Sibel Kekilli

Sibel Kekilli on Shae and the fourth season of ‘Game of Thrones’

Before the premier of the fourth season of Game of Thrones, actress Sibel Kekilli–better known as Tyrion’s secret girlfriend in the series, Shae–answered questions about her character, how she has changed as the new season begins, and what it’s like being in such a hugely popular series. Read the interview below, and catch Game of Thrones on HBO and HBO Canada Sundays at 9:00 PM (ET/MT).

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For the longest time I have been equating the work being done by HBO to the stuff that was being done during the last great epoch of American cinema–the seventies. In the seventies maverick filmmakers like Coppola, Schrader, Friedkin, Altman and Scorcese flourished with a kind of hard edged, reality-based storytelling that was still being served up to audiences in an interesting and entertaining way that made a number of their works classics and made their careers legendary.