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Watch Lupita Nyong'o in the New 'Queen of Katwe' Trailer!

Check out the newly-released trailer for Disney’s upcoming film Queen of Katwe!

The movie is based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess.

As a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.

It stars David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o, and Madina Nalwanga.

Queen of Katwe opens in limited release on September 23.

It then expands to more theaters on September 30!


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Brie Larson Joins the Women of Marvel for Epic Comic-Con Pic!

Brie Larson is joined by all of the women from various Marvel films at the studio’s panel during 2016 Comic-Con on Saturday (July 24) in San Diego, Calif.

The 26-year-old Oscar-winning actress was confirmed to be the new star of Captain Marvel during the panel and she later joined all of the ladies for an epic group photo.

From left-to right: Spider-Man: Homecoming‘s Laura Harrier and Zendaya, Elizabeth Debicki (Guardians of the Galaxy 2), Danai Gurira (Black Panther), Tilda Swinton (Doctor Strange), Zoe Saldana (Guardians), Brie, Lupita Nyong’o (Panther), Rachel McAdams (Strange), and GuardiansKaren Gillan and Pom Klementieff.

We love seeing women being featured more in these superhero movies!

FYI: Brie is wearing a Gabriela Hearst jumpsuit. Lupita is wearing a Givenchy dress, shoes, and bag with APM Monaco jewelry. Danai is wearing an Oscar de la Renta dress. Zoe is wearing a Wolford top, 7 For All Mankind jeans, and Jimmy Choo shoes. Laura is wearing a Delfina Delettrez earring. Zendaya is wearing a Kenzo dress.

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Eclipsed's Lupita Nyong'o & Danai Gurira Hit Tony Awards 2016!

Lupita Nyong’o looks beautiful while walking the red carpet at the 2016 Tony Awards held at the Beacon Theatre on Sunday (June 12) in New York City.

The 33-year-old Oscar-winning actress was joined at the event by the writer of her play Eclipsed, Danai Gurira, her co-stars Saycon Sengbloh, Pascale Armand, and Zainab Jah, as well as director Liesl Tommy.

Lupita, Saycon, and Pascale are all nominated for their acting work and Liesl is nominated for her directing work.

Danai, who you know for playing Michonne on The Walking Dead, is nominated for Best Play for writing the show.

FYI: Lupita is wearing a Hugo Boss dress, shoes and clutch with Tiffany & Co. jewels. Danai is wearing a Rosie Assoulin dress, Rosie Assoulin for Paul Andrew shoes, a Roger Vivier bag, and a Fred Leighton hair brooch and jewelry.

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Lupita Nyong'o, Jessica Lange & Lin-Manuel Miranda Celebrate Tony Awards At Cocktail Party!

Lupita Nyong’o and Jessica Lange strike a pose on the red carpet while attending the Tony Honors Cocktail Party presenting the 2016 Tony Honors For Excellence In The Theatre held at the Diamond Horseshoe on Monday (June 6) in New York City.

The two ladies were joined at the event by Lin-Manuel Miranda and his wife Vanessa Nadal, Jane Krakowski, Leslie Odom Jr, Danielle Brooks, Cynthia Erivo, Cush Jumbo, LaTanya Richardson, Jenna Ushkowitz, Zachary Levi, Laura Benanti, Phillipa Soo, Laura Osnes, Pascale Armand, Jeff Daniels, Sophie Okonedo, Lena Hall and Saycon Sengbloh.

Make sure to tune into the 2016 Tony Awards on CBS on June 12!

FYI: Lupita is wearing an Oscar de la Renta dress and Irene Neuwirth Jewelry.

35+ pictures inside of Lupita Nyong’o, Jessica Lange and others at the event… More Here! »

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Lupita Nyong'o Gets Surprise Visit From Sarah Paulson At 'Eclipsed', Announces West Coast Premiere!

Lupita Nyong’o is all smiles as she poses alongside Sarah Paulson backstage at her Broadway play Eclipsed held at the Golden Theatre on Sunday (June 5) in New York City.

The 33-year-old Oscar winning actress was also joined backstage by playwright Danai Gurira and director Liesl Tommy following a special dedication and announcement of a West Coast premiere of Eclipsed.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Lupita Nyong’o

The ladies are set to bring the critically acclaimed piece to the Curran Theatre in San Francisco for a limited engagement next spring.

10+ pictures inside of Lupita Nyong’o and others backstage at EclipsedMore Here! »

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Lupita Nyong'o & Lea DeLaria Join Ensemble Casts at Obie Awards 2016

Lupita Nyong’o and Lea Delaria hit the red carpet at the 2016 Obie Awards on Monday (May 23) at Webster Hall in New York City.

The actresses were joined by the ensemble casts of their productions Eclipsed and Orange is the New Black, both of which were honored at the event.

Representing Orange is the New Black were Vicky Jeudy, Annie Golden, Emma Myles, Kimiko Glenn and Dale Soules, who joined their cast mates on stage in orange jumpsuits during the ceremony.

Joining Lupita from Eclipsed were Pascale Armand, Akosua Busia, Danai Gurira, Zainab Jah and Saycon Sengbloh.

Also in attendance were stars Ben Platt, Marlo Thomas, Leslie Odom Jr. and Maura Tierney.

FYI: Danai is wearing an Altuzarra top and skirt.

15+ pictures inside of Lupita Nyong’o and Lea DeLaria joining their cast mates at the 2016 Obie Awards
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Lupita Nyong'o Honored with Caricature at NYC's Sardi's

Lupita Nyong’o poses for a photo with her caricature at an unveiling event held at Sardi’s restaurant on Thursday afternoon (May 19) in New York City.

The 33-year-old Oscar-winning actress was joined at the event by the cast of her Tony-nominated Broadway show Eclipsed, along with playwright Danai Gurira of The Walking Dead fame.

Lupita received a Tony nomination for Best Lead Actress in a Play for her work in the show, which is also nominated for Best Play. Go see it now!

FYI: Lupita is wearing an Elie Saab dress.

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