Gwendoline Christie on playing first major ‘Star Wars’ female villain


“I didn’t think I’d get to do that at all. That was incredible. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd “And I was genuinely surprised and happy that it felt like it was more reflective of our modern world. I wondered what they would do with it, like everyone else. But, more than that, it was the fact that this was the representation of a woman who wasn’t sexualised. “The whole new ‘Star Wars’ world that came to us in ‘The Force Awakens’ (2015) felt exciting to me. “There was a lot of talk about whether or not we’ll get to see who Captain Phasma is. Star Wars: The Last Jedi, written and directed by Rian Johnson, will release on December 15. Literally, how she worked,” she said. It felt like this was a world where diversity was shown, and it was the first major ‘Star Wars’ female villain.”
Having the opportunity to play that part was “very exciting” for her. Related News
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Published: November 30, 2017 7:16 pm

Gwendoline Christie plays Captain Phasma in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.