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“I was very upset and I had to go for a walk” says Gwendoline Christie on Jaime leaving Brienne to go South

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"I was very upset and I had to go for a walk" says Gwendoline Christie on Jaime leaving Brienne to go South

Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 4 “The Last of the Starks” finally saw the fandom’s biggest ship consummate their love. Jaime and Brienne made love, and in the same episode, we saw Jaime leave Brienne to go south for Cersei. In an interview with EW, Gwendoline Christie, who plays Brienne, revealed her feelings about the whole thing. Read on!

Speaking of the build-up to them getting together, Gwendoline said:

“It was very important to me that we saw Jaime and Brienne’s relationship expressed throughout the battle. They’re in a rare situation where they can completely trust and depend on each other. You take a complicated and solid relationship into a brutal and mind-blowing apocalyptic war. Does it break them apart or force them closer together? You take that relationship and put it into the highest stakes possible and it gets stronger and they worked together completely.”

"I was very upset and I had to go for a walk" says Gwendoline Christie on Jaime leaving Brienne to go South

Speaking of her reaction to their lovemaking scene when she first read the script, she said:

“What’s always important to me is the “how.” Not the “what,” it’s the “how.” It’s important to me how these things come about. I felt it was important to see a moment of choice from Brienne where she chooses to do this. Brienne is a virgin. As far as we know, Brienne hasn’t had a sexual or romantic encounter before. In the books, the character sleeps in her armor to protect herself. It’s important that she choose to explore life in that way and have that experience. I was pleased that if something happens between her and another character that she wants it. I like that she instigated it. As an unconventional woman that we’ve seen grown, I enjoy that she decided to grow in a different way.”

She also revealed Nikolaj Coster-Waldau’s reaction to the script:

“I received a text from [Jaime actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau] just laughing. I sent back a being sick emoji. How modern.”

Apparently, Nikolaj also told her to not laugh during the scene, and the two had to try hard to stay serious. Moving on, she talked about how she felt about Jaime leaving Brienne to go south:

“I was so upset for her. I know it’s just a character and I’m an actor who’s lucky to do her job. It’s so heartbreaking. But it’s life isn’t it? Life is heartbreaking. I never assumed they would be together. I didn’t think that would happen. And now I can feel a million hearts breaking.”

"I was so upset" says Gwendoline Christie on Jaime leaving Brienne to go south

She continued:

“I have no judgment of Cersei but their relationship is dysfunctional. That’s when I went very red. I was very upset and I had to go for a walk.”

Gwendoline also said it bothered her more than them actually getting together in the first place:

“I know it’s silly. It’s just a character, not a living human being, but I feel for her so deeply. I love that she doesn’t crumble from it. She goes back to work. Because she always loves work — that feels refreshing, a woman can be happy without a companion. Woman don’t have to be defined by their partner and that’s good. But my god. That’s the Game of Thrones, isn’t it? Just when you think things are going to go well it punches you harder than ever in the guts…”

Well, that is true. What did you think about Jaime and Brienne in this episode? Talk to us in the comments, down below?






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Jaime is going to Kings Landing to fulfill the prophecy of the little brother. And if he isn’t I hope Arya kills him.

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I read that scene the same way. Not that he was leaving Brienne to go back to Cersei, but that he was leaving her because Cersei needed to be stopped and no one else seemed capable of doing it. I hope he makes it back to Brienne, because it’s the first purely healthy relationship of his life.

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Game of Thrones ending will upset some fans, says Sophie Turner while promising a “very satisfying” end for Sansa

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Game of Thrones ending will upset some fans, says Sophie Turner, promising a "very satisfying" end for Sansa

Game of Thrones Season 8 finale drops in a few hours, and we are getting some last minute teases right about now. As one of the very few characters who have made it to the end, the fans have been awfully proud of Sansa Stark, and it seems like she will have a good ending, if Sophie Turner, who plays the character, is to be believed. Read on!

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Sophie spoke to The Sunday Times Magazine about how the ending of the show might not please everybody. Speaking of her attachment to Sansa, she said:

“I’ve had a bit of an identity crisis to be honest, I’ve grown up for so many years as this character. If I wasn’t filming, I was promoting it, if I wasn’t promoting it then it was on TV. I was immersed in Sansa, so finally stepping out of it, I don’t actually know what I like to do or who I really am.”

She then went on to tease the finale of the show:

“It’s a great ending, from my perspective, it’s very satisfying. But I think a lot of people will be upset too.”

Well, given the show’s massive fan following, that was probably always bound to happen. What do you guys think? Talk to us in the comments, down below!

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Nicholas Hoult auditioned to play Jon Snow in Game of Thrones

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Nicholas Hoult auditioned to play Jon Snow in Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones has had a respectable star cast, ranging from the young first-timers to the industry veteran actors. Over the past few years, we have heard of a lot of actors who auditioned for different parts on the show but didn’t land the roles. The latest of the bunch is Nicholas Hoult, who auditioned for the role of Jon Snow. Read on!

Nicholas Hoult auditioned to play Jon Snow in Game of Thrones

Nicholas Hoult was recently at the Montclair Film Festival, for the screening of his latest film, Tolkien, where he talked to Page Six about his shot at a role in Game of Thrones:

“I think I auditioned for Jon Snow. I remember it because I was filming ‘Clash of the Titans’ at the time, so I had long hair extensions. They gave me a ponytail and also a very patchy fake tan. So I remember being like, ‘This is probably not what they’re hoping for,’ and it obviously wasn’t.”

Of, course, the role went to Kit Harington in the end, who has done a great job with it. Had Hoult bagged the role, Game of Thrones would have looked quite different. Then again, what would Jon Snow be without the ever brooding Kit Harington?

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“People are very angry,” says Pilou Asbæk (Euron) about Game of Thrones Season 8

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"People are very angry," says Pilou Asbæk (Euron) about Game of Thrones Season 8

At the moment, Game of Thrones is having a bad run with the latest season becoming the lowest-rated season in the show. The show that has garnered love from fans and critics alike over the last decade, is now getting hate for rushing the final season. One of the latest deaths on the show was Euron Greyjoy. Actor Pilou Asbæk, who plays Euron, recently discussed the fans’ displeasure with the final season and more, in an interview with Insider. Read on!

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Pilou was asked whom he was rooting for, now that Euron and Cersei were gone. He said:

“Who am I rooting for? I’m rooting for Dan and David. For them to be happy with what they have created.”

He was then asked if he thinks the showrunners will be happy with their creation:

“Yes, I think they will be, because right now, people are very angry. Some people are very angry and some people are very happy. I think, guys, just … please. Everyone has done the best work they could, under the circumstances they could, and I think it will stand the test of time. Honestly, I swear to God I think that. So I hope Dan and David are going to end up on the throne.”

Pilou also discussed how his character was different from the book Euron:

“100%. It’s two very different characters. I think Dan and David wanted a not-so-mysterious villain, the way he is in the books. They wanted to do something else. But you never, never know where a character is going. So you have to go with what you get. And I was just … you know … of course you always want more screen time. Because screen time often equals character development, and motivation. You can show different sides of a character.

But at the end of the day I’m a supporting cast member. I’m not one of the main cast members. So I’m here to support, that’s my job, that’s what I get paid for.”

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All said and done, Pilou seemed satisfied with his run on the show:

“I’m feeling great. I feel very, very thankful to be part of it. As an actor you always want more scenes, you want more stuff to work with, you want to have as much screen time as possible. But, that said, you’re also extremely thankful that you got to be a part of one of the biggest shows in the world.”

What do you guys think? Could Euron have been better? Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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