Day 252 – Lupita Nyong’o
Academy award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o played Maz Kanata in The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi. She is also expected to appear in Episode IX. Nyong’o won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work in the film 12 Years a Slave. Earlier this year Nyong’o played Nakia in Black Panther.
Here’s an IGN interview with Lupita talking about her motion capture performance of Maz Kanata.
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