'Star Wars' Star John Boyega Signs With WME

John Boyega - H 2015
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John Boyega - H 2015

He was previously with CAA.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens' John Boyega has signed with WME. He was previously with CAA.

The young London native's profile is skyrocketing with each tidbit of material released in advance of the highly anticipated Episode VII's Dec. 18 opening. Boyega is confirmed to play a Storm Trooper named Finn, one of the movie's leads.

Boyega made his film debut as the star of the respected 2011 British sci-fi action comedy Attack the Block. He also appeared in last year's 24: Live Another Day limited series.