Get excited! Winter is... almost here. Check out eight recently released photos that give us just a taste of what's to come when the seventh season of Game of Thrones premieres Sunday night on HBO!

Game of Thrones Season 7 will premiere on HBO on July 16th, and you can view the new trailer below. Following this season, the series based on the popular George R.R. Martin book series will conclude with the eighth season of six episodes.

The season 7 cast includes Lena Headey, Gwendoline Christie, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Ellie Kendrick, Conleth Hill, John Bradley, Hannah Murray, Kristofer Hivju, Rory McCann, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner, Aiden Gillen, Liam Cunningham, Nathalie Emmanuel, Bella Ramsey, Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, and Peter Dinklage.

Stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates on Game of Thrones, and in case you missed it, check out the previous trailer, the official artwork for season 7, new photos from the seventh season, as well as the official promo video for the seventh season.

Photos by Helen Sloan / HBO via EW: