Category: Photoshoots

Gwendoline Christie Awakens

003

INTERVIEW – On Game of Thrones, Gwendoline Christie plays Lady Brienne of Tarth, an honest, loyal, compassionate, shit-kicking, badass hero. Introduced in the show’s second season, Brienne is a noblewoman who has always been mocked and marginalized for her stature. She finally finds acceptance amongst the followers of Renly Barathean (or at least Renly himself), one of three hopeful kings in Westeros. He welcomes her into his king’s guard, an honor exclusive to males, as a proper knight. Then he is murdered by a whispy black shadow bearing the face of his brother and it all goes to hell.

 

Although the show can get pretty brutal (it’s not afraid to kill off major characters and there are some pretty horrific rape scenes), Brienne brings out the humanity in other characters. One of the most interesting relationships on the show was between Brienne and Jaime Lannister, a man known throughout Westeros for killing a king and sleeping with his twin sister.

 

But Christie is more than just the character that made her famous. Over the last three years, the 35-year-old Sussex, England native has become something of a fashion icon: she’s modeled in shows for Vivienne Westwood and Iris Van Herpen, and is frequently pictured in the creations of London designer Giles Deacon. Next week she will be propelled into the world of super-fans through her role as Captain Phasma in Star Wars. It is only Christie’s fourth feature film after Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus and The Zero Theorem, and last month’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 2.

 

Here, Christie talks to her friend Samuel L. Jackson, who has appeared in a few Star Wars films himself.

 

SAMUEL L. JACKSON: Where are you?

 

005GWENDOLINE CHRISTIE: I’m in Belfast, filming a new series of Game of Thrones. My plane was delayed for two hours and then I had a self-tape to do that needed to be in two days ago. [laughs] It’s been action-packed. Where are you Sam, where are you?

 

JACKSON: I’m in L.A. for now, but I’m on my way to an airport in half an hour to get back to Hawaii to go back to filming King Kong.

 

CHRISTIE: Oh wow! What’s Hawaii like?

 

JACKSON: It’s hot and beautiful. It’s the opposite of where you are.

 

CHRISTIE: [laughs] Basically, yeah. But Belfast has it’s own special charms, which I like.

 

JACKSON: I know. I want to be there. I think I’m coming there at some point to do The Blob next year.

 

CHRISTIE: You need to get in touch with the set production and do a set visit. I’m serious about this. I’m willing to fly in and give you that tour. What about July?

Continue reading

Gallery Update

Gwendoline and the rest of her Star Wars castmates did a lovely photoshoot this weekend. Thanks so much to Steph @ IHeartJake for the HQ photos and to Lora at Daisy-Ridley.net for the scans of XL Semanal. If you repost them, please make sure you create the site.

 

 

Gallery Links:

Gallery Update

 

 

Gallery Links:

***Thanks to Daisy Ridley Source for these scans.

Star Wars Goes High Fashion: See Gwendoline Christie in a Captain Phasma-Inspired Gown

The actress who plays the fearsome “Chrometrooper” in Star Wars: The Force Awakens models the gown inspired by the character.

 

001

You can’t miss Gwendoline Christie. At six-foot-three and with a curt electric-blonde bob and plump red lips, she stands out.

 

And that goes double when she’s wearing the gown designed by Giles Deacon, printed with images of Christie’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens character, Captain Phasma. Deacon designed the gown as part of a collaboration with Bloomingdale’s and Force 4 Fashion; Deacon’s gown, along with work from Diane von Furstenberg, Opening Ceremony, and more fashion-world luminaries, will be auctioned for charity after being displayed at the Bloomingdale’s flagship store in New York City, beginning December 2.

 

But first . . . the woman who inspired the gown gets to wear it, for this exclusive photo shoot with John Akehurst for Vanity Fair. “I loved that the design of Captain Phasma’s costume had been so inventively worked into the dress design,” Christie says about the gown, which is printed with elements of Captain Phasma’s hard chrome suit but is also long, flowing, and super-feminine. “[I] adored that so much drama could be created with just one move—much like Captain Phasma!”

 

Continue reading

Gallery Update

I’ve been catching up on some overdue screencapping while Gwendoline is filming. Enjoy!






 

Gallery Links:

Gwendoline Christie is such a warrior, she even fought to be in ‘Star Wars’

 

la-ca-mn-sneaks-gwendoline-christie-20151101-001

Gwendoline Christie has various ways of putting off questions about Captain Phasma, the villainous Stormtrooper leader she plays in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” and, sitting down for a chat during a recent visit to L.A. from her native England, she gave them all a workout.

 

There was the apologetic approach. (“I’m so sorry — this is where I’m going to frustrate you.”) There was mock indignation. (“You can’t ask me any of these questions, and I’m almost appalled that you have!”) There was the vague threat of what could happen if she were to spill any “Star Wars” secrets. (“Something bad would happen to me — and you.”)

 

Christie, 37, is accustomed to withholding plot details, having starred for the last three years as the fan-favorite warrior Brienne of Tarth on HBO’s hit fantasy series “Game of Thrones.” But with roles in not one but two of the most highly anticipated films of the holiday season — she’s in the final installment in the “Hunger Games” franchise, opening Nov. 20, as well as “The Force Awakens,” in theaters Dec. 18 — she finds herself sitting on a pile of spoilers like never before.

 

Continue reading

Gallery Update

 

Gallery Links:

Photoshoots > Photoshoots in 2015 > Photoshoot 011

Magazines Scans > Scans in 2015 > 2015 The Sunday Times – Style

Magazines Scans > Scans in 2015 > 2015 Rollacoaster – Issue 17

Gallery Update

 

Gallery Links:

Photoshoots > Photoshoots in 2015 > Photoshoot 012

Public Appearances > Public Appearances in 2015 > Feb 7: Charles Finch & CHANEL Pre-BAFTA Dinner

Public Appearances > Public Appearances in 2015 > Apr 19: Calgary Comic And Entertainment Expos

Public Appearances > Public Appearances in 2015 > May 23-24: Denver Comic Con

Public Appearances > Public Appearances in 2015 > Oct 14: Attitude Magazine Awards

Public Appearances > Public Appearances in 2014 > Feb 28 – Mar 2 – Throne Con 3

Public Appearances > Public Appearances in 2014 > Mar 16: Walker Stalker Convention – Chicago

Public Appearances > Public Appearances in 2014 > Nov 1: Comikaze

Public Appearances > Public Appearances in 2012 > May 25-27: London Comic Con

Public Appearances > Public Appearances in 2009 > Nov 15: Patrick Wolf – London Palladium

Magazines Scans > Scans in 2015 > 2015 Emmy – Issue #8

Magazines Scans > Scans in 2015 > 2015 The Hollywood Reporter – October 2

Magazines Scans > Scans in 2015 > 2015 Harper’s Bazaar – November

Magazines Scans > Scans in 2015 > 2015 Sci Fi Now – Issue 112

Magazines Scans > Scans in 2015 > 2015 SFX – December

Gallery Update

Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to find more of the Rollacoaster photo shoots or scans so if anyone else sees them, please give me a heads up. All donations are credited!

 

Gallery Links:

Gallery Update

 

Gallery Links:

Page 4 of 6 1 2 3 4 5 6