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John Boyega felt left out of the

Star Wars


after his debut in Episode VII,

The Force Awakens

, in 2015. The interpreter of Finn, the Stormtrooper turned ally of the heroine Rey (played by Daisy Ridley ), quickly realized that the role reserved for him in the first film of the new trilogy would be much less important than expected.

In Episode IX,

The Rise of Skywalker

, his character has indeed taken a back seat.

A choice of screenwriters that the star has still not digested, as reported by



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"What I want to say to Disney is don't take out a black character, that you are going to market to make him seem more important than he really is, and ultimately put him on the side. .

It's not good.

I'm not afraid to say it, ”balanced the actor in an interview for


, adding that he felt that all the non-white actors of the last trilogy (Naomi Ackie, Kelly Marie Tran or Oscar Isaac) had suffered the same fate.

Everyone knew

According to John Boyega, the other stars of the franchise would also agree with his analysis and his perception of what he considers to be racism inherent in the new trilogy.

“They gave all the nuance to Adam Driver, all the nuance to Daisy Ridley.

Let’s be honest.

Adam knows it, Daisy knows it, everyone knows it.

I'm not making any big reveal.

So what do you want me to say?

That I loved being a part of it, that it was a great experience?

No, no and no, I'll say it when it's a good experience.

It changes you, it makes you angry, it makes you more militant, all that, ”he added.

John Boyega was noted for his positions and speeches that went viral during the Black Lives Matter protests last June.


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