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WATCH: The film that gave John Boyega a Star Wars role

21 January 2016, 21:25

Lagos - After watching Imperial Dreams, Director JJ Abrams offered Nigerian/British Hollywood actor John Boyega  a role in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens

In the film the  23-year-old actor  plays an ex-con named Bambi struggling with poverty as he raises his son and pursues his dream of writing in Watts’s Imperial Courts housing project.

Also read: John Boyega gets BAFTA nomination

This movie was screened at the SunDance Film Festival in 2014, but will be available to the film  market this year.

It also stars Rotimi Akinosho, Keke Palmer, Anika Noni Rose, Sufe Bradshaw, and is written and directed by Malik Vitthal.

IMPERIAL DREAMS Trailer from Tambay A Obenson on Vimeo.


- News24


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