Rave of 2013, Lupita Nyong’o is set to star in Star Wars: Episode VII.
Game Of Thrones star Gwendoline Christine was also announced by Lucasfilm to star in the upcoming feature.
“I could not be more excited about Lupita and Gwendoline joining the cast of Episode VII,” Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy said in a press release. “It’s thrilling to see this extraordinarily talented ensemble taking shape.”
Star Wars: Episode VII is filming now and will be released on Dec. 18, 2015.