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Lupita Nyong’o was officially confirmed for the upcoming Black Panther movie at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday.

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The Oscar-winning actress joined director Ryan Coogler and leading man Chadwick Boseman at the fans convention where it was revealed she’ll star as the character ‘Nakia’ in the Marvel movie.

And in what was a surprise for fans, it was also announced that The Walking Dead’s Danai Gurira is also coming on board.

Nyong’o, 33, wore her hair braided into a top knot and an olive green dress with sheer overlay for her appearance at Comic-Con.

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And she couldn’t contain her joy as she joined her co-stars on stage in front of thousands of people during the Marvel presentation in Hall H.

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