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Royal cameo! Princes William and Harry to appear in new 'Star Wars' film

You're going to have to look really, really closely to see them, though.
by Randee Dawn / / Source: TODAY

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We're used to royals wandering all through the "Star Wars" universe; after all, the late Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia was one of our all-time regal heroes. But the latest edition in the franchise, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," is going to one-up her ... with actual royal personages making an appearance!

Prince William and Prince Harry toured Pinewood to visit the production workshops and meet the creative teams working behind the scenes on the Star Wars films.
Mark Hamill, director Rian Johnson, Prince Harry, Prince William, John Boyega, Chewbacca, Daisy Ridley, and BB-8 at the "Star Wars" set at Pinewood Studios in London on April 19, 2016.AP

That's right: Princes William and Harry have apparently filmed scenes that will appear in "Jedi," which opens in theaters on Dec. 15. That's the good news.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (C) and Britain's Prince Harry look at droid C3P0 from Star Wars as they visit the creature and droid department at Pinewood studios in Iver Heath, west of London on April 19, 2016.
Prince William and Prince Harry battle it out with lightsabers.AP

The bad news: They're dressed as Stormtroopers, so you're gonna have to have X-ray vision to actually see them.

Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge smiles at BB-8 droid during a tour of the Star Wars sets at Pinewood studios in Iver Heath, west of London on April 19, 2016.
Prince William got to know BB-8 up close and personal.AP

Though the princes had been rumored to have filmed scenes while they visited Pinewood Studios in April 2016, it wasn't until "Jedi" star John Boyega confirmed their roles to The Hollywood Reporter that we started believing in the true power of the force.

Britain's Prince Harry sits in an A-wing fighter as he talks with US actor Mark Hamill during a tour of the Star Wars sets at Pinewood studios in Iver Heath, west London, Tuesday April 19, 2016.
Prince Harry checked out an A-wing fighter with Mark Hamill during the visit.AP

Boyega also noted that he shared a scene with actor Tom Hardy and the royals "wrapped in Stormtroopers costumes" which created a "strange contrast of a weird family."

In addition to Hardy, singer Gary Barlow (of the boy band Take That) will also do the ol' Stormtrooper switcheroo in the film. And in 2015's "The Force Awakens" Daniel Craig also had a secret cameo (Rey did some Jedi mind-games on him).

Boyega said the experience was "fun" and "a great experience."

We decree it so!

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