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Will Poulter Will Star In New Movie Based On The 1967 Detroit Riots


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Will Poulter has landed a role in a new movie based on the 1967 Detroit riots.

The 23-year-old English actor is set to star in the upcoming crime drama alongside Jack Reynor, newcomer Ben O'Toole and 'Star Wars: The Force awakens' star John Boyega, according to Variety.

The production will reenact the uproar in the July of the sixties, which erupted in America, due to the institutionalized racism after a police raided unlicensed bars that caused a large revolt.

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John Boyega Lands Starring Role In 'Pacific Rim 2'


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Star Wars actor John Boyega has landed another huge role in the wake of his recent success – the lead role in the forthcoming sequel to action blockbuster Pacific Rim.

Deadline reported on Monday (June 6th) that the 24 year old London-born actor will be playing the son of Stacker Pentecost, who was played by Idris Elba in the 2013 original. Featuring human-piloted giant robots battling with trans-dimensional alien monsters, Pacific Rim ranked as one of the bigger budgets in recent times, with an outlay of $190 million.

John BoyegaJohn Boyega is to take the lead role in 'Pacific Rim 2'

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Cinema, Stage And Small Screens: A Summary Of John Boyega's Upcoming Roles


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John Boyega has been quite the busy actor since appearing in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'. Not only have we got the sequel to look forward to, but we'll also be seeing his face a lot more often on stage and on the small screen as well as in the movies.

John BoyegaJohn Boyega has a lot on his plate

May the Fourth be with you! Though London actor Joh Boyega has a lot more on his plate than just his 'Star Wars' commitments. Here's what we know about his schedule so far:

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John Boyega, James McAvoy And Ben Kingsley To Star In BBC / Netflix 'Watership Down' Re-Make


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The BBC has teamed up with Netflix to announce a televisual re-make of children’s favourite 'Watership Down', which will feature an all-star cast including new Star Wars actor John Boyega, Nicholas Hoult and James McAvoy among others.

The new four-part animation was announced by the BBC in conjunction with streaming giant Netflix on Wednesday (April 27th), and with a reported budget of nearly £20 million, represents the biggest joint venture between the two organisations to date. Using state of the art animation, it will apparently be broadcast on BBC1 in late 2017, with Netflix giving it its premiere throughout the rest of the world.

John BoyegaJohn Boyega is to voice 'Bigwig' in a re-make of 'Watership Down' for BBC and Netflix

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Could Star Wars' Daisy Ridley Be The Next Lara Croft?


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Fresh off making her big screen debut in Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Rey, Daisy Ridley is eying a role as another heroine. The 23-year-old has confirmed there have been talks about her starring as Lara Croft in a Tomb Raider reboot, and Ridley is super excited about the prospect.

Daisy RidleyDaisy Ridley in eyeing a role in the Tomb Raider reboot.

Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter at the Empire Awards in London, Ridley said there “have been conversations” about her taking over the role, which was originally played by Angelina Jolie, however she hasn't had a formal offer.

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John Boyega - 11th Annual Screen Nation Film and Television Awards at Hilton London Metropole - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 19th March 2016

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John Boyega - The 11th annual Screen Nation Film & Television Awards at Hilton London Metropole - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 19th March 2016

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John Boyega Dresses As 'Star Wars'' Finn To Visit Sick Children In London Hospital


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Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor John Boyega really is a real-life hero. The 23-year-old British actor spent Friday (March 11th) making five-year-old super-fan Daniel Bell’s dreams come true, when he joined him in full costume to help give out toys to sick children.

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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Leads MTV Movie Awards Nominations


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Star Wars: The Force Awakens received the most nominations for this year’s Mtv Movie Awards, after being selected in a total of 11 categories ahead of next month’s ceremony in Los Angeles.

Having been snubbed in all five of its categories at the Oscars recently, with no recognition in any of the acting categories or for Best Picture, the slightly more irreverent and pop culture-oriented MTV Movie Awards may see the record-breaking film get better luck.

Star WarsPromotional event for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' in 2015

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John Boyega , Jack O'Connell - EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) Awards Winners Room 2016 at British Academy Film Awards - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 14th February 2016

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John Boyega - EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) 2016 - Arrivals at British Academy Film Awards - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 14th February 2016

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John Boyega - EE British Academy Film Awards 2016 (BAFTAs) held at Royal Opera House - Arrivals at Covent Garden, British Academy Film Awards - London, United Kingdom - Monday 15th February 2016

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John Boyega, Adele And Hozier Feature In Forbes' List Of '30 Most Influential Europeans Under 30'


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Musicians Hozier and Adele and Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor John Boyega are among those named by Forbes magazine in their first ever list of the 30 most influential Europeans under 30. The magazine selected 30 people from 10 different categories to make up the lists, which were complied by a panel of experts in each particular field.

HozierHozier has been named one of Forbes 30 most influential Europeans under 30.

"Researching, vetting and launching our first ever 30 Under 30 Europe list was an incredible task," said Randall Lane, editor of Forbes. "We scoured the continent to find the most talented millennials and, with the help of our expert judges, are proud to honour 300 of the most important young entrepreneurs, creative leaders and brightest stars in Europe right now.”

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From Creed To Concussion: Culturally Diverse Suggestions For 2016 Oscar Nominations


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Academy Award sceptics are expecting another white-washed year, with diversity in Hollywood still not as broad as we need it to be. If you're one of the cynics, you'd be right to think that way, because even going through the ton of blockbusters seen in 2015, only a handful have any actors of colour.

We thought we'd throw a few of our own suggestions into the mix, ahead of the official announcement of this year's Oscar nominations. They're all deserving of a nod, so fingers crossed for each one of these:

Michael B. Jordan in Creed'Creed' landed one Golden Globe win this year

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John Boyega: Never Mind Being In 'Star Wars', Harrison Ford Signed My Action Figure! - Video


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What, would you imagine, would be the best thing about appearing in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' as a long-time fan of the franchise? Getting to wear those cool costumes? Visiting those incredible sets? Or being awarded the millions of dollars in box office sales and ultimate respect from fans forevermore? For John Boyega, the best thing was in fact getting to meet his life-long hero and now co-star Harrison Ford.

John Boyega in Star WarsJohn Boyega plays Finn in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

In a short featurette released ahead of the film's release in December 2015, we see Boyega giving Ford a huge hug before presenting him with a large Han Solo action figure, a broad grin spread across his face. It's not entirely clear whether Ford signed 'Harrison Ford' or 'Han Solo' on the front of the toy, but either way, Boyega looked immensely thrilled and totally lost for words, while co-star Daisy Ridley looked on, impressed.

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