The date was announced on Facebook Live, where users were asked to write “FIRE” in the comments in order to reveal the date, which was hidden beneath a melting block of ice.
After a few unsuccessful livestreams, the date for the new season was unveiled.
Last summer, fans learned that the new season of the show would not only be delayed but it would also be shorter than what fans are used to. It will be just seven episodes long instead of the usual ten.
David Benioff, a showrunner for the hit series, told Variety last year, “I think we’re down to our final 13 episodes after this season. We’re heading into the final lap.” While that’s what Benioff said the show was aiming for, he also added that nothing was “set in stone.”
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