Taking to Twitter, the actor behind the character of Finn appeared to be addressing the great Star Wars debate:
You know guys..... people like things you don't....like it's a really big planet. Incase you forgot...— John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) December 27, 2017
Proving himself to be a master at sleight-of-hand, however, Boyega was actually ramping up to deliver an even spicier take — he's one of the few people that actually wants to admit his adoration for Netflix's Bright.
Lord! Just watched Bright! That was amazing !— John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) December 27, 2017
Despite the clever little joke, the first tweet still had a massive ripple effect through the online geekdom, meaning Boyega had to engage with Star Wars fans whether he wanted to or not.
Dude I wasn't talking about Star Wars. I was talking about how much I enjoyed bright. Thanks though— John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) December 27, 2017
He even responded to someone who said he's "cancelled" for liking Bright:
Interesting mentality you've got there— John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) December 27, 2017
Could this mean that we'll soon see some tweets declaring that Bright was better than The Last Jedi? It's really time for 2017 to end already.