The Ever Blooming Film Career of John Boyega
John Boyega is an extremely talented lad with a lot of credits under his belt in correlation to his years on this Earth. There seems to be no limit as to what he can accomplish. He has already shown us that with his role as Finn in Star Wars. John Boyega’s very first stint on the stage happened when he was in preschool. He played the part of a leopard and loved it. And off he went. He had found his mission in life.
John’s parents were encouraging and appreciated his skill and desires to act, even though his father secretly wanted him to be a minister like him. John was provided with the best of training and opportunities. He definitely was not slothful and obviously took advantage of his full potential. John Boyega is likened to a plant in constant bloom. The Force is definitely with John Boyega. Lets take a look at credited films, thus far. There are sure to be plenty more.
- “Attack the Block” 2011- Played the role of “Moses”. He received the “Black Reel Award for Best Actor”, among several other nominations, for his fine and deserving performance.
- “Junkhearts” 2011- Played the role of “Jamal”.
- “Half of a Yellow Sun” 2013- Played the role of “Ugwu”.
- “Imperial Dreams” 2014- Played the role of “Bambi “.
- “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” 2015- Played the role of “Finn” (also known as FN-2187). John received the “BAFTA Rising Star Award” and the “Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer” for his performance in this filming, along with numerous other nominations.
- “The Circle” 2015- Played role of “Ty”.
- “Detroit” 2015- Played role of “Melvin Dismukes”.
- “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” 2017- Played role of “Finn”. Received numerous nominations.
- “Pacific Rim Uprising” 2018- Played the role of Jake Pentecost.
- “Star Wars: Episode IX” 2019- Is cast as “Finn”.
In addition to numerous television shows John Boyega has also done the voice of “Finn” for these outstanding video games.
- 2015 “Disney Infinity”
- 2016 “Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens”
- 2017 “Star Wars Battlefront II”
Disney’s Hollywood Studio theme park features John Boyega as Finn in a 2015 seasonal promotion of “Season of the Force” in “Star Tours- The Adventures Continue” attraction. Galaxy’s Edge, a thrill ride with the Star War’s theme is scheduled for opening in 2019. Ride on John Boyega in the heart of Finn. The force be with you.
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