Lupita Nyong’o was awarded the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her breakthrough role in 2013’s 12 Years a Slave. Since then she has appeared in a number of acclaimed roles, including live action (Black Panther, Us), motion capture (the Star Wars sequel trilogy), and voiceover (The Jungle Book). She also narrated the American version of the Discovery/BBC Earth documentary series Serengeti, for which she was nominated for an Emmy Award. All told, Nyong’o has accomplished an incredible amount since her debut on the international MTV series Shuga.
In this SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversations at Home session, entertainment writer Lola Ogunnaike speaks to Nyong’o about her work on Serengeti as well as her other acclaimed roles.
You can watch the entire conversation in the above video!