John Boyega Praises Finn’s Growth In The Rise of Skywalker

Finn has come a long way since his introduction in the The Force Awakens. With The Rise of Skywalker coming next month, fans will see his journey reach its conclusion. While speaking with Entertainment Weekly, John Boyega reflected on Finn’s growth in the series. Boyega added that he actually had to “read the script six more times because there was so much information in there.”

Boyega also noted that he appreciates the way Finn grew out of being a “comedic goofy dude.”

“I definitely wanted more after Episode VIII. [Rise of Skywalker] makes Finn’s Episode VIII arc make more sense,” added Boyega. “We got to bring out a side of Finn we haven’t seen.”

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Boyega also praised director J.J. Abrams for encouraging improvisation on the set.

“J.J. came back with a new energy and new vibe,” said Boyega. “He wanted dialogue to be messy and natural, and that got all of us really excited.”

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will hit theaters on December 20.

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