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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP26 Sep 2017 4:20 p.m. PST

… for the Final Season.

"As Game of Thrones gears up to begin production on its eighth and final season next month, HBO has finally unveiled who will be at the helm of the last few episodes of the smash hit series. Unsurprisingly, the list is made up of familiar faces, and given that Season 8 will only consist of six episodes in total, the list is also small: Miguel Sapochnik, David Nutter, and creators and showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will be directing the final episodes of Game of Thrones.

Sapochnik made his Game of Thrones debut with the Season 5 episode "The Gift", followed by the now-iconic "Hardhome", also from the fifth season. He returned for Season 6 to direct "Battle of the Bastards" and that season finale—one of the show's best episodes ever—"The Winds of Winter." Given Sapochnik's proclivity for well-constructed battle sequences, one imagines he'll be at the helm of some/one of the action-heavy installments in Season 8, and it'll be a welcome reunion as he took Season 7 off. The filmmaker's other credits include many episodes of House, an episode of True Detective Season 2, and the Iron Fist episode "Eight Diagram Dragon Palm" as well as the 2010 film Repo Men…#
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