“But as far as I’m concerned, when JJ [Abrams] sat us down to go through the script, it was a bromance,” he continued. “But now I’m learning what Mark Hamill said before when he didn’t know that Darth Vader was Luke’s father: you never know what they’re going to pull. I’m looking at the director Rian [Johnson] closely so he can get me involved early, so I can prepare myself. So who knows?”
With talk that Johnson is taking into account fan-led ideas for the latest film, it seems we shouldn’t give up on our fantasies just yet…
Boyega joked that he was “running on fumes” with a 6am start on Episode VIII following a night of Bafta celebration. But holding his trophy aloft he laughed, “All I’m saying is, this is going to look great on the Millennium Falcon.”
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