One of John Boyega’s biggest roles came in the sequel trilogy Star wars, where the actor played Finn, a Stormtrooper turned hero. However, Boyega never sees himself returning to the role in the future.
Speaking to SiriusXM’s John Fugelsang, Boyega said he has no plans to return to the feature, noting that he thinks he’s better suited to stick with the versatile roles he’s held since his time with the franchise.
“At this point, I’m chilled. I feel good,” Boyega said. “I think, to be fair, the allies that I found within Jewel Taylor, Jamie Foxx, Teyona Paris, Viola Davis, all of these people that I have worked with. I think Finn is at a good confirmation point where you can just enjoy him in other things, the games, the animation. But I want to[Episode] VII’ to ‘[Episode] IX’ was good for me.”
Boyega’s feelings and story with Star wars franchise and his time in it is well known, with the actor reportedly not liking how they handled his role in the film. At the time of publication of Star Wars: The Rise of SkywalkerBoyega openly criticized the franchise for seemingly putting the character of Finn on the back burner after introducing him as a more heroic figure.