Publicist Lindsay Galin informed The Related Press that Boyega’s flight did take off Saturday morning and that he was “on schedule” to make Saturday evening’s occasion. Early within the day, Boyega had tweeted from Atlanta: “Seems to be like nobody’s leaving!” and “I really NEED a pilot.” A snow storm led to a whole bunch of cancellations at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Worldwide Airport.
Boyega tweeted Saturday afternoon that he had arrived in Los Angeles, however his baggage did not arrive with him.
Boyega’s earlier tweets prompted a flurry of Star Wars jokes and memes on-line, together with one from a fan who instructed Harrison Ford fly him to the premiere. Ford, a licensed pilot, co-starred with Boyega in 2015’s “Star Wars: The Power Awakens.”
The British actor performs Finn, a former Stormtrooper who escapes the First Order to affix the Resistance, within the newest installment the newest installment within the Star Wars franchise.