Posted: Thursday 5th June 2014 at 14:09 pm

Adorable Lupita Nyong’o Joins ‘Star Wars’ Cast

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The Oscar-winning actress, Lupita Nyong’o, revealed on Monday, June 2, that she has joined the cast of ‘Star Wars.’

According to Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy’s press release, Lupita Nyong’o and Gwendoline Christie, best known for her role as Brienne of Tarth in “Game of Thrones,” have joined the cast of Episode VII. “It’s thrilling to see this extraordinarily talented ensemble taking shape,” Kennedy said.

Following the announcement Nyong’o tweeted “I can finally say it out loud and proud: I’m going to a galaxy far far away!” along with an Instagram picture of the “Star Wars” logo.

— Lupita Nyong’o (@Lupita_Nyongo) June 2, 2014

The two will join the already announced cast of John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow. Former stars of the franchise Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher will be reprising their 1977 roles from the original, hit film.

This year Nyong’o won a best supporting actress Academy Award for her breakthrough performance in the film “12 Years a Slave.” She was also named People magazine’s 2014 most beautiful person.


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