John Boyega is best known for his leading role in Joe Cornish’s BAFTA nominated ATTACK THE BLOCK (2011), a South London set zombie thriller in which Boyega starred with Jodie Whittaker. He has also been seen in JUNKHEARTS (2011), a drama starring Eddie Marsan, Tom Sturridge and Romala Garai. Boyega has taken leading roles in TV productions including Spike Lee’s Da Brick for HBO and the BBC’s My Murder, based on a true story about the gangland death of a London boy. Boyega has recently filmed BBC drama The Whale, a dramatisation of events that inspired Moby Dick.
John Boyega has so far been nominated for a British Independent Film Award, an Empire Film Award, an Evening Standard Film Award and the Critics Choice Award for Most Promising Newcomer.