Game of Thrones: Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen and Cersei Lannister appear in series seven trailer

Fiona Simpson

A fresh trailer for the hotly-anticipated seventh series of Game Of Thrones shows the new rulers taking their thrones at last - but somebody has their eye on them.

The 80-second teaser, entitled The Long Walk, follows the end of series six, which saw Daenerys set sail for the Seven Kingdoms, while Jon Snow was dubbed King Of The North and Cersei seized the Iron Throne.

But as they take their seats in the frosty rooms to a remix of the James hit Sit Down, the scene zooms out to the icy eyes of what appears to be the Night King.

The spine-chilling character began to amass forces in last year's series, with creators promising a brutal, bloody and wintry return to Westeros in the next installation.

Broadcasting in the UK on July 17, the seventh season will be the penultimate in the popular fantasy series, based on George RR Martin's books.

Game Of Thrones season seven airs Sky Atlantic and NOW TV at 2am on July 17, with a repeat at 9pm.

Additional reporting by Press Association.

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