Vanity Fair continues the Star Wars Day excitement by releasing a new photo of Captain Phasma in her Chrome Trooper costume. While it has long been suspected that Gwendoline Christie is playing this villain of the Galactic Empire, now known as the The First Order, these are the first official details we've heard regarding this particular new character. And the photo also confirms rumors of an attack on a castle at some point in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Captain Phasma is a First Order officer. In this latest image from the movie, she is seen surveying the rubble following an attack on an ancient castle, which you can see in the back ground. No other details about the attack have been revealed at this time. Is this where Luke Skywalker is hiding? And what is Phasma's true mission?Read More
Yesterday, we reported on two big plot updates for Star Wars: Episode VII, which helps us put this massive universe in perspective, along with details about who some of the new cast members are playing. Today, Badass Digest has more details about Gwendoline Christie's character, along with speculation that the role was originally written as a male.
There will be SPOILERS that follow, so read on at your own risk.Read More
Lupita Nyong'o joins the recently announced cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. This year, her breakthrough performance in 12 Years a Slave earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Gwendoline Christie, currently starring in the hit television series Game of Thrones as Brienne of Tarth, has also been cast in the production. She can next be seen in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2.Read More
Game of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie has signed on to replace Lily Rabe as Commander Lyme in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2.
Lily Rabe signed on in September to play this former Hunger Games victor from District 2, who emerged to become a leader of the rebellion in District 13. The actress was forced to drop out recently due to a previous commitment to the Shakespeare in the Park play Much Ado About Nothing.Read More
Show creator George R.R. Martin has revealed that Gwendoline Christie has landed the part of Brienne Tarth the Blue Knight for season 2 of Game of Thrones.
The 6'3" actress will portray Brienne Tarth, the only daughter and heiress of Lord Selwyn Tarth of Evenfall Hall; she had three siblings, none of which survived childhood. Larger and stronger than most men, Brienne is a skilled warrior and longs to be a knight. She has an awkward personality, but is also honest and stubborn.Read More