'Game of Thrones' co-star Oona Chaplin explains how Talisa is good and bad for Robb Stark
And why it's OK that her character is different from in the books
Normally when heroes on TV shows find love, that's a good thing, but fans of HBO's "Game of Thrones
" are smart enough to be wary of King Robb's new nuptials.
Yes, we should be pleased that the King in the North seems to have chosen a worthy partner in Oona Chaplin
, but as Robb's mom has been prone to observing, the hastily composed marriage may mess with the Starks' necessary alliance with House Frey.
On the "Game of Thrones" premiere red carpet in Los Angeles, I caught up with Oona Chaplin, who discusses the pros and cons of Talisa's relationship with Robb. Chaplin -- Yes, she's Charlie's granddaughter -- also talks about playing a character who isn't at all like her equivalent in George R.R. Martin's novels.
Check out the interview above. And you should also check out my red carpet interviews with Martin
, Rose Leslie
and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
. And stay tuned for a few more interviews in the days to come. [You'll notice Natalie Tena in the background here. She'll probably be the next interview that I post.]
"Game of Thrones" returns to HBO on Sunday, March 31.