Last week we wrote about the a First Order Stormtrooper that took the internet by storm and became the unexpected breakout character of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Fans had named the riot control bato-weilding First Order stormtrooper the designation TR-8R, a reference to his line calling Finn a “TRAITOR!” We even speculated that TR-8R’s backstory might have been revealed in one of the Force Awakens tie-in novels. Lucasfilm has confirmed the Stormtrooper’s origins, alongside the people who play him (yes, he has both a voice and stunt credits).

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