Her quote follows news that GoT - which is now shooting its final six episodes - will continue filming until the summer of 2018 (which also suggested that the show wouldn't be back until the following year given the amount of post-production work required for each season). And without Littlefinger, it's a test for her of whether she can get through it ... I'm a producer on my next movie (Girl Who Fell From the Sky).
She also talked about her upcoming projects, including X-Men: Dark Phoenix, in which she will reprise her role of Jean Grey. "So I'm really excited about the future".
'It's a big challenge for her, without this massive manipulator having her back. "This season is more a passionate fight for her than a political, manipulative kind of fight", says Turner.
As reported earlier, the filming for the Game of Thrones eighth and final season is already underway.
"When we all had the read-through for the final season, it was very, very emotional", she said.
Truth be told, we don't care when it airs once it matches the very best that Game of Thrones has previously offered. All of the Americans wanted to come over.
Sophie also teased how the absence of Littlefinger will affect Sansa in the coming season, saying: 'It's going to be tricky for her, because at the end of the last season, she felt she had everything set up.
As The Great War approaches, it seems that we're going to have to wait a while longer until the world's most beloved show returns to our screens. "We're all trying not to take it for granted any more". The season 7 ended with the King of the White Walkers riding Daenerys' dragon, Viserion, who brought down the wall and helped the wights to march south.
An official premiere date for Game of Thrones Season 8 has not yet been released.