Lupita Nyong’o all set for Star Wars

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has been finalised to be part of Star Wars: Episode VII.
The seventh edition of Star Wars film is being directed by JJ Abrams and currently in production in Abu Dhabi.

Nyong’o, who earned critical acclaim for playing tortured slave Patsey in 12 Years A Slave, has joined the eagerly anticipated sci-fi sequel along with Game of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie, reports

Producer and Lucas film president Kathleen Kennedy said in a statement: ‘I could not be more excited about Lupita and Gwendoline joining the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. It’s thrilling to see this extraordinarily talented ensemble taking shape.’

Star Wars: Episode VII is one of the most awaited sequels that is expected to hit screens with a new additions to cast and crew.
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