Sophie Turner Wants To Make a Movie About Her And Maisie Williams
The Game of Thrones stars Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams have had a good on-screen bond as Sansa Stark and Arya Stark in the HBO fictional series. But the two continued to remain close even when they were not filming. Now the two stars are planning on bringing their relationship to the bigger screens. In fact, now that Turner is considering directing as a career, her first movie might really be about it. Especially, since what she has with her former co-star is totally unique to her other friendships.
Sophie Turner Wants to Share The Story of Friendship With Maisie Williams in a Movie
While having dinner with her Dark Phoenix costar Jessica Chastain, Sophie Turner revealed that she wanted to pursue directing as a career. Apparently, she needs to acquire more creative control over what is being done. But doing that as an actor is not entirely possible. Instead, she wants to create her own vision about things that she is passionate about.
As for her plans for her first script, Sophie Turner shared that she wanted it to be based on a true story. In fact, she was considering having one on her bond with Game of Thrones costar Maisie Williams. The two have a very intense bond, and its something that Turner has never experienced with any of her girl friends before. Not only did Arya Stark and Sansa Stark grew up on the sets together beginning from the ages of 14 and 15, but they continued to be best friends even after the show ended. In fact, they are so close that Maisie Williams be will one of Turner’s bridesmaids. Especially, since Maisie played a huge role in helping Sophie battle with depression.
As for the movie, Sophie Turner believes that their friendship would make a great story. She added that,
We felt like we wanted to write a movie about a friendship where it’s kind of like you’re soulmates, but you’re friends and it’s like this beautiful connection but it can also be quite destructive.
Although she hasn’t written a script yet, Sophie is getting started. She has already purchased a book on screenplay writing, and is hopeful to take all the right steps.
While her career as a director is not pronounced, Sophie Turner has two new movies coming- Broken Soldier and Heavy are on the horizon.