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‘Game of Thrones’ season 8 premiere set for April 2019

The highly anticipated eighth and final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” finally has a premiere date − well, month.

The network subtly announced the news in the last few seconds of its new teaser trailer Tuesday, confirming an April 2019 release. Previously, HBO told fans the show would return in “early 2019.”

» RELATED: Photos: See the real life filming locations of ‘Game of Thrones’

Actress Maisie Williams, who plays the plucky Arya Stark, also predicted April in a January interview.

Watch the epic new teaser trailer below:

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