HBO has released a new poster and trailer for "Game of Thrones," premiering on April 17. The cable channel will show the first 15 minutes of the pilot on April 3 at 9 pm and it will also be available on HBO.com and On Demand.
Based on the George R.R. Martin novels, "Game of Thrones" is set in the mythical land of Westeros. The story centers on the noble Stark family who become caught up in high court intrigue when patriarch Eddard (played by Sean Bean) becomes the king's new right-hand man.