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Gwendoline Christie Lupita Nyong'o Star Wars

Nyong’o & Christie join cast

2 Jun, 2014

Lupita Nyong’o & Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones) join the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm, commented on the casting choice:

I could not be more excited about Lupita and Gwendoline joining the cast of Episode VII. It’s thrilling to see this extraordinarily talented ensemble taking shape.

The roles the actresses will play have not yet been announced.