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Gwendoline Christie will be in next ‘Star Wars’

Monday, Feb 1, 2016,11:41 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Los Angeles | Actress Gwendoline Christie has confirmed that she will star in the next Star Wars installment. The 37-year-old actress, who played Captain Phasma in The Force Awakens, said she was very excited about the role, reported People magazine. I will be in the next Star Wars movie. I think that’s an exclusive, actually. I was very overexcited.

I made no secret of the fact that I really campaigned for the part for a long time, Christie said. The actress said she was more than happy with being cast in a role that was originally written for a man. And then I was delighted when JJ Abrams wanted to have me in the film and then wanted to cast me in this role that had originally been designed for a man, she said.