One of them is one of Hollywood's biggest actresses of the moment. The other is BRIENNE OF TARTH!

Lucasfilm and Disney have just confirmed that Game of Thrones' Gwendoline Christie and Lupita Nyong'o, hot off her award-winning performance in 12 Years A Slave, will be joining the already announced cast of Star Wars Episode VII. Here's what Kathleen Kennedy, head honcho at Lucasfilm, had to say about the news:

I could not be more excited about Lupita and Gwendoline joining the cast of Episode VII. It's thrilling to see this extraordinarily talented ensemble taking shape.

Episode VII is due for release in December 2015.

[StarWars.com]