Lupita Nyongo’o and Gwendoline Christie have been cast in Star Wars: Episode VII! The official site’s announcement can be read here.
“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.”
Lupita has long been rumored as cast in the film. Christie is another unheard of actor for Star Wars VII, but well known from Game of Thrones. We have heard many rumors about Games of Thrones as of late but this wasn’t one of them!