Thursday, April 19, 2018

John Boyega's "Nigerian Test" and His N9 Billion Nollywood Movie

Fast rising Nigerian born English Hollywood star John Boyega is poised to make the most expensive Nollywood movie so far with a budget of N9 billion!
He said he grew up watching Nigerian movies and the film will be produced by UpperRoom Productions, he cofounded with a fellow British Nigerian, Mr. Femi Oguns, MBE.

John Adedayo B. Adegboyega (born 17 March 1992), known professionally as John Boyega, is an English actor known for playing Finn in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the seventh film of the Star Wars series, and its 2017 sequel Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Boyega rose to prominence in his native United Kingdom for his role as Moses in the 2011 sci-fi comedy film Attack the Block.

John Boyega and Femi Oguns are two Nigerians among the producers of the new #Hollywood blockbuster movie Pacific Rim 2: Uprising.

Boyega as "Ugwu" in the film adaptation of the celebrated award winning Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie's novel Half of a Yellow Sun directed by Biyi Bandele.

Boyega's other credits include historical drama film Detroit (2017), the science fiction film Pacific Rim Uprising (2018), four episodes of the television series 24: Live Another Day and the drama Imperial Dreams (2014). Boyega received the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2016.

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