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Another Black Actor Joins The Cast Of 'Star Wars Episode VII'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 6, 2014 6:17 PM
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With John Boyega, Lupita Nyong'o, David Oyelowo's rumored involvement, and now Crystal Clarke's casting, this could be the *blackest* "Star Wars" ever.

Watch Lupita Nyong'o & 6 Friends Get Together for a New York Braiding Party in Mini Doc Portrait

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 30, 2014 1:30 PM
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We really hope the acting thing works out too. But it's good to know she has something to fall back on! #Chuckles

Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson will Play a Boxing Promoter in Antoine Fuqua's 'Southpaw'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 27, 2014 1:37 PM
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Yay - another film about a distressed white fighter making a comeback.

Lupita Nyong'o, Bradford Young, Barkhad Abdi, Others Are 2014 Academy Membership Invitees

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 26, 2014 3:42 PM
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Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2014.

Page to Screen Possibilities for Lupita Nyong'o's Adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 'Americanah'

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • June 9, 2014 11:11 AM
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With the recent news that Lupita Nyong'o has optioned the novel to adapt for the screen, one question is already off the table: Who would play Ifemelu?

Lupita Nyong’o & Brad Pitt Reuniting For 'Americanah' Film Adaptation

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 5, 2014 6:22 PM
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D2 Productions and Potboiler Productions are also on board the much anticipation project

It's Official: Lupita Nyong'o Has Joined The Cast Of 'Star Wars: Episode VII' (But Who Is She Playing?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 2, 2014 12:23 PM
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It's Official: Lupita Nyong'o Has Joined The Cast Of 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

No Surprise. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Confirms Lupita Nyong'o Has Optioned Rights To 'Americanah'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • May 30, 2014 12:02 PM
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  • 32 Comments
And the big news that Adichie shared, or hinted at, is an upcoming collaboration with actress Lupita Nyong'o...

Who Should Play Nola Darling In Spike Lee's 'She's Gotta Have It' TV Serial Adaptation For Showtime?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 23, 2014 11:05 AM
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  • 11 Comments
Who Should Play Nola Darling In Spike Lee's 'She's Gotta Have It' TV Serial Adaptation For Showtime?

Lupita Nyong’o Eyed For Role As Social Worker In Antoine Fuqua's Boxing Drama 'Southpaw'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2014 3:07 PM
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  • 12 Comments
Lupita Nyong’o Eyed For Role As Social Worker In Antoine Fuqua's Boxing Drama 'Southpaw'