John Boyega Celebrates As His 2014 Film Makes It To The Big Screens
John Boyega has one more reason to smile.
Today, the Nigerian actor took to his Instagram to celebrate the re-introduction of the movie Imperial Dreams he shot in 2014, long before his smashing feature as a stormtrooper in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
According to AV Club, the drama won an Audience Award during its premiere at Sundance in 2014, but for years, no major house took interest in the film Until recently when Netflix bought over the rights.
In the movie, Boyega plays a single dad and aspiring writer who faces difficulty raising his son in a dangerous neighbourhood – Los Angeles’ infamous Imperial Courts housing projects.
Celebrating this new development, here’s what the proud Nigerian shared on his Instagram:
“Four years ago I filmed this movie Imperial Dreams about a young man fighting against his circumstance while trying to raise his child. Really proud of this one and it’s a long time coming ! While having doubts about my own goals this opportunity came around. It was a chance for me to experience a world that was never mine and a chance to gain much needed perspective.”
You can watch the trailer here:
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