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Gwendoline Christie Discusses 'Star Wars' And 'Game Of Thrones' Similarities


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Every year at San Diego Comic Con, fans from all different sorts of fandoms and fan bases come together to celebrate the best in television, film, gaming and more. One of the biggest panels of the year is the 'Game of Thrones' one, with thousands speculating about just how the series will come to an end, and just 12 more episodes to go until all's wrapped up.

Gwendoline Christie stars as Captain Phasma in 'Star Wars' and Brienne in 'Game of Thrones'Gwendoline Christie stars as Captain Phasma in 'Star Wars' and Brienne in 'Game of Thrones'

One of the stars of the show present and taking questions from fans as part of the 'Thrones' panel this year was Gwendoline Christie, who plays Brienne of Tarth in the fantasy series. Also shooting to fame via the new episodic 'Star Wars' movies as the villainous Captain Phasma, a question came to the star about which of the two huge franchises fans are "crazier".

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Gwendoline Christie Says 'Game Of Thrones' Changed Television For Women


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There are just a matter of hours to go until the hugely-anticipated seventh season of HBO fantasy series 'Game of Thrones' gets officially underway. With just seven episodes this season, as opposed to the 10 episodes that have made up each of the six seasons that have come before, the appetite for big scenes, action and drama has never been bigger. It's fair to say fans are foaming at the mouth.

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One thing that has remained a constant throughout the series is the presence of powerful women, some of whom act within morality, with others willing to do whatever it takes to maintain their status. The overriding theme here is that they are more than capable of standing amongst the men of the show and sometimes, even go above and beyond what their male counterparts can achieve.

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Gwendoline Christie at the premiere of 'Game of Thrones' season 7 held at Walt Disney Concert Hall - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 12th July 2017

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Gwendoline Christie at the premiere of 'Game of Thrones' season 7 held at Walt Disney Concert Hall - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 12th July 2017

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Gwendoline Christie at the "Top of the Lake : China Girl" photocall at Palais des Festivals, Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, United Kingdom - Tuesday 23rd May 2017

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Ariel Kleiman, Elizabeth Moss, Jane Campion, Gwendoline Christie and Jamie Kousetta

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer


After the release of The Force Awakens at the end of 2015, Disney and Lucas films didn't mess around delivering the general public its first announcement/teaser for The Last Jedi back at the start of 2016. Now, well over a year later, we finally get to see some proper footage from the upcoming movie. 

Many of the key cast from Star Wars: The Force Awakens will feature in The Last Jedi including Daisy Ridley as Rey, John Boyega as Finn, Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron and Adam Driver as Kylo Ren who famously slaughtered his much-loved father in a face to face battle that made for one of the most pivotal scenes in the history of Star Wars.

As ever with new Star Wars releases, the scrip and the story outline is one of Hollywood's most closely guarded secrets and few official details have been released to the public. We do know that the story will pick up where The Force Awakens ended with Rey going off into a mountainous setting to hunt down Luke Skywalker in a bid to train with him and learn his knowledge. 

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Gwendoline Christie arrives at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) 2017 held at The Shrine Auditorium Media Complex - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 29th January 2017

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Gwendoline Christie seen on the red carpet at the 74th Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 8th January 2017

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Gwendoline Christie - Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Interview


An interview with Gwendoline Christie about Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Gwendoline Christie plays Captain Phasma, the first female villain in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens and she explains why the role was just too tempting to refuse! Having been a fan of the movies since childhood she remembers how important the character of Princess Leia was to her. 

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Review

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Suzanne Collins' saga comes to a suitably epic conclusion in a climactic series of battles that are packed with emotional kicks to the gut. Director Francis Lawrence continues to show remarkable reverence for the source novels while relying on his A-list cast to bring layers of nuance to even the smallest roles. The result is a massively textured war movie that's packed with darkly personal moments and glimpses of wit and spark. It's also a satisfying conclusion to the franchise that avoids the usual Hollywood bombast.

