Though it is not yet known if the British star will also appear in the film.
The studio has revealed little about about the long-awaited ninth installment of the iconic space opera, except that Colin Trevorrow wrote the script with Derek Connolly, his co-writer on Jurassic World and its forthcoming sequel.
He is the Peckham-born star who shot to fame in Star Wars: The Force Awakens back in 2015.And John Boyega has revealed fellow British actor Orlando Bloom, 40, imparted a few wise dating tips on him; namely advising he should 'secure the love of his life' before super-stardom hit. Bloom resides in London and is a practicing Buddhist.He dated Kate Bosworth on and off starting in 2002 before they split for good in 2006.I’m not in it much but I don’t care that I just book-end it.' Orlando has had a chequered dating past since he soared into the international limelight in 2003 after starring as sexy elf Legolas in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
The star had an on/off relationship with Kate Bosworth from 2003 until 2006, before marrying the mother of his son Flynn, six, the supermodel Miranda Kerr, in 2010.
The BAFTA winner disclosed that Orlando warned him about the perils of dating as a celebrity, advising him to try to find love immediately.
John explained: 'He told me to try and secure the love of my life before all the fame stuff starts.'The star said the start of his dating experience as a celebrity has also not been smooth - despite the fact that he is not immediately recognised by everyone.
Nina Dobrev and Orlando Bloom are not dating, contrary to recent reports.
A source tells Us Weekly that the Vampire Diaries alum and Pirates of the Caribbean actor are just friends.
John will reprise his role as Finn in the next installment of the Star Wars Saga - The Last Jedi - which hits UK cinemas in December.