John Boyega: Making Star Wars Wasn’t Fun | Entertainment


John Boyega didn’t like being in “Star Wars”.

The 30-year-old actor starred as stormtrooper Finn in 2015’s ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ and reprized the role in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ and ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ “, but admitted that he was ready to leave the Disney franchise after the first film because he was ready to “do something else”.

He said: “After episode seven, through eight and nine, I wanted to do other things. The nature of a franchise is that it’s a but it’s a whole bunch of months and it’s hard to sneaking between months. You can’t get through three months showing off your versatility in something else. What you have is three photos where you’re the same character. That’s not fun for me. I know it’s fun for you, but it’s not fun for me. I want to have a chance to do at least something else for now.”

However, the ‘Detroit’ star – who has more recently branched out into roles in upcoming films ‘The Woman King’ and ‘They Cloned Tyrone’ – went on to explain that he now wants to build ‘trust’. with fans and use his time “smarter”.

Speaking on the ‘Happy, Sad Confused’ podcast, he told host Josh Horowitz: “Because you have to earn the trust of the audience. And with a franchise, you’re covered with visual effects and a great crew. marketing and all that You’re covered by that but you have to spend your time on the road winning the hearts and minds of the public And I want to do a little bit of my time and work with a lot of different people and use my time smarter.”

John was also rumored to be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but insisted he didn’t want to be cast in the multi-media comic book franchise because of everything he would have to be. engage in a role.

He added: “As far as Marvel specifically, you’d have to show up and make an appearance on the TV shows and after that they might tease your character and you’d walk away a bit and then make a movie. I’m like ‘Nah, bruv.’ “I love watching it, but being involved is a whole other thought. I applaud actors who know how to do that, but that’s a whole other thing.”


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