Nigerian-British actor John Boyega, 25, Chloë Grace Moretz, 20, and Zendaya, 20 are the cover stars for Variety Magazine’s latest issue tagged “Power of Young Hollywood”
Boyega talks about starring in one of the world’s biggest his movies “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” his recent movie “Detroit” as well as his production career and plans for the future.
The “Young Denzel” said he took the money he made from Stars Wars and started Upperroom Entertainment, his own production responsible for the film “Pacific Rim: Uprising,” which Boyega stars in.
“I can’t wait for other people to create roles for me. If I wait for another man to get inspiration for a script and call me, I may be risking a lot,” he said.
Boyega also shared a sneak peek into the upcoming Star Wars film – Star Wars: The Last Jedi which will open in December.
“It’s a chance for each character to decide what side they’re on and decide what they’re fighting for. It’s an epic dark story. At the same time it’s still fun. It’s still ‘Star Wars’,” he says.
He also talked about “Detroit” the recently released movie where he stars as a security guard caught up in a brutal police interrogation.
For fun, Boyega says he goes paint-balling and to the movies. “When I paintball I don’t dick around,” he says. “You’ll see me doing roly-polies, jumping off trees. Sometimes I sacrifice myself for the next man. I don’t play.”
He describes “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” as a recent favorite movie adding that he gave up on “Game of Thrones” after watching the pilot.
“I’m going to wait until all the episodes are out so I can binge. I can’t do this whole ‘Next week on ‘Game of Thrones’ I don’t have the patience,” he says.
Chloe Grace Moretz talked about her role in the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, stating that she believes she’ll see a female president of the U.S in her lifetime.
The “Kick-Ass” star talked about her childhood, her dad walking out when she was 12, and her plans for the future.
Zendaya shared about her role in Disney Channel sitcom “K.C. Undercover,” and how she branched into Hollywood, stating that she had always known from childhood, that she’s become an actress.
The “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” star talked about her fashion line Daya by Zendaya, and her plans for the future.
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