As the rebels prepare to attack Panem's Capitol and President Snow (Donald Sutherland), the rebellion's figurehead Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) decides to take matters into her own hands. Rebel leaders Coin and Plutarch (Julianne Moore and Philip Seymour Hoffman) try to stay one step ahead of Katniss, using her as the Mockingjay to rally the troops. With Gale (Liam Hemsworth), a not-quite-unbrainwashed Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and a small group of cohorts, Katniss works her way across the bombed-out city to Snow's mansion, intending to put an arrow through his heart. But the battle takes a shocking twist, and Katniss has to make a difficult decision about doing the right thing no matter what it costs her.

Right from the start, the filmmakers continue to echo Katniss' earliest act of heroism when she volunteered for the Hunger Games to protect her sister Prim (Willow Shields) and then vowed to keep Peeta safe in the violent arena. These are the things that drive her right to the very end of this saga, holding the audience in an emotional grip. This means that the political nastiness, violent warfare and publicity posturing all have a much deeper resonance for the audience, while for Katniss they are virtually irrelevant. Her mission remains untainted: she just wants to protect her loved ones and make the future safe. Which is why her speeches carry such rousing power.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer


It's been thirty years since the Rebel Alliance; led by the noble Luke Skywalker, the intrepid Princess Leia and the lionhearted Han Solo; finally defeated Emperor Palpatine of the Galactic Empire, alongside his redeemed assistant Darth Vader. The second Death Star was reduced to rubble, and the galaxy was free from a tyrannous evil once more. If only that were true. For there can never be good without evil, and sure enough another Dark Lord, Supreme Leader Snoke, has arisen to take the Emperor's place, with even more brutal plans for the civilians across the stars. But this time there are also new heroes, better equipped to deal with the ever looming terror thanks to an example set by the now ageing former Han, Luke and Leia. They are now preparing to help a vindicated former stormtrooper named Finn, an independent scavenger called Rey, and Poe Dameron who is a Resistance X-Wing pilot. 

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Final Trailer


Katniss Everdeen is determined to take down President Snow once and for all. Too many lives have been sacrificed and too many homes destroyed while the Capitol has brainwashed and controlled the people of Panem. Now re-united with Peeta after his rescue from Snow's clutches, Katniss gathers her friends from District 13 - Gale, Finnick and Cressida - and sets out on the ultimate mission to free Panem, and fight Snow to the death. But it seems it's not only Snow that wants Katniss dead, as she becomes increasingly paranoid about some of the supposed rebels. Facing increasing uncertainty, more tragedy and some of the worse warfare she could possibly imagine, Katniss starts to realise that ending the nightmare won't end the fear or the collective sorrow.

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Benicio Del Toro Reportedly Offered Villain Role In ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’


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Benicio Del Toro has reportedly been offered the villain role in Star Wars: Episode VIII. A number of sources close to the casting process confirmed Del Toro’s possible involvement in the sequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Monday (20th July).

Benicio Del ToroBenicio Del Toro at the Los Angeles premiere of Escobar: Paradise Lost in June 2015.

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Amy Schumer’s ‘Star Wars’ Themed GQ Shoot Was Not Approved By Lucasfilm


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Amy Schumer’s Star Wars themed GQ shoot was not approved by Lucasfilm. Schumer featured on the cover of GQ’s August edition in a shoot she designed herself. She was pictured in suggestive poses with robots C-3PO and R2-D2, can-can dancing with Storm troopers and partying in a bar with some beloved Star Wars characters. Some Star Wars fans took to Twitter to express their distaste and Lucasfilm was forced to reply, confirming they had nothing to do with the shoot.

Amy SchumerAmy Schumer at the 2015 CinemaCin Big Achievements Awards, held in Las Vegas in April.

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Star Wars - Comic Con Featurette Trailer


The cast and crew of the hugely anticipated upcoming 'Star Wars' movie 'The Force Awakens' took to San Diego Comic Con International to treat the eager fans to a few surprises in celebration of the franchise's return. Among some of the people that appeared on the panel were director J.J. Abrams, producer Kathleen Kennedy and stars Adam Driver, Mark Hamill, Gwendoline Christie and of course Harrison Ford.

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Gwendoline Christie

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1978

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