In a galaxy far far away, it would appear the Empire has broken some stereotypical employment factors, and gotten themselves at least one female stormtrooper. We already know about John Boyega’s character, so chances are we’ll be seeing a less than traditional batch of maybe-not-entirely-clone army.
Mostly we say this because of this tweet:
And then this followup tweet:
Wonder if Stormtrooper in own right, or perhaps a filming double if, as rumoured, @loveGwendoline plays a stormtrooper in Ep VII.
— lizo mzimba (@lizo_mzimba) January 16, 2015
We have it on good authority that Leanne Best (Ripper Street) is noted as being credited as an actress on Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Hopefully, we’ll get more news after the big Star Wars: Celebration convention in April.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens December 15th, 2015.