HBO has announced the return of the award-winning show for its eighth series, concluding the lengthy on-screen saga which first aired in 2011.
Only two seasons - season three and season seven - didn't premiere in April. It's still a long ways off yet, but at least we can now all pencil in the dates we're going to have our hearts broken on next year.
The network confirmed that the final season will start in April with the words at the end: "The Final Season April 2019".
When asked how long should viewers expect the episodes to average this season, Nutter, who was behind the camera for "The Rains of Castamere", responded, "Season 8 episodes will all I think be longer than 60 minutes".
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The new trailer teases us with a look back at some of the show's most epic moments, all leading to Season 8's upcoming White Walker showdown.
"I think that [showrunners] [David Benioff and D.B. Weiss] did a tremendous job, and they took into consideration what the fans want, as well as what is right as far as storytelling is concerned. Hopefully, the audience will like it, starting season eight, but I'm very confident that they will", Nutter tells ET, admitting that while many characters have died on his watch, he just can't reveal if the trend continues.
Will season 8 be the end of Game of Thrones?
Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau had earlier said in an interview to a leading daily that shooting of season 8 of the popular fantasy show is similar to featuring in a "Mission: Impossible" film.
Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys, said the final moments in the show "fucked me up" and "knowing that is going to be a lasting flavour in someone's mouth of what Daenerys is..."