Official Info Lupita Nyong'o (Maz Kanata) in Episode VII

Discussion in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Spoilers Allowed' started by Darkslayer, Jun 2, 2014.

  1. Jedi Merkurian ST Thread Reaper and Rumor Naysayer

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    Why?
  2. Lurknomore Force Ghost

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    'K, I'll use spoiler tags from now on. [face_blush]
  3. EHT New Films Manager

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    OK, but for what?
  4. A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Riot Deterrent

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    Or you could give Google Image a night off every once in awhile, too.
  5. Bail B. Baobab Force Ghost

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    For quoting racist trolls in order to mock them. More for you mods to clean up.
  6. EHT New Films Manager

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    @Bail B. Baobab : Oh, OK... got it. It's cool, I know it could be hard to resist. ;)
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  7. A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Riot Deterrent

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    "I've punched out Adolf Hitler over 200 400 times thanks to quotes".
  8. Vehgah Jedi Grand Master

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    Congratulations. Somebody had to.
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  9. Barth Force Ghost

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    Personally, I think the rumor that her character was a descendant of Obi Wan was misstated. I think it could be interesting and not necessarily destroy my image of Obi Wan as a solitary hermit if she was raised by Obi Wan, if only temporarily. Imagine a scenario where she is a Jedi, or at least a Force-sensitive. This could be set up in Rebels, where he is forced to adopt her because he recognizes her powers. So Obi Wan would probably stick his neck out and help someone that he recognizes as having Jedi powers. He could raise her for a while, and teach her the ways of the Force, before sending her to train somewhere else and not disrupt the story of ANH.
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  10. Tatooine Twilight Twins Jedi Grand Master

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    Here we go. Reduced? Wow. Just as I mentioned before, people getting swept up in the Nyong'o hysteria and all of a sudden she is too good for the material unless the story has her more front and center. When it comes to movie message boards this is the typical talk that creeps up eventually whenever there is a discussion about her. Along with stuff like her being our queen and her making the universe a better place to live....when she's not too busy rescuing kittens from trees (reportedly the trees bow down in her presence allowing for a safe landing for the helpless, little critters). I like to refer to it as the Cult of Lupita, destined soon to crack the top ten religions of Earth. Well, at least unlike on other sites this message board hasn't descended to the point of people posting endless glamorous shots of Nyong'o that has nothing to do with the movie itself. Oh, wait..... ;)
  11. Skaddix Force Ghost

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    Beach Picture is irrelevant. I figure she play a larger role as the movie goes on but if she is a Sith, she is hardly going to get that much focus. Not to mention Ep 7 is crowded.
  12. A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Riot Deterrent

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    But, she is a great actress... clearly they will respect that and give her a role at least comparable in size to someone like Terence Stamp.
  13. Adi_Gallia_9 Chosen One

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  14. BigAl6ft6 Chosen One

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    ^ She needs to redo that photo with someone Vader-ing her.
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  15. hachijedi Force Ghost

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    There seems to be a tide of talk that she will indeed play a villian but what about the Obi-Offspring rumors?
  16. Luminous Beings Are We Jedi Grand Master

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    What if somebody else played "Obi-Wan's offspring"?
  17. DarthWilliams Force Ghost

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    What if nobody plays Obi-Wan's offspring? [face_praying]
  18. starocean90 Chosen One

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    what if Ewan Mcgregor plays Obi Wan's offspring?;)
  19. thisguyisnotajedi Jedi Grand Master

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    I'm playing Obi-Wan's offspring.
  20. starocean90 Chosen One

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    do you have a beard?
  21. thisguyisnotajedi Jedi Grand Master

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    Nope =(
    Forever babyfaced
  22. starocean90 Chosen One

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    haha, same here.
  23. soul8luos Force Ghost

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    babes
  24. Redimet Force Ghost

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    I think she is Ventress she looks a lot like her and Ventress is an alien. We don't know how night-sisters age so there is no reason why she can't be.
  25. DARTH_BELO Force Ghost

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    [face_thinking] ...And now supposedly a rumor (saw on the Yahoo main page-of all places) that the main villain is a female.....

    ??? [face_thinking] Goes against other previous villain rumors. But if the previously remaining female role they were looking to fill was to be a "major" one as they said...

    [face_thinking] ... Lots of [face_thinking]