Play Now Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 1 “Winterfell”
Upon reaching Winterfell with their combined armies, Jon and Daenerys learn the Army of the Dead has breached the Wall, and the Night King commands the undead Viserion. The Northern Houses and their allies rally around Winterfell but distrust Daenerys and doubt Cersei’s pledge to send troops. Euron returns to King’s Landing with the Golden Company and entices Cersei to consummate their union. Cersei, through Qyburn, hires Bronn to assassinate Tyrion and Jaime. Theon rescues Yara, who then sets out to retake the Iron Islands, while Theon returns to Winterfell. There, Jon is reunited with Arya. Jon and Daenerys ride the dragons and deepen their bond. Daenerys wants to reward Sam for saving Jorah then realizes that she executed his father and brother. Sam tells Jon that he is actually Aegon Targaryen and the true heir to the Iron Throne. At House Umber’s seat, Last Hearth, Tormund and Beric encounter Edd and other Night’s Watch members. They find the castle’s occupants dead, and the wight of Ned Umber is left as a gruesome message. Jaime arrives at Winterfell where Bran awaits him.
Jon and Daenerys arrive in Winterfell and are met with skepticism. Sam learns about the fate of his family. Cersei gives Euron the reward he aims for. Theon follows his heart.
Creators: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss
Based on: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin
Director: Jeremy Podeswa
Star Cast: Sean Bean, Mark Addy, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Michelle Fairley, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Iain Glen, Harry Lloyd, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Richard Madden, Alfie Allen, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Jack Gleeson, Rory McCann, Peter Dinklage, Donald Sumpter, Jamie Sives, Ron Donachie, Joseph Mawle, Roger Allam, Dar Salim, Esmé Bianco, Susan Brown, Bronson Webb, John Standing, Rob Ostlere, Dermot Keaney, Art Parkinson, Callum Wharry, Aimee Richardson, Kristian Nairn, Rania Zouari, Ian Whyte, Spencer Wilding, Claire Wright, Jason Momoa,
Producer (s): Mark Huffam, Joanna Burn, Frank Doelger, Chris Newman, Greg Spence, Lisa McAtackney, Bryan Cogman, Duncan Muggoch
Executive producer(s): David Benioff, D. B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger, Bernadette Caulfield, Bryan Cogman, Miguel Sapochnik, David Nutter
Production House: Home Box Office (HBO), Television 360, Grok! Studio, Canal+, Generator Entertainment
Music: Ramin Djawadi
Original network / Official Sites: HBO
Release Year: 14 April 2019
Runtime: 53 min.
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance