HBO has released a brand new 2019 preview reel, giving us a glimpse of what to expect from their highly-anticipated new and continuing original series. First up is a first look at Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen featuring Jeremy Irons as Ozymandias. The teaser also provided the first footage from the upcoming final season of the premium cable network’s multi-awarded fantasy series Game of Thrones. The short scene gave us a glimpse of Sansa and Daenerys’ first meeting. Check out the video below!
The teaser also consists of clips from new seasons of True Detective, Big Little Lies, and Veep, plus new shows like Zendaya’s Euphoria and Helen Mirren’s miniseries Catherine the Great are also teased.
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Watchmen is created by Damon Lindelof from Alan Moore and Dave Gibbon’s limited comic book series of the same name. Lindelof also serves as the writer, showrunner, and executive producer with Tom Spezialy, Stephen Williams, and Joseph Iberti also executive producing. Nicole Kassell will executive produce and direct the pilot. The series comes from Lindelof’s White Rabbit in association with Warner Bros. Television and is based on the DC Comics characters. The TV series adaptation is set to premiere sometime this year.
At the end of last season, Daenerys’ (Emilia Clarke) dragons and her immense army were finally on the way to Westeros, where Cersei (Lena Headey) has now become Queen after the death of her children. The Night King’s (Vladimir Furdik in Season 6) army is heading south, and a battle appears to be imminent. The executive producers of Game of Thrones Season 8 are David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger and Bernadette Caulfield; co-executive producers are Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis, George R.R. Martin and Bryan Cogman; and producers are Chris Newman, Greg Spence and Lisa McAtackney.
Game of Thrones‘ eighth and final season will debut on April 2019.