According to Entertainment Weekly, HBO has decided the directors for the final season of "Game of Thrones."

One of the names listed is Miguel Sapochnik, the one responsible for "The Battle of the Bastards" and "The Winds Of Winter," the final hours of the sixth season. The director was focused on "Altered Carbon," a new series from Netflix this past year. The EW believes that he will direct at least two episodes, possibly even three.

Also on the list is David Nutter, responsible for "The Rains of Castemere," the famous "Red Wedding." Nutter directed the fifth season finale, "Mother's Mercy."

However, the ones responsible for the final hour will be David Benioff and D.B.

Weiss, the creators of the fantasy drama based on the work made by George R.R Martin. They have worked on "Two Swords" and other episodes.

The production of the final six episodes will start in October and continue into the spring of next year. The show might return only in 2019, with the decision yet to be made by the cable network.

'A Song of Ice and Fire'

George R.R. Martin still has no word when "The Winds of Winter" and "A Dream of Spring," the sixth and seventh chapter of Westeros, will be released. According to a few posts on his blog, he still working on the story.

Until now, we know that we will see the point of views from Sansa Stark, Arya Stark, Arianne Martell, Aeron Greyjoy, Theon Greyjoy, Victarion Greyjoy, Tyrion Lannister, and Barristan Selmy.

Martin confirmed that Areo Hotah and Melisandre will also have viewpoints. Bran Stark will appear in the novel, as well Jeyne Westerling, with an appearance on the prologue.

The first book, "Game of Thrones," was released in 1996, with "A Clash of Kings" released three years later and "A Storm of Swords" in 2000. "A Feast for Crows" was published in 2005, and six years later the last book, "A Dance with Dragons," was published.

"Game of Thrones" spin-offs

HBO confirmed this month that are five spin-offs being planned for after the end of the eight season. None of them will have a character know to the audience, as well Egg and Dunk, that appears on a couple of stories written by Martin that happens before the events of the series.

Max Borenstein ("Kong: The Skull Island"), Brian Helgeland, Jane Goldman, and Carly Wray received a book about the "A Song of Ice and Fire" mythology.

Goldman and Wray are working alongside with Martin.

Bryan Cogman was confirmed last week writing a new spin-off, being the only one who has worked with "Game of Thrones" crew. None of them has a story defined yet.