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Lupita Nyong'o & Gwendoline Christie Join 'Star Wars: Episode VII'!

Lupita Nyong'o & Gwendoline Christie Join 'Star Wars: Episode VII'!

After tons of rumors that she was up for a role in Star Wars: Episode VII, it has been confirmed that Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has joined the cast of the highly anticipated film!

Also joining the cast is Gwendoline Christie, who is best known for her work as Brienne of Tarth on the hit series Game of Thrones. She will be seen next year in the film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2.

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

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