Jimmy Smits, the man who played Bail Organa in Star Wars Episode II Attack of the Clones and Episode III Revenge of the Sith, was on The Talk (on CBS) yesterday and they showed him a picture from the sizzle reel of Rogue One and asked him if the man on the picture was him.
I hadn’t noticed that man when first watching it but now it is true, it does look like Jimmy Smits. He resisted a little bit then he said “People got nothing better to do! There’s stuff going on in the world!” But the hosts of The Talk didn’t stop at this and when pressed he said ““Can you say the word, ‘cameo? Can you say the words, ‘small part?’”
You can see the full video here (his part is at around 21:24
I was hoping Bail Organa to be in Rogue One and so having the confirmation really makes me happy!