Beam us up, Scottie! (This is such fabulous news we’re allowed to mix sci-fi genre allusions, okay?)
Lupita Nyong’o is going to be in the new Star Wars movie! The exact role she’ll play remains shrouded in mystery blacker than Vader’s cape, but I mean, this is Lupita we’re talking about. Even if she’s in full Clingon make-up or wearing a Chewbaca suit, this is suddenly a movie the fashion crowd might flock to. The movie, Star Wars: Episode VII, is set for release in 2015, and already had Adam Driver, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher on the marquee.
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