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!