Emilia Clarke is already losing sleep over her final Game of Thrones scenes

We’re sure she has nothing to worry about


With season seven of Game of Thrones hitting TV screens this weekend, the end is in sight for the smash-hit fantasy series.


But while some of the stars will doubtlessly be pleased to have a bit more spare time to pursue other acting projects now that the series is wrapping up, Daenerys Targaryen actress Emilia Clarke is feeling the pressure – because she feels like there’s still time for it all to go wrong.


“Oh God, I get sleepless nights over it,” Clarke told Elle in a new interview. “’Oh, you’re gonna mess it up. It’s the last season, and it’s going to go wrong.’”

She continued, “My mates are like, ‘It’s you – you [and Daenerys] are one and the same now. You need to trust your instincts!’ And I’m like, ‘ No, I’ve got to do more research!’ The higher everyone places the mantle, the bigger the fall. 

“That sounds really awful, but it’s true! I don’t want to disappoint anyone.” 

An admirable worry, really – but based on all the excitement we’ve seen teased for Dany in this series alone, we’re betting she doesn’t have too much to fret over. 


Game of Thrones Season 7 premieres exclusively in the UK on 17th July on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV at 2am, repeated at 9pm on the same day