Do you have questions about the upcoming fifth season of Game of Thrones? This is what we at Winter Is Coming know—and we’ll be updating this regularly as Season 5 approaches.
Last Update: February 24th, with news of Theon, our guide to the Great Houses of Game of Thrones, and George R.R. Martin’s promises of surprise deaths.
When does Season 5 air?
The season premiere of Season 5 of Game of Thrones in the United States will be April 12, 2015. It will air weekly after that. If HBO takes Memorial Day weekend off, as they have the past two seasons, the finale will be June 21st. If not, June 14th.
Where’s the trailer?
The first full trailer was released on January 30th alongside the IMAX release of the final two episodes of Season 4. Watch it here!
HBO has also released a series of mini-teasers via their Three-Eyed Raven site, and included some clips of Season 5 in their 2014 year-end video.
The network also aired a special on the filming of Season 5 called “Game of Thrones: A Day In The Life” on February 8th. See its trailer here, and our live-blog here.
What parts of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels are being adapted?
It appears that Season 5 of Game of Thrones will be primarily adapting the entirety of the fourth and fifth books in the series, A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons. This may sound like a lot, but the situation is complicated….
Read more after the jump….