‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ Actor John Boyega Joins Lupita Nyong’o For ‘Star Wars VII’

For the past couple of months, the rumour mill has been churning with speculation as to whether or not the Nigerian-Brit John Boyega would be boarding the J.J. Abrams-directed feature- Star Wars.

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Earlier this week, he was confirmed as a lead and now joins previously confirmed ‘12 Years Of A Slave’ Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong’o and other several Star Wars legends, including Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford, in the much-anticipated saga.

Aside from Star Wars VII, you’ll see him in the film adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s‘ Half Of A Yellow Sun’, the upcoming season of 24, a reimagining of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, and also as a young Jesse Owens in Race.

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