Lupita: What Happens Next For Her?

Even after winning the Academy Award, Lupita Nyong’o (why doesn’t she finally own her diva status and drop the last name?) faces a challenging lack of roles for darker-skinned actresses; says one agent, however: “If she can find a franchise, a big crossover film, or if she’s cast by a significant filmmaker, then she’s golden.” Still no word whether she’s in the new “Star Wars” film, but that’s hardly a franchise. “Cleopatra Jones” re-boot?

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