8:45pm PT by Lesley Goldberg
'Game of Thrones' Season 2 Teaser: The Cold Winds Are Rising
HBO unspooled the first official trailer for Season 2 of Game of Thrones on Sunday before Boardwalk Empire.
Titled “The Cold Winds Are Rising,” the clip offers the first introduction of Stannis Baratheon (Stephen Dillane), the brother of the late King Robert (Mark Addy) who notes that there were no “true-born heirs” and that the “fight for the Iron Throne" is beginning.
Watch the clip below and hit the comments with your thoughts on Stannis.
Game of Thrones, based on the books by George R.R. Martin, bows its second season in April on HBO.