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John Boyega Goes From Star Wars to a Dave Eggers Adaptation: In 10 Months You Will Really Care About This

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In the last few months during which you’ll still have to explain to people who John Boyega is, please enjoy Deadline’s news that Boyega has signed up for his first big post–Force Awakens project: He’ll have a lead role in James Ponsoldt’s adaptation of Dave Eggers’ dystopian novel The Circle, alongside Emma Watson and Tom Hanks. Boyega is set to play Ty, “the iconized boy-wonder visionary” of fictional tech giant the Circle — and also, reportedly, the love interest of Watson’s character. Which means that, yes, John Boyega is now living out two of your dreams.

John Boyega to Star in Dave Eggers Adaptation