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John Boyega Set For The Test

John Boyega is to star in 'The Test'. The 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' actor is to portray a psychologist in the new Gavin Hood thriller movie, an adaptation of Sylvain Neuvel's novella of...

John Boyega Slams Jo Malone's 'Nonsense'

John Boyega has blasted Jo Malone's decision to cut him out of an advert in China.The 28-year-old actor has taken to social media to condemn the brand's decision to recast the commercial, which John conceived,...

John Boyega Steps Down As Jo Malone Ambassador After Advert Row

John Boyega has stepped down as Jo Malone's global ambassador.The 28-year-old actor has cut ties with the perfume brand after he was cut out of an advert in China and replaced by Liu Haoran after...

Jo Malone Apologises To John Boyega For Cutting Him From Chinese Ad

Jo Malone has apologised to John Boyega for cutting him out of an advert in China.The perfume brand has admitted to making a ''mistake'' by cutting John, 28, from the commercial, which he conceived, directed...

John Boyega Says Disney 'Pushed Him To The Side'

John Boyega felt ''pushed to the side'' in the 'Star Wars' sequel trilogy.The 28-year-old actor played Finn in the money-spinning sci-fi movies, but John still feels frustrated by how his character was pushed to the...

John Boyega: I Was The Only Star Wars Cast Member Who Had An Experience Based On Race

John Boyega was the only 'Star Wars' cast member who had a ''unique experience of that franchise based on their race''.The 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' actor insists all the ''nuance'' was given to...

Idris Elba Tips John Boyega For Bond

Idris Elba has tipped John Boyega to become the next James Bond.The 'Luther' actor himself has been linked to the iconic role as the suave spy, as has the 28-year-old actor, but the former would...

'I Have More To Offer': John Boyega Is 'Done' With Star Wars

John Boyega has insisted he is ''done'' with 'Star Wars'.The 28-year-old actor portrayed Finn in three movies in the blockbuster franchise - 'The Force Awakens', 'The Last Jedi', and 'The Rise Of Skywalker' - whilst...

Gary Barlow Lost Singing Part In Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Gary Barlow was meant to sing in a bar in 2017's 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' - before the scene was pulled. The Take That frontman has revealed he was gutted when he was told...

John Boyega To Star In Borderland

John Boyega is to lead the cast of 'Borderland'.The 28-year old actor will star in the IRA thriller alongside Jack Reynor, Felicity Jones and Jodie Turner-Smith. The project is being directed by Tom and Charles...

Oscar Isaac Rules Out Star Wars Return

Oscar Isaac ''probably'' wouldn't make another 'Star Wars' film.The 41-year-old actor portrayed Poe Dameron in the three most recent installments of the saga and though he ''enjoyed the challenge'' of being a part of the...

Attack The Block Sequel Could Happen After Cornish And Boyega Talks

Joe Cornish has discussed making an 'Attack the Block' sequel with John Boyega.The 51-year-old filmmaker helmed the 2011 sci-fi comedy, which saw the future 'Star Wars' actor make his movie debut as Moses, and has...

John Boyega Vows To 'Continue To Use His Platform To Fight Injustices And Inequalities'

John Boyega has vowed to ''continue to use [his] platform to fight against the injustices and inequalities'' his community faces.The 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' star joined anti-racism protesters at Hyde Park in London...

John Boyega Hailed A Hero.

John Boyega has been hailed a ''hero'' by LucasFilm.The 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' star joined anti-racism protesters at Hyde Park in London on Wednesday (03.06.20), where he delivered a passionate speech in which...

John Boyega Breaks Down In Tears During Protest Speech: 'I Need You To Understand How Painful This Is'

John Boyega broke down in tears as he explained ''how painful'' it is to be told his ''race means nothing'' during a protest in London over the death of George Floyd.The 'Star Wars: The Rise...

Daisy Ridley Breaks Into The Sunday Times Young Rich List Top 50

Daisy Ridley has forced her way into the Sunday Times Young Rich List top 50 for the first time.The 28-year-old actress - who played Rey in the 'Star Wars' sequel trilogy - is joined in...

John Boyega's Mum Compares Him To David Beckham After Discovering Secret Tattoo

John Boyega's mother compared him to David Beckham as she told him off for his secret chest tattoo.The 'Star Wars' actor - whose real name is John Adedyo B. Adegboyega - admitted he faced a...

John Boyega Has Become Nostalgic Since Star Wars End

John Boyega admits that he become ''nostalgic'' since leaving the 'Star Wars' franchise.The 28-year-old actor played the role of Stormtrooper-turned-hero Finn in the sequel trilogy, which came to an end with the release of 'Episode...

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker To Stream On Disney+ On May 4

'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' will begin streaming on Disney+ on May 4.The conclusion of the Skywalker saga will premiere on Disney+ two months earlier than scheduled to celebrate the date that is affectionately...

John Boyega Thought He Was Destined To Make Movies About Spirituality

John Boyega always thought he'd make movies ''based in spirituality''.The 27-year-old actor - who is the son of pentecostal minister, Samson Adegboyega, and his wife Abigail - admitted he expected his Christian faith to have...

John Boyega Grateful Not To Be A Party Animal

John Boyega is grateful he's never been a party animal.The 27-year-old actor doesn't drink alcohol because his family never did either and he thinks it's easier to become famous without habits that can jeopardise success,...

John Boyega Wants Lasting Love

John Boyega wants to find love in the same way his parents have.The 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' star is keen to find a ''companion'' he can spend the rest of his life with,...

John Boyega Calls On 'Star Wars' Fans To Stop Trolling The Cast

Star Wars actor John Boyega has urged fans of the movie franchise to stop harassing members of the film’s cast over social media.The 26 year old star, who played Finn in The Force Awakens and...

John Boyega Could Be Joining The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Already a part of the Disney family thanks to his role in the new 'Star Wars' episodic series, John Boyega could be set to expand on his work for the company. Having made a huge...

John Boyega Supports Inclusion Riders

John Boyega has come out in support of the prospect of inclusion riders becoming standard practice in the film industry, saying that he thinks they’re “fantastic”.Inclusion riders have come under the spotlight in the weeks...

Star Wars Actors React With Derision To 'Men-only' Fan Edit Of 'The Last Jedi'

Star Wars actors John Boyega and Mark Hammill have reacted with incredulity and derision at a fan’s rather pathetic attempt to re-edit The Last Jedi with its female characters removed.An angry fan of the franchise...

John Boyega On How 'Star Wars' Changed His Life 'Just A Tad'

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is set to hit theatres this weekend, and star John Boyega reflects on how his life has changed since becoming a part of such a major cinematic legacy. After all,...

'Detroit' Director Kathryn Bigelow Says Talking About Race Is "More Vital Than Ever"

Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow says that talking about the issue of race in America is “more vital than ever”, after headline-grabbing events in Charlottesville last weekend.The 65 year old filmmaker spoke on the eve of...

John Boyega And Will Poulter Bonded In Detroit

Boyega (The Force Awakens) plays Melvin Dismukes, a quietly observant security officer, while Poulter (The Revenant) plays Philip Krauss, an abusive policeman. As non-American actors, they're able to get under the skin of these characters...

John Boyega Says Carrie Fisher Gets An "Amazing Send-off" In 'The Last Jedi'

Carrie Fisher’s iconic Princess Leia is to be given an “amazing send-off” in the character’s final Star Wars film The Last Jedi, according to co-star John Boyega.The young London-born actor, who plays Finn, revealed to...

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