HBO has just released a teaser poster letting you know all you need to know about the upcoming third season of the acclaimed fantasy drama "Game of Thrones." 

A stark, monochromatic background bears the date of the season premiere, the show's logo and HBO's logo. That's it. And it should be more than enough to get fans' blood racing. 

Check out the poster here


The show's San Diego Comic-Con panel in July introduced a number of new cast members for season 3, including Ciaran Hinds as Mance Rayder, Mackenzie Crook as Orell Skinchanger, Thomas Brodie Sangster as Jojen Reed, Ellie Kendrick as Meera, Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giantsbane, Diana Rigg as Olenna, and more.

Based on the series of novels by George R. R. Martin, "Thrones" is exec produced by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss

As you can no doubt infer, season three of "Game of Thrones" begins March 31.

Dave Lewis has been a Los Angeles-based entertainment writer and editor for nearly ten years. Originally hailing from Minneapolis, he moved to L.A. in 1996 to attend USC, before working for various periodicals and web sites including a lengthy stint at He joined the HitFix staff in 2011.