Publicist Lindsay Galin tells The Associated Press that Boyega’s flight did take off Saturday morning and that he was “on schedule” to make Saturday night’s event
Boyega portrays Finn, a former Stormtrooper who escapes the First Order to join the Resistance, in the popular franchise. The premiere is slated to take place in Hollywood on Saturday night. The movie is scheduled to hit theaters on Dec. 15.
Atlanta was hit with a rare winter storm this week causing the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to cancel 1,200 flights on Friday and more than 400 on Saturday. Some areas of metro Atlanta received 7 to 8 inches of snow.