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Jennifer Lawrence was like a sister to me on X-Men: Sophie Turner

Game of Thrones actor Sophie Turner, who will play Jean Grey in the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse, says Jennifer Lawrence was like a big sister to her on the sets of the superhero film.

hollywood Updated: Apr 18, 2016 14:48 IST
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Sophie Turner plays Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocaypse.

Game of Thrones actor Sophie Turner, who will play Jean Grey in the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse, says Jennifer Lawrence was like a big sister to her on the sets of the superhero film.

The 20-year-old actor, known for playing Sansa Stark on the hit HBO show said the Hunger Games star also looked after her when she was ill, reported Femalefirst.

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“Despite being one of the most famous actresses in the world, she’s so down to earth. One day I got sick and she was looking after me, constantly checking up on me, getting me tablets. She was like a big sister,” Turner said.

Watch the X-Men: Apocalypse trailer here

The actor was signed for the new superhero film late last year and she burst into tears as soon as she received the call.

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“I rang my mum and she started crying, then I started crying. It was crazy. Then my phone started blowing up,” she said.

X-Men: Apocalypse also stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan and Alexandra Shipp. It arrives in theatres on May 27.

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