Lupita Nyong’o

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Academy Award-winner Lupita Nyong’o is carrying on the tradition of Billy Dee Williams and Samuel L. Jackson as a black member of the Star Wars franchise. Vanity Fair recently published a series of exclusive images from the set of the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which features Nyong’o. The actress posted a picture […]

The hype over the latest Star Wars movie is continuing its route toward critical mass. In celebration of the unofficial May 4th holiday, “May the fourth be with you,” Disney and LucasFilm just revealed new character photos on the cover of Vanity Fair. Here’s our first look at actress Lupita Nyong’o (of 12 Years A Slave and Non-Stop fame), who’s reportedly playing Maz […]

The 2017 Academy Awards are just days away and this year’s nominations list is blacker than ever! Just a year after the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, the academy has made it a point to make every subsequent year as diverse as possible. This year’s nominees include greats like multiple Academy Award winner Denzel Washington, Viola Davis for Fences and […]

  Academy-award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo are once again teaming up for the silver screen. The two are currently in talks to star in Disney’s Queen…

David Oyelowo  was recently nominated for a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the film Selma, and it looks like his 2015 will be even busier. Variety reports that Oyelowo is in talks to starring alongside Oscar-nominated actress Lupita Nyong’o  in the cinematic adaptation of author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel Americanah, a story of a Nigerian immigrant couple […]

The Butler and Selma star David Oyelowo is teaming up with Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o for her new project. Oyelowo will star with Nyong’o in the independent film, Americanah according to Variety. Based…

This might be one of the cutest Sesame Street videos we’ve ever seen. In this clip, Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o teaches Elmo all about what skin is, and how it’s best to love the skin that you’re born with. We love that Sesame Street continues to address issues in our society, all while having fun. Watch below. […]

May the force be with her! After months of speculating which major role Lupita Nyong’o would land after her Oscar winning turn in “12 Years A Slave,” director J.J. Abrams has handpicked the stunning Kenyan beauty for  “Star Wars: Episode VII.” RELATED: 10 Actors/Actresses of Color We’d Like Featured In New “Star Wars” Movie In a […]

The MTV Movie Awards are this Sunday, and we can’t help to seem a little left out around this time of year. There are some funny/heart wrenching/awesomely good movies, and some of them didn’t even make the nominees. We decided to give the categories a little revamp, and these are the nominees we believe should have […]