Written by Admiral Duke for DisFanReview.com
It's been a long standing rumor that Lupita Nyongo would have a substantial part to play in Star Wars Episode VII. As the rumor goes she is evidently slated to portray a descendant of Obi-Wan Kenobi. How big a part she is playing and what importance that character will play in the overall story still remains to be seen.
The Following Is From A Press Release From LucasFilm
Lupita Nyong’o joins the recently announced cast of : Episode VII. This year, her breakthrough performance in earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.