"So I think it's mainly in the beginning, just be aware of that and going, 'Can you just check?' You just start to fight harder for that stuff", she added. "It really feels like preparing to leave home...that's exciting, but it's sad and scary all at the same time", she says, about bidding farewell to the mother of dragons role.
Producers of "The Crown" said they have addressed the gender gap pay issue for future seasons of the show.
Emilia's comments come after it was claimed Claire Foy would be receiving £200,000 in back pay to plug the gender pay gap on the Netflix series in which she played Queen Elizabeth, as it was revealed she was paid £10,000 less per episode than her co-star Matt Smith, who played Prince Philip. "Because I have to, do you know what I mean?"
She supports U.S. actress Frances McDormand's rousing Oscars call for clauses imposing quotas for diversity in film casts and crews.
Emilia Clarke paid a special ode to her Game of thrones character with her red carpet look at Cannes.
But by "continuing to apply gentle pressure" women can prevent the movement losing momentum, she said.
Outside of her ongoing movie projects, Clarke is also dipping her toes in screenwriting and plans to start her own production company in a bid to "tell really good stories". Making sure that everybody is heard in the industries that need to be heard and making sure that we are doing everything we can as quickly as possible but correctly so that this is a change that will stay. "Enough already with the strong women, please let's just be women". "Find another adjective damn it", the young actress said.