Star Wars: Gwendoline Christie Talks Captain Phasma's Backstory

Star Wars: Gwendoline Christie Talks Captain Phasma's Backstory

Captain Phasma is a Star Wars character who didn’t get explored to great depth in The Force Awakens, but one who fans will get to learn much more about in the coming months. In addition to the December release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the chrome Stormtrooper will be at the center of an upcoming companion novel, Phasma, and a comic book series — and no one is more excited about this than Gwendoline Christie.

IGN had the chance to sit down with Christie at the summer 2017┬áTV Critics’ Association press tour while she was promoting her role in Top of the Lake: China Girl, and she was bursting with excitement about the upcoming releases which will explore her Star Wars character more. She hasn’t had the chance to read the novel or comics yet — “I haven’t been allowed entry to it” — but she did admit, “I have been following

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Star Wars: Gwendoline Christie Talks Captain Phasma's Backstory