John will reprise his role as Finn in the next installment of the Star Wars Saga - The Last Jedi - which hits UK cinemas in December.
Looking as if he had worked out to fulfill his latest role, the actor sported short hair and his trademark, winning smile.
The now-sought after star - who has met Princes William and Harry on the set of Star Wars - did not become a household name until two years ago.
The talented young star spoke to the nation against the backdrop of The Old Vic theatre in London, where he is about to tread the boards in complex Cold War play, Woyzeck.
He discussed the bittersweet nature of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, because of the 60-year-old star's untimely death.
In the snap, the couple snuggle up in matching camouflage jackets and the athlete kisses the top of her head.
Yesterday, December 18, Kardashian, 32, posted an Instagram photo with Thompson, 25.
The actor made friends with the franchise legend on set, and revealed how 'strange' it feels to talk about his pal and humorous co-star, who died suddenly in December last year, as he appeared on Good Morning Britain on Friday.
John, who will appear in The Last Jedi alongside Carrie in scenes shot before her untimely death, said Carrie's presence and 'oomph' lives on in the film, and gives it 'heart'.
He revealed that once dates discover he plays a Star Wars hero, some of them want nothing more to do with him. I went on a date in New York City and as we were driving through Time Square and she asked, "What do you do for a living? 'I just pointed up at the Star Wars billboard that showed me with a lightsaber and said, "That!
"' He lamented: 'That was the end of the relationship – the poster really affected her.' John said he chose to act on stage in 'deep, dark' Cold War-set play, Woyzech, at London's Old Vic in the coming months as a break from the 'colourful Star Wars stuff' he has been doing.
For me it wasn’t real or gritty enough but now they are trying to expand their audience and pump in diversity and I am all about that.'Orlando, who is about to reprise his role as Will Turner in the latest installment of the lucrative Pirates of the Caribbean franchise alongside Johnny Depp for the first time, said his son is 'desperate' to see him in it.