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John Boyega Won't Get Wrapped Up In His Own Success

John Boyega tries to not ''get lost in the sauce''.The 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' actor admits a key part of staying humble whilst being so successful is to ''treat himself like a human being''...

Letitia Wright Set For Hold Back The Stars

John Boyega and Letitia Wright are to star in 'Hold Back the Stars.'The pair are set to appear in the adaption of Katie Khan's novel over the same name, which will be helmed by 'I...

Matt Smith Cast In Star Wars: Episode Ix

Matt Smith has been cast in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'.The 'Doctor Who' star has reportedly signed up for a key role in the upcoming instalment of the science fiction franchise, which has begun production in...

John Boyega Teaches Kids Jedi Training

John Boyega has been teaching children how to train like a Jedi.The 'Star Wars' actor paid a visit to his former primary school in London on Wednesday (27.06.18) alongside Double Olympic Gold medallist Jade Jones...

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 Calls For Star Wars Fans To Back Off

John Boyega has begged unhappy 'Star Wars' fans to give the cast a break.The 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' star - who plays stormtrooper Finn in the 2017 movie - is fed up of being...

Thandie Newton Wears Gown Featuring Faces Of Star Wars Black Actors

Thandie Newton wore a gown featuring the faces of all of the black 'Star Wars' characters to the premiere of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' on Tuesday (15.05.18).The 45-year-old actress plays the role of Val...

John Boyega Helping To Fight Cancer In His Sleep

John Boyega is helping to fight cancer in his sleep.The 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' star is asking for smartphone users to help fight cancer by downloading the DreamLab app, which will harnesses the processing...

John Boyega Wants To Bring More African Stories To The Mainstream

John Boyega is determined to bring more African stories to a mainstream audience.The 26-year-old actor - who is best known for playing Finn in the 'Star Wars' movies - founded his production company Upper Room...

John Boyega: Carrie Fisher Taught Me To Be Myself

Carrie Fisher taught John Boyega how to be himself.The 26-year-old actor starred alongside the late actress - who passed away in December 2016 aged 60 - in the two most recent 'Star Wars' movies, and...

Steven Deknight's Nod To John Carpenter's The Thing

Steven DeKnight wanted to have a reference to John Carpenter's 'The Thing' in 'Pacific Rim Uprising'.The 55-year-old filmmaker helmed the sequel to Guillermo del Toro's sci-fi flick starring John Boyega and Scott Eastwood, and admitted...

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: I'm A Big-time Nerd

John Boyega thinks he's a ''big-time nerd''.The 26-year-old actor - who is best known for playing Finn in the 'Star Wars' movies - has revealed that in spite of being one of the most sought-after...

John Boyega Always Wanted To Be In Sci-fi

John Boyega always wanted to be part of the sci-fi genre.The 26-year-old actor landed the role of Stormtrooper-turned-Resistance fighter Finn in the newest 'Star Wars' trilogy and is currently starring in the sequel to 'Pacific...

Ron Howard Gets Sole Directing Credit For Solo: A Star Wars Story

Ron Howard will take solo directing credit for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'.The 'Da Vinci Code' filmmaker was put at the helm of the upcoming anthology spin-off after then-directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were...

Steven Deknight Wants Charlie Hunnam To Return To Pacific Rim Franchise

Steven DeKnight hopes Charlie Hunnam will come back for a third instalment of the 'Pacific Rim' franchise.The 37-year-old actor starred as hero Raleigh Beckett in Guillermo del Toro's first instalment of the sci-fi franchise, but...

John Boyega: I Don't See Myself As A Celebrity

John Boyega doesn't see himself as a celebrity.The 26-year-old actor has quickly become one of Hollywood's most recognisable young performers, thanks to his appearances in the 'Star Wars' movies, but John has insisted he doesn't...

John Boyega Wants To Play Anthony Joshua In A Biopic

John Boyega wants to star as Anthony Joshua in a movie about the heavyweight boxer's life.The 26-year-old actor was asked during an interview with The Hook whether he'd be interested to play grime musician Wiley...

John Boyega Doesn't Feel Fame Has Sunk In Yet

John Boyega said the reality of fame hasn't ''sunk in yet''.The 26-year-old actor shot to fame as Stormtrooper-turned-Resistance fighter Finn in the latest 'Star Wars' trilogy, but although being recognised for his role in the...

John Boyega Takes The Positives From Social Media Criticism

John Boyega considers social media criticism to be an inverted compliment.The 26-year-old actor had been lambasted on sites like Twitter and Facebook since he appeared in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' in 2015, but rather...

John Boyega Doesn't Want To Be A Director

John Boyega doesn't want to be a director just yet.The 26-year-old actor - who shot to fame as Stormtrooper-turned-Resistance fighter Finn in the newest 'Star Wars' trilogy - set up his own production company, UpperRoom...

John Boyega Wants To Promote Diversity

John Boyega wants to increase diversity in film.The 26-year-old actor has turned to producing on his new movie 'Pacific Rim: Uprising' and admitted he set up his company, UpperRoom Entertainment, to have an impact on...

James Corden Stole From Mariah Carey

James Corden stole a candle from Mariah Carey's house.The 'Late Late Show' presenter was frustrated to be kept waiting for hours when he visited the 'All I Want For Christmas is You' hitmaker's home to...

John Boyega Gifted Paper Shredder

John Boyega's parents gifted him a paper shredder.The 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' star quipped that the ''gift quality has decreased'' over the years after he was handed the bizarre present by his mom and...

John Boyega Hasn't Read Script For Star Wars: Episode Ix

John Boyega hasn't read the script for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'.The 26-year-old actor plays Stormtrooper-turned-Resistance fighter Finn in the new trilogy of the hit sci-fi franchise, and although he is set to reprise his role...

John Boyega Wants To Redefine Film Industry

John Boyega is excited about ''redefining and reshaping'' the film industry.The 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' actor would ''100 percent'' be up for using inclusion riders, where an actor requests in their contract that the...

Scott Eastwood Would Love To Return For Another Pacific Rim Movie

Scott Eastwood would love to return for another 'Pacific Rim' film.The 31-year-old actor starred as Nate Lambert in the new Steven DeKnight movie - which is a sequel to the Guillermo del Toro 2013 sci-fi...

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...

John Boyega Had Creative Concerns Filming Pacific Rim Uprising

John Boyega had some concerns about creative decisions in 'Pacific Rim Uprising'.The 25-year-old actor has landed his first leading role in the new Steven DeKnight movie - which is a sequel to the 2013 Guillermo...

Mark Hamill Gets Emotional Seeing Yoda While Filming Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Mark Hamill got emotional when he saw the Yoda puppet while filming 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.The 66-year-old 'Star Wars' legend reprised his role as Luke Skywalker in the eighth instalment of the popular sci-fi...

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