BAFTA 2016: John Boyega Starts Filming Star Wars Tomorrow

Star Wars VIII is coming

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John Boyega is traditionally pretty tight lipped about all things Star Wars.

As far as we understand it, all of the actors involved are under lock and key, to insure against spoilers hitting the public before they should.

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Upon his arrival to the BAFTAs 2016 though, John Boyega stopped for a chat with Zoe Ball on the red carpet.

And while he was there, he let slip that he wouldn't be having a night of wild revelry after the awards ceremony, because he is due to start filming Star Wars VIII the very next morning.

Not only that, but he's got an early start, with his car picking him up at 6am for the shoot.

This isn't the first hint he's dropped about the next Star Wars instalment, as he posted this to his Twitter account a couple of days ago:

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As well as talking about Star Wars, he also spoke to Zoe about how his life has changed since becoming an overnight star.

Happily, it seems he's still got his feet planted firmly on home soil, insisting he's 'still able to separate between the Star Wars home and reality,' which for him means still making the odd trip to Waitrose.

 

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