It looks like Peckham-born John Boyega’s rise to stardom happened in the blink of an eye, but there is no doubt that the actor has reached his new status thanks to a recipe made of hard work, determination… and tears. For British GQ Style magazine, Boyega reveals a touching and strong personality, under the eye photographer Daniel Sannwald. For the photo shoot, the British actor styled his outfits with statement labels such as Phillip Plein, Dsquared2 and Sunspel.
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“I was unleashed into seven months of auditions. It was like The X Factor but without the TV show around it. It was intense.”
On reading the script:
“When I read the script I cried, and I’m not really a big crier… I’m more like a frog-in-the- throat kind of guy, who’ll try to hold it in and make sure I don’t let it all out.”