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The Force Is With Lupita Nyong'o: She'll Be in the New Star Wars

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Well this is more exciting that a night out at the Mos Eisley Cantina: Lupita Nyong'o has been cast in the new Star Wars movie. Allegedly!

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Be warned: There are HUGE, serious, big-time spoilers here at Movie Pilot, and I saw some shit about Luke and Leia that I wish I hadn't seen, so do not click if you don't want to know. But here's the Lupita scoop: She will be playing a character named Asajj Ventress.

According to the folks at ONTD (that link also has spoilers), this is what Asajj Ventress looks like:

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Potential for fierceness: HIGH.

Image via AP.

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Hopefully this won't be as much of a let down as when there was big news that Keisha Castle-Hughes would be in Star Wars III, and all it turned out be was a split-second shot of this: