TV and Movies·Posted on Mar 12, 2017There Might Be A "Game Of Thrones" Spinoff*aggressive cello music booms from the heavens*by Keely FlahertyBuzzFeed News ReporterFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss graced the SXSW Film Festival in Austin this weekend in one of the event's featured sessions... Valerie Macon / AFP / Getty Images ...which was moderated by none other than the IRL Stark sisters, Sophie Turner (Sansa) and Maisie Williams (Arya). Amy E. Price / Getty Images It was all very delightful...like when the showrunners revealed that Ed Sheeran would have a guest role in the upcoming seventh season! Getty Images No additional details are known about who he'll play, but Williams was incredibly excited about it. But the most exciting bit was when Turner asked the showrunners what their post-Game of Thrones plans might be — and they gave us hope for even more from Westeros in the future. Amy E. Price / Getty Images The seventh season will premiere July 16, 2017, with only seven episodes total. The eighth and final season will feature only six episodes. "We all had dinner last night, and we were all saying we should go do different things," Benioff said, before adding... Amy E. Price / Getty Images "The characters who maybe will survive — there's always going to be this temptation to keep doing it... to do the spinoff show or do the sequel show and everything. And I think HBO might well do one." HBO "I'm looking forward to watching it, I think it'll be great, but I think it's better for them to get new blood in with new visions." "Zombie Stark sisters," Weiss joked — OR WAS HE REALLY JOKING*? Amy E. Price / Getty Images *Yes, he was really joking.