Having worked on a number of successful TV series' which include fellow HBO fantasy Westworld, Robert McLachlan has no shortage of credibility when it comes to his portfolio. He revealed that season seven will stop viewers in their tracks with its most impressive moments yet.
"Season seven is going to be fantastic. We did a show-stopping, pretty epic scene in Europe just before I came back, and it's really going to be great," McLachlan said.
The Emmy-nominated Canadian also revealed that he thinks that although there are a reduced number of episodes this time around, the producers' budget is the same, so each individual episode is actually going to be more jaw-dropping than ever before.
The 61-year-old didn't hold back on getting excited about the next instalment of George R. R. Martin's book adaptation: "I think you're going to see – whereas before, we'd have one or two show-stopping, major episodes per season – this season, probably at least half of them are whoppers.
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McLachlan is responsible for the show's lighting and scene composition, and has been Emmy-nominated
Season 7 is shaping up to be one of the most thrilling for viewers yet
This season, probably at least half of them are whoppers
"They're not going to disappoint," he added.
McLachlan also revealed that his work on the series is already completed.
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"I wrapped up just before Christmas, and then they did some CG component work and some green screen work in the new year, after I'd had to come back to Ray Donovan, season five," the Californian explained to Deadline.
Meanwhile, one of the show's stars who may have recently alluded to her character's fate in the upcoming series is that of Emilia Clark (Daenerys Targaryen), who said: "Right now, I'm sort of feeling – with her – optimistic. She'll probably need some help, though."
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The DOP also revealed that there will be more show-stopping episodes this year
But the actress didn't hold back her feelings on her beloved Mother of Dragons when she added: "I'll definitely be disappointed if she doesn't make it."
Game of Thrones returns to HBO at 9pm in the US on July 16 and will be simulcast at 2am on Sky Atlantic in the UK.