‘Game of Thrones’ to return in April

Emilia Clarke stars as Daenerys Targaryen, aka Khaleesi, aka “Mother of Dragons” in “Game of Thrones.” (HBO via AP, File)

WASHINGTON — Winter is officially coming — in the spring.

“Game of Thrones” fans have been anxiously waiting for the hit fantasy series to return since Season 7 wrapped in the summer of 2017, which feels like an eternity ago.

On Tuesday, we finally learned the Season 8 release date thanks to an official tweet by HBO.

The end of the Twitter teaser video includes the words: April 2019.

Watch the video for yourself and get excited #ForTheThrone:

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