David Nutter

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Directors Announced, Neil Marshall Will Not Return

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Directors Announced, Neil Marshall Will Not Return

When Game of Thrones returns for Season 5 next year, there will be several new directors taking the helm for eight of the 10 episodes. David Nutter, who has directed four episodes during the show's four-season run, including the "Red Wedding" episode, "The Rains of Castamere", is the only Game of Thrones alum coming back, with longtime series directors Alex Graves and Neil Marshall taking this year off.

Michael Slovis (Breaking Bad) is slated to direct the first two Season 5 episodes, with Mark Mylod (Shameless) taking the helm for Episodes 3 and 4. Jeremy Podeswa (Boardwalk Empire) will direct Episodes 5 and 6, with Miguel Sapochnik (Fringe) taking on Episodes 7 and 8.

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