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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7’s First Photos Revealed

On Thursday, HBO unveiled the first 15 images of the seventh season of ‘Game of Thrones,’ which will premiere on July 16, 2017.

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On Thursday afternoon, HBO released the first 15 images of Game of Thrones Season 7. The images don’t give too much away, as is the network’s wont, but do feature the characters in various new duds staring into the distance, including The Hound, Littlefinger and Sansa, Arya (in her original form), and Daenerys and Tyrion, joined by Grey Worm, Missandei, and Varys. There’s also the badass Lady Lyanna, the leader of House Mormont.

Precious little is known about Season 7, which will consist of just seven episodes and premiere on July 16, 2017, though showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss revealed at SXSW that pop star Ed Sheeran would receive a cameo (hopefully strumming “The Rains of Castamere”), while Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, aka Jaime Lannister, told The Daily Beast that his sister-love Cersei may have a new suitor this season, and that Jaime “has to step up and take his father’s place.”

Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister – Photo: Helen Sloan/HBO

Ellie Kendrick as Meera Reed and Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark – Photo: Helen Sloan/HBO

Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giantsbane and Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth– Photo: Helen Sloan/HBO

Rory McCann as Sandor “The Hound” Clegane – Photo: Helen Sloan/HBO

John Bradley as Samwell Tarly and Hannah Murray as Gilly – Photo: Helen Sloan/HBO

Conleth Hill as Varys – Photo: Helen Sloan/HBO

Bella Ramsey as Lyanna Mormont – Photo Helen: Sloan/HBO

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen – Photo: Helen Sloan/HBO

Kit Harington as Jon Snow – Photo: Helen Sloan/HBO

Maisie Williams as Arya Stark – Photo: Helen Sloan/HBO

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister – Photo: Macall B. Polay/HBO

(LEFT TO RIGHT) Nathalie Emmanuel as Missandei, Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, Conleth Hill as Varys, Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen, and Jacob Anderson as Grey Worm – Photo: Macall B. Polay/HBO

Nathalie Emmanuel as Missandei – Photo: Macall B. Polay/HBO

Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth – Photo: Helen Sloan/HBO

Aidan Gillen as Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish and Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark – Photo: Helen Sloan/HBO