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After Daniel Craig in Force Awakens, Tom Hardy to cameo in Star Wars?

Mad Max: Fury Road star Tom Hardy is rumoured to be following in Daniel Craig’s footsteps and is set to make a cameo in Star Wars Episode VIII.

hollywood Updated: May 11, 2016 13:54 IST
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The Force Awakens had several cameos from Daniel Craig’s to Kevin Smith’s and Simon Pegg’s.

Mad Max: Fury Road star Tom Hardy is reportedly set to make a cameo in Star Wars Episode VIII.

According to, the 38-year-old actor will cameo as a First Order stormtrooper in the sequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Watch: Luke Skywalker announces Star Wars Episode VIII, makes our day

Hardy’s character will reportedly run into Finn aka FN-2187 (John Boyega), whom he surprisingly lets go after a comical sequence of events.

If the rumour is true, Hardy will follow in the footsteps of fellow British actor Daniel Craig. The Spectre actor appeared briefly in The Force Awakens as a stormtrooper, but never took off his helmet.

Here’s Daniel Craig’s cameo

Simon Pegg provided his voice for the junkyard alien Unkar Platt, while comedians Bill Hader and Ben Schwartz voiced BB-8.

Star Wars Episode VIII is set to be released in the US on December 15, 2017.

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First Published: May 11, 2016 13:53 IST