John Boyega is a 25 year old Hollywood actor born to Nigerian parents in London.
The British born actor is the new wave that got featured on the GQ style magazine. It is always joyful to see Nigerians make name in the international industry.
In an interview with GQ Style, the Hollywood star condemned the lack of casting black folks in the Game of Thrones just like Lord of the Rings, which gained wide recognition and acceptability.
According to him: “There are no black people in Game Of Thrones”
“You don’t see one black person in Lord Of The Rings. I ain’t paying money to always see one type of person on-screen”, Boyega expressed.
He however blamed the lack of diversity as such connected to racism which should not be found in casting for British movies.
“You see different people from different backgrounds, different cultures, every day. Even if you’re racist, you have to live with that. We can ruffle up some feathers”, he ended.
John Boyega famously known for his roles in Star Wars and the Nigerian movie on Chimamanda Adichie‘s Half of a Yellow Sun.
GQ Style is an international men’s magazine which has featured iconic personalities like Legendary David Beckham, Prison Break’s Wentworth Muller (Michael Scoffield).
John Boyega was also featured in the magazine in 2015.
See some pictures of the young actor rising into stardom that stole the cover of GQ: