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Simon Pegg will play an alien in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Add another actor to Star Wars: The Force Awakens' cast list: Simon Pegg. During a behind-the-scenes video at Comic-Con this evening, Pegg was shown on set in a costume as some alien creature. "My whole life has led to this moment," Pegg said.

Pegg was rumored earlier this year to have a role in Episode VII, but he ended up largely denying the reports. While it's true that we won't see Pegg's face in the movie, it seems like there's a good chance that his comedy will still be recognizable through the body of a new creature. He's previously worked with J.J. Abrams on Star Trek and is supposed to be a big fan of Star Wars, so it's a fun re-teaming that should make fans happy as well. Unfortunately, we may not get a look at Pegg — or anything else from The Force Awakens — any time soon. A new trailer for the film won't arrive until fall. After that, the film arrives on December 18th.

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