Beware: spoilers for the series finale of Game of Thrones are discussed below.
I’m so sad the show is finished and I have loved every single moment of playing this character. I couldn’t have been luckier to play the character of Brienne of Tarth. And it was never going to end in a way that absolutely everybody would be satisfied, because everybody had such a different idea of what they want. And that’s what’s so brilliant about it. There’s also another quote from the show where Tyrion and Jon Snow were talking and they say, see you in 10 years time — and I very much hope that might be the case. So maybe people who signed the petition might get something of what they want.
I have to say that when Tyrion told Jon Snow to ask him about the way things shook out in 10 years, I did get a bit excited. There may be some way to pick the story up a decade from now. By then, the cast will have gained some distance from things. Hence, they may be willing to do a one-off two-hour movie, at least.
Asked to clarify if she was referring to a Game of Thrones reunion in 10 years, Gwendoline Christie responded:
Who knows, you never know what’s around the corner.
How Bran being the King of the Six Kingdoms and Sansa's rule as Queen in the North is playing out. If Arya found anything west of Westeros. How Tyrion is finding life as the Hand of the King and not having to worry about his monarch going mad, etc.
What I love about the character of Brienne of Tarth is that she’s so outside of the conventions of what female characters have been. And I would love to see that character grow and develop and how she deals with different situations. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and I have always said there should be a Brienne and Jaime spinoff show called the Braime Bunch. And I think that that would leave room for plenty of hysterical and frustrating histrionics. But I would definitely love to see the continued subversion of the female stereotype and that’s what I’m very much hoping for in the future.
Unfortunately, a spinoff featuring both Brienne and Jaime is now out. Jaime died in the penultimate episode alongside his sister Cersei. Despite Jaime’s feelings for Brienne, he decided that if Cersei was a goner, so was he. That leaves a spinoff solely starring Brienne, which I would totally watch.
When viewers last saw Brienne, she was the Lord Commander of the Kingsguard. She also edited The White Book of the Kingsguard to update Jaime Lannister’s story. Thanks to Brienne, future generations will know more about her friend and lover than his reputation as "Kingslayer."