Some new brides could also be inclined to unbox home equipment and keep away from sending thank-you notes. Sophie Turner, nonetheless, was determined to get again on set.

“‘Darkish Phoenix’ had simply come out, I had simply gotten married, and as quickly as the marriage was over I assumed, ‘Thank god I can take a breath, now I need to get again to work,’” Turner tells Selection of life after “Recreation of Thrones” and her marriage to singer Joe Jonas in 2019.

After “Thrones,” which ran for a outstanding eight seasons and landed her an Emmy nomination, Turner sought one thing new and received it two-fold — jetting off to Italy’s Dolomite mountains to movie a survival story in contrast to she’d ever seen, for Jeffrey Katzenberg’s upstart cellular video platform Quibi.

“There have been so many new issues taking place in my life on the time so I assumed, ‘Okay, perhaps I’ll roll with this as a result of it sounds so progressive and thrilling,’” she mentioned.

“Survive” sees Turner play a younger girl named Jane who’s discharged from psychological well being rehabilitation middle. On a cross-country flight residence, she has darkish ideas on taking her life — till a aircraft wreck leaves her stranded alive.

“The subject material is so necessary to me, so the whole lot felt like that’s the place I wanted to go. [This character] may be very set on duping her approach out of this facility, and she or he’s going to go kill herself. She’s extremely depressed, she doesn’t really feel like there’s any hope,” Turner says. “However she finally ends up preventing for a life she didn’t need to dwell within the first place.”

Turner was candid on her drawing from her life when constructing the character.

“I attempted to come back at it from as truthful a perspective as I may, simply from my previous experiences. With out going into an excessive amount of element, I’ve positively been the place Jane has been. It wasn’t the largest stretch for me, I suppose,” says Turner.

The actor additionally spoke with folks residing with psychological circumstances, like bi-polar dysfunction and PSTD, represented by different characters on the sequence.

“It’s totally different for everybody who offers with it. In my expertise, everybody who I’ve met who has struggled a lot, [they] have been the best actors that I’ve ever met in my life. It was by no means apparent to me,” she mentioned.

From a technical standpoint, Turner immersed herself within the manufacturing mandates {that a} Quibi sequence requires. The platform’s elevator pitch says that customers are capable of view content material horizontally and vertically, whereas nonetheless retaining full scope of the storytelling. This required “cross-shooting,” or a number of cameras capturing total scenes on the identical time to allow dynamic viewing.

“I like something episodic since you get a lot extra time to work with a personality, regardless that that is bites. In our eyes, we shot ‘Survive’ as a film, the place it’s important to have a cliffhanger mainly each 10 minutes,” she mentioned.

Watch Selection’s full Zoom chat with Turner, the place she additionally discusses her destiny within the ongoing “X-Males” cinematic universe, above.