In 2002, she had a role in the mystery drama Possession alongside Gwyneth Paltrow and Aaron Eckhart. Terry and I talked about how her instincts are almost animalistic and she can see 360 degrees around her. It is a very obvious moment but I think it does it in quite a beautiful way." In addition to her film work, Headey starred in Fox's Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, a television spin-off of James Cameron's popular Terminator franchise.Headey co-starred with Matt Damon and Heath Ledger in Terry Gilliam's The Brothers Grimm, which was released in August 2005. In an interview Headey spoke about her character in the film: "I loved the fact that she was a tomboy. Headey played Sarah Connor from January 2008 to April 2009.Cowes Week is one of the longest running sailing regattas in the world, attracting thousands of professional and amateur sailors every year.Throughout the week, between 800-1,000 boats will compete daily in up to 40 different handicap, one-design and multihull classes.After a number of film roles, she appeared opposite Vanessa Redgrave in the 1997 romantic drama Mrs Dalloway.Headey landed a supporting role in a higher-profile film titled Onegin, which starred Ralph Fiennes and Liv Tyler.Last year the then new Fast 40 class chose the regatta as one of its five core events for its first season.
Headey has also appeared in a number of independent films, such as The Red Baron, a biographical film of the legendary World War I fighter pilot Manfred von Richthofen, in which she appeared alongside Matthias Schweighöfer and Joseph Fiennes.A strict owner/driver rule, with only five professional sailors allowed in the 11-strong crew, ensures that the skill of the owners is a vital part of each boat’s success.Watch ashore: The best place to watch the regatta is between the Castle of the Royal Yacht Squadron and the cannons – but beware, it gets a little noisy! You can also hear the race officers giving their countdowns and calling the starts from the Royal Yacht Squadron battlements.The film had positive reviews and earned nearly million in the United States.Headey, alongside her co-stars received favourable reviews with James Berardinelli praising their "solid performances".Watch the fleet as they finish at the Green towards Egypt Point in the afternoon.Watch on a boat: One of the most fun ways to watch the regatta is on a Spectator Boat.After being scouted at age 17, Headey worked steadily as an actress in small and supporting roles in films throughout the 1990s, before finding fame for her lead performances in big-budget films such as the fantasy film The Brothers Grimm (2005), the action film 300 (2007), portraying Gorgo, Queen of Sparta, and the adventure and biographical film The Red Baron (2008).Headey is best known for portraying Cersei Lannister in HBO's hit fantasy series Game of Thrones since 2011, a performance that has earned her three consecutive Emmy award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2014–16) and a Golden Globe Awards nomination for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film in 2016.Each trip costs £35 for an adult and £25 for a child. Read sailor Rupert Holmes’ top tips to enjoying Cowes Week.Watch online: If you can’t attend the event this year, you can watch it online.