We now know one more addition to the cast that will be travelling to a galaxy far, far, away when cameras start rolling on the Rian Johnson directed Star Wars: Episode VIII. Following rumors that the actress was in talks for the film, Collider has learned exclusively that Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Beyond The Lights) has indeed signed on as the female lead of the highly-anticipated film. However, no further details are currently known at the moment regarding that role. Keep checking back for updates and let us know what you think about this cast addition in the comments below.
Star Wars: Episode VIII hits theaters May 26, 2017.