Captain Phasma Coming Back for Next 'Star Wars'

PHOTO: A replicas on display of Star Wars character Captain Phasma, that will be in the new Star Wars film, "The Force Awakens" on Dec. 3, 2015 in Toronto. PlayToronto Star via Getty Images
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Minor spoiler ahead. Very minor. ("Star Wars" pun intended.)

So, after being billed as a bad-a-- stormtrooper in "The Force Awakens," Captain Phasma played a small role in the film, but that character might evolve as the franchise moves forward. Actress Gwendoline Christie said she is returning as the powerful leader in the next film.

"I will be in the next 'Star Wars' movie," she told People magazine over the weekend at the SAG Awards.

This is a role the "Game of Thrones" star said she campaigned for and was "overexcited" to bring to the screen.

"I was delighted when J.J. Abrams wanted to have me in the film and then wanted to cast me in this role that had originally been designed for a man," she said about playing a powerful woman.

She also spoke about bringing her "striking" metal stormtrooper costume back to the "Star Wars" canon of films.

"I felt it encouraged diversity and it was doing something new and it was an interesting bit of casting for women. I hope that in something that was such a mainstream success it would breed more of those kind of opportunities for other women," she added.

More spoilers ahead.

If you recall, Phasma lead the stormtroopers into battle but was taken over later in the film by a major player in the Resistance. Maybe she'll have her revenge in "Episode VII," set to hit theaters December 2017.