18 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Game of Thrones
Arya was the hardest role to cast
Arya Stark, played by Maisie Williams, is one of the most badass chicks in all of Westeros. But it was a hard road to cast the perfect Arya. Williams recounts that she was one of 300 girls across England who tried out for the role. Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss were determined to find the perfect Arya and they did in Bristol, England, where Williams was taken out of complete obscurity and put into one of the biggest shows of all time!