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Lupita Nyong'o Making Big Announcement in 'Very Near Future'

Lupita Nyong'o Making Big Announcement in 'Very Near Future'

Lupita Nyong’o rocks a chic yellow scarf while making her way out of the Greenwich Hotel on Thursday evening (April 17) in New York City.

The 31-year-old actress has yet to pick her next role following her Oscar-winning turn in the film 12 Years a Slave and she’s making the rest of us wait on pins and needles!

While no casting news has been announced yet, her agent tells the New York Daily News that “a big announcement will be made in the very near future.”

One of the rumors that has been spreading around is that Lupita has discussed a role in Star Wars: Episode VII, but nothing has been confirmed yet!

FYI: Lupita is wearing a Janessa Leone hat.

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  • Lesbian

    She’s a lesbian

  • Taylor

    STAR WARS!!!!!!!

  • Truth

    I hope she retires but I doubt it, she’s now where near cool like Jack Gleeson.
    Also, she’s not pretty like we’re being brainwashed to believe.

  • Kite

    Raggedy bitches hating already..stay mad

  • Ok

    Is being in Star Wars such a big deal? Another CGI riddled film sci fi film by JJ Abrams…he’ll botch it up like he botched Star Trek…she’ll be filming it for two years and out of circulation for other films.

  • Marie

    To Truth
    I think she’s very pretty. Her facial features are very soft and symmetrical and doll-like. But we have been brainwashed for the decades by the media that dark is ugly. And lupita is extra dark so it’s really going to be hard for some to see beauty in her as she challenges the western standard of of beauty with her having a low cut and being extra dark.

    As for the announcement, i don’t think it going to be Star Wars. I think she will get projects in the future though. she is a good actress, she has a charming personality and people like her.

  • the ONE !

    @Marie: Very well said @Marie . I’m still dumbfounded that some women in this day and age are so spiteful and bitter towards other women , specially if these women are successful in their career. Such shame after all the crap women has endured you would think some would be happy when their own gender is doing well in an industry that is mostly ruled by men .. SMH … anyway very ecxited for her cause she is very talented and beautiful !

  • Dummy

    @Truth: You must be a real idiot if you can be brainwashed to believe that someone .is pretty or not. Leave the we out of it and just say me.

  • Dummy

    @Marie: Thank you Maria, you speak the truth!

  • choop

    It has nothing to do with her skin tone which is gorgeous. This girl isn’t stunning, she’s aight. Lauryn Hill at her good days was far more prettier, and she has never got all this attention. Ajak Deng, a Sudanese model who have the same type of beauty is gorgeous too. Lupita is charming, classy, well-spoken, but not gorgeous.

  • wendy

    I don’t think it’s Star Wars because people are already talking about that. It’s something else..a surprise. This reminds me of Chloe Moretz when she also posted something like that and everybody thought it would be KIck-Ass 2 but eventually it was Hugo.

  • Zoee

    @Marie: Ii totally agree with you thanks for posting that comment

  • Jean

    Lupita is SO pretty. I agree with Maria comment that Lupita has a doll-like face.

  • Jean

    @Marie: #6

    Maria, I agree with your comment, totally.

  • Irene

    Who really cares.

  • Pi

    I love her!!!

  • pink

    Whatever it is,im sure she will be great in it.

  • ben

    americans love their African queens

  • To chopp

    I agree that Ajak Dieng is gorgeous but In my honest opinion, lupita is much prettier than Lauren Hill. That might just be me though be cuz am obsessed with lupita’s face! I also noticed that she is not very photogenic but looks amazing on film.

  • Alaia

    @Truth: What the hell does Jack Gleeson have to do with anything?

  • Ugonna Wosu

    @choop: you mean one can’t think they’re both gorgeous? Get out of town!

    Lupita is gorgeous, and has a classy fashion sense, demeanor and articulation about her that makes her appealing to the mainstream. Lauryn’s look , behavior, and style were not mainstream and she didn’t want it to be. She’s a musician and they can do what they want anyway.

  • Ugonna Wosu

    @To chopp: who’s not photogenic? Cause its in her photos that everyone oohs and aahs(Lupita). Whereas in the movie 12 Years, she didn’t look her best anyway. She looks good in interviews though.

  • Loa Ibolele

    By the decree of the Loa, Lupita is with her first child fathered by Michael Fassbender. The Loa knows.

  • Ravens


    @ # 10

    Agree. She’s elegant, attractive, and has talent.

    You can’ be “brainwashed” into anything. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and this has been true since the dawn of time. We find people attactive due to OUR feelings, it coukld be the way a person talks, or the look in their eyes or their humor. Physically, we are all attracted to what is familiar, at first, even certain face shapes or teeth….

    I find her pretty but NOT spectacular, like Iman was when she was a supermodel. I would like to see her in Star Wars if she is right for the role and not just trendy or politically correct. She would make a good jedi.

