John Boyega recounts emotional final day of filming ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’: “We all had a big cry”

Episode Nine comes to cinemas this month.

Star Wars actor John Boyega has recounted the emotional final day of filming for The Rise Of Skywalker in a new interview.

Boyega reprises his role as Finn in the upcoming ninth episode of the franchise, which comes to cinemas on December 19.

In a new interview with Time Out, Boyega described the experience of working as part of the Star Wars universe as “emotional”.


He was then asked if everyone was crying on the last day on set, to which he replied: “For real. We all had a big cry. It’s also the feeling of joy and being thankful for you guys, for all the people who’ve been coming out to see the films, in a time when it’s harder and harder to get people out to the cinema.”

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John Boyega in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

It was recently revealed that an exclusive clip from The Rise Of Skywalker will premiere within Fortnite at a drive-in cinema inside the game on Saturday (December 14).

The cast of the show recently shared their feelings on the ending of the film, while Daisy Ridley has said it wouldn’t be as controversial as the notorious Game of Thrones finale.

“I couldn’t tell you what I’ve done for the past month, like six weeks… except watch Game of Thrones,” she said. “I think this ending will be less controversial.”