John Boyega’s pals thought he was a ‘Star Wars’ extra

Washington : The newly minted ‘Star Wars’ star John Boyega has revealed that his friends thought he was an extra in the film due to the secrecy of the project.

In an interview on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, the 23-year-old actor, who plays Finn in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ said that his friends were very surprised after seeing the new movie, People Magazine reported.

The ‘Imperial Dreams’ star added “I took them to the London premiere and after the premiere they were just like, ‘Yo, John, I never knew you were in the movie for so long – I thought you were an extra!’ I’m like, all this time I was leaving from Monday to Friday, what did you think I was doing, man, for two years?”

The latest installment of the most popular movie franchise in cinema history hit the theatres on December 18. (ANI)