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26 June 2013

Kenya: Lupita Nyong'o Features in Hollywood Movies

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Lupita Nyong'o in "12 Years a Slave".

Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o is definitely going places with her career as an actress. The former Face of Africa beauty who is a graduate of Yale School of Drama has featured in a couple of impressive Hollywood movies starting off with Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" which stars Hollywood big shots Brad Pitt, Paul Giamatti, Michael Fassbender among others and happens to be based on a true story. In this movie, Lupita plays the role of Patsey , Master Epps' (Michael Fassbender) slave.

The movie is set to be released in December 2013.

Miss Nyong'o has also been featured in a coming soon Action Thriller "Non-Stop" featuring Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore and Michelle Dockery. Watch this space for more updates.

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