Briefly: We don’t know who she’s playing but a new actress has reportedly joined the cast of Star Wars Episode VII. It’s Christina Chong, an up and comer who was on 24: Live Another Day with another Episode VII actor, John Boyega.
Latino Review broke the news. We’ll have more when we know more or Star Wars.com updates. Of note though, Chong recently put up this tweet.
— Christina Chong (@ChrissyChong) May 16, 2014
It’s interesting that after the uprising over the lack of women in the initial casting announcement, almost every single person announced since (Gwendoline Christie, Lupita Nyong’o, Crystal Clarke) has been one. Diversity is alive and well in a galaxy far, far away.