Rumor: Was Gwendoline Christie's Episode VII role gender-swapped?
Badass Digest’s Devin Faraci has even more on what he’s heard about Episode VII, namely why he believes that Gwendoline Christie’s role was gender-swapped - and may actually be the same role that B…
The rumor is Gwen will be playing the commander to John Boyega’s stormtrooper. Considering how good and noble her Game of Thrones character is, Gwen as a villain would be so much fun. I’m confident that regardless of her role, she will be awesome.
Likewise, I am glad that both Episode VII, Rebels, and the new novels seem to be getting rid of the EU idea that the Empire was sexist. There’s enough of that in real life, sadly, and I can’t wait for some fierce female Imperials!