JJ Abrams sent his ‘deepest respect and love’ to John Boyega (Picture: Getty)

JJ Abrams has said he would work with John Boyega again in a heartbeat after the actor’s passionate speech at a Black Lives Matter protest in London.

Boyega went viral after his appearance at a demonstration in Hyde Park, where he said: ‘I’m speaking to you from my heart. Look, I don’t know if I’m going to have a career after this, but f*** that.’

Abrams, who worked with the actor on Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, tweeted a clip of the star’s speech and said he would ‘beg’ to direct him again.

‘You KNOW that as long as I’m allowed to keep working, I’ll always be begging to work with you. Deep respect and love, my friend.’

Boyega has also had support from Star Wars co-star Mark Hamill, and Oscar-nominated Get Out director Jordan Peele.

Addressing the huge crowd at the protest earlier this month, the British actor said: ‘Today is about innocent people who were halfway through their process, we don’t know what George Floyd could have achieved, we don’t know what Sandra Bland could have achieved, but today we’re going to make sure that won’t be an alien thought to our young ones.’

The Attack The Block star continued, using a megaphone: ‘Every black person in here remembered when another person reminded you that you were black.

‘So none of you out there, all those protesters on the other side, protesting against what we want to do, protesting against what we want to try and achieve, burn you, this is so vital.’

John Boyega delivered a speech at a Black Lives Matter demonstration in London’s Hyde Park (Picture: Getty)

Protest have been sparked around the world after the death on George Floyd in Minnesota in the Unites States.

He died during his arrest in which a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, knelt on his neck for over eight minutes.

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