“Clearly every single episode of the six you’ve got left in Season 8 is gonna be monumental and needs somebody at the helm who’s done that kind of high-stakes, high-octane direction before for us.”
John also added that each episode would be like a series finale.
He said: “I think what we used to call Episode nine in Game of Thrones folklore — the episode when everything comes to a head and you get a lot of spectacular sequences — I think you’re gonna get six ‘Episode 9s’ this year.”
Six fan theories around Game of Thrones’ eighth and final series
The last time Thrones fans saw Sam Tarly was when he was discussing Jon Snow’s true parentage with Bran Stark in Winterfell.
But fans may have to wait until 2019 to discover what will happen between the pair when the final season airs.
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