Jordan Peele explains the visual inspiration for ‘Nope’

Jordan Peele turned to cutting-edge technology to make Nope more visually spectacular. The 43-year-old director worked with the likes of Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer and Steven Yeun on his new horror film — but cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema also played an instrumental part in the project. “I haven’t wanted to ruin the illusion, but I’ll […]

John Boyega stars in emotional true story ‘Breaking’

Actor John Boyega tells the story of Brian Brown-Easley, a Marine veteran who faced mental and emotional challenges as he returned to civilian life. The story takes viewers on a personal journey of survival and family. Breaking opens in theaters on Aug. 26.

John Boyega would love a role in ‘Bridgerton’

John Boyega is known for Star Wars but there’s another role he would relish. Boyega would “absolutely” love to appear in the Netflix period drama “Bridgerton” as he is all about “versatility.” The series recently dropped second season stars Jonathan Bailey, Simone Ashley, Charithra Chandran and Phoebe Dynevor — based on the series of books […]

John Boyega has ‘full circle’ moment in new thriller

John Boyega came “full circle” as he starred in 892. The 29-year-old actor stepped in to replace Jonathan Majors in the thriller and collaborated with co-writer Kwame Kwei-Armah, who cast Boyega in his first acting role in the 2009 theatre play Seize the Day. The Star Wars actor told The Hollywood Reporter: “I was pretty […]

John Boyega in no rush to return to the ‘Star Wars’ franchise

Star Wars actor John Boyega admitted he wants to explore other roles and projects before considering the possibility of returning to the big screen space saga. The 28-year-old actor — who played hero Finn in the recent trilogy, which was the final part of the Skywalker Saga — and while he’s not ruling out reprising […]

John Boyega walks back decision to move on from ‘Star Wars’ franchise … sorta

John Boyega would return to the Star Wars franchise in an animated feature, after previously saying he was done playing Finn. The 28-year-old actor has been vocal about not returning to the iconic sci-fi franchise after playing Finn in the most recent mainline trilogy, but has said he could be persuaded to play the character one […]

John Boyega steps down as Jo Malone global brand ambassador over ad controversy

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 ad in China and replaced by Liu Haoran after the ad was recast and reshot, despite conceiving, directing and starring in the original commercial. In a series of […]

John Boyega sheds several tears during powerful BLM protest speech in London

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 of Skywalker star joined protestors at Hyde Park in London on Wednesday (06.03.20) as part of the Black Lives […]

Actor John Boyega contemplating life after ‘Star Wars’

John Boyega admits that he has 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 IX: The Rise of Skywalker last year, and admits that leaving the sci-fi series behind has allowed him to reflect […]

John Boyega reveals why being a ‘party animal’ is not his thing

John Boyega has admitted he believes he’s been able to have an easier time in the public eye because he hasn’t succumbed to partying ways. The 27-year-old actor doesn’t drink alcohol because it wasn’t a habit any of his family members ever adopted. In fact, he thinks it’s easier to become famous without habits that […]

‘Star Wars’ actor John Boyega and Netflix team up for African film project

John Boyega has teamed up with a streaming giant to develop non-English language films centered on West and East Africa. The Star Wars actor’s UpperRoom Productions will collaborate with Netflix to “develop film projects based on stories, cast, characters, crew, literary properties, mythology, screenplays and/or other elements in or around African countries.” David Kosse, vice […]

Hollywood invaded the Motor City at the world premiere of ‘Detroit’

Last night, Detroit shined bright like a diamond on the global stage as Hollywood came to Detroit for the world premiere of the highly anticipated film Detroit. Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow brought the docudrama to life for the 50th anniversary of the infamous 1967 Detroit riots. The film is a dramatization of police brutality […]

John Boyega is not happy with ‘Game of Thrones’

John Boyega slammed “Game of Thrones” over its lack of diversity. “There are no Black people on ‘Game of Thrones.’ You don’t see one Black person in Lord of the Rings,” Boyega told GQ in a new interview. “I ain’t paying money to always see one type of person on-screen. Because you see different people […]

John Boyega joins panel discussion for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Rolling out was in attendance at the Star Wars celebration getting all the insight about what to expect from the world’s most famous film franchise. This morning’s star-studded panel was hosted by surprise moderator and Star Wars superfan, Josh Gad. Fans in attendance were treated to an exciting look at the next episode in the […]