There’s been some back and forth on Game of Thrones Season 7 having longer runtimes than previous years, but the full episode breakdown brings good news. Season 7 may have been hacked down to seven episodes, but at least two of them will be the series’ longest outings to date.
Game of Thrones may not drive the same spoiler search in Season 7 as Jon Snow’s Season 6 fate, though the HBO drama still suffers some of TV’s worst leaks. Star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is aware of the problem, but teases that genuine spoilers are awash enough in internet fakery to blend in.
Now that Game of Thrones is formally winding down into shortened seasons, HBO’s interest in a spinoff extension of the franchise will only rise. Series heads David Benioff and Dan Weiss have adamantly distanced themselves from any more Thrones after Season 8, but HBO heads are still courting them to return in some capacity.