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LATE NEWS PART 2: Lupita Nyong’o & Gwendoline Christie Join Star Wars: Episode VII

05 Jun

Good day to you ladies and gents and welcome to part 2 of my late news stories that I wanted to blog about. With the information on Josh Trank and his involvement in Star Wars, there was a news story, again Star Wars-related that broke earlier on in the week that I feel that needs to be addressed. The following information comes from superherohype:

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Lupita Nyong’o joins the recently announced cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. This year, her breakthrough performance in 12 Years a Slave earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Gwendoline Christie, currently starring in the hit television series “Game of Thrones” as Brienne of Tarth, has also been cast in the production. She can next be seen in 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.”

So when I read this I was proper happy. Firstly to see that the rumours about Lupita being in Episode VII have come to pass just fills me with we happiness, I always thought it would be cool to see her in the film if she did get the part, but seeing her officially cast is fabulous. But the more surprising side of this story is the fact that Brienne from Game of Thrones is gonna be part of Star Wars, that is just insanely cool. I’ve loved Christie’s work in GoT and her performance in the show especially during season 3 made Brienne one of my favourite characters. She has a great screen presences and is hard as nails so you know she can do action too. I’m just stupid happy for the both of them to see how far they’ve come in such a short time and I’m intrigued to see who they end up playing.

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Posted by on June 5, 2014 in Films, Media

 

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2 responses to “LATE NEWS PART 2: Lupita Nyong’o & Gwendoline Christie Join Star Wars: Episode VII

  1. lauren

    June 6, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    This is great news, looking forward to seeing them in the movie!

     

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