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John Boyega promotes other sequel Pacific Rim: Uprising

Star Wars star John Boyega promoted his other sci-fi sequel Tuesday and got ribbed about it by Mark Hamill.

The 25-year-old English actor took to Twitter and posted a poster of himself for the upcoming sci-fi sequel Pacific Rim: Uprising.

John in the sci-fi monster film plays Jake Pentecost, the son of Idris Elba’s character Stacker Pentecost from the 2013 original. 

Up next: John Boyega took to Twitter on Tuesday to promote his other sci-fi sequel Pacific Rim: Uprising

The Twitter picture showed Jake in black body armor holding a helmet with a giant black Jaeger robot behind him with its visor shield glowing ominously.

‘Up next!,’ John wrote along with the image for his more than 1.2 million followers on Twitter. 

Star Wars legend Mark, 66, showed the farce is strong in him and replied: ‘You’re in Star Trek, too? Congratulations son!’

John will reprise his role as Finn in the upcoming sequel Star Wars: The Last Jedi. 

Farce is strong: Star Wars star Mark Hamill ribbed John on Twitter

Farce is strong: Star Wars star Mark Hamill ribbed John on Twitter

Mark also will be back as Luke Skywalker, the powerful Jedi Master who has been on a self-imposed exile.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi also starring Daisey Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac and the late Carrie Fisher is due out on December 15.

Pacific Rim: Uprising stars John along with Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny, Adria Arjona and Jing Tian.

Self-imposed exile: Mark is shown as Jedi Master Luke Skywalker in a still from Star Wars: The Last Jedi due out on December 15

Self-imposed exile: Mark is shown as Jedi Master Luke Skywalker in a still from Star Wars: The Last Jedi due out on December 15

Sci-fi star: The English actor, shown last month in London, also can be seen in Star Wars: The Last Jedi reprising his role as Finn

Sci-fi star: The English actor, shown last month in London, also can be seen in Star Wars: The Last Jedi reprising his role as Finn

The original 2013 film that starred Charlie Hunnam was directed by Guillermo del Toro, 52, and earned $411 million at the worldwide box office.

The Mexican-American filmmaker wrote the story for Pacific Rim: Uprising and also is a co-producer along with John.

The sequel was directed by Steven S. DeKnight, who also co-wrote the screenplay.

Kaiju killer: John portrays Jake Pentecost, the son of Idris Elba's character Stacker Pentecost from the 2013 original

Kaiju killer: John portrays Jake Pentecost, the son of Idris Elba’s character Stacker Pentecost from the 2013 original

The original: Idris is shown as Stacker Pentecost in the 2013 original directed by Guillermo del Toro

The original: Idris is shown as Stacker Pentecost in the 2013 original directed by Guillermo del Toro

Steven created and was the head writer for the Starz series Spartacus.

He also was the showrunner for season one of Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix.

Pacific Rim: Uprising is due out on March 23, 2018. 

The director: Steven S. DeKnight, shown in April 2015 at the Daredevil premiere in Los Angeles, directed Pacific Rim: Uprising

The director: Steven S. DeKnight, shown in April 2015 at the Daredevil premiere in Los Angeles, directed Pacific Rim: Uprising

 

 

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