Kit Harington Says to Expect Big Things from 'Game of Thrones' Season 7

Because, for once, Jon Snow ~knows things~.

Game of Thrones revealed its poster (opens in new tab)release date (opens in new tab) and teaser trailer (opens in new tab) for Season 7 yesterday, but Kit Harington didn't want to stop there. The actor, who stars as Jon Snow, spilled a some more details on the upcoming season, which he believes is "much grander" than the ones we've seen so far.

"[Season 7 has] so much more ambition," he told ABC News (opens in new tab). "There are less episodes this year, so they spent more money on those episodes. So, the whole scale of it is up."

As we know, there will only be seven episodes this season rather than the usual ten, but according to Harington's costar Iain Glen (Ser Jorah Mormont), it's taking just as long (opens in new tab) to film. So expect the action and production value of ten episodes squeezed into just seven. The upcoming season also promises a war scene even bigger (opens in new tab) than the Emmy-winning "Battle of the Bastards."

Harington was also nominated for an Emmy for his performance last season, but the acclaim he and the show receive always surprises him."I'm such a big cynic, I film a scene and [think] it's gonna be a terrible scene," he added. "Then when everyone loves it, I'm happy."

You're a little too hard on yourself, Kit.

Game of Thrones returns to HBO on July 16 (opens in new tab). Watch the first Season 7 teaser here.

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