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Lena Headey admits she wanted a better GoT ending

Fans still aren’t happy over the way Game of Thrones ended, and it looks like the cast pretty much agrees.

Lena Headey, who played the inscrutable, cunning Cersei Lannister for the entirety of the show’s eight seasons, has admitted that she was unhappy with her character’s ending.

Speaking to The Guardian, Headey shared that she wanted a better death for Cersei, which is pretty unsurprising when you remember just how unsatisfying Cersei’s fate was. After facing defeat during the siege of King’s Landing, Cersei tried to escape the city with her brother-lover, Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), but the two of them wound up crushed to death by rocks under the Red Keep, buried together forever beneath the rubble.

Headey said that she’d like to sit down and have a drink with showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss and hash out a few things about the show’s extremely unpopular final season, which suffered from rushed pacing, incomplete storylines, and underwhelming…

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