    The fawning over anyone in a phony slave movie is off the hook. Everytime there is one is like “a revelation”. No, it’s not, it’s a movie. It’s just amazing to me. The movie, based on a book, was not even written by an American. It’s stretches the truth just like anything in Hollywood, and also the fact that Hollywood seems to treat actors in slave movies if they were somehow traumatized for doing a role. I bet people think Django Unchained is some factual event. Not anymore than Kill Bill is an accuragte reflection of assassins.

    I won’t ever watch 12 years, with a bunch of foreigners that never lived in the Southa nbd dn’t get it. Just like the Maid, the butler, or the secret life of bees because it’s all scripted white hatred. And it’s ridiculous.

  • YOWZA!!

    She is so beautiful! I love her dark skin!

  • Not at All

    I thought Lupita already is a mother. Read it somewhere

  • LOL


    If you think she isn’t pretty, then you only prove that you HAVE been brainwashed. Realize that the European standard isn’t the only measure of beauty, d!pshit. That wont happen until you stop wanking to Playboy.

  • fgff

    so unattractive

  • choop

    Lol, I’m sorry to all but if you think that Lupita is prettier than Lauryn Hill, you are clearly delusionnal. Lupita, in term of beauty, will never be in the same league of Lauryn Hill. In what world Lupita coul be prettier than this?

    Lauryn Hill in videos like Ex-Factor or that thing is just striking. She looks like a modern version of Nefertiti or something, Lupita is lovely but not gorgeous. In africa, she’s aight. There’s never had a mainstream dark skin woman in the industry, so people talk of her like she’s the most beautiful dark skin woman in the entire world, but the truth is she’s not that pretty. She’s cute , but her face isn’t that special.

    Lauryn Hill is just out of her league, far more talented, but she’s fearless and not mainstream, she doesn’t say what people want she says. (pardon my english).

    Anyway, if the presence of Lupita can give more visibility to women of colors,it’s a good thing, but stop lying, she’s hasn’t a nubian queen beauty. Her skin is amazing, so she’s can rock any colors of clothes, but that’s it.

  • mmm

    Such a gorgeous girl with a charming personality, I hope she will land a great role!

  • D CA

    Lupita is not a Lesbian…You are a hater with no life & no money or brains… She is beautiful , successful and well education. Get something going for yourself & know that your hate – like all hate just comes back to the hater 10 fold … so you have that coming to you. HAHA you deserve it for your mindless comments!

  • Plain in US and Africa

    Her face is okay and her body is ugly. Nothing special in the US or Africa especially when you look at her flat behind. She was just the token black girl this year. The Nigerian girl also in the movie is much more talented and prettier with many years of experience but did not win because she was not raped. Sad what black women have to do to get an oscar. There are many dark skinned actresses like Viola Davis. Maybe she is considered for role in with Robert Deniro in Candy Store movie in Brooklyn.

  • Plain in US and Africa

    *There are many very talented dark skinned actresses like Viola Davis.

  • To chopp

    @Ugonna Wosu:
    Yah i agree. I was talking about her on interviews

  • @Plain in US and Africa:
    I don’t find that Nigerian girl pretty at all (have you heard of Genevieve Nnaji? she is very pretty). Viola is pretty as well.
    Lupita might have an ugly body to you but high fashion loves her body. That is why the top designers in the fashion industry wants her to wear their clothes. I like her body; her bum is perfect…I just wished her breasts were a little bit bigger though.

  • Plain in US and Africa

    @…Lauryn Hill, Genevieve and Viola are all pretty. I think the Nigerian girl is prettier than her when looking at their bodies. She has an ugly body to many people and it is true some people find her pretty. Designers want her to wear their dresses as she was nominated and won an Oscar.The Nigerian girl you think is not pretty was going to get the same attention if she had been nominated. Compared to all the beautiful (work, education,face, body,brain) African women I have seen she is not.

  • Kina

    Who cares if Lupita is pretty? Pretty is so basic. It can be created in Photoshop. Real beauty is from the inside, what Lupita has. She’s also an inspiration to many black women that haven’t always felt good about their skin. She’s not in tabloids sleeping with directors, posing naked on Instagram, or talking about dumb stuff to get laughs. She’s just earned a degree from Yale. I wish her the best in whatever she does.

  • @Plain in US and Africa:
    I honestly don’t think that Nigerian girl would be getting the same praise. Facially, she is not pretty. Genevieve would but not that girl.

  • Plain in US and Africa

    Many Africans have gone to Ivys. Do not see how she has beauty from inside after being a sore loser twice at BAFTA and attacking another younger African woman (YAW) who has issues with her skin color. YAW needs help. Already naked in the movie. She has not felt/does not feel good about her skin either which is sad as pretty is from within. All skin shades are beautiful

  • Plain in US and Africa

    @…Maybe but Adepero is kind, intelligent, has beautiful eyes and went to Cornell University.

  • wtf

    She looks like a cancer patient

  • Christine Buckle


    Lupita is extremely beautiful….. and that is the truth. (hate it or like it) you cannot change it. Which you were dont you?

  • Nicole

    So sad. I don’t know why people have to comment just to say such rude things. She’s a nice person and doesn’t deserve the hate just for the way she looks. I don’t see comments like this on anyone else’s posts. Racism is alive and well.