Game of Thrones Season Four Gets First Official Trailer

Game of Thrones Season Four Gets First Official Trailer

Winter is coming once again. Here's our first look at the events that are about to transpire in Game of Thrones' fourth season.

Fans of awesome TV shows will be glad to know HBO has released the official preview trailer for Game of Thrones' fourth season. Last year's season run might have left some people deflated when it comes to their favorite characters, but based on this trailer, things might finally be looking a lot less grim -- something I'll leave up to you to decide.

Be warned, if you absolutely do not want anything spoiled for you in the show's upcoming season, you might not want to watch the trailer altogether. So, proceed at your own discretion.

Starting right where Season Three left off, the fourth season of Game of Thrones will premiere this April 6 at 9 p.m. on HBO and at the end of this year's run, will wrap up the events of George R.R. Martin's third book in the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, A Storm of Swords.

In other Game of Thrones news, Telltale Games (The Walking Dead) is making an adventure game based on the hit TV series. If you don't care much for that, take a look at these adorable figurines from Funko that are so cute it even makes looking at a Lannister bearable.

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"If you want justice, you've come to the wrong place" is another quote that pretty much sums up what GoT is all about. Well, I'm sure as hell looking forward to this. We've got quite a few clashes coming up, all of them look awesome too.

erttheking:
"If you want justice, you've come to the wrong place" is another quote that pretty much sums up what GoT is all about. Well, I'm sure as hell looking forward to this. We've got quite a few clashes coming up, all of them look awesome too.

Indeed! So excited for this it's not even funny. Hopefully, HBO's new series True Detective is also good so that should tide me over before Game of Thrones. :)

Aww yiss, Prince Oberyn Martell, the empty throne, Tyrion in cuffs, and the assault on the black keep.

Shame the next ~2 seasons will be boring.

rapidoud:
Aww yiss, Prince Oberyn Martell, the empty throne, Tyrion in cuffs, and the assault on the black keep.

Shame the next ~2 seasons will be boring.

I'm pretty sure they'll be rolling books 4 and 5 into one season, and may even start on it in Season 4 a bit too. I think the plan was to finish the whole series in 7 seasons, and I think they're still sticking to that plan.

I love the Daenaerys quote juxtaposed with the shots of the Lannisters xD Dany is so gonna own this season! xD It's gonna be epic!!! :D

He dies.
He dies.
She dies.
He dies.
He...

Hm?

Oh, yeah yeah, cool trailer.

Sight Unseen:

rapidoud:
Aww yiss, Prince Oberyn Martell, the empty throne, Tyrion in cuffs, and the assault on the black keep.

Shame the next ~2 seasons will be boring.

I'm pretty sure they'll be rolling books 4 and 5 into one season, and may even start on it in Season 4 a bit too. I think the plan was to finish the whole series in 7 seasons, and I think they're still sticking to that plan.

I love the Daenaerys quote juxtaposed with the shots of the Lannisters xD Dany is so gonna own this season! xD It's gonna be epic!!! :D

I wonder how they're gonna do that, considering that there's a snowball's chance in Dorne that GRRM finishes the last two books by three-four years from now.

Sight Unseen:

rapidoud:
Aww yiss, Prince Oberyn Martell, the empty throne, Tyrion in cuffs, and the assault on the black keep.

Shame the next ~2 seasons will be boring.

I'm pretty sure they'll be rolling books 4 and 5 into one season, and may even start on it in Season 4 a bit too. I think the plan was to finish the whole series in 7 seasons, and I think they're still sticking to that plan.

I love the Daenaerys quote juxtaposed with the shots of the Lannisters xD Dany is so gonna own this season! xD It's gonna be epic!!! :D

That was my assumption too. With the way books 4 & 5 are split it'd mean half the cast just don't show up for a season, then the other half don't show up for the other. For telly purposes they'll probably ditch the geographic split for a standard chronological split by doing the two books simultaneously.

Plus, you know, book 4 wasn't such a rollicking read.

OT: This looks awesome. They appear to have a Strong Belwas character. Good! I really wanted to see that part of the assault on Meereen.

Sight Unseen:

rapidoud:
Aww yiss, Prince Oberyn Martell, the empty throne, Tyrion in cuffs, and the assault on the black keep.

Shame the next ~2 seasons will be boring.

I'm pretty sure they'll be rolling books 4 and 5 into one season, and may even start on it in Season 4 a bit too. I think the plan was to finish the whole series in 7 seasons, and I think they're still sticking to that plan.

I love the Daenaerys quote juxtaposed with the shots of the Lannisters xD Dany is so gonna own this season! xD It's gonna be epic!!! :D

Considering I saw Tyrion in cuffs, and bookreaders know when that happens, they'll have to pad out the earlier part of the season a LOT and then cut out that part of book 3 and roll it into season 4 (AKA the boring book because it follows mostly boring characters).

