Speculators on “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” have combed over every inch of available information in trailers, posters, and props. No morsel or throw away line is beyond examination.

John Boyega must know this. And yet here he is, bold as brass, declaring Rey is (part of) what Finn is fighting for.



A video posted by @john_boyega on


#HeHasEverythingToFightFor?? What does it mean? Are Rey and Finn caught in a meet-cute in the middle of a war zone? Has Finn just found a cause worth fighting for and Rey represents that on a platonic level? Or are they somehow related, following in the traditions of Star Wars storytelling?

Or...you know...maybe he coincidentally started the video on Rey's face.


“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” storms into theaters on December 18th.

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