Daniel Craig is rumored to have a cameo in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII. The James Bond actor will allegedly make a special appearance in the movie though his face will be hidden - which is intriguing if a little pointless.

Daniel CraigDaniel Craig will apparently make a cameo in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

The speculation began after The Sun on Sunday quoted an insider as saying, "Daniel asked for some sort of secret cameo role - and was happy to have his name left off the posters. Fans will love trying to work out which covered-up character is him."

According to the newspaper, Craig's cameo will be filmed this week and the actor has already been spotted hanging around on the Pinewood Studios set with his good friend Carrie Fisher, who is reprising her role as Princess Leia. 

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Should the story be accurate, Craig will be joining newbies Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac and 'Game of Thrones' actress Gwendoline Christie. Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill are also reprising their roles as Han Solo and Luke Skywalker. 

Last week it was reported that a man flying a drone in Berkshire appeared to stumble upon the set of Star Wars Episode VII. A video uploaded to the web showed a partially built Millennium Falcon near a former RAF airbase near Greenham Common.

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The seventh movie in the Star Wars epic will be followed by an undisclosed spin-off movie and a sequel, directed by Rian Johnson. The spin-off is believed to focus on Obi-Wan Kenobi. MakingStarWars.net quote a source close to the production.

"I've heard from quite a few people now that an Obi-Wan Kenobi movie is in the works," said the insider, "For the spin-off movies they were initially going to stay away from any Jedi or Sith characters. But I'm hearing now that because of the popularity of Obi-Wan (fans recently voting for him on the official website etc) that an art team is now working with a writer on concepts for an Obi-Wan movie."

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