Compatriot Block:

Sight Unseen:

rapidoud:
Aww yiss, Prince Oberyn Martell, the empty throne, Tyrion in cuffs, and the assault on the black keep.

Shame the next ~2 seasons will be boring.

I'm pretty sure they'll be rolling books 4 and 5 into one season, and may even start on it in Season 4 a bit too. I think the plan was to finish the whole series in 7 seasons, and I think they're still sticking to that plan.

I love the Daenaerys quote juxtaposed with the shots of the Lannisters xD Dany is so gonna own this season! xD It's gonna be epic!!! :D

I wonder how they're gonna do that, considering that there's a snowball's chance in Dorne that GRRM finishes the last two books by three-four years from now.

The best solution would be that Martin puts the book on hold and simply writes the HBO show, that way he can literally finish the story as he wants to and then once the show is done, he continues his books to include everything he couldnt fit on screen in the show, basicly the books become the expanded version (which they already kinda are) of the story shown in the show.

At the very least it would take the pressure off him to write faster than the show is produced to stay ahead, plus we would have a definite end as GRRM intended, even if it isnt as elaborate and detailed as it might be in the books. Or at the very least join the show writers as a consultant. The other option would be if the show itself gets into what is in Anime "filler episodes", essentially side-stories in the universe, after all they try to cram as much of the books into essentially 10 episodes, though its gotten better the first season was basicly the first book in 10 episodes, alot of stuff gets thrown to the wayside. There's alot of characters and stuff they could explore and show and extend the running time to give GRRM some breathing room.

A-D.:

Compatriot Block:

Sight Unseen:

I'm pretty sure they'll be rolling books 4 and 5 into one season, and may even start on it in Season 4 a bit too. I think the plan was to finish the whole series in 7 seasons, and I think they're still sticking to that plan.

I love the Daenaerys quote juxtaposed with the shots of the Lannisters xD Dany is so gonna own this season! xD It's gonna be epic!!! :D

I wonder how they're gonna do that, considering that there's a snowball's chance in Dorne that GRRM finishes the last two books by three-four years from now.

The best solution would be that Martin puts the book on hold and simply writes the HBO show, that way he can literally finish the story as he wants to and then once the show is done, he continues his books to include everything he couldnt fit on screen in the show, basicly the books become the expanded version (which they already kinda are) of the story shown in the show.

At the very least it would take the pressure off him to write faster than the show is produced to stay ahead, plus we would have a definite end as GRRM intended, even if it isnt as elaborate and detailed as it might be in the books. Or at the very least join the show writers as a consultant. The other option would be if the show itself gets into what is in Anime "filler episodes", essentially side-stories in the universe, after all they try to cram as much of the books into essentially 10 episodes, though its gotten better the first season was basicly the first book in 10 episodes, alot of stuff gets thrown to the wayside. There's alot of characters and stuff they could explore and show and extend the running time to give GRRM some breathing room.

I'm honestly not sure what path I'd like them to take. I'd prefer it if I got the sense of closure from reading the last book in the series, but I am aware that GRRM might die before he gets around to finishing them.

I'm glad I don't have to make that call, because there are going to be oceans of angry fans either way.

Compatriot Block:

A-D.:

Compatriot Block:
I wonder how they're gonna do that, considering that there's a snowball's chance in Dorne that GRRM finishes the last two books by three-four years from now.

The best solution would be that Martin puts the book on hold and simply writes the HBO show, that way he can literally finish the story as he wants to and then once the show is done, he continues his books to include everything he couldnt fit on screen in the show, basicly the books become the expanded version (which they already kinda are) of the story shown in the show.

At the very least it would take the pressure off him to write faster than the show is produced to stay ahead, plus we would have a definite end as GRRM intended, even if it isnt as elaborate and detailed as it might be in the books. Or at the very least join the show writers as a consultant. The other option would be if the show itself gets into what is in Anime "filler episodes", essentially side-stories in the universe, after all they try to cram as much of the books into essentially 10 episodes, though its gotten better the first season was basicly the first book in 10 episodes, alot of stuff gets thrown to the wayside. There's alot of characters and stuff they could explore and show and extend the running time to give GRRM some breathing room.

I'm honestly not sure what path I'd like them to take. I'd prefer it if I got the sense of closure from reading the last book in the series, but I am aware that GRRM might die before he gets around to finishing them.

I'm glad I don't have to make that call, because there are going to be oceans of angry fans either way.

I think 'as of now' their plan would be to make Prequels to A Clash of Kings to fill out some of the blanks for the people who haven't read the books to give Martin time to finish the books.

The main series is gonna be 8-9 Seasons as far as I know.

Oberyn Martell! I have been waiting for this ever since I read the book :D

God I can't wait. Easily my favorite TV series currently running.

Drummodino:
Oberyn Martell! I have been waiting for this ever since I read the book :D

God I can't wait. Easily my favorite TV series currently running.

I still continues to amaze me how much certain people like characters that just pass by. I mean Oberyn for example is having so little screen time in books so far :/

Incomer:

Drummodino:
Oberyn Martell! I have been waiting for this ever since I read the book :D

God I can't wait. Easily my favorite TV series currently running.

I still continues to amaze me how much certain people like characters that just pass by. I mean Oberyn for example is having so little screen time in books so far :/

Oberyn does have a very small amount of screen time, that is true. When he is present however he is a great character, and one scene in particular is one of the best in the series (IMHO).

I hope the Greyjoys get as much screen time in the actual show as they did in the trailer. How little I cared in comparison to what else was going on.

Some of those images messaged rather interesting developments. Dany, for example, seemed to be sitting on her throne, which in the books doesn't happen until the fifth one. It would seem they're already rolling into the 4th and 5th books for quite a lot here.

Anyways, this got me excited all over again. Time to rewatch the whole series!

This trailer was fantastic, only making me hyped up more for the season and making me sad because it's still a few months away, damn them!

I think this is going to be the best season yet. I really hope that they will make more than 12 episodes though so they can tell more of the story.

Don't like tv series that much, still gonna watch the episode in which Joffrey dies :)

james.sponge:

How about using spoiler tags for the few folk who don't already know and would like to remain in the dark?

Teoes:

james.sponge:

How about using spoiler tags for the few folk who don't already know and would like to remain in the dark?

If anyone knows anything about GoT, it's that everyone dies *chuckle*

Drummodino:

Incomer:

Drummodino:
Oberyn Martell! I have been waiting for this ever since I read the book :D

God I can't wait. Easily my favorite TV series currently running.

I still continues to amaze me how much certain people like characters that just pass by. I mean Oberyn for example is having so little screen time in books so far :/

Oberyn does have a very small amount of screen time, that is true. When he is present however he is a great character, and one scene in particular is one of the best in the series (IMHO).

On a similar note...

in the books, Tywin had MUCH less screen time than he does in the HBO series.

Which... is actually for the better because he's a MUCH better character in the HBO version.

In the books... he was an irredeemable asshole.

In the HBO series... he's... surprisingly sympathetic at certain points... even to the point where I was starting to hope that Tyrion and Tywin might patch their relationship before...

well... I won't spoil it for those that still can't be bothered to read the books.

Makabriel:

Teoes:

james.sponge:

How about using spoiler tags for the few folk who don't already know and would like to remain in the dark?

If anyone knows anything about GoT, it's that everyone dies *chuckle*

Sorry for that :)

Teoes:

Sight Unseen:

rapidoud:
Aww yiss, Prince Oberyn Martell, the empty throne, Tyrion in cuffs, and the assault on the black keep.

Shame the next ~2 seasons will be boring.

I'm pretty sure they'll be rolling books 4 and 5 into one season, and may even start on it in Season 4 a bit too. I think the plan was to finish the whole series in 7 seasons, and I think they're still sticking to that plan.

I love the Daenaerys quote juxtaposed with the shots of the Lannisters xD Dany is so gonna own this season! xD It's gonna be epic!!! :D

That was my assumption too. With the way books 4 & 5 are split it'd mean half the cast just don't show up for a season, then the other half don't show up for the other. For telly purposes they'll probably ditch the geographic split for a standard chronological split by doing the two books simultaneously.

Plus, you know, book 4 wasn't such a rollicking read.

OT: This looks awesome. They appear to have a Strong Belwas character. Good! I really wanted to see that part of the assault on Meereen.

I think that was Daario 2.0 not Strong Belwas, but he appears to be doing Belwas's part.

james.sponge:
Snip

You should really spoiler that.
It's kind of a big deal.

Sight Unseen:
I think that was Daario 2.0 not Strong Belwas, but he appears to be doing Belwas's part.

That's what I meant - either Belwas or someone new going through those motions. I hope it is more of a Belwas person and not a Daario person though, as the whole point of that situation fits the former's type and not the latter.

Compatriot Block:

Sight Unseen:

rapidoud:
Aww yiss, Prince Oberyn Martell, the empty throne, Tyrion in cuffs, and the assault on the black keep.

Shame the next ~2 seasons will be boring.

I'm pretty sure they'll be rolling books 4 and 5 into one season, and may even start on it in Season 4 a bit too. I think the plan was to finish the whole series in 7 seasons, and I think they're still sticking to that plan.

I love the Daenaerys quote juxtaposed with the shots of the Lannisters xD Dany is so gonna own this season! xD It's gonna be epic!!! :D

I wonder how they're gonna do that, considering that there's a snowball's chance in Dorne that GRRM finishes the last two books by three-four years from now.

I imagine GRRM will take a more active role and direct as he writes. I know for a fact that he already told the producers the whole arc on how the series will end so that if he dies they can finish it.

 

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