best of HBO” at the INTV conference in Israel, described a table read of the script of the final episodes, which are scheduled to air in 2019, and was quoted in a report in Variety as saying: “It was a really powerful moment in our lives and our careers. None of the cast had received the scripts prior, and one by one they started falling down to their deaths.”

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