Nigerian born British Actor John Boyega Becomes Hollywood Super Star As Star Wars 7 Preview Crashes Websites.
I sent him the breaking news minutes after it made headlines yesterday..
Boyega himself flipped over on seeing the official trailer and talked excitedly about his leading role as Finn in the latest Star Wars epic.
GQ that the screenplay made him cry even before filming started.
“Finn is dope. His story is so epic. It’s a story that’s never been seen before, but it also mirrors the stories of Luke Skywalker and Han Solo. And he’s quirky and charismatic and funny. For me, he was the best character in the script.”
“They’re heavy, those things, and there’s a lot of running involved. I was trained on a high incline treadmill so when it came to it I could sprint around the desert in a leather jacket. They should do a Star Wars weight loss program.”
According the latest reports on Seeking Alpha, early ticket sales for December's Star Wars: The Force Awakens has broken IMAX records with more than $6.5M for U.S. screenings, after a new trailer of the film was aired during ESPN's Monday Night Football. IMAX (NYSE:IMAX) said presales for The Force Awakens far outpaced first day sales for 2012's The Dark Knight Rises and Avengers and 2013's Hunger Games: Catching Fire, all in the $1M presale range. The new movie from Disney (NYSE:DIS) will see the return of veterans Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher, as well as newcomers Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Adam Driver.
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