The immensely talented and beautiful Lupita Nyong’o’s newely released editorial photos for The Guardian shot by photographer Erik Madigan Heck are breathtaking. The Guardian catches up with the Academy Award winner who recently attended the premiere of her third film- Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The Guardian sat down with the star to discuss everything from her career background to what she’s currently working on today.
How do you build character and motivation when you’re playing an alien?
“These worlds are created by human beings,” she says, “and at the end of the day they are created to illuminate something about us. So, under all the makeup, it’s just human relationships and wants and desires.” She laughs. “All we know is how to be human. And the way we take in the world that isn’t human is also human.”
Peep the stunning editorial shots of Lupita below and head over to The Guardian for the full read!
Photos: The Guardian