The casting sheet confirmed that Lupita Nyong’O will return as Maz Kanata in Episode IX. Sure, the First Order destroyed her castle in The Force Awakens. But… the storage room where Rey found Luke’s original lightsaber was pretty full. Perhaps there’s something else buried beneath the rubble there that the Resistance can use. Maz was full of secrets; she’s sure to have other tricks tucked up her sleeve… or hidden in her basement.