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John Boyega attends the premiere of Disney's "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" on December 16, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Editorial credit: Silvia Elizabeth Pangaro / Shutterstock.com
Actor John Boyega is by far the most outspoken of the Star Wars cast members when it came to Disney and Lucasfilms' practices, particularly about the franchise's treatment marginalizing POC in an interview with GQ A Disney exec reached out since, and now so has Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, according to Deadline Hollywood Boyega told[...]
John Boyega attends the premiere of Disney's "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" on December 16, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Editorial credit: Silvia Elizabeth Pangaro / Shutterstock.com
When Star Wars actor John Boyega spoke about his time about the franchise about Lucasfilm's handling of POC characters to GQ, a Disney executive reached out to have an open, honest, and transparent conversation Promoting his upcoming anthology Small Axe, the actor opened up about his recent experience to The Hollywood Reporter Boyega played Finn,[...]
John Boyega attends the premiere of Disney's "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" on December 16, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Editorial credit: Silvia Elizabeth Pangaro / Shutterstock.com
With the creative changes also came a shift in priorities where the primary focus was originally supposed to be Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), and Poe (Oscar Isaac), but Finn and Poe's stories almost became afterthoughts given the chaos during production In post-franchise interviews, Ridley and Boyega talked publically about how things had to[...]
Daisy Ridley at the World premiere of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' held at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, USA on December 14, 2015. Editorial credit: Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com
So, then I was filming, and I wasn't sure what the answer was gonna be." Not only did the Star Wars sequel trilogy suffer from conflicting narratives, but according to Finn actor John Boyega, the studio mishandled the stories of POC supporting cast members in an interview with GQ specifically citing himself, Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie[...]
John Boyega attends the premiere of Disney's "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" on December 16, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Editorial credit: Silvia Elizabeth Pangaro / Shutterstock.com
John Boyega never stopped being passionate about speaking his mind on the wrongs he sees, whether if it's Black Lives Matter or the questionable decisions from Disney and Lucasfilm during his time in the Star Wars franchise The actor spoke to British GQ about his life and career, including his time in the sequel trilogy[...]
L-R: John Boyega attends the premiere of Disney's "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" on December 16, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Editorial credit: Silvia Elizabeth Pangaro / Shutterstock.com | Felicity Jones attends "The Aeronauts" UK Premiere at the Odeon Luxe Leicester Square in London, England. Editorial credit: Cubankite / Shutterstock.com
New thriller Borderland has added a pair of Star Wars vets in the leading roles, as John Boyega and Felicity Jones have joined the production Jack Reynor and Jodie Turner-Smith have also signed on to star in the picture, to be directed by the Guard Brothers (The Uninvited) The film should be going in front[...]
Star Wars Actor John Boyega Becomes Emotional At London BLM Rally
Star Wars actor John Boyega went to the Black Lives Matter protest rally in London today, where he gave an impassioned, moving speech to the people there "I'm speaking to you from my heart, look, I don't know if I'm going to have a career after this, but f— that." he started He spoke through[...]
John Boyega attends the premiere of Disney's "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" on December 16, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Editorial credit: Silvia Elizabeth Pangaro / Shutterstock.com
John Boyega plays Finn in the Star Wars sequel trilogy He was even the first character we met from the film's as his stormtrooper character was the first person to pop up in that first teaser trailer Through three films, Boyega played Finn as a bit of a hot-head, by loyal to his friends and[...]
Daisy Ridley Provides Commentary for THAT Throne Room Scene in 'The Last Jedi'
Kudos to Daisy Ridley and Adam Driver for making this a scene to remember. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, starring Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, Billie Lourd, Naomi Ackie, Richard E Grant, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, and Billy Dee Williams[...]
'Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker' Gets a New IMAX Poster
Maybe Finn too, Kylo Ren is too on the nose. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker stars Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, Billie Lourd, Naomi Ackie, Richard E Grant, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, and Billy Dee Williams It is directed by[...]
'Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker' Character Posters Revealed
Abrams, stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, Naomi Ackie, Richard E Grant, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, and Billy Dee Williams.   Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker opens in 30 days, and this morning the official Star Wars Twitter account revealed a bunch of character[...]
'Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker': Dark Rey Was "Fun to Play" Says Daisy Ridley
And I thought, 'My God, if this is people's immediate reaction when the scene isn't even ready, imagine what it will be like to see it in the movies, with the John Williams soundtrack and all that.'" Wonder what that was…   LucasfilmStar Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, starring Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac,[...]