British actor John Boyega stands for photos after he presented the First Light Awards, in London.
British actor John Boyega stands for photos after he presented the First Light Awards, in London. Joel Ryan AP
British actor John Boyega stands for photos after he presented the First Light Awards, in London. Joel Ryan AP
Star Wars Countdown

Star Wars Countdown

Daily dispatches as we approach the premiere of "The Force Awakens"

John Boyega is the first face of ‘The Force Awakens’

May 22, 2015 06:08 PM

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