John Boyega Appears on ‘LIVE with Kelly and Ryan’

Courtesy of David M. Russell, ABC Entertainment.Photo: David M. Russell/ABC Entertainment ©2019 ABC Entertainment. All Rights Reserved.


Courtesy of David M. Russell, ABC Entertainment.

To continue the show’s two-day streak of Star Wars actor interviews, John Boyega (who will reprise his role as stormtrooper-turned-Resistance-fighter Finn in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker) appeared on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan today!

Courtesy of David M. Russell, ABC Entertainment.

In the clip below, Boyega discusses how he started his career and when he attended theater school.

In the next clip, he looks back on funny memories from his days of modeling.

Next, Boyega goes on to explain his family’s traditional Nigerian feast that they have at Christmas.

Star Wars fans in particular will enjoy this clip, in which Boyega talks about what it was like to work with Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian).

And finally, he lists off the items that he took home from the Star Wars set!

In case you missed it, Boyega’s Star Wars co-star Daisy Ridley (Rey) sat down with Kelly and Ryan yesterday — check it out here!

Catch Boyega in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker next month, which is set to premiere December 20 worldwide and will be arriving in select countries December 18-19.


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