Thandie Newton’s Cannes Dress Is A Celebration Of Black ‘Star Wars’ Characters

Thandie Newton’s red carpet dress at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday paid homage to black actors who appeared in “Star Wars” before her.

It featured action-figure images of John Boyega’s Finn, Samuel L. Jackson’s Mace Windu, Hugh Quarshie’s Captain Panaka, Billy Dee Williams’ Lando Calrissian and Forest Whitaker’s Saw Gerrera.

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Check out more photographs of Newton’s dress here:

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