01-04-2016 ACTOR

How John Boyega Stormed His Way To The Spotlight

As the new male lead in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," John Boyega says, “My first audition was all over the place. I was, like, two minutes late, but because of the opportunity, it felt like two hours.” The $200 million episode is a galaxy away from the supporting roles Boyega held in Fox’s "24: Live Another Day" miniseries and the Sundance-acclaimed indie film "Imperial Dreams," but it’s a part that could define his career just as prior installments did for Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher.

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