‘Game of Thrones’ stars Kit Harington and Maisie Williams have teased fans of the show with descriptions of how the upcoming seventh season might pan out.

The 29 year old actor, who plays Jon Snow, was speaking to The Hollywood Reporter this week, and was asked the obligatory question of whether he could tell them anything about the next season. Keeping it cagey, Harington replied that he felt it was going to be “very bleak”.

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“I think it's going to get very bleak before, if there is a happy ending. If there's any sort of win or heroic moment for Jon [Snow] and everyone else.” He continued, “I think it's going to get very dark before it gets better.”

“I think what we might see this season is those White Walkers and that Army of the Dead really come into force. So that's going to be exciting to see. I don't know what it means. I think with the whole 'winter is finally here' business, it means everyone is going to have a really bad time,” the actor finished.

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Fans of the HBO favourite are going to have to wait a bit longer than usual for the seventh season to arrive, as the show’s producers have delayed production due to the fact that “winter has arrived” in the storyline. It’s therefore due to be released in the late summer of 2017, rather than in April.

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Harington’s co-star Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark, has also teased fans. She took to Twitter on Monday night (August 22nd), having just finished reading the script for season seven, and seemed pretty shocked, telling followers that “S*** gets real”.

Very soon, this soon escalated and she followed it up with further tweets reading: “holy BALLS”, “I'd start preparing yourselves now,” and “scratch that, nothing can prepare you for this”.

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