STAR Wars A-listers John Boyega and Felicity Jones are coming to Glasgow to shoot a new action film later this year. 

The Hollywood royalty will join Queen and Slim's Jodie Turner Smith in the city when action thriller Borderland is filmed. 

Hunger Games actor Sam Claflin and Transformers's Jack Reynor are also expected to feature in the film. 

Directed by brothers Charles and Thomas Guard, responsible for movies including The Avengers, shooting is due to begin in September, according to a notice published by the production firm behind the flick. 

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It tells the story of an IRA operative, whose wife is shot dead in Ireland, and leads an Active Service Unit onto the streets of London.

Their mission is to cause chaos and destruction, while his personal mission is to hunt down his wife’s killer - an SAS captain, who is also hunting him. 

The movie is based on the book The Road to Balcombe Street by Dr Steven S Moysey. 

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It was originally scheduled to start shooting in March but cancellations due to Covid meant it had to be postponed.

It's the latest film to come to Glasgow and follows in the recent footsteps of Taron Egerton's Tetris and Anika with Nicola Walker.