Lupita Nyong’o had one seriously memorable weekend. Not only did the actress’s new film, “Black Panther,” break all kinds of box office records, but she also got to jet off to South Africa to enjoy a star-studded premiere for the film.
And throughout the worldwide “Black Panther” tour Nyong’o has more than proved her star power, bringing her A-game on the red carpet each and every time.
In South Africa, the movie star rocked yet another glamorous look, this time with a tangerine and gold embellished dress truly fit for an intergalactic queen.
A gift to be back in the motherland to bring #BlackPanther here for the South African Premiere. The joy, love and excitement here and worldwide is spellbinding. Something really special is happening! #WakandaForever
A post shared by Lupita Nyong’o (@lupitanyongo) on Feb 17, 2018 at 2:18am PST
Of course, Nyong’o wasn’t the only one having a great time visiting South Africa. Her co-star Danai Gurira, who plays Okoye in the hit film, also looked fantastic as she walked the red carpet wearing an elaborate blue and white beaded necklace, black floor-length dress, and silver bracelets running up the length of her arm.
And these two didn’t just have fun on the red carpet. One look at Nyong’o’s Twitter account shows that they’re not only friends outside of work, but are equally glamorous off-screen as well.
“Here for the Movie-ment,” Nyong’o captioned a series of shots alongside Gurira as they strolled through a grassy patch in South Africa. And once again the duo looks incredibly stylish in burnt orange and black.
And if the pair wants to have a little more fun in South Africa, there are certainly more than enough entertaining things to do in their spare time.
For example, they could drive just an hour outside of Cape Town to visit Bartholomeus Klip, located in the wine region of Tulbagh. There, they will find the historic homestead built on 10,000 acres of private nature reserve.
Or, they could all go check out Nieu Bethesda, located on Compassberg, the highest mountain in the Eastern Cape. There, they’ll find an artists’ enclave filled with creative people from around the globe. What they won’t find, however, are modern conveniences like gas stations or ATMs. Instead, they can simply put down their phones and relax in the Owl House, which was once owned by the eccentric artist Helen Martin, or eat at Or de Ramstal, a converted stable turned into a pub where they can all dine on a hearty Karoo lamb stew. Hey, if it’s good enough for the artists, it’s good enough for the actors.
Check out more reasons to visit South Africa here.