Lupita Nyong’o and Game of Thrones' Gwendoline Christie Will Be in Star Wars: Episode VII

Things are getting more and more heated as Star Wars VII is getting into the swing of things. Yesterday, announced two new cast members for the latest movie in the franchise.

First up is Lupita Nyong’o of “12 Years a Slave” fame, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Game of Thrones fans will definitely recognize – and highly like approve of – Gwendolin Christie being cast in Star Wars VII as well.

Brienne is looking pretty good in this photo, isn’t she?

As for the people behind the production, they couldn’t be happier with the new additions to the Star Wars VII cast.

“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.” (Source)

What about you? Do you approve of these new additions to the Star Wars VII cast?

And remember, you too can be part of the Star Wars VII cast by visiting omaze and helping charity. You’ve got 46 days left to join the contest.

Images via africasacountry and whyruntothetardis

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