Report: Lupita Nyong'o Meets for "Star Wars: Episode VII" Lead

Posted Friday March 14, 2014 10:23 PM GMT

Adding to the list of hot celebrities entering into talks with J.J. Abrams, Lupita Nyong'o reportedly spoke with the famed director about starring in the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII" before the Academy Awards!

When asked if she will be taking part in the sci-fi flick's production, the 31-year-old's representative stated, "We’re not allowed to talk about that."

Lupita was born in Mexico and raised in Kenya. She graduated from the Yale University School of Drama, making her breakthrough debut in "12 Years a Slave," for which she won an Academy Award for best supporting actress.

And although no guarantees have been made regarding the cast of the upcoming "Star Wars" movies, the cast from the original three films are all rumored to be reprising their roles as their iconic characters!

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