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Double Trouble! All-action stuntwoman who has played a gruesome wight in Game of Thrones and stepped in for Alicia Vikander’s Lara Croft in Tomb Raider takes on Jodie Comer’s more dangerous exploits in Killing Eve
- Jodie Comer shared shot with stuntwoman Jessica Hooker sporting fake blood
- Praised her as ‘legendary’ as Killing Eve’s first episode drew in 3.7million viewers
- The star has also revealed that she landed role with a music festival hangover
Stunt double Jessica Hooker has been pictured next to the latest actress she’s standing in for – Jodie Comer.
The Killing Eve star shared a picture showing herself with her ‘legendary’ stunt double as the show returns for its highly anticipated second series.
Hooker, who has also appeared in Game of Thrones, Tomb Raider and Dumbo, sports fake grazes as she stands next to the laughing star.
Comer uploaded the picture to Instagram as she invited her fans to binge watch the entire series, adding: ‘Here is a BTS photo of me and my legendary stunt double Jess. Thanks Jess for making me look cool and eating that car bonnet for me.’
Jodie Comer (right) shared this shot of her with stunt double Jessica Hooker as the first episode of Killing Eve drew in millions at the weekend
Pictured: Hooker (left) plays a wight in Game of Thrones, portraying a reanimated corpse for the show’s final season
Pictured: Jessica Hooker leaps from one car to another as she stands in for Jodie Comer on Killing Eve
Jessica Hooker (pictured, left, working out on a pole and, right, in a homemade Hallowe’en costume) was revealed as a stunt double for the second series of Killing Eve
Comer (pictured in Killing Eve) share an Instagram picture praising her stunt double as the series returns to screens
The shot surfaced after the first episode of the second series drew 3.7million viewers on Saturday.
Hooker appeared in this year’s final season of Game of Thrones, playing a wight. She appeared in episodes The Bells and The Long Night and shared pictures on her Instagram of her on set battered and bloody.
The stunt double also stood in as Alicia Vikander’s Lara Croft in Tomb Raider. She hit the big screen in Solo: A Star Wars story and also had a part in Doctor Strange as wells as Transformers: The Last Knight.
She has been pictured in her latest escapade leaping from one car to another on the show.
Hooker is pictured on the set of Game of Thrones as she appeared in the show’s final season this year
Comer also revealed this weekend that she landed the role in 2017 despite suffering from a severe hangover.
Which films and shows has Jessica Hooker done stunts for?
2019: Game of Thrones
Nice and Neat
Do You Know How to Dispose of a Body?
2018: God, I’m Tired
I Don’t Want to Be Free
Take Me to the Hole!
Mary Poppins Returns
Mission: Impossible – Fallout
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Solo: A Star Wars Story
One Thousand, Eight Hundred Days
The Sun, the Moon, the Truth
2017: III Beast
Transformers: The Last Knight
2016: Doctor Strange
‘I had been to a music festival,’ she said. ‘And I was like, “Right, I’ve got this 13-hour flight to LA. I’ve just go to deliver.
‘I don’t want to get a 13-hour flight back to Liverpool and be kicking myself.’
The 25-year-old plays a ruthless assassin in the hit show, with earned her a Best Actress Bafta last month.
Killing Eve – which also stars Sandra Oh as a British spy – also won the Best Drama Series and Best Supporting Actress awards.
Although the new series is now on iPlayer, British fans were left furious at the potential for spoilers due to it airing first in the US back in April.
Angry viewers took to Twitter at the time to vent their rage and beg Americans not to ruin the highly anticipated series.
One said: ‘Fuming that america get season two of killing eve in a few hours yet the UK are still waiting for a release date.’
Another said: ‘Release Killing Eve into the UK already you monsters.’
Meanwhile their American counterparts have already heaped praise on the second series.
One user wrote: ‘so here’s the thing if Jodie Comer isn’t nominated for every goddamn possible award this year…’
While another added: ‘I’d give Villanelle anything! Bravo Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh! Superb acting from both!’
Hooker (pictured) is standing in for Jodie Comer in her latest outing. It follows her appearing in Game of Thrones earlier this year
The stuntwoman- who has joined the latest series of Killing Eve – is pictured in costume for a vintage fair
Hooker is pictured alongside a Winston Churchill lookalike for a fair commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain
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