John Boyega is one of the young stars in “The Force Awakens.”
John Boyega is one of the young stars in “The Force Awakens.” Film Frame AP
John Boyega is one of the young stars in “The Force Awakens.” Film Frame AP
Star Wars Countdown

Star Wars Countdown

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Celebrity status grows for young ‘Force’ cast

December 10, 2015 05:07 PM

UPDATED December 11, 2015 01:28 AM

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