Six reporters, photographers and media chiefs are to be tried for invasion of privacy over topless photos of Kate Middleton

In a beautiful written piece for the New York Times, Trevor Noah paints a picture of his childhood with his mother

Game of Thrones villian wants to show off her funny side

2015-04-29 16:00

Los Angeles - Lena Headey wants to star in a comedy.

The Game of Thrones actress has revealed that while landing the role of Cersei in the HBO drama was a "blessing", she wants to show fans that she's capable of playing a range of very different parts.

She shared: "I'm getting more offers to play similar kinds of characters, but I would also like to do a comedy. Most of my friends would tell you that I have a very humorous side and it would be wonderful if I finally had the chance to show my funny nature in a movie."

The 41-year-old star - who has five-year-old son Wylie with ex-husband Peter Loughran and is now expecting a baby girl - also confessed she can't understand why she's only just shot to fame after taking on her first acting job at the age of 17.

She told HELLO! magazine: "It's been extraordinary, although you do wonder why it's taken so long. You have to be persistent in this business. No one really gives you anything and there's a lot of luck involved. I've played in films I thought would lead to bigger and better things, then nothing happens.

"In a way, it's all been a blessing for me. I have a son to look after and I feel that the best part of my life is happening now."

The actress often lets out her funny side in her Instagram posts.

Time for a little bit of this gentleman ...

A photo posted by Lena Headey (@iamlenaheadey) on

One whole hour of sleep in 28 ... I feel a little bonkers ...

A photo posted by Lena Headey (@iamlenaheadey) on

Not happy about my new roommate

A photo posted by Lena Headey (@iamlenaheadey) on

Read more on:    tv  |  celebrities  |  game of thrones publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Recent News

It seems like you can find love on the bachelor after all. Read More »

AMC's The Walking Dead returned for another season with an episode likely to become the series' most-watched ever Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.