[139] In November, she made her music debut with her debut single "Sulwe’s Song", which she wrote for her book Sulwe. [94] The historic neighbourhood, one of Richmond's oldest, was the site of major slave-trading before the American Civil War. She became the first Kenyan and Mexican actress to win an Academy Award. See details. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the 18th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). If you click “Agree and Continue” below, you acknowledge that your cookie choices in those tools will be respected and that you otherwise agree to the use of cookies on NPR’s sites. [47] It was the first play to premiere on Broadway with an all-black and female creative cast and crew. [105][77], In September 2019, Nyong'o became an ambassador for Michael Kors' "Watch Hunger Stop" campaign. [13] When she was 16, her parents sent her to Mexico for seven months to learn Spanish. Also, the background extras were all using a Seoul accent. Once the hostages escaped, and the police stormed the building, the mercenaries fled, and Black Panther made Okoye return to thei… [35], Following a supporting role in the action-thriller Non-Stop (2014),[36] Nyong'o co-starred in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) as Force-sensitive space pirate Maz Kanata, a CGI character created using motion capture technology. [125] That July, she was chosen as one of the first celebrities, alongside with Elle Fanning, Christy Turlington Burns, and Natalie Westling to star in Tiffany & Co.'s Fall 2016 campaign styled by Grace Coddington. Nyong'o made her Broadway debut as a teenage orphan in the play Eclipsed (2015), for which she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. NY Daily News. "[62] Geoff Berkshire of Variety wrote, "Simply radiant in her first live action role since winning an Oscar for 12 Years a Slave [...] [Nyong'o] imbues what could have been a stock mother figure with such inner fire that Harriet feels worthy of a movie all her own. [109], Nyong'o was mentioned in Christian rapper Lecrae's song "Nuthin'" from his 2014 album Anomaly and was referenced by Jay-Z in his verse from Jay Electronica's song "We Made It". [12] Her father is a former Minister for Medical Services in the Kenyan government. "[74] Us grossed over $255 million worldwide against its $20 million budget. [98], In April 2016, Nyong'o launched an anti-poaching "hearts and minds" campaign with her organisation Wildaid in advance of Kenya Wildlife Service's history-making ivory burn that occurred 30 April. [33][34] She was the 15th actress to win an Oscar for a feature film debut performance. Known For. Lupita Amondi Nyong'o (US: /luːˈpiːtə ˈnjɔːŋoʊ/, Kenyan English: [luˈpita ˈɲoŋo] (listen); Spanish: [luˈpita ˈɲoŋɡo]; born 1 March 1983) is a Kenyan-Mexican[2] actress and author. WildAid announced Nyong'o as their Global Elephant Ambassador. [29] Ian Freer of Empire magazine wrote that she "gives one of the most committed big-screen debuts imaginable," and critic Peter Travers added that she "is a spectacular young actress who imbues Patsey with grit and radiant grace". Amy Nicholson of Variety wrote that Nyong'o's "deadpan humor and grace ennoble the slapstick". She appeared on the October 2015 issue of American Vogue, making it her second cover in a row. [83] In 2020, she narrated the Hayden Planetarium space show, Worlds Beyond Earth. [76] Nyong'o earned a Screen Actors Guild nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role and won an NAACP Image Award for Best Actress. It was like filming a scene in a Country Music bar in Nashville with everyone speaking in a New Yorker accent. Photographer An Le later apologised in a statement, saying it was "an incredibly monumental mistake". Honor his leadership. She said her views changed when she saw South Sudanese supermodel Alek Wek become successful. L’acteur Chadwick Boseman, le 24 février 2019 à Hollywood. The acting provided a different challenge from her role as Patsey. On orders of T'Chaka, Okoye was sent with T'Challa when he went to save Wakandan hostages from Zanda and Douglas Scott, to report back on T'Challa's progress as the Black Panther. According to a recent report, Black Panther 2's filming will commence in Atlanta, Georgia in July for six months, more or less. Any dark-skinned woman working in Hollywood right now could probably tell you how damn near impossible it is to get a role that is not rooted in a stereotype that is historically used to demonize dark-skinned black women. [87], Nyong'o will next star in Simon Kinberg's ensemble spy-thriller The 355 (2022), alongside Jessica Chastain, Penélope Cruz, Fan Bingbing, and Diane Kruger. Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name.Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the 18th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The Star Wars Actress On Hollywood and High Fashion", "Harlem Dedicated A Whole Day To The Glorious Lupita Nyong'o – Way to go, Lupita! Also in 2009, she wrote, produced and directed the documentary In My Genes. [69] Nyong'o received a Saturn Award for Best Actress nomination for it. This information is shared with social media, sponsorship, analytics, and other vendors or service providers. [106] In October, Nyong'o and her mother were honoured at The Harlem School of the Arts' Mask Ball with a "Visionary Lineage Award". [66][67] David Betancourt of The Washington Post wrote that the film "takes superhero cinema where it's never gone before by not being afraid to embrace its blackness" and particularly praised Nyong'o for avoiding stereotypical depictions of a black leading lady, stating that she "throws punches, shoots guns and steals hearts in a role she seems born for. [11] She grew up primarily in Nairobi, and describes her upbringing as "middle class, suburban". Nyong'o has also written a children's book named Sulwe (2019), which became a number one New York Times Best-Seller. She attended college in the United States, earning a bachelor's degree in film and theatre studies from Hampshire College. [119], Nyong'o was on the July 2014 cover of Vogue, making her the second African woman[120] and ninth black woman[121] to cover the magazine. ‘Black Panther’ Actress Letitia Wright Shares Battle With 'Crippling Depression' In an interview with 'The Hollywood Reporter,' she admits her journey as a starlet wasn’t easy. [132] She was also included in Tim Walker's 2018 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - themed Pirelli Calendar as character The Dormouse. [112][113] Singer Beyoncé mentioned Nyong'o in the single "Brown Skin Girl" from The Lion King Soundtrack (2019). Shuri was defeated by the Cabal's forces and trapped within a construct of amber similar to Thane's, a construct which left her in a state of stasis known as "living death." From a very young age, Shuri has wanted to become the first woman to become the Black Panther. [111] Rapper Nicki Minaj mentioned Lupita in her verse on A$AP Ferg's remix of "Plain Jane" and was referenced by rapper Wale in his song "Black is Gold". The Gelato singer defended her request by stating that her is an amazing Nigerian actress who deserves a shot on the award winning movie sequel. Filmography. BLACK Panther won the best movie cast gong at this year's SAG Awards. [61] Brian Tallerico of RogerEbert.com said, "Nyong'o is phenomenal. [1], Immediately after graduating from Yale, Nyong'o landed her breakthrough role[28] when she was cast for Steve McQueen's historical drama 12 Years a Slave (2013). [93], In 2014, the National Trust for Historic Preservation recruited Nyong'o in an effort to oppose development, including a new minor league baseball stadium, in the Shockoe Bottom area of Richmond, Virginia. Alexis Rhee. [82] Nyong'o reprised her role as Maz Kanata for the third time in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, which marked the final instalment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Nyong'o played Phiona's protective mother, Nakku Harriet. Nyong'o played the role of Patsey, a slave who works alongside Northup at a Louisiana cotton plantation; her performance met with rave reviews. You see, Mrs. Steele just turned 92 years young in the third week of February (2018), however, she landed the role in Black Panther at the age of 91. Letitia Wright, to ‘The Hollywood Reporter’ In the midst of landing acting opportunities after the age of 16, she feared she would never catch her big break. [72][73] Emily Yoshida of Vulture labelled Nyong'o's dual role "astounding" and found her performance as the doppelgänger "an achievement on another level; a physical, vocal, and emotional performance so surgical in its uncanniness that it almost feels like it could not be the work of a flesh-and-blood human. Lupita Nyong’o (Nakia) A strong-willed spy with the ear (and eye) of the Wakandan king, Nyong'o's character is much more than the love interest to Black Panther’s titular hero. It tells the story of a family who are confronted by their doppelgängers. Movie Trailer News. Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. [16] In 2014, she was chosen as one of the faces for Miu Miu's spring campaign, with Elizabeth Olsen, Elle Fanning and Bella Heathcote. [30][31], Nyong'o was nominated for several awards for 12 Years a Slave, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, including Best Supporting Actress, which she won. [88] She is developing a television series based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel Americanah, which she will produce and star in. [58] Robbie Collin of The Telegraph wrote in his review that Nyong'o brought a "gentle dignity" to her role. Bless Dorothy Steele, who appears to have come to acting late in life; Black Panther is only her fifth screen credit. Nyong'o felt bringing attention to such important but overlooked issues is a mandate for her as an artist. [141], Nyong'o made her first appearance on British Vogue's February '20 cover. Now, 92, Dorothy Steel plays a tribe leader in the fictional land of Wakanda. [44] The play takes place during the chaos of the Second Liberian Civil War, where the captive wives of a rebel officer band together to form a community, until the balance of their lives are upset by the arrival of a new girl (played by Nyong'o). Nyong'o also wrote about her commitment to work with female directors or male feminist directors, who had not abused their power. “Every day, if I was on the set, he would come by and make sure he gave me a big ol’ hug and kiss,” Steel told Channel 2. 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Among the cast of 'Black Panther' is this 93-year-old Atlanta actress. Eclipsed became The Public Theater's fastest-selling new production in recent history[45] and won Nyong'o an Obie Award for Outstanding Performance. She has an incredible ability to convey backstory. Following the success of Black Panther, Nyong'o starred as a kindergarten teacher dealing with a zombie apocalypse in the comedy horror film Little Monsters (2019). The actress plays General Okoye in the feature, a trusted ally of Chadwick Boseman’s Black Panther (AKA King T’Challa) and one of the breakouts of a film filled with them. [85] Nyong'o joined the radio play presentation of Richard II from The Public Theater and WNYC as The Narrator. NPR’s sites use cookies, similar tracking and storage technologies, and information about the device you use to access our sites (together, “cookies”) to enhance your viewing, listening and user experience, personalize content, personalize messages from NPR’s sponsors, provide social media features, and analyze NPR’s traffic. [70], Following the success of Black Panther, Nyong'o starred as a kindergarten teacher dealing with a zombie apocalypse in the comedy horror film Little Monsters (2019). "[63], Nyong'o reprised her role as Maz Kanata in Rian Johnson's Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), as well as in the animated series Star Wars Forces of Destiny. [16][17] Other family members include Tavia Nyong'o, a scholar and professor at New York University; Omondi Nyong'o, a paediatric ophthalmologist in Palo Alto, California, US; Kwame Nyong'o, one of Kenya's leading animators and leading technology expert; and Isis Nyong'o, a media and technology leader who was named one of Africa's most powerful young women by Forbes magazine. That’s how much Koreans are unknowledgeable about black people and Africa," he said. Sweet story behind 92-year-old ‘Black Panther’ actress’ casting will make you happy cry. ", "From Jennifer Lawrence to Lupita Nyong'o: Hollywood's Fiercest Women Photographed by Annie Leibovitz", "Eclipsed Star Lupita Nyong'o Receives a Sardi's Caricature—Nyong'o is a 2016 Tony nominee for her performance in Danai Gurira's drama", "TIFFANY & CO. 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[46] The play premiered on Broadway at the John Golden Theatre the following year. 4:52. After watching “Black Panther,” it was clear that director and co-writer Ryan Coogler saw this as a collaborative project. [134] The following month, Nyong'o starred with fellow actress Saoirse Ronan for a Calvin Klein campaign for their new fragrance entitled "Calvin Klein Women". [40][41] Nyong'o was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress at the 42nd Saturn Awards and Best Virtual Performance at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards for her role. Dorothy Steel didn't begin acting until she ws 88. [8], Nyong'o identifies as Kenyan-Mexican and has dual Kenyan and Mexican citizenship. [142] In March 2020, she appeared on Africa's "50 Most Powerful Women" list by Forbes. Dorothy Steel, 92, plays a merchant tribal elder in Marvel's blockbuster “Black Panther.”. As Black Panther struggled to find a way to bring his sister's body back to life, Shuri's soul made its way to the Djalia, a transcendent plane that represented Wakanda's collective memory. [42][43], In 2015, Nyong'o returned to stage with a starring role as an unnamed girl in the play Eclipsed, written by Danai Gurira. She went on to perform a motion capture role as Maz Kanata in the Star Wars sequel trilogy (2015–2019) and a lead voice role as Raksha in The Jungle Book (2016). [12][15] During those seven months, Nyong'o lived in Taxco, Guerrero, and took classes at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México's Learning Centre for Foreigners. [12][23] Nyong'o's mother is the managing director of the Africa Cancer Foundation and her own communications company. While at Yale, she won the Herschel Williams Prize in the 2011–12 academic year for "acting students with outstanding ability" . When she was 88, Steel decided to pursue her interest in acting. Then, she was honoured at WildAid to receive the "Champion of the Year" award in November. You may click on “Your Choices” below to learn about and use cookie management tools to limit use of cookies when you visit NPR’s sites. [133], In June 2018, The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced Nyong'o will be among the honourees to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the film category. Djalia. The campaign features both striking, minimalist portraits of the award-winning actresses alongside women they have personally been inspired by, where Nyong'o named Eartha Kitt and Katharine Hepburn as her inspirations. ‘Black Panther’ Actress Danai Gurira Remembers Chadwick Boseman “My entire job as Okoye was to respect and protect a king. [129] In November 2017, she appeared on the cover of Grazia UK magazine. [78][79] Nyong'o spoke on the lack of African women narrating nature documentaries and how the Serengeti team encouraged her to use her native Kenyan accent on the series. Nyong'o received a Saturn Award for Best Actress nomination for it. [130] Nyong'o often speaks out about embracing her "African kinky hair" and collaborates with hairdresser Vernon François to show how versatile her hair texture is. [75] At Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights, Nyong'o attended a maze inspired by the film and appeared inside the attraction dressed as her character Red. Black Panther is a monumental achievement in the history of cinema. In a recent tweet, she appealed to Marvel, the makers of Black Panther 2 for Temi to be cast in the movie. She was also mentioned in the parody song "American Apparel Ad Girls" by the drag queens Willam Belli, Courtney Act and Alaska Thunderfuck. L-R: Florence Kasumba as Ayo and Danai Gurira as Okoye in Black Panther. She was honoured for her work in 2016 by Variety. However, Black Panther informed her that T'Chaka had died and that he wanted her to attend his incoronation. ‘Black Panther’ centering dark-skinned women is important considering the go-to people cast as black women in mainstream (and superhero) media are light-skinned women. [118] Later that November, she was named "Woman of the Year" by Glamour. [103] The book became a New York Times Best-Seller. Nyong'o was named among Africa's "50 Most Powerful Women" by Forbes in 2020. [13][16] While a member of the Phoenix Players, Nyong'o also performed in the plays On The Razzle and There Goes The Bride. Gurira plays Okoye in Black Panther, the strongest warrior in Wakanda not named Black Panther. I just saw Black Panther at the theaters. [17] Nyong'o credits the performances of Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey in The Color Purple with inspiring her to pursue a professional acting career. [126] Nyong'o appeared on Vogue′s October 2016 cover, making it her third issue. With the attack being over, Nakia blamed Black Panther for having sabotaged her cover. One actress, though, she had just begun acting when she was 88, and landed the role of a lifetime as an elder in Black Panther, proving that it’s never too late to go for your dreams. At Yale, she appeared in many stage productions, including Gertrude Stein's Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights, Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, and William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and The Winter's Tale. MARIO ANZUONI / REUTERS. [128] She later appeared on the cover of UK's The Sunday Times Magazine for their October 2017 issue. That same month she also appeared on the cover of July's issue of Elle (France). Also in 2019, Nyong'o narrated the Discovery Channel docu-series Serengeti, which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Narrator. Danai Gurira plays the strongest warrior *not* named Black Panther in "Black Panther," and to take on the role she had to shave her head. The honour was announced as a surprise during an open discussion between Nyong'o and image activist Michaela Angela Davis at Mist Harlem. She was also featured on singer Ciara's song "Melanin" under the moniker, "Troublemaker" along with La La Anthony, City Girls, and Ester Dean. Dorothy Steel entered the acting profession at the age of 88. While the Black Panther is undoubtedly the hero of the film, he is not alone. [123], Nyong'o was included in Annie Leibovitz's 2016 Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue. [104] Sulwe was selected for the 2020 Illustrator Honor at the Coretta Scott King Awards and won for Outstanding Literary Work – Children at the 2020 NAACP Image Awards. [117] and was named the new face of Lancôme, making her the first black woman to appear on the brand. Adapté du personnage de Marvel Comics T'Challa alias la Panthère noire, il s'agit du dix-huitième film de l'univers cinématographique Marvel et du sixième de la phase III.. [114], Nyong'o was included in Derek Blasberg's 2013 best-dressed list in Harper's Bazaar. Lovecraft Country Mudang (2020) Crash Kim Lee (2004) Actress. [26] In 2009, she wrote, directed, and produced the documentary In My Genes, about the discriminatory treatment of Kenya's albino population. Black Panther’s foray into Busan begins with the city’s fish market, and nearly every Korean speaker I’ve met who watched the movie complained about “the fish market lady.” The role, played by Korean Walking Dead Star Danai Gurira, A.K.A. Nyong'o began her career in Hollywood as a production assistant. She had vowed that she would never work with Weinstein, hence her turning down a role in Southpaw (2015). Sulwe (Luo for "star") is the story of a five-year-old Kenyan girl, who has the darkest complexion in her family, for which Nyong'o drew upon her own childhood experiences. [39] Scott Mendelson of Forbes described Nyong'o's role as "the center of the film's best sequence," and Stephanie Zacharek of Time magazine called her a "delightful minor character". 92 year old actress from Black Panther shares an inspiring message we can all believe in. [91], Nyong'o resides in Brooklyn, New York City. [13], In 2008, Nyong'o starred in the short film East River, directed by Marc Grey and shot in Brooklyn. Nyong'o was born on 1 March 1983, in Mexico City, Mexico,[3][4][5] to Kenyan parents, Dorothy Ogada Buyu[6][7] and Peter Anyang' Nyong'o, a college professor. [18][19], Nyong'o later attended St. Mary's School in Nairobi, where she received an IB Diploma in 2001. Black Panther grossed over $1.34 billion worldwide to emerge as the eleventh highest-grossing film of all time. [92] She is a fluent speaker of Swahili, Spanish, Luo, and English. 1:01. On 19 October 2014, Nyong'o sent a letter to Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones, which she posted on social media sites, asking him to withdraw support for the development proposal. Even before Black Panther hit it big, grossing over $910 million worldwide, Steel’s star power was clear to cast and crew, like the film’s star Boseman. The Dora Milaje, the Black Panther’s elite all-female bodyguards, are movingly led by actress Danai Gurira (who plays Okoye) and breathtaking … Nyong'o's career progressed with her role as Nakia in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Black Panther (2018) and her starring role in Jordan Peele's critically acclaimed horror film Us (2019). [140] "Melanin" was nominated for the Her Award at the 2020 BET Awards. He is flanked by an impressive group of women who not only support his mission but are also integral to its success. Shuri is the shit. She was casted by Sarah Finn, a renowned cast director who had similar positions in previous Marvel movies such as The Avengers, Thor, Iron Man, etc. Black Panther (2018) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. It’s an okay film but very politically correct with formula characters, including … Danai Jekesai Gurira (/ d ə ˈ n aɪ ɡ ʊ ˈ r ɪər ə /; born February 14, 1978) is a Zimbabwean-American [107][108], In 2020, The Africa Center announced Nyong'o as a member of its Board of Trustees. 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