Director Rian Johnson says fans will get to see more of Captain Phasma “in action” in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Played by Game of Thrones actor Gwendoline Christie, Phasma was immediately embraced by fans when she turned up in the first official trailer for The Force Awakens in 2015, only to leave filmgoers feeling a bit cheated by how little the silver-armored stormtrooper was actually featured in the film.

Making matters worse was the fate Phasma suffered in The Force Awakens, since Finn (John Boyega) and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) – in an obvious ode to a classic scene from the first Star Wars film in 1977 – ...

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