- Warning: Spoilers ahead for the final season of “Game of Thrones.”
- HBO aired its “Game of Thrones” documentary titled “The Last Watch” on Sunday.
- The documentary showed behind-the-scenes looks at how the final season came together.
- One part of the documentary showed the funeral scene after the Battle of Winterfell, and Sophie Turner could be seen sobbing between takes.
- Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories.
In behind-the-scenes footage from HBO’s “Game of Thrones: The Last Watch” documentary, fans can see just how emotional filming that funeral scene after the Winterfell battle was for the cast members.
At one point, Sophie Turner, who played Sansa Stark on the series, can be seen sobbing between takes.
In the actual scene from the fourth episode of season eight, Sansa cried over Theon Greyjoy’s body as she put a Stark pin on it.
Watching Turner cry made fans emotional.
The thing that REALLY broke the dam was Sophie Turner still crying between takes of Sansa's goodbye to Theon's body pic.twitter.com/RuWSE2jPGt
— Kim Renfro (@kimrrenfro) May 27, 2019
— ????????????????????????️ (@eyretartt) May 27, 2019
sophie not being able to stop crying after filming theon's funeral scene is a mood pic.twitter.com/Fjt1CYwhhd
— kinsey (@sansacstark) May 27, 2019
Before filming the scene, episode director David Nutter talked to Turner about the heartbreaking moment between her and Alfie Allen’s character Theon and described how she’d look at his closed eyes as she put the pin in and think, “You’re a Stark now.”
“OK, cool, so just give me a couple minutes to get into it,” Turner says in the documentary.
Turner definitely got into the moment and continued to cry between takes as her costume was readjusted.
Both the documentary and the full final season are available now on HBO.
- Read more:
- 21 details you might have missed on the final episode of ‘Game of Thrones’
- The ‘Game of Thrones’ documentary reveals a key detail about how Arya was able to attack the Night King
- How that devastating ‘Game of Thrones’ finale death was an imperfect fulfillment of the show’s biggest prophecy
- The new ‘Game of Thrones’ documentary shows the exact moment when Kit Harington realised what Jon Snow does to Daenerys on the finale
Business Insider Emails & Alerts
Site highlights each day to your inbox.