John Boyega

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John Boyega: "If opportunities are just based on who we know, then we're missing out on new, raw talent"

This October, the actor has joined forces with Converse on the ‘Create Next Film Project’ to nurture a new generation of rising Black filmmakers.
Roisin Lanigan
a day ago
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John Boyega is returning for Attack the Block 2

Cinema is back, baby.
Roisin Lanigan
5.18.21
News

John Boyega gave a powerful speech about racism at London’s BLM protest

The actor told crowds gathered in Hyde Park: “I’m speaking to you from my heart. Look, I don’t know if I’m going to have a career after this, but fuck that.”
Roisin Lanigan
6.3.20
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john boyega draws parallels between racism in America and the UK

As Kathryn Bigelow’s "Detroit" lands in theaters, John Boyega discusses his approach to acting and why he has no time for clickbait political commentary.
Joseph Walsh
8.22.17
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'star wars' might have cast its first asian female lead

John Boyega, who himself ignited a conversation about Hollywood diversity, just let slip a very exciting detail about 'Star Wars: Episode VIII.'
Hannah Ongley
4.4.16
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​star wars’s john boyega takes harrison ford for a meal in peckham

The young British actor took the Hollywood legend to one of his local African restaurants for a feast - 'and he loved it.'
Stuart Brumfitt
12.17.15
Film

the top ten young actors taking the movie industry by storm

From Robert Pattinson's transformation from vampire to buzz cut in The Rover, Jamie Dornan's super-male-model to the lead in the steamy 50 Shades of Grey and Jack O'Connell's British lad to Hollywood star in Angelina Jolie's latest film Unbroken, the...
Tom Seymour
8.12.14
Film

john boyega, from British gangland to the bright lights of Hollywood

John Boyega is the 21-year-old Peckham-based star of Attack the Block, who’s moving from British gangland movies to Hollywood, to play one of the icons of black history in new film Race.
Tom Seymour
4.9.14