NY,Sept20:Game of Thrones‘ Maisie Williams is just as cool as her badass character, Arya Stark?
In a behind-the-scenes video posted by HBO on Monday as part of their digital series “The Game Revealed,” fans are treated to an in-depth look at the sparring match between Arya and Brienne (Gwendoline Christie), a long-awaited moment that totally lived up to the hype. But there is one moment in the featurette that has the Internet applauding Maisie’s seriously impressive skills: when the 20-year-old flips a dagger from one hand to the other like she’s flipping a freakin’ pancake. Seriously, Maisie is the official boss of the dagger toss.
The video highlights how much work actually goes into a fight scene, especially when there’s such a height difference at play, with Gwendoline standing at 6’3″ and Maisie at 5’1″.
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To be fighting Gwen who is far over a foot taller than me and for her to be fighting someone who is far, far shorter than her, it’s been a massive challenge,” Maisie says, while Gwendoline adds, “In a fight, it’s so much more than just choreography. Every movement says something about the character. It tells the story of these two very different warriors.”
Given that Arya and Brienne are two of the series’ most popular characters, their sparring match was a scene the cast and crew were looking forward to as much as the fans.