Sophie Turner just opened up about her character’s journey in the final season of Game of Thrones. The actress appeared at New York Comic Con to promote her upcoming movie, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, and took a little bit of time discussing Sansa Stark’s fate on HBO’s hit fantasy.
“I know I say this every season, but Sansa really comes into her own this season,” Turner dished. “She knows what she wants. She knows what she stands for. She knows who she wants to be around, and she faces threats to that this season. But, well, we’ll see how that goes.”
Turner explained how Sansa has been somewhat lost the past few seasons. She has had doubts about her identity, where she wants to be, and who are her true friends. But heading into Season 8, Sansa is more self-confident than ever before.
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While the journey has been difficult for Ned Stark’s oldest daughter, she will face new challenges that test her self-confidence even more.
Turner did not give away any details about Sansa’s story in Season 8. Producers have been extra vigilant in giving away any secrets this season and all of the cast members have been warned about letting anything slip.
According to Winter Is Coming, Turner revealed that they even have a “drone killer” on set that is ready to destroy anything that tries to spy on the show. The cast and crew have also filmed fake scenes and the cast rocked costumes in Croatia just to throw off the local paparazzi.
This is not the first time Turner has talked about the final season. A few months back, Turner revealed that her final day filming was extremely emotional.
After receiving a special note from producers Dan Weiss and David Benioff, Sophie Turner says she let the waterworks flow for hours and still finds it hard to accept that the series is over.
HBO plans on releasing Season 8 of Game of Thrones sometime in 2019. Until then, here’s to hoping Sansa a fitting end before it’s all over.