Gwendoline Christie Teases Game of Thrones Season 6 Scripts "Truly Brilliant"


When we sat down with Gwendoline Christie to talk about Captain Phasma in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it was she that first brought up Brienne of Tarth. Her character, the fiercely loyal and strong warrior on Game of Thrones clearly means a lot to her.

"I absolutely adore and love playing [Brienne of Tarth]," she told in a one-on-one interview.

But the character's next step, now that she's fulfilled what's been her purpose for the last several seasons, is a mystery - and one she's not ready to let slip.

"To be horribly disappointing, if I were to venture into that territory, it would be a plot spoiler," she said with a laugh. The actress, with franchises like Star Wars and Thrones, clearly is now well-practiced at keeping her mouth shut when it comes to upcoming plots. She was, however, willing to give one small tease. She's very excited about season six of the series, and praised the writing she's seen so far.

"I think the scripts for the new season of Game of Thrones are really, truly brilliant, and it is my absolute pleasure to be a part of it," Christie said with a knowing smile.

As for the fate of Jon Snow, I didn't dare ask – but her co-star in the film John Boyega did during the Star Wars global press day press conference.

"Is Jon Snow alive or dead?" he asked bluntly when she mentioned being busy with the show.

"I only read my bits in the script, I've got no idea," she teased, taking a sip of her water and ending the discussion.

Game of Thrones Season six kicks off April 2016.