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John Boyega Osas Ajibade, Lala Akindoju, Etim Effiong attend Accelerate Masterclass with British-Nigerian actor

British-Nigerian actor, John Boyega, shares his journey as an actor and producer at the Accelerate Masterclass.

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How John Boyega landed a role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens play

How John Boyega landed a role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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Since starring in 2015's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," 26-year-old British-Nigerian actor, John Boyega, has had a speedy rise to fame.

On April 6, 2018, a Masterclass organized by Accelerate TV was held, with the ctor as a speaker.

Accelerate Masterclass With John Boyega play Colette Otusheso, Head of Accelerate Tv speaking at the Accelerate Masterclass With John Boyega (Pulse)

 

During the Masterclass, which was hosted by Seyi Babatope, the actor shared his journey, making his debut, getting his big break and the journey so far.

The event which held at the Access Bank head office was attended by Nollywood actors such as Osas Ajibade, Kemi Lala Akinoju, KC Ejelonu, Oyeka Udoka, Akah Nnani, Jemima Osunde, Collete Otusheso among others.

Accelerate Masterclass With John Boyega play Osas Ighodaro at the Accelerate Masterclass With John Boyega (Pulse)

 

Boyega was born in London, England on March 17, 1992, to Nigerian parents, Abigail, and Samson Adegboyega, a Pentecostal minister.

He made his film debut in the British sci-fi comedy "Attack the Block, and has since featured in movies such as "The Circle," "Detroit," "Half of a Yellow Sun," "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" and "Pacific Rim: Uprising."

Accelerate Masterclass With John Boyega play

Accelerate Masterclass With John Boyega

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In a recent interview with CNBC Africa, Boyega revealed that he's developing some Nigerian stories to produce in Hollywood.

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