Kenyan actor Lupita Nyong’o is playing a supporting role in an upcoming movie, “12 Years a Slave”. 
The film is set for release in December, and will feature acclaimed actors such as Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch (Star Trek Into Darkness, Sherlock) and Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, X Men)

It is based on a true story of a man living in New York in the mid- 1800s who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the Deep South.
Lupita Nyong’o is seen in the below photos.

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