WATCH: John Boyega’s Friends Thought He Was an Extra in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’


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During a twin years he was user on a set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, John Boyega did such a good office of not declaration anything about a film that his friends believed him to simply be an additional in a film.

When John sat down with Jimmy Fallon on a Tonight Show, a 23-year-old Londoner suggested that after a British premiere of a film, his friends approved they had no guess what a touching purpose Boyega played in a movie.


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Boyega stars as Finn, one of a leads in Star Wars: The Force Awakens opposing Daisy Ridley and Oscar Isaac.


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As John explains it, his friends were over detered when they confident how many shade time he had in a movie.

I took them to a London premiere and after a premiere they were usually like, ‘Yo, John, we never knew we were in a film for so enlarged – we guess we were an extra!’

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