"Game of Thrones" HBO renews show for season 7

3 days ahead of "Game of Thrones" anticipated return, the show has been renewed for a seventh season.

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"Game of Thrones" returns this Sunday, April 24, 2016 for its sixth season.

Three days ahead of its season six anticipated return, HBO has announced that the show will return for a seventh season.

The numbers of episodes haven't been announced, but fans can expect seven episodes instead of the usual 10.

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In a recent interview, "GOT" executive producers revealed the possibility of doing only seven episodes in Season seven, before a final season of only six episodes.
 

Titled "The Red Woman," the premiere episode will feature some important details about the fate of the habitants of Westeros, Jon Snow's fate, Daenerys meeting a strong man and Cersei seeing her daughter again.

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Returning actors and characters include Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister), Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Aidan Gillen (Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish), Diana Rigg (Lady Olenna Tyrell), Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark), Maisie Williams (Arya Stark), Jonathan Pryce (the High Sparrow). Alfie Allen (Theon Greyjoy), John Bradley (Samwell Tarly), Dean-Charles Chapman (Tommen), Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth), Liam Cunningham (Davos Seaworth), Natalie Dormer (Margaery Tyrell), Nathalie Emmanuel (Missandei), Jerome Flynn (Bronn), Iain Glen (Jorah Mormont), Isaac Hempstead-Wright (Bran Stark), Conleth Hill (Varys), Kristofer Hivju (Tormund Giantsbane), Michiel Huisman (Daario Naharis), Michael McElhatton (Roose Bolton), Hannah Murray (Gilly), Iwan Rheon (Ramsay Bolton), Carice van Houten (Melisandre), Indira Varma (Ellaria Sand) and Tom Wlaschiha (Jaqen H’ghar).

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The fifth season of show came to an end in June 2014 with the epic death of Jon Snow. According to Kit Harrington who plays the loved character, Snow will return as a corpse in season 6.

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