‘Skyfall’ Actor Daniel Craig To Appear In 'Star Wars' With Robert Downey Jr., Hugh Jackman And Samuel L Jackson; 'Sesame Street' Spoofs ‘Star Wars’: WATCH
Known for his role as James Bond in the 2012 film "Skyfall," Daniel Craig is set o play a cameo role in the 2015 film "Star Wars: Episode VII," according to the United Kingdom publication The Sun as cited by San Jose Mercury News.
A big fan of "Star Wars," Craig reportedly asked director J.J. Abrams to give him the part in the seventh installment in the "Star Wars" film series.
"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," a source told The Sun of Craig who is set to star in another James Bond film titled "Bond 24."
Other actors set to play cameo roles in "Star Wars: Episode VII" are "Iron Man" actor Robert Downey Jr., "X-Men" actor Hugh Jackman and Samuel L. Jackson, who played jedi master Mace Windu in the prequel trilogy from 1999 to 2005.
Downey Jr., Jackman and Jackson reportedly have landed the roles after they were invited along with "Paul" actor Nick Frost to the set of the movie at the Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire, Contact Music has learned.
Set to be released on Dec. 18, 2015, "Star Wars: Episode VII" stars John Boyega, Daily Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Max von Sydow, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fischer, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Kenny Baker.
"Game of Thrones" actress Gwendoline Christie and Oscar-winning "12 Yeas a Slave" actress Lupita Nyong'o are also joining the cast along with Christina Chong, Pip Andersen, Crystal Clarke and Dixie Arnold.
Meanwhile, "Sesame Street" has recently shown a "Star Wars" parody titled "Star S'Mores."
Like "Star Wars," "Star S'Mores" started with words written across the screen saying, "A long time ago, in a cookies and Milky Way galaxy far, far away" and featured characters named Only One Cannoli, Luke Piewalker, Chewie the Cookie and Princess Parfaita.
In the parody, the "Stars S'Mores" crew tried to help Flan Solo played by Cookie Monster control his impulses.
In 2013, Tom Hiddleston also helped Cookie Monster deal with his impulse control issues, according to E! Online.
Watch "Star S'Mores" here: