The 27-year-old got here clear throughout an interview with Michael Strahan in Wednesday’s episode of Good Morning America.
Director JJ Abrams revealed the incident on Monday however he declined to call the star accountable.
The 53-year-old mentioned: “Considered one of our actors left [the script] underneath their mattress, and it was discovered by somebody who was cleansing their place. And it was given to another person who went to promote it on eBay.”
Strahan then put the matter to Boyega, who informed the shocked and amused crowd: “It was me.”
“Let me let you know how this one went down,” he mentioned. “What had occurred was… I used to be shifting residences and I left the script underneath my mattress. I used to be identical to, what, ‘I am going to go away it underneath my mattress.
“’After I get up within the morning I am going to take it and transfer’, however my boys came visiting and, , we began partying somewhat bit after which the script simply – it simply stayed there.”
He continued: “Then a number of weeks after, , a cleaner is available in, finds the script after which places it on eBay for like £65.”
He joked: “So the particular person did not know the true worth.”
Fortunately, the crew working on Star Wars observed the script was on eBay and bought it earlier than anybody might discover out the plot.
Nevertheless, the script that went lacking didn’t embrace the ending as a result of the solid “shot a number of various things.”
Boyega added: “I am curious. I believe I am going to watch the film subsequent week for the primary time.”
Abrams is on the helm of the ultimate instalment, which completes Disney’s newest Star Wars trilogy after 2015’s The Pressure Awakens and 2017’s The Final Jedi.
Rey (performed by Daisy Ridley), Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac) and Finn (Boyega) are all returning to the fold, whereas Carrie Fisher, who died in 2016 aged 60, will even be within the movie.
The film will function unused footage of Leia, shot after they have been making The Pressure Awakens, and whereas there isn’t any CGI, there will likely be some digital manipulation.
The Rise of Skywalker is slated for launch within the UK on Thursday December 19 and will likely be nearly two-and-a-half hours lengthy.