Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama TV series which is an adaption of a series of fantasy novels – A Song of Fire and Ice. As of now, a total of 6 seasons have been telecasted and the Episode 1 of the 7th season of Game of Thrones is set to premier n the HBO channel in mid-2017 owing to the later filming schedule. Unlike other seasons which consisted of 10 episodes, the season 7 is set to feature only 7 episodes.
The episode 1 of Game of Thrones season 7 is expected to feature Peter Dinklage (Tyrion), Lena Headey (Cersei), Kit Harrington (Jon Snow), Sophie Turner (Sansa), Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Nikolaj Coster- Waldau (Jamie) and Maisie Williams (Arya). Other cast who are expected to feature in this season include Indira Varma as Ellaria Sand, Aidan Gillen as Petyr Baelish, Carice van Houten as Melisandre, Hannah Murray as Gilly and Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth.
David Benioff and D.B.Weiss- the series creators and executive producers are expected to serve as showrunners for the seventh season which also features Jeremy Podeswa, Mark Mylod, Alan Taylor and Matt Shakman as the directors.
The filming of the Game of Thrones 7th season began in August 2016 at the Titanic Studios in Belfast and will end in February 2017. It is rumored that the filming might get delayed until later in the year owing to necessary weather conditions for filming. This season is supposed to be filmed in Northern Ireland, Spain and Iceland. It is said that a trailer was already released by HBO at the 2016 San Diego Comic- Con which consisted of voice overs and shots of crew members creating the props and sets.
First episode of Season 7 Predictions
The Game of Thrones Season 7 1st Episode is expected to pick up from where the season 6 left off. It is speculated that the first episode might show Bernie and Pod in an encounter with the Hound and the Brotherhood. You might also get to see how Jamie Lannister die at the hands of the Mountain under the order of CerseiLannister and also how the Hound and the Brotherhood team up to kill the Mountain.
Though the possibility is quite less, but the big revelation about Jon Snow’s father, Jon and Sansa mourning over rickon may be shown in the first episode itself. There is also a chance of white walkers appearing in the first episode. Another prediction of the first episode is that Aegon may meet up with Jon and Daenerys to fulfill the “Three headed dragon” prophecy and also show the battle of Rhaegar against Robert at the Trident.
These are few predictions for the Game of Thrones Season 7 first Episode. These may also happen in accordance with the end of season 6 and not necessarily in the 1st episode. You will just have to wait until the series is released and find out what going to happen in the 7th season of Game of Thrones.