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'Game of Thrones' star Maisie Williams reveals how her Patrick Stewart Funny or Die video came about

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Funny or Die couldn't let a major event like the 2012 London Olympics pass without releasing a hilarious, celebrity-filled video. No, the comedy website put together a sketch called "The Olympic Ticket Scalper" that teamed Patrick Stewart with "Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams as they tricked the likes of of Ryan Lochte and Simon Pegg.

Zap2it recently participated in a roundtable interview with Williams while she was promoting Season 3 of "Game of Thrones" and asked her how the video came to be. It turns out that Funny or Die reached out to her to play the role of Scraggly Sue, and she agreed before she ever found out she'd be working with Stewart.

"They phoned up and they said, 'We'd like to do a Funny or Die,' and that was really cool because I had heard of it and I was really excited," she said. "We didn't know
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