Lupita Nyong’o In Star Wars: Episode VII!

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By Daniel Gates

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Lupita Nyong’o has joined Star Wars: Episode VII.

The casting news was announced on Monday.

“Game of Thrones” actress Gwendoline Christie has also been added to the cast.

“I could not be more excited about Lupita and Gwendoline joining the cast of Episode VII,” says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy in a statement. “It’s thrilling to see this extraordinarily talented ensemble taking shape.”

Earlier on Monday, pictures from the movie set were leaked.

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