‘Game of Thrones’: Miguel Sapochnik Questioned His Violent Imagery, But Not Daenerys’ Dark Turn

‘Game of Thrones’: Miguel Sapochnik Questioned His Violent Imagery, But Not Daenerys’ Dark Turn
When executive producer Miguel Sapochnik started to work on Season 8 of “Game of Thrones”, he initially envisioned directing episodes three through five. Due to production logistics, that became an impossibility. David Nutter would direct episode 4, but Sapochnik always held onto the strong image of how the end of that episode would dictate the opening of the penultimate episode, “The Bells.”

In Sapochnik’s mind, we would never cut to Daenerys after Cersei decided to kill her friend Missandei. Her reaction to the death would be in the opening images of “The Bells,” with Daenerys – no makeup and her hair ruffled – in her chambers. “We said, ‘You’ve never been like this,” said Sapochnik. “It was this idea of us trying to piece her back together, but something’s broken.”

In the years Sapochnik had worked on the show, he often had conversations with the principal cast about their characters’ arcs
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