Lupita Nyong’o New Film Alert!

Lupita Nyong’o has kept her star shining brightly with magazine covers and a hot topic contribution in Bill Duke’s table book, Dark Girls.

The Oscar-Award winning actress will be making her next film appearance in director Mira Nair’s book adaptation of Queen of Katwa, written by Tim Crothers.

The developing films tells the story of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi and highlights her extraordinary journey and dream of becoming a Grandmaster.

As of now, there are no official details on the current stage of the project nor a time peg for the release. What we have discovered is that Lupita is attached to the film as the teenage prodigy.

We’ll stay on the lookout for more. In the meantime, Lupita, girl, keep shining!

Here’s a short documentary of Phiona mastering the game: