The 355: Lupita Nyong'o to star in new American spy thriller

The 355: Lupita Nyong'o to star in new American spy thriller

- Kenyan-Mexican actress Lupita Nyong'o will star alongside Diane Krugar, Penelope Cruz, Jessica Chastain and Bingbing Fan in a new movie

- The 355 trailer was shared on Twitter on Monday, October 6 and has since received 626.4k views, 977 retweets, 818 quote tweets and 2.6k likes

- The 355 is set to be released on 15 January by Universal Pictures and Lupita will be playing the role of Khadijah

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US-based Kenyan-Mexican actress Lupita Nyong'o will be starring in an American spy thriller dubbed The 355.

In a poster shared on Twitter, it was revealed that she will play alongside Diane Krugar, Penelope Cruz, Jessica Chastain and Bingbing Fan. The 355 official Twitter account shared a snippet of the movie and one thing you can be sure about is that Lupita looks absolutely gorgeous

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The film was directed by Simon Kinberg from a screenplay and co-written with Theresa Rebeck. The trailer, which was shared on Twitter on Monday, October 6, has since received 626.4k views, 977 retweets, 818 quote tweets and 2.6k likes.

The 355: Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o to star in American spy thriller

Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o to star in an American spy thriller. Photo: Lupita Nyong'o.
Source: Instagram

According to reports online, The 355 is set to be released on January 15 by Universal Pictures. The movie is reportedly about five women who get together to stop an organisation from getting a weapon that could cause mass destruction.

Lupita will be playing the role of Khadijah, a former MI6 ally and cutting-edge computer specialist

In other news about Lupita, Briefly.co.za previously reported on Beyoncé's Black is King album which featured Lupita Nyong'o and others. American singer Beyoncé released a visual album for her The Gift project and just like she did in the past, the musician celebrated African creatives and gave them a chance at global recognition.

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Hollywood star and Kenyan-Mexican actress Lupita Nyong'o also featured in Beyoncé’s visual album. Nyong'o was spotted in what appeared to be a tea party scene from the project. She was seen alongside Beyoncé, the singer’s mother and Kelly Rowland.

Black is King was released on the 31st of July and is currently available on the Disney+ streaming service. Unfortunately, the Disney+ streaming service is currently unavailable in South Africa.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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