Gary Barlow
Singer Gary Barlow sits in the stand before Liverpool's English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at Anfield in Liverpool, northern England December 29, 2014. Reuters/Phil Noble

Gary Barlow has confirmed that he is a cast member in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” However, this appears to be a minor role. Meanwhile, a new report reveals that the First Order AT-AT’s are a massive upgrade from the time the Empire ruled the galaxy.

In an interview with ITV, Barlow confirmed that he is in the upcoming Rian Johnson movie. The actor said that he is not playing a Stormtrooper, but he did not divulge any details about his role. He later added that he could be out of the film just for mentioning that he is in it, without authorisation. However, officials have apparently confirmed that he is a part of the film.

Barlow is mostly known for working on soundtracks. He has worked on big budget Hollywood movies like “X-Men: First Class” and “Kingsman: The Secret Service.” He also acted in “Heartbeat” TV series and “Keith Lemon: The Film.”

Meanwhile, details about the new AT-AT’s have surfaced online. The heavy assault vehicle of the First Order in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will be vastly different from the ones used by the Empire. The following article contains spoilers.

According to a new report by Making Star Wars, the AT-ATs in the upcoming movie are not the same ones that were seen in “The Force Awakens.” The report calls the new vehicles “super walkers,” due to their massive size.

The new AT-ATs are said to be almost double the size of their predecessors. This is in line with the new films going for all things bigger, which is evident from the super weapon the First Order built at the Star Killer base. The basic design of the assault vehicle remains the same, with minor alterations

The head of the new AT-AT has undergone a lot of change, and it now looks like an angry face of a beast. Apart from the cosmetic changes, the First Order has also worked on the biggest practical problem the previous Walkers faced, which are the legs. The new units have a sort of a tiny cross-bar on the legs that allow it to “scoop forward and then scoop back.”

While “The Force Awakens” only showed the AT-ATs in a parade in the Star killer base, the new units in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will be seen in action. Details about the action sequences featuring the Walkers will be revealed in the future.