John Boyega's Star Wars confusion
John Boyega's friends thought he was just an extra in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.
The 23-year-old star - who plays one of the lead roles of Finn in the science fiction movie - admits his pals had no idea he had such a key role in the film despite the fact he was away five days a week for two years.
Speaking on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, he said: "I took them to the London premiere and after the premiere they were just like, 'Yo, John, I never knew you were in the movie for so long - I thought you were an extra!'
"I'm like, all this time I was leaving from Monday to Friday, what did you think I was doing, man, for two years?"
Meanwhile, John even admitted he was brought to tears when he realised he had such a key role in the movie.
He said recently: "What made me cry specifically was my involvement. It's not anything to do with the story; it's just seeing your character's name consistently coming up in a script for a film that is 'Star Wars'!
"Because for me, I would expect to read the first two pages, then your character's name's not coming up as much. But it was good to see that Finn was a consistent character through this story and plays a vital and important role. And that just made me go, 'Oh, yes!'"