Game of Thrones is going to great lengths to keep fans guessing until the last moment of the last episode. After a season bogged down by leaks, the show's producers will take special precautions when they film next season's series finale: HBO programming president Casey Bloys recently confirmed that the producers will shoot multiple endings to the show's final episode, The New York Times reported.
"You have to do that on a long show. Because when you're shooting something, people know," Bloys said. "So they're going to shoot multiple versions so that there's no real definitive answer until the end."
Game of Thrones isn't the first show to employ this tactic. The Times noted that The Sopranos and Breaking Bad both filmed multiple endings, and The Walking Dead and Dallas both shot more than one outcome to particularly high-stakes moments.
Game of Thrones' eighth and final season is set to premiere in late 2018 or 2019. Production begins next month.