AS the glamorous yet terrifying Queen of the Seven Kingdoms, she sleeps with her brother, massacres enemies — and strips off repeatedly. The Brit mum-of-two also tells how she channelled anger over the end of her first marriage into her ruthless screen character, battled post-natal depression on set and cried when the hit series ended. In season five Lena, who was pregnant at the time, had to rely on a body-double for a scene where Cersei was forced by a cult to walk naked through the streets.
By Laura Fox For Mailonline. It came as Lena also admitted that she battled postnatal depression during filming for the first season of the HBO epic, which begins its final season on Sunday. Lena's character Cersei Lannister is no stranger to a naked scene or two, having featured in numerous romantic clinches throughout her seven series' on the show.
The rumble of engine noise and the splatter of fat raindrops fills the back of a large minibus, which rolls through rural Northern Ireland, heading south from the town of Castlerock on the north coast. She is on her way to Belfast, where she has a wig fitting and evening rehearsals for the fourth season of Game of Thronesin which her character, the compellingly malevolent queen Cersei Lannister, will — well, more of that in a minute. Tomorrow, Headey will be up at dawn to film her first scene.
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The evil Queen was met with a barrage of foul-mouthed abuse while being decorated with a collection of bodily fluids as she made her way through the narrow streets of King's Landing. But many viewers were less concerned with her plea of penance as they were with Lena Headey's body. Audiences swiftly turned to Twitter to point out the actress' body was not that walking through the streets of King's Landing, but instead she'd used a double.
Headey made her film debut in Waterlandand continued to work steadily in British and American films and on television, before finding fame with her lead performances in The Brothers Grimm and She provided voices for the role-playing video game Risen and the video game tie-in film Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XVas well as the animated series Danger Mouse — and Trollhunters — She has one younger brother, Tim.
Because it just wouldn't be a new ' Game of Thrones ' season without some controversial nudity, it seems that production of season 5 may have hit something of a snag with the Croatian church. Bewaring potential spoilers of a major book scene, find out what 'Game of Thrones' star may be forced to cover up for an impending outdoor nude scene! Martin 's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' series.
Cersei Lannister's Walk of Shame during Sunday night's episode of Game of Thrones was not only one of the most memorable moments of the Season 5 finale but also of the whole season. The six-minute sequence showed Cersei having all of her hair cut off, being stripped and then being forced to walk for miles through a rowdy crowd in King's Landing. Back when the scene was filmed in October, it was reported that Lena Headey, the Emmy-nominated actress who portrays Cersei on Game of Throneswould not be doing her own nude scene but use a body double instead.
Ever since the Game of Thrones series finale aired back in May, many fans of the show have felt there were a handful of storylines we would've liked to see wrap up differently. And according to some recent comments from Lena Headeyit sounds like at least one Cersei storyline would have shifted had it not been for the writers' decision to scrap a certain scene from season seven. The actress, who played Cersei Lannister on the HBO drama, appeared at a comic book convention in Germany where she revealed that the show's penultimate season almost featured a scene that sees her character having a miscarriage.