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'Star Wars' Actor John Boyega Responds to Trailer Criticism

John Boyega has taken to social media to fire back after the highly-anticipated trailer for his new film Star Wars: The Force Awakens brought on its fair share of critics.

The 22-year-old actor seemingly responded to haters with an Instagram post that ended, “To whom it may concern…Get used to it :).”

John kept it mostly positive though, thanking fans for their support.

“Thank you for all the love and support!” he wrote. “The fan mail and fan art has added to my joy! Isn’t is crazy that Star Wars is actually happening? I’m in the movie but as a star wars fan I am very excited! A year is a long time but it will be worth the wait.”

Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters on December 15, 2015!

ARE YOU EXCITED for the film to come out?

'Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens' Trailer is HERE!!!

The time has come and the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens has officially arrived!

We got a big surprise when it was announced that the trailer would be playing in select theaters over Thanskgiving weekend and then director JJ Abrams confirmed it would also be released online.

The seventh episode in the Star Wars series stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Domhnall Gleeson, Pip Anderson, and Max von Sydow alongside returning cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker.

In the trailer, we get glimpses of John, Daisy, Oscar, and a bunch of cool gadgets and flying ships!


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Kiefer Sutherland Hits London for '24: Live Another Day' Premiere!

Kiefer Sutherland hits the red carpet for the UK premiere of his new limited event series 24: Live Another Day held at Old Billingsgate Market on Friday (May 6) in London, England.

The 47-year-old actor was joined by his castmates Mary Lynn Rajskub, Yvonne Strahovski, Kim Raver, Benjamin Bratt, Giles Matthey, John Boyega, and Tate Donovan.

In the return of the fan favorite show, Jack Bauer (Sutherland) comes out of hiding in London to head off a massive terrorist attack while being hunted down by American forces dispatched by President James Heller.

Make sure to catch 24: Live Another Day every Monday on Fox at 9pm EST!

FYI: Yvonne is wearing an Emanuel Ungaro dress.

20+ pictures inside of the 24: Live Another Day cast at the UK premiere… More Here! »

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'Star Wars: Episode VII' Cast List Revealed: Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson & More Join Original Cast!

The casting for Star Wars: Episode VII has just been revealed and we are so excited!

In a press release from the official site, the cast was revealed to be Attack the Block‘s John Boyega, Blue Season‘s Daisy Ridley, GirlsAdam Driver, Inside Llewyn DavisOscar Isaac, Rise of the Planet of the ApesAndy Serkis, About Time‘s Domhnall Gleeson, and Shutter Island‘s Max von Sydow, who will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels (C3P0), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), and Kenny Baker (R2D2) in the new film.

“We are so excited to finally share the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. It is both thrilling and surreal to watch the beloved original cast and these brilliant new performers come together to bring this world to life, once again. We start shooting in a couple of weeks, and everyone is doing their best to make the fans proud.” director J.J. Abrams said in a statement.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of the Star Wars cast???

Meet the 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Male Lead Hopefuls & Vote for Your Favorite!

Casting for the male lead in the highly anticipated film Star Wars: Episode VII is underway and now there are five actors at the top of director J.J. Abrams‘ list, according to Variety.

Meet the five guys below (in order of the photos above):

  • Ed Speelers, 25, is best known for his work on Downton Abbey, which he joined in the third season as the first footman Jimmy Kent. He hails from England and got his career start by playing the title role in the movie Eragon.
  • John Boyega, 21, is a British actor whose first film role in the movie Attack the Block earned him several awards, including the British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer.
  • Jesse Plemons, 25, is probably the most recognizable to American audiences for playing Todd Alquist in the final season of Breaking Bad. He was also seen in the full series run of Friday Night Lights as Landry Clarke.
  • Matthew James Thomas, 26, is a British actor who has been making a big splash on the theater scene for his Tony-nominated work in Pippin and being the alternate for the title role in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.
  • Ray Fisher, 26, is another theater actor who most recently played the role of boxer Muhammad Ali in the workshop of a play based on the athlete’s life.

It was recently announced that Girls actor Adam Driver is nearing a deal to play a Darth Vader-esque villain in the movie. Many actors from the original film trilogy are also rumored to return.

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