Headey mix

Headey mix
The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones starring Lena Headey

Lena Headey is so great at playing the conniving Cersei Lannister in Game Of Thrones that it's hard for us to believe she's NOT Cersei Lannister.

Game Of Thrones fanboy JASON JOHNSON offers up yet more facts about Lena Headey, proving once and for all that unfortunately, she's very likely not Cersei Lannister.

For a start, the 39-year-old is appearing as two different characters who aren't Cersei this month. She stars as a demon hunter in The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones, which opened here last week. She also plays a terrorised home owner in The Purge, which opens in theatres here on Thursday.

The Purge is a high-concept horror show about a world in which all crime is legal for one night every year.

When her family offers shelter to a hunted man, they make themselves targets for a gang of creepy mask-wearing youngsters.

Of course, if it were Cersei Lannister in that house instead of a suburban housewife, those masked kids would end up with their heads on pikes.


Born in Barbados, not Casterly Rock, Lena moved to Yorkshire, England when she was five, and remained there until she moved to London as a teenager.

Unlike Cersei's pappy Tywin, her father John is not the richest man in the world. Her brother Tim is neither a dwarf nor a morally ambiguous one-handed swordsman. She currently lives in Los Angeles and not King's Landing. It's weird!

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