John Boyega flaunts his Nigerian identity at premiere of Star Wars film

John Boyega flaunts his Nigerian identity at premiere of Star Wars film

Popular Star Wars actor, John Boyega, reflected his Nigerian identity to the fullness as he attended the premiere of Star Wars 9.

In attendance were also other topnotch actors like Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac and director, JJ Abrams. Boyega who played Finn was a perfect portrayal of the Nigerian culture as he was spotted in a distinct blue attire, Metro UK reports.

Those who were around for the event had to brave the very unfriendly weather that had everyone freezing up.

The European debut of the movie happened on Wednesday night, December 18, at the Cineworld in London’s Leicester Square.

It earlier premiered in Los Angeles on Monday, December 16, getting 5-star reviews from critics.

Meanwhile, earlier reported that popular Nigerian star, Uzo Aduba, will be featured alongside one of Hollywood’s greatest, Lupita Nyong’o in HBO’s Americanah.

Americanah is a series that is based on Chimamanda Adichie’s bestselling novel which tells the story of Ifemelu and Obinze and how their love for each other struggled against the odds that tore them apart.

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In the movie, Lupita will be playing Ifemelu while Momoh will be acting her lover, Obinze. The Nigerian Aduba will act Aunty Uju, Ifemelu’s very trust aunt who also formed a huge part in the development of the teenage girl into a self-independent woman.

Ifemelu left Nigeria and migrated to the US after the country's education system failed her. Leaving the country is not so easy for her as she had to leave not just life and reinvent a new one, but also the love of her life, Obinze.

Danai Gurira screen-write the series, where Andrea Calderwood, Didi Rea, and Danielle Del will serve as executive producers for Play B Entertainment. ( -> We have upgraded to serve you better

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