Based on trailers and promotional photos, fans could barely contain their excitement for Gwendoline Christie's Captain Phasma in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, who sadly only had a few minutes of screen time. Luckily,
When speaking with Vanity Fair,
As each new Star Wars film gets released, the minds behind the films find new ways to demonstrate new technology. When The Phantom Menace debuted, Darth Maul's double-bladed lightsaber shocked audiences, similarly to when Kylo Ren first activated his lightsaber in The Force Awakens and we saw the blade extend across the hilt.
The Last Jedi, however, will go a different direction with the elite
“Her background,” Hidalgo promises, “is more low-tech than many would assume.”
Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens December 15.
[H/T Vanity Fair]
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the second film in the new Star Wars sequel trilogy that began with Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015. The film will deal with Luke training Rey to become a, and possibly the last, Jedi. Meanwhile, the Resistance, including Poe Dameron and First Order defector Finn, continues to fight against the First Order, led by General Hux, while Supreme Leader Snoke and his Dark Side follower Kylo Ren continue their mysterious plot.