Lupita Nyong'o has reportedly met with J.J. Abrams about a role in Episode VII. We've been hearing a lot of intriguing names popping up as potential stars in the next Star Wars film, but this may be the most exciting: word has it that the Oscar-winning star of 12 Years a Slave has met with Abrams about a possible role.


The Hollywood Reporter, which is reporting the meeting, says that the role Nyong'o is up for is unclear, but speculates that it could be a descendant of Obi Wan Kenobi.

Whatever the role, please make this happen, Abrams.

Lupita Nyong'o Meets With J.J. Abrams for 'Star Wars: Episode VII' [THR]


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