London: Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark in 'Game of Thrones', has revealed that the fantasy epic's pilot was so bad that it was nearly axed by HBO.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones. Pic/Santa Banta 

Turner told a UK publication at the London premiere of season 4 that they had to reshoot basically the whole pilot because it was really bad, reported.

She added that they thought the original pilot was great, but apparently HBO almost said no to the series.