What can fans expect from season seven of Game of Thrones? According to Watchers on the Wall, the upcoming season of the HBO TV show will contain the series’ longest episodes to date.
The new season will be the second-to-last for the popular fantasy drama, which stars Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Aidan Gillen, Kit Harington, Diana Rigg, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, and Iain Glen.
Per Watchers on the Wall, the penultimate episode Game of Thrones‘ seventh season will be 71 minutes long and the finale will be 81 minutes. The longest episode up ’til now has been the season six finale, which had a running time of 68 minutes. So even though fans are getting three less episodes than a normal season, some of those episodes will be significantly longer than usual.
Season seven of Game of Thrones premieres on HBO on July 16th at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
What do you think? Do you watch Game of Thrones? Are you excited for the new season?