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John Boyega not fascinated with returning to ‘Star Wars’ — however completely happy to be a fan once more

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John Boyega holds the title of “Biggest Superfan of All Time in a Leading Role in star Wars universe”, which is not even close.

The London-born actor, formerly best known for the 2011 science fiction comedy film Attack the forbiddenHe was the epitome of vertigo after being portrayed as a Stormtrooper-turned-resistance Finn in 2015. Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Boyega’s utter joy was evident in his ecstatic reaction to force awaken Trailer or when clapped again Star Trek Veteran William Shatner to cast a shadow on the force.

Three films in five years, star Wars Turn Boyega into a household name. But somewhere along the line, his relationship with star Wars The universe has grown…complicated. It’s something the actor has unlocked more in the years since Skywalker Saga It concluded in 2019.

Online racist attacks have been directed at both Boyega and him last serious And the Heavenly Rise Co-star Kelly Marie Tran who eventually led him to call out a toxic fan base for the series in 2020. That same year, he bemoaned the fact that he was “the one member with the expertise star Wars on the idea of their race.

As he advised The Every day Beast this week, he thought he was the flagship when he was first picked The power wakes upsolely to see his position shrink because the trilogy progresses.

Finn (John Boyega) and Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac) in STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER.  © The Walt Disney Company/Courtesy Everett/The Everett Collection

Finn (John Boyega) and Beau Dameron (Oscar Isaac) in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Picture: Lucasfilm / Walt Disney Co./courtesy Everett Assortment)

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Regardless of the detrimental expertise, Boyega regained his abilities star Wars Fandom as he admitted to us in an interview whereas selling his new drama movie broke downwhich depicts the true story of a Marine veteran who threatens to explode a financial institution over a disputed incapacity declare (see interview clip above).

“It actually gives you freedom,” says Boyega, who has stored up with the most recent Disney+ broadcast sequence The Mandalorian And the Obi Wan. “I was in [Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction] 2 weeks ago. Give [me] Freedom to go back to what I was doing before, which was just consumption star Wars content without interference.

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“And that in and of itself is great for me. I feel like I graduated Organo Gold. Just playing Games and watching what they do after our in-universe schedule, and that was good, it was fun.”

Looking at Boyega’s role was the most prominent in The force awakenNo wonder the actor, without hesitation, cites this movie as his favorite part.

And while fellow co-star Oscar Isaac recently made headlines for saying he’d be open to a comeback. star Wars One day — and original stars like Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford all returned for the latest trilogy — Boyega, now 30, doesn’t seem anywhere close to making such a (hypothetical) commitment.

“At this point, I feel calm. He said on SiriusXM’s Tell me everything with Jon Fugelsang. “I think Finn is at a good confirmation point where you can enjoy him in other things, games and animation. But I feel [the Star Wars sequel trilogy] It was good for me.”

broke down Opens in theaters on Friday.

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