Lupita Nyong'o Joins Cast of New Star Wars Film

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Fans of Lupita Nyong'o have been wondering what Hollywood will do with the superb actress. There seems, after all, to be an Oscar curse that follows the careers of winners.

Lupita's star won't fade anytime soon.

It's been announced today that she will join the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. Though Lupita's character has not been revealed, it will be a delight to see in the film that will undoubtedly be a blockbuster.

The film is shooting now and is slated for a Dec. 18, 2015 release.


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