The directors for the upcoming fifth season have been announcedavid Nutter is the only returning director this season. He will direct episodes 5x09 and 5x10. Aside from the countless pilots he's directed over the years, he is probably best known for directing the Red Wedding episode of Season 2.The four other directors are new to the series:Michael Slovis will direct episodes 5x01 and 5x02. He is probably best known as the cinematographer for dozens of "Breaking Bad" episodes, including the finale. He's also directed episodes of "Breaking Bad", as well as episodes of "Law & Order: SVU", "Chicago Fire" and "Chicago P.D.".Mark Mylod will direct episodes 5x03 and 5x04. He directed 23 episodes of "Entourage", two episodes of "United States of Tara" and the pilot for ABC's "Once Upon a Time".He is a regular director on Showtime's "Shameless", having directed the pilot and many of the show's more emotionally fraught episodes.Jeremy Podeswa will direct episodes 5x05 and 5x06. He has been nominated for two Emmys: one for his work directing the fourth episode of "Boardwalk Empire", the other shared with David Nutter for their directing work on HBO's epic miniseries "The Pacific". He has also directed multiple episodes of "Queer as Folk", "Carnivàle", "Six Feet Under", "Nip/Tuck", "The Tudors", "The Borgias" and "American Horror Story".Miguel Sapochnik will direct episodes 507 and 508. He directed the Jude Law version of Repo Men. His TV work includes episodes of "House, M.D.", "Fringe", "Banshee" and "Mind Games" as well as the series finale of "Awake".Filming for the fifth season will expand to Spain, which will serve as a geographic stand-in for the hot, arid Dorne region of Westeros. The Alcázar of Seville will serve as the Water Gardens, the palace of House Martell. The oldest three of the late Oberyn Martell's will appear in the fifth season in some capacity, and Academy Award nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes is rumored to be playing one of them.The vast majority of the fifth season will adapt material from the fourth and fifth books in the series, but some storylines will move past the fifth book into unpublished material.