Jimmy Smits Confirms His Bail Organa Role In 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'

Earlier today a huge rumor and a much speculated about topic involving a certain prequel character and actor returning for Disney and Lucasfilm's upcoming Star Wars spin-off film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has been confirmed!

That's right folks, during a cool interview on The Talk, actor Jimmy Smits confirmed that he is indeed reprising his role as Bail Organa aka Princess Leia's adoptive father and galactic senator from the George Lucas' prequel films. Saying this on the The Talk earlier today:

“Can you say the word cameo?” he said laughing. “Can you say the words small part?”

Pretty badass right? We actually spotted him in the Star Wars Celebration behind-the-scenes footage, which you can check out below, just look very closely and you want miss it.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is set to hit theaters on December 16th.