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Lana Headey reveals that she took nothing from the Game of Thrones set

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As Game of Throne comes to an end and the entire cast behind the show return their costumes to their appropriate places, it is only natural to have a sense of attachment to the show where they worked for so long. As a result, a lot of the members in the cast have taken a souvenir of sorts from the set as a keepsake of their time at the filming of the epic show.

However, the case is simply not the same for the actress behind Cersei Lannister as Headey reveals that she took nothing but simple memories from the Game of Thrones set. She must either be really fond of it or perhaps she does not need a keepsake to remember all the times which she spent there. However, she did reveal in an interview about how she liked the moments with the rest of the characters that she had filmed.

“I liked the stuff I did with Charles Dance, who played my dad,” says Headey. “It’s all been glorious. The main thing was all the stairs all over King’s Landing are really slippery, so the outtakes are just full of all of us going ‘uughhyh’!”

In fact, she even mentioned that she was happiest about not having to take one particular thing around with her. As most fans of Lena might be able to guess, it was Cersei’s wig which she had to wear every morning before her scenes were shot. She was apparently so angry about having to wear the wig, that it helped her channel herself into the character of Cersei.

“I didn’t take anything…I just couldn’t wait to get the wig off,” says Headey about the wig. “I was like, ‘Yeeeesss!’ I never have to wear it again!”

She touched and covered a fair few other topics in the interview as well including who’s most likely to spill the beans about the new season, which is probably why Kit Harrington isn’t appearing on quite as many interviews these days. She also revealed how the last day of her shooting was not the last day of shooting for the show, but also reminded viewers that they don’t shoot in any specific order.

“To play the bad guy is just such good fun,” says Headey about Cersei. “I can do all the things I can’t really do in my life.”

In the end, she also revealed how she thought that Game of Thrones would never be a success when she initially started acting based solely off the pilot script. However, the show caught on rather virally and made sure she could never be more wrong again in her life. Right now, she enjoys the direction which the show took and remains rather excited about the very final season of the show. However, she did not reveal anything about the show herself till the end and avoided all questions rather cunningly. This means that everyone has to now wait for the final season of the show to be released.







Founder at Wiki of Thrones and a full-time Game of Thrones fan who does other work when he has finished reading and writing about Game of Thrones and also dreams about playing a role in the show.

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Game of Thrones’ Hafthor Bjornsson wins debut boxing match, sends brutal KO warning to Eddie Hall

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Hafthor Bjornsson shows off impressive deadlifting skills after shredding 110 pounds

Game of Thrones’ Hafthor Björnsson (The Mountain) and Eddie Hall have been long-time rivals now, ever since they faced each other in the World’s Strongest Man championship. Their upcoming fight has been dubbed ‘The Heaviest Boxing Match in History’. Every competitive sportsman is involved in taunting their opponent to generate hype for their big event. And the Mountain is full of them for his rival, Hall.

Thor Bjornsson has promised to stop Eddie Hall just like he did Devon Larratt recently when the pair finally fight next year, unless the Brit begins training harder. Bjornsson confirmed during an exclusive chat with Mirror Fighting that the bout will take place in March 2022, with an exact date and venue to be confirmed in the coming months.

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Hall, a fellow World’s Strongest Man winner, is still nursing a severe bicep injury that forced him to pull out of the scheduled fight that was supposed to happen in September this year. Instead, Bjornsson took on former arm-wrestling champion Larratt, who despite looking good for a fighter with five weeks of training, was easily defeated within minutes.

Bjornsson, speaking to Mirror Fighting in his role as a Reign Body Fuel ambassador, says he has set his sights solely on his old rival Hall.

“March is the plan as of today,” he said. “Let’s just hope his bicep heals up well as it should and we can do the fight. From what I’ve seen, it doesn’t look promising for him, he has a hard time holding his hands in the right position. He fights with his hands down and leaves his head open and if he does that then it’s going to be a rough night for him, my reach and my jab are going to hurt him. But what he is posting doesn’t mean that he’s going to use that style, maybe he’ll come in with a completely different style, we don’t know, so we just have to wait and see.”

Who will win, Thor Bjornsson or Eddie Hall? Let us know in the comments below!







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Edgar Wright remembers late Game of Thrones alum Diana Rigg’s final role in ‘Last Night in Soho’

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The world lost a great number of jewels from its crown in the year 2020. The Red Wedding year took so many lives, people are struggling to keep their hopes alive. The Game of Thrones family lost a mother figure in that tainted year. Dame Diana Rigg, who played Olenna Tyrell on the show, lost her battle with cancer in September last year. The veteran actress, famous for her role as the Queen of Thorns, died aged 82. Game of Thrones cast and crew and all her fans around the world were deeply saddened by her demise. will grace the big screen with her one final performance in Edgar Wright’s ‘Last Night in Soho’.

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During the press conference for the film, the director remembered the Rigg’s legacy and paid an emotional tribute to the Game of Thrones alum. “It’s difficult to extricate the movie from working with her now because the thought of the movie was quite interesting, very emotional experience to conceive and make, and now that’s all tied up with the fact that Diana is not with us anymore,” Wright said. “In those situations where it’s desperately sad, I won’t to get to have another gossipy branch with Diana Rigg. The only thing I can take away from it is like how lucky I was to work with her and know her.” 

“She’s such a professional and really prided herself on that,” he said. “When we were told that she needed to finish very urgently, we knew what that meant without asking any more. We’re all so incredibly fortunate to have known her and worked with her.”

Diana was an amazing soul and her presence will always be felt in her breathtaking performances. Let us remember the great actress in our thoughts and do leave a comment below!







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Kit Harington passed on a superhero role while filming Game of Thrones: ‘I don’t want it’

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Kit Harington passed on a superhero role while filming Game of Thrones: ‘I don’t want it'

Kit Harington is a household name today, thanks to his success as Game of ThronesJon Snow. Jon Snow was a selfless, righteousness and brave hero in the series, with a tone of seriousness in his voice. He would almost always relinquish any honours or titles he received in the series, saying, “I don’t want it.” It seems like Kit Harington has said his famous line quite often, off-screen as well.

The former Game of Thrones star told Total Film magazine he passed up on an unknown superhero role while filming for Game of Thrones. He said, “You know, the comic-book and superhero world has called once before, and I didn’t like the role and the part and the time to do it.”

Kit Harington passed on a superhero role while filming Game of Thrones: ‘I don’t want it'

Harington revealed. “So I turned it down. And then this one [in Eternals] felt right to me. I liked that the character they were offering was not necessarily an Eternal. He was human. I did like that. I felt that I could do something with that, that he came with all these human faults. So it was the character that drew me to it, as well as it being the MCU, and how exciting.”

“I won’t mention what it was, but yeah, there was one other [superhero movie] that I did turn down a while ago,” Harington said. “It was a while ago, as well – just because it didn’t feel like the right thing at the right time. And I think I was right to. My head was very in the Jon Snow world then.”

Which superhero role do you think Harington was previously up for? Tell us in the comments below!







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