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Last September, John Boyega expressed all his frustration with the fate of his character in the latest
Awakens, Finn had been relegated to the background in the other two films, and the actor had gone so far as to accuse Disney of racism for this choice.
Recently, John Boyega revealed that he had a heart-to-heart discussion with Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy, who was able to appease his anger.
“So I gave Kathleen Kennedy a call and she verbally supported me.
We were able to have a really pleasant, transparent and honest conversation which benefited both of us, ”he said rather evasively in an interview with the BBC.
The virtues of discussion
Because if John Boyega admits that his gesture could appear as a means of "saving his career", he sees things quite differently.
For the actor, it is simply important that everyone is able to "be part of the conversation" when it comes to the characters that matter to so many people.
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“Now people can speak out on this knowing that all the characters we love, especially in these big franchises like Marvel and
, we love them because of these moments that are attributed to them, and these are all these producers who decide to attribute these heroic moments to the characters.
So we have to see that in our characters who are maybe black and from other cultures, ”he encouraged.
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