One report claims that Gugu Mbatha-Raw is expected to join the cast of Star Wars: Episode VIII, while another source claims she's off the project.
A new report claims that there are two female lead roles for Star Wars 8, with Gugu Mbatha-Raw revealed as one of the contenders.
Beyond the Lights star Gugu Mbatha-Raw has signed on to play the feather duster Plumette in Disney's live action Beauty and the Beast.
Tom Wilkinson and Emily Watson co-star in director Amma Assante's drama. The plot is based on the true story of a Royal Navy Admiral's mixed-race daughter.