English actress Sophie Turner, best known for her role as Sansa Stark in the hit series "Game of Thrones," is set to showcase her action skills in the upcoming movie "Barely Lethal." The film, directed by Kyle Newman, revolves around a teenage girl named Megan (played by Hailee Steinfeld) who is trained as a top assassin and eventually fakes her own death to escape her dangerous lifestyle. Sophie Turner, who plays Megan's rival and fellow assassin, is thrilled to have the opportunity to "kick some ass."
"Barely Lethal" follows Megan's journey as she enters a regular high school and tries to blend in as a normal teenager. However, her past comes back to haunt her when her former mentor, played by Samuel L. Jackson, discovers her whereabouts. The film takes a comedic twist as Megan must balance high school life with her assassin training while also navigating the complexities of teenage romance.
In the film, Sophie Turner's character is a fierce and skilled assassin named Victoria. Victoria and Megan share a competitive and antagonistic relationship as they compete for top ranking among their fellow assassins. Sophie Turner revealed in an interview that she was excited to take on a role where she could display her action chops and engage in intense fight scenes. The actress, who is no stranger to the world of action and violence through her portrayal of Sansa Stark in "Game of Thrones," expressed her enthusiasm for the opportunity to "kick some ass" in "Barely Lethal."
Sophie Turner's inclusion in "Barely Lethal" adds another layer of excitement to the film for fans of "Game of Thrones" as they eagerly await her return to their screens in the highly anticipated final season. The actress has gained immense popularity and critical acclaim for her portrayal of Sansa Stark, a character who undergoes remarkable growth and transformation over the course of the series.
While "Barely Lethal" provides Sophie Turner with an action-packed role, the film also offers a different genre for the actress to explore. The comedic elements of the movie allow her to showcase her versatility as an actress and demonstrate her ability to deliver humorous performances alongside her action sequences.
Overall, "Barely Lethal" presents an exciting opportunity for Sophie Turner to demonstrate her action skills and entertain audiences with her portrayal of an assassin. With her role as Victoria, she adds another dynamic character to her repertoire and continues to establish herself as a versatile actress beyond her beloved role in "Game of Thrones."