Black Panther 2 Lupita Nyong'o

Black Panther 2 is a highly-anticipated sequel that’s bound to also be difficult for many people. The sudden death of star Chadwick Boseman has left the film with an unfillable absence, and many are wondering just how director Ryan Coogler will continue the series in the wake of Boseman’s passing. Coogler has already spoken about the challenges involved with moving forward, and now co-star Lupita Nyong’o is speaking about what it’s going to be like to make the sequel without Boseman.

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lady in the lake

Natalie Portman and Lupita Nyong’o are both diving into TV. Streaming television has proved to be a great arena for established actresses to get some meaty roles and show off their acting chops (see: Nicole Kidman for the past five years), and it seems like Portman and Nyong’o have both gotten the memo, signing on for the Apple TV+ limited series, Lady in the Lake, a crime drama based on the best-selling novel by Laura Lippman. Read More »

sulwe

Netflix is turning Lupita Nyong’o‘s best-selling book Sulwe into an animated musical film. Published in 2019, the children’s book follows a young girl with “skin the color of midnight” who is visited by a shooting star and embarks on a magical journey to learn about the nature of true beauty.

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americanah tv series

Americanah joins the growing list of shows that have been axed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira‘s TV series adaptation of the Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie novel is no longer moving forward at HBO Max after COVID-19 production delays led to scheduling conflicts for star and executive producer Nyong’o, who was forced to drop out of the series.

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the 355 teaser

When you’ve got Jessica ChastainLupita Nyong’oPenélope CruzDiane Kruger, and Bingbing Fan leading a movie about lady spies, do you even need a title? Well, yes, and in the case of the vaguely titled The 355, it turns out you need an explanation for that title, too. Just a day after Universal released the buzzy first trailer for the action blockbuster which teams up a group of female international spies, the studio has dropped a new The 355 teaser which gives us a little history behind the film’s title. Read More »

The 355 Trailer

If a bunch of dudes can always band together to stop some generic bad guy from destroying the world with some kind of doomsday device, so can a group of women. That’s exactly what Universal Pictures is doing with The 355, a new action blockbuster that teams up Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, Penélope Cruz, Diane Kruger and Bingbing Fan as an assembly of international operatives tasked with stopping some kind of massive attack. You want cliches? The 355 trailer is full of them. Read More »

Halloween Horror Nights Us Maze lupita nyongo

Lupita Nyong’o, good sport that she is, decided to jump back into her red jumpsuit and surprise folks at the Halloween Horror Nights Us maze to reprise her character from the Jordan Peele film. Nyong’o first went through the maze herself, and had the bejesus scared out of her. Then she easily slipped back into character, much to the surprise of other people traveling through the maze. Watch a video of Nyong’o at the Halloween Horror Nights Us maze below.

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Americanah TV Series

Last year, Lupita Nyong’o (right) and Danai Gurira starred in the massive blockbuster hit Black Panther at Marvel Studios. But soon they’ll team up for something much different on the small screen.

HBO Max, the upcoming streaming service from WarnerMedia, has announced a straight-to-series order for an adaptation of Americanah, the best-selling novel written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Not unlike Black Panther, the story has roots in Africa as it follows a woman born in Nigeria who leaves for America and her extraordinary experiences with love, heartache, adversity and self-discovery. Find out more about the Americanah TV series below. Read More »

little monsters trailer

Have you ever wanted to see Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o smash some zombie skulls with a shovel? Look no further than the trailer for Little Monsters, a new horror comedy in which she plays a kindergarten teacher who must fight to save her students when a zombie outbreak happens during a field trip. Hulu scooped up the movie after it premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, but read on to find out how you can see it in a theater for one day only before it lands on the streaming service.
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little monsters trailer

Lupita Nyong’o has to deal with zombies, children, and children who are zombies in Little Monsters, a horror-comedy that promises to have plenty of blood, gore, and jokes. I’ve heard mixed things about this film from the festival circuit, but I have to admit: it’s hard to resist a movie where Lupita Nyong’o runs around fighting flesh-hungry ghouls. Watch the red band Little Monsters trailer below and see for yourself.

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