Karl Urban for boys reveals secret cameo in Star Wars: the Rise of Skywalker

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The Boys and Star Trek star Karl Urban revealed that he had a secret cameo in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, confirming that he checked off another of his “lifetime goals” by appearing in the movie. epic space opera franchise. In an interview with Digital Spy, Urban, who plays vengeful vigilante Billy Butcher in Amazon’s The Boys, shared some details about his mysterious role in The Rise of Skywalker, revealing that he was set to play a stormtrooper in the last episode of the Skywalker Saga.

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Urban has highlighted the exact moment he appears onscreen, revealing that he even has a line of dialogue in the scene. The actor confirmed he was saying “Knights of Ren” as the elite masked crew followed Kylo Ren on his mission to Pasaana, passing two stormtroopers in the hallway. “I’m one of those stormtroopers,” Urban admitted. »I had the chance to visit JJ Abrams [the film’s director] while he was shooting The Rise of Skywalker, ”he added, explaining the process behind his cameo. While I was there he put me in a stormtrooper uniform and we had a really fun day on set. It’s been one of my lifelong goals to be a stormtrooper, so I can tick it off now. ”The Star Wars sequel trilogy is chock-full of celebrity cameos spanning all corners of the galaxy, and Urban’s brief appearance and voice in The Rise of Skywalker is another fleeting moment in the saga, which could be so easily missed when first viewing the 2019 movie.Over the past few months, we’ve continued to learn details about behind the scenes of The Rise of Skywalker. The Art of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker book shed new light on choppy storylines and a tank-shaped version of BB-8, while Anthony Daniels told IGN that C-3PO almost had a role. most important in Episode IX.

For more on the latest Skywalker Saga movie, find out why we think the Skywalker Legacy documentary is essential to watch after The Rise of Skywalker.
Adele Ankers is a freelance entertainment journalist. You can reach her on Twitter.

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