John Boyega Talks "Darker" Episode VIII

Monday, 11 January 2016 - 6:26PM
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Monday, 11 January 2016 - 6:26PM
John Boyega Talks "Darker" Episode VIII
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Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens is still dominating the box office, but that doesn't mean it's too early to start talking about Episode VIII! Especially when one of the film's main cast members is dropping clues about what we should expect.

John Boyega, AKA ex-Stormtrooper Finn, spoke with Vogue recently, and he gave the tiniest detail about the upcoming film. But since we know absolutely nothing official about Episode VIII so far, we'll take what we can get. Here's what he had to say:

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"[We're] just starting work on Star Wars VIII, the next film, so I'm back to keeping secrets again. It's great. Much darker, but we're very excited."
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Obviously, the big thing here is that the next Star Wars is apparently going to be "much darker" than The Force Awakens. Given that that movie

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killed off fan favorite Han Solo and blew up three planets,
how much darker are they going to get? Boyega also said that Finn's role changes a bit as well in the new film:

Opening quote
"My part in the next film will be much more physical so I might be in the gym a bit more."
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So we've got a darker tone, and a more physical Finn. Maybe Finn takes the battle to the First Order in Episode VIII... and loses. Hey, we're open to suggestions, but our curiosity is definitely piqued.

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