John Boyega Quotes


I'm a London fanatic. That's my city. I love being from there you don't appreciate it until you go out.

There is a level of appreciation for brothers and sisters in the hood.

The 'block' in 'Attack the Block' is not just a physical thing. It's people; it's families.

Ive had plenty of lessons about film acting and theatre acting.

I've had plenty of lessons about film acting and theatre acting.

I've been acting since I was 5 years old from primary school to secondary school did training at drama school which was the big thing for me because they trained me put me out into the industry.

My biggest challenge is to not do urban movies for the rest of my life those alpha hoodies.

Attack The Block' is an alien invasion film set in South London. It's about a group of kids who are some petty thugs who have to find the hero in themselves when they attack.

You know we all can do bad and we all can do good.

Some people feel fulfillment from a bitter end - it gives them some sort of sense of reality. But when you're dealing with reality I feel like films should discover the part that is happy.

I want to see more people of different backgrounds being cast in films. I want to see people from inner cities being discovered because that's where you find some really brilliant artists.

Being robbed hurts - not physically but from what it does to your pride.

Acting careers dont come out fully formed - not unless your name is Jaden Smith and your dad has done it all.

I'd like to be in anything that tells a good story and has an interesting character.

I love London. I'm a London fanatic. That's my city.

It's amazing that people still feel 'Oh my gosh it's a black guy.' We've been here for a long time; let's get used to it. Let's get used to other cultures.

In this life it's not hard to do wrong.

My dad is a minister and my mum is a worker with the less fortunate and the disabled. They're Nigerian natives. Their first language is Yoruba and their second language is English.

I think what Robert Redford established is amazing; thank god for Robert Redford. He's set an amazing example with Sundance and I hope to follow that in my own way.

I like my women very green; you know eco-friendly.

Film is just a great medium to express yourself and a great environment to work around.

Hollywood has given me a great warm hug.

Id like to be in anything that tells a good story and has an interesting character.

I remember my manager telling me Be myself be humble keep rooted keep God first. Those words were very helpful.

Not everybody has that mentality and that's fine but once Robert Redford leaves this earth - later rather than sooner - his legacy will go on.

Portray the world for what it is and you will find truth.

Who wouldn't want to be in 'Star Wars?' It'd be great.

People watch me when I get into these characters that I have in my head so perhaps I should try acting. So I did.