Newswire: Yes, that was [REDACTED] playing a Stormtrooper in The Force Awakens

We here at The A.V. Club suppose this is as good a place as any for a spoiler alert. But seriously, what kind of fan are you if you haven’t seen The Force Awakens at least once in the past 24 hours?

It would appear that the only person in Hollywood who doesn’t want to be in a Star Wars movie is Harrison Ford. As far back as the prequels, celebrities clamored to be part of George Lucas’ sci-fi franchise, and while most fans would prefer to play a Jedi or a smuggler, even the smallest, most expendable role—i.e., a Stormtrooper—would do. Playing a Stormtrooper isn’t all that difficult a task, either; you don’t need to show up for makeup, and there‘s certainly no training on how to fire an F-11D blaster rifle accurately. And, if you play a Stormtrooper, your …

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