Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Lupita Superstar

After reading an Entertainment Weekly article, “Black Star,
White Ceiling” about the lack of film roles for 2014 Oscar

winner Lupita Nyong’o I decided to add my two cents. I

think it’s great that she’s got film roles in “Jungle

Book” and now “Star Wars”. I love her modeling for Miu Miu. (I am hoping for her  a Vogue magazine cover too.) However
following her Academy award win for “Twelve Years a Slave”,
I just wish she had a starring role in a film worthy of her  talent and beauty.

I think she’d be wonderful in a film of

Pearl Cleage’s book, “What Looks like Crazy on an Ordinary

Day”, Toni Morrison’s book “Tar Baby”, Gloria Nayor’ s book

( she also wrote a screenplay at a Sundance Lab )“Mama

Day”, Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer prize winning play, “Ruined”. Or

maybe a bio pic about a historical character like Hottentot

Venus or Assata Shakur. If only someone in Hollywood could


Update : Vogue Cover!


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