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‘Game of Thrones’ Photos: Jon Snow and Ramsay Bolton Go to War in ‘Battle of the Bastards’

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Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark and Kit Harington as Jon Snow

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Cleganebowl has been tragically unconfirmed thanks to King Tommen, but fret not: Bastardbowl is coming. The next episode of “Game of Thrones” looks hype indeed, having already been submitted by showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss for Emmy consideration in five categories (including writing and directing) and boasting a full 60-minute runtime. Eight pictures from “Battle of the Bastards” have been released.

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Every one of them centers around Bastardbowl (as fans have taken to calling it), which finds Jon Snow, Sansa Stark and their loyalists looking to reclaim Winterfell from the usurper Ramsay Bolton. (Snow and Bolton were both born out of wedlock, hence the title.) The episode was directed by Miguel Sapochnik, who also helmed last season’s standout (and battle-intensive) “Hardhome.”

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A worrying number of fan favorites are present, including the likes of “onion knight” Ser Davos, wildling Tormund Giantsbane and giant Wun Wun. We can only hope the old gods and the new look favorably upon them as they endeavor to restore the North to its former glory.

Iwan Rheon as Ramsay Bolton

Iwan Rheon as Ramsay Bolton

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Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giantsbane

Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giantsbane

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Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth

Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth

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Kit Harington as Jon Snow

Kit Harington as Jon Snow

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Ian Whyte as Wun Wun

Ian Whyte as Wun Wun

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Kit Harington as Jon Snow

Kit Harington as Jon Snow

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Battle of the Bastards, aka Bastardbowl

Battle of the Bastards, aka Bastardbowl

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