Star Wars lead John Boyega confessed that he’d come back t0 a galaxy far, far away if JJ Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy were also on board.
Although the reception to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker wasn’t as great as Disney would’ve liked, John Boyega recently revealed that he’d still come back to the universe on a couple of conditions. It’s surprising since the star has been perfectly honest about his feelings towards the way Finn’s story was handled by the end of the sequel trilogy. However, he’d definitely come back to play the hero again.
A video of John Boyega discussing a potential return surfaced on Twitter, and he explains that both JJ Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy would have to also be on board to get him to return. He also says maybe someone else, but it’s not clear who. It’s possible that the mystery person could be Rian Johnson, but thanks to the hugely divisive reaction towards The Last Jedi, Boyega might not want to restart that backlash.
“Whichever way, I am open to the conversation as long as it is Kathleen, J.J., and maybe someone else and the team, it’s a no-brainer,”
Watch the video below.
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Here is the official synopsis for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker:
Lucasfilm and director J. J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.
Directed by J. J. Abrams, the film stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, Billie Lourd, Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Ian McDiarmid, and Billy Dee Williams. The late Carrie Fisher appears as General Leia Organa by using previously unreleased footage shot for The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.
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