John Boyega, known for his role in Star Wars, has sent his best wishes to Jamie Foxx following Foxx’s recent medical emergency. Boyega shared his sentiments during an interview at the American Black Film Festival in Miami. When asked if anyone from their upcoming film, “They Cloned Tyrone,” had been in contact with Foxx after his hospitalization in April, Boyega responded that no one had spoken to him yet. However, he expressed his hope for Foxx’s good health and emphasized the importance of a proper recovery.
Boyega described Foxx as a tremendous inspiration and expressed how much they miss him. He conveyed his heartfelt message, saying, “We miss you, man,” and wished Foxx a speedy and full recovery. The Star Wars actor’s concern and support for his co-star were evident in his words, conveying his admiration and respect for Foxx’s talent and character.
Jamie Foxx’s hospitalization occurred in April due to an undisclosed health issue. Foxx’s daughter, Corinne Foxx, later updated fans in May, sharing that her father had been released from the hospital a few weeks prior and was on the path to recovery. The news brought relief to Foxx’s fans and colleagues who had been concerned about his well-being.
During the interview, Boyega also discussed his experience working with Jamie Foxx before the hospitalization. He commended Foxx for his extensive skill set, mentioning his talents as a singer, producer, actor, and businessman. Boyega expressed his admiration for Foxx’s ability to diversify his career and mentioned that he was inspired by his accomplishments. Reflecting on his own upbringing, Boyega shared his aspirations to embody even a fraction of Foxx’s success and versatility.
Regarding their collaboration on “They Cloned Tyrone,” Boyega highlighted the nuanced nature of the film, where he played multiple characters as a clone. He expressed gratitude for the support he received from Foxx, as well as co-star Teyonah Parris and director Juel Taylor. Boyega praised the teamwork and mentioned how they made the challenging work feel smooth and enjoyable.
“They Cloned Tyrone” is an upcoming film in which both Boyega and Foxx star. The film is set to premiere on Netflix on July 21st. Boyega’s message of support and well-wishes to Foxx demonstrates the camaraderie and respect shared among the cast members. Fans are eagerly anticipating the film’s release and hoping for Foxx’s continued recovery.