Lupita Nyong'o Might Play the Love Interest in 'Black Panther'

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But can a relationship between Lupita and Chadwick happen in real life! 

Ryan Coogler's Black Panther might be adding another star.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lupita Nyong'o is in talks to play the love interest opposite Chadwick Boseman in the upcoming Marvel film.

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Details about Lupita's character haven't been revealed, but there's no doubt the Oscar-winning actress would make a great addition to the cast. 

Nyong'o has been on a roll with recent roles in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Jungle Book. She's also received a Tony nomination for her work in the Broadway show Eclipsed

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Fingers crossed! We'd love to see Lupita join the Marvel Universe. 

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