'Game of Thrones' season 8: Lena Headey will wrap filming by June

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Actress Lena Headey, from the HBO drama series "Game of Thrones,"
Actress Lena Headey, from the HBO drama series "Game of Thrones," arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Reuters/Lucy Nicholson

Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister) is expected to finish filming for “Game of Thrones” season 8 by June, the actress revealed in a recent interview. It is, however, unclear if this will be the end of production for the entire cast and crew or only for the actress.

Headey’s husband Dan Cadan’s latest film “Walk Like A Panther” recently had a premiere event, where Headey was asked about the HBO show, the Independent reports. The actress said she will be filming until the end of June, adding that it is “very exciting.”

This is the last season for the TV series. Headey said that the show is “bigger and better than ever.”

There are two major wars that are expected on the show. First is the war in the north against the Night King and his Army of the Dead. Then there is the unresolved conflict for the Iron Throne, which will be sought after by Cersei on one side and Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) on the other.

The involvement of dragons was a big factor in increasing the scale of production last year. This time, there may be bigger action scenes involving these creatures.

Apart from the series, Headey is part of two movies coming this year. She’s playing Julia Knight in the comedy-drama “Fighting with My Family” and Wendy in “The Flood.”

“Game of Thrones” season 8 will premiere sometime in 2019. The set of King’s Landing, where Headey is expected to film some of her scenes, is nearing completion at Belfast, and the actress may finish the rest of her shoots at this location.

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