Forget winter coming - it's arrived as the Game of Thrones cast descended on Belfast for a special star-studded premiere.
The HBO show, which was largely filmed at locations across Northern Ireland became infamous for gritty scenes including sex and extreme violence, hooked audiences across the world.
It has made household names of the likes of Kit Harington, Sophie Turner and Alfie Allen who were among the celebrities on the red carpet in Belfast.
Posted by Belfast Telegraph on Friday, April 12, 2019
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Maisie Williams, made famous for her role as Arya Stark in the series, arrived in the city on Thursday via a cheap and cheerful easyJet flight.
The 21-year-old posted mirror selfies from a Belfast hotel on Instagram as she and a friend appeared to be dressed up and ready to enjoy a night out in the Northern Ireland capital.
Pilou Asbæk, who stars on screen as villain Euron Greyjoy, was branded a "handsome fella" as he was snapped on a flight to the city by fellow actor Johanne Slassen.
Carice van Houten revealed she may be too unwell to make it the Belfast premiere.
The actress, who plays Red Priestess Melisandre, shared a poll on Instagram asking fans to weigh in on if they think she will be well enough to attend.
Gemma Whelan, known for her role as Yara Greyjoy in Game of Thrones, also announced that she was headed to Belfast.
Sharing a picture of her sleeping daughter on Instagram, she wrote: "Belfast here we come! Someone is super pumped #GoTPremiereBelfast."
Dublin actor Liam Cunningham appeared in Belfast on Wednesday to launch the Game Of Thrones Touring Exhibition. He plays smuggler turned Lord Davos Seaworth in the fantasy epic.
The show returns for its eighth and final season on Monday, April 15 on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV at 2am on and is repeated at 9pm.
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