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18th Dec 2016

Did you spot the celebrity cameo in the new Star Wars Rogue One film?

Daniel Craig popped up in the last one...

Rob Burnett

Remember that whole thing about Daniel Craig having a sly cameo in last year’s Star Wars film The Force Awakens?

The James Bond star is a huge fan of the series and managed to get director JJ Abrams to sneak him into the film as an Imperial Storm Trooper.

He denied it when asked, telling a reporter: “Why would I ever bother doing something like that? Fucking hell! Pffft. Play an extra in another movie.”

But fellow Star Wars super-fan Simon Pegg – who also has a cameo in the film – let the cat out of the bag when he said: “I wasn’t a stormtrooper. Daniel Craig, he was a stormtrooper.” He then added: “I shouldn’t have said that.”

If you missed it, here’s the scene in question:

But the latest film from the George Lucas-inspired franchise also features a celeb moonlighting from his usual day job – and this time he is not hidden by a Stormtrooper’s helmet or CGI effects.

Rogue One, released in the UK this week, tells the story of how the rebel alliance obtained the plans for the Death Star which ultimately set in motion the events of the first/fourth film, Star Wars: A New Hope.

And the cameo this time is from Jordan Stephens from Rizzle Kicks.

We won’t give everything away in case you haven’t seen it yet, but suffice to say Jordan plays one of the good guys, and even has a few lines.

Not quite James Bond, but still…

Anyway, here’s a trailer to get you in the mood:

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