Nu Metro to screen first episode of Game of Thrones

FILE: "Game of Thrones," which began in 2011 and wrapped up earlier this year, was perhaps the cultural touchstone of the decade. 

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JOHANNESBURG - Nu Metro has announced plans to screen the first episode of Game of Thrones season 8 at selected cinemas across the country in April.

Fans of the series can register and enter as many times as possible in order to stand a chance to win double tickets on

The competition will close on 10 April and winners will be announced on 11 April.

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The premiere of the final season will be screened in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town at 3am on 15 April and fans are encouraged to put on their 'Westeros best' when attending the screening.

Social media users are in a frenzy following the announcement on Friday.