Fallon: John Boyega’s Friends Thought He Was a Star Wars Extra

John Boyega tells Jimmy Fallon had to keep his role in The Force Awakens such a secret, that his friends didn't think he was even featured in the film until the premiere.

In an interview Friday on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, co-star John Boyega said his friends thought he was an extra until they saw the premiere.

“After the premiere they were just like, ‘I didn’t know you were in the movie for so long, I thought you were and extra.'” said Boyega

Boyega also greeted fans at several New York City theaters during Friday night showings.

The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon airs weekdays at 11:35 p.m. on NBC4.

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