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Peter Dinklage on why it's the flawless time for show to end

Peter Dinklage on why it's the flawless time for show to end

"It's bittersweet when it's time to move on with everything", he said.

"Story-wise, not just for all our lives", he clarified. I think if they went any further ... it's the flawless timing to end it. If anything, Star Trek has shown you don't have to have direct sequels to make things work - you can jump around the timeline, and the fans will follow.

"It's always the sad part of our business", he admitted, explaining that having worked with a great group people for a long time, it is heartbreaking to just move on.

Needless to say, we're excited. The idea of Daenerys and Jon being aunt and nephew has many people in an uproar already and their burgeoning romance is something that is definitely worthy of the Targaryen bloodline, to which Jon already belongs.

Maisie Williams, who has starred as Arya Stark from season one, recently admitted the show will "go out with a bang".

The network released a statement on Thursday, January 4, 2018, confirming that fans would have to wait a little longer for the final six episodes of the award-winning series.

Speaking to Variety, Peter said: "It's time".

Case in point: Variety's brief write-up fails to mention the title of Dinklage's Sundance film.

Dinklage said that because it's the last season, the showrunners and the cast are taking their time with it. HBO is now working on different spin-off shows that are based on the same fantasy world, so the fans will continue to see Westeros for a long time.

For seasons 1 through 7, "Game of Thrones" had its premieres about a year after the previous installment ended.

Dinklage says they're about halfway through filming.

HBO confirmed earlier the saddest news - Game of Thrones won't return to the small screen until sometime in 2019.

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