The character – played by Gwendoline Christie – is seen making a grand entrance, saying dryly: “So good to have you back.”
The natural assumption would be that she’s talking to Finn – who began Episode 7’s The Force Awakens as a conflicted stormtrooper before making his escape with Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac).
It’s no secret that Finn and Captain Phasma will be clashing in an epic battle in the new movie, although who survives remains to be seen.
Whatever the outcome, it’s safe to say that Finn will have a score to settle with Finn after their last encounter – when he threw her down the trash compactor before the base was destroyed.
That clearly wasn’t the death of her, though: so she’ll be keen to exact her revenge.
Also in the trailer, we see the previously-revealed shot of Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) setting foot in the Millennium Falcon once again, and also of plenty of action with the ship hurling through space.