In 2013, CAA‘s Lupita Nyong’o delivered a history making performance in the Steve McQueen classic ‘12 Years a Slave.’
This year, she set her sights on an even bigger feat- taking a step in a game changing direction by signing on to star in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII.‘
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Doing so alongside ‘Game of Thrones’ actress Gwendoline Christie, Nyong’o joined the movie, and now works towards it December 18th 2015 release, set to join its cast and crew on its Abu Dhabi set, where principle photography back in May 2014.
On her addition to the movie, ‘Lucasfilm‘ president Kathleen Kennedy gushed:
”I could not be more excited about Lupita and Gwendoline joining the cast of Episode VII.It’s thrilling to see this extraordinarily talented ensemble taking shape.”