Nyong’o is covered in CGI white dots. Therefore, there’s no telling just yet how her character will look, but at least people can see for themselves.
Her character is a pirate named Maz Kanata who runs a castle where “galactic travelers, smugglers, and other assorted riffraff” get together.
The full photo spread can be seen here at Vanity Fair. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” opens up in theaters on Friday, Dec. 18.