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Female Stormtrooper Set For The Force Awakens?

January 19th, 2015 by Todd Black 2 Comments


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If there is one thing that’ll set off fanboys, it’s changes to mythology of the show/movie/comic that they love so much.

This goes especially for Star Wars fans, as they have more or less spelled out the universe it lives in (seriously, look up Wookiepedia…) to the smallest details. So when something “official” messes with that? Look out!

Want proof? Look no further than The Force Awakens trailer. No, I don’t mean the hilted lightsaber, I’m talking about the reveal that John Boyega was a Stormtrooper, or at least we think he is.

Why is this a problem? Well as stated in Attack of the Clones, all the Clone Troopers (soon to be Stormtroopers) were made based off the DNA of Jango Fett. So many a fan cried out in rage that Boyega was in Stormtrooper gear.

Well, if you didn’t like that, you probably won’t like this!

What’s going on you ask? Well, it’s being rumored that British actress Amybeth Hargreaves will be in The Force Awakens…as a female Stormtrooper! Again, this is just a rumor, but if it was true…wow, that would be interesting wouldn’t it?

We’ll just have to wait an found out the “truth” when Star Wars: The Force Awakens arrives on Dec 18, 2015

Amybeth Hargreaves

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Todd Black is reader of comics, a watch of TV (a LOT of TV), and a writer of many different mediums. He's written teleplays, fan-fictions, and currently writes a comic book called Guardians ( He dreams of working at Nintendo, writing a SHAZAM! TV series, and working on Guardians for a very long time!

  • John Walker

    Jango Fett may have been the original template but with the expanding Empire and destruction of Cloning Facilities on Kamino the Empire relied on non – clone troopers. Ergo black and female stormtroopers are fully viable. IMO of course

    • Todd Black

      No doubt! I remember playing Star Wars Battlefront II, and in the story mode they talked about how the Kaminos tried to make an uprising with Clone Troopers. It was quelled, but it gave the Emperor the notion to diversify the base DNA of clones.
      I thought that made perfect sense.

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