The singer was seen dressed as a Stormtrooper
Star Wars fans have expressed their dismay after Ed Sheeran made a shock cameo in a brand new promo for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
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The singer, who has been rumoured to appear in the upcoming film, is seen dressed as a Stormtrooper on what seems to be a set, and pops-up alongside Hamilton creator and His Darkish Supplies star Lin-Manuel Miranda.
This prompted fans on Twitter to vent their anger on the doable look with one writing: “Ed Sheeran’s in Star Wars. Useless to me.”
One other added: “If Ed Sheeran has any traces or has any hyperlink to music in the following Star Wars film – I’m going to pay for surgical procedure to take away Star Wars from my mind completely.” You may view the most effective responses under.
The odd fan was inspired by his look although with one joking: “So long as he stays hidden below the costume and doesn’t sing he can cameo all he needs.”
One other added: “I wasn’t going to hassle with the following Star Wars film, but when there’s a cameo from Ed Sheeran, nicely, then that’s a complete completely different kettle of fish.”
Nonetheless, whereas Sheeran’s look factors to a cameo in the brand new film, a consultant for Disney famous (by way of Leisure Weekly) he's not confirmed to appear in Episode IX, including that the footage is from “fan occasions over time”.
Sheeran beforehand made an look in Recreation of Thrones in 2017 with the singer showing in a short scene with Maisie Williams, who performs Arya Stark.
The Rise of Skywalker will act as the ultimate instalment in the Skywalker Saga, with The Power Awakens director JJ Abrams returning to oversee the film.
Disney boss Bob Iger just lately confirmed that the Star Wars films will “go on hiatus” following The Rise of Skywalker.
It's out in the UK on December 19.