"Game of Thrones" may be coming to an end this year after eight seasons, but the creator of the HBO hit's world would've liked to continue the show for several more years. So it was definitely hard to say goodbye because I wasn't just saying goodbye to the show, I was saying goodbye to a life over there. "I don't know, ask David and Dan when they come through", Martin said, "we could have gone to 11, 12, 13 seasons".
"But you are honestly the most talented, awesome people I know besides my wife, Erika, who I think I forgot to thank a couple years ago, so thank you, Erika, for putting up with me". Martin continued, pointing out that certain cuts were made during the development of the HBO show.
Of course, Dinklage would have spent an very bad lot of time in Belfast and Banbridge over the eight seasons of the show and it's clear that he cherishes this experience.
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Game of Thrones season seven ended back in August 2017 and fans have had to wait over a year for the next season - the longest they've ever had to wait in between seasons. "There was a period like five years ago when they were saying seven seasons and I was saying 10 seasons and they won, they're the ones actually working on it".
Meanwhile, on the acting side, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Peter Dinklage are nominated for supporting actor, while Lena Headey landed a supporting actress nod.
Next year, audiences will see the end of the bloody chapter of Westeros' history with Season 8 of Game of Thrones.