She adds that conversations around gender pay are being had more frequently:
Executives are “more willing to listen to people saying, ‘I want the same amount of money.’
“So things are getting done, but it will take a while, I think…,” Turner added.
Harington is among the reported five highest paid Game of Thrones actors, a list which also includes Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister). They each take home a reported $500,000 per episode.
“Initially, I didn’t feel there was anything that stayed with me from all the things Sansa went through,” Turner says. “But though I think it hasn’t affected me emotionally, I did start thinking about the domestic abuse and rape, and it spurred this little part of me that might be an activist.”