Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie Join “Star Wars” Cast

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Well, that took long enough. It was just announced that Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o  just joined the newest Star Wars flick. That’s after a long wait for some rumors to come true. [photo via…]

“I could not be more excited about Lupita and Gwendoline joining the cast of Episode VII,” Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said. “It’s thrilling to see this extraordinarily talented ensemble taking shape.” We’re also excited to see Game of Thrones actress (and very tall woman) Gwendoline Christie joining the cast, too. You can check out Gwendoline’s imposing presence in our Girls of Game of Thrones gallery–and now let’s see if newscasters will be able to pronounce Lupita’s name…

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