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Lupita Nyong'o in talks for Star Wars film - report

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o has become the latest big name to be linked to the upcoming Star Wars movie after meeting director J.J. Abrams.

The 12 Years A Slave star met with Abrams to discuss a possible role in the film just before the Academy Awards, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

She joins the likes of Adam Driver, Saoirse Ronan, Michael B. Jordan, Jesse Plemons and Brits Ed Speleers and John Boyega, who have all been linked to roles in Star Wars: Episode VII.

Reports suggest Carrie Fisher has signed up to return as Princess Leia in the blockbuster.

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