Speaking to Digital Spy at the London premiere this week, the actor teased: 'It's just a cameo again, just a kind of token gesture that I'm there...[My cameo] is very insignificant.
It has some fabulous movie moments — one so traumatic (for me! John Boyega is superb as Rey's screen companion Finn, and Oscar Isaac brings an old-time swagger to the part of ace resistance pilot Poe