Say it isn’t so, Game of Thrones will be having a shorter season seven. Director Jack Bender, who worked on Season six episodes “The Door” and “Blood of My Blood,” is speaking out explaining that it will be a shorter season seven.
This is in response to an interview Vanity Fair, when Bender was asked if he would be returning for the next season.
“I don’t know the answer to that. They’re only doing seven [episodes], and they’ve got their regulars who have done it forever.”
While fans are waiting on every episode to see what happens with our favorite Thrones characters, creator George RR. Martin has promised that these last seasons will be epic and will feature some major twists. George RR. Martin has told showrunners of Thrones three major twists that will be taking place throughout the series. Two have already been reveled to fans but the final twist won’t be shown until the very end of the series.
The first twist came at the hand of Stannis Barathon who sacrificed his daughter Shireen. This took place during the show’s fifth season. The second major twist was show in the “The Door.” Fans found out the origins of Hodor and the White Walkers. The backstory for Hodor was heartbreaking and made for one of the most emotional scenes in Thrones history. The third is yet to be discovered.
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Game of Thrones airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on HBO.