Sophie Turner on tackling her largest worry in new time-travel rom-com, Time FreakSophie Turner talks Time Freak and what Sansa would do with a time machine


As nice a present as it’s, Game of Thrones have to be an emotionally exhausting expertise for a few of its actors. While there are some lighter moments within the collection, by and huge GOT is a present the place the celebrities should dig deep into their nicely of woe for that “serious actor” mojo.

Which most likely explains why Sophie Turner appears to be having fun with herself a lot in her new film, Time Freak. The time-travel romantic comedy is now taking part in in choose theaters within the U.S. and can be out there On Demand. Turner stars as Debbie, who breaks up along with her genius boyfriend Stillman (performed by Asa Butterfield of Ender’s Game). He then proceeds to do what any jilted boyfriend would do in a panic: create a time machine to rewind time and repair all his screwups. The movie takes just a few shocking detours because it hopscotches between the previous and current, and appears at conditions that anybody who’s ever been in a relationship can perceive.

“When you’re in a relationship with someone, you always wish you could have done something differently. Even the very minute things,” Turner says throughout a cellphone dialog with SYFY WIRE.

“Yeah, I think everyone looks back at breakups and thinks, ‘If I had done that thing differently…’,” Butterfield weighs in. “It’s just a very real scenario — if you take away the time travel aspect — in that you always think about what you could’ve done better and wish you had the ability to go back and change that. That opens up a lot of possibilities and funny scenarios in the movie.”

Turner says the second-guessing is one thing she is aware of nicely from her personal private expertise. “I’ve broken up with guys before, or had guys break up with me, and I’ve thought about things like, ‘I wish I hadn’t worn that color eye shadow that day…. very small things that seem like nothing, but that you think affected everything leading up to the breakup. I think its quite relatable in that sense,” she says.

Turner lately wrapped up her work on the eighth and last season of Game of Thrones. Given that Sansa Stark has endured every kind of trauma throughout her fictional existence, we puzzled what could be Sansa’s first cease if she instantly found a time machine within the crypt of Winterfell.

“I think Sansa would use it to undo most things in her life,” she says with fun. “I think she would start with not getting together with Joffrey. That would’ve been the first one. Then everything sort of spiraled out from there. I think it was the butterfly effect from there.”

Because the 2 actors are curently on separate continents, we talked with them on a convention name. Which meant a delay that led to Turner and Butterfield often stepping on one another’s solutions. At one level, after they minimize one another off whereas making an attempt to reply a query about their favourite time journey movies, Turner jokingly screams, “This f*****g time delay!”

“OK, I’ll go then,” Butterfield says. “I believe Groundhog Day is an effective one and our movie has some similarities. I used to be by no means actually a Doctor Who fan. I imply, I watched it, however I wasn’t a Whovian — is that what they’re referred to as?”

“I believe my favourite — and it’s type of a time journey factor — is The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” Turner provides. “I actually love that film and I believe [Time Freak] shares some issues in widespread with it. I truthfully really feel our film is a mixture between that one and Hot Tub Time Machine. I like that film!”

As anybody is aware of who’s ever heard her singing “Baby Shark” or her Carpool Karaoke duet along with her Thrones sister, Maisie Williams, Turner has a beautiful singing voice. Just don’t inform her that. She’s scared of singing on-camera, which is type of an issue since she has to take action in Time Freak, as you possibly can see within the clip above.

“It was disgusting. I hated, it, I did,” she admits. “I’ve only sung on camera once before and I had a full-blown panic attack. And for this one, I had to learn to play guitar as well. I wouldn’t sing in front of like, any of the other actors because I was so shy. So they shot my bit, and they had my music playing as they shot behind me on to the crowd, because I wasn’t going to sing live for them because I was so scared. Honestly, it was pretty terrifying. That’s my one thing I hate to do, singing.”

Butterfield thinks she has no motive to really feel self-conscious. “I really liked the scene in the bedroom where she’s supposed to be singing a song to me and I’m supposed to look like I’m really enjoying it,” he says. “But inside, my character is like, freaking out. It’s a extremely enjoyable, foolish awkward second. She did an awesome job. “

“She had the ukulele down,” Butterfield continues. “I don’t prefer it when singers sound too good, particularly in motion pictures. It doesn’t appear plausible. I’m not saying Sophie is a foul singer however, um …[laughs].”

“Wow … wow!” Turner says in mock outrage.

Sometimes Asa, you need to stop whilst you’re forward.

Time Freak is now taking part in in choose theaters and On Demand. 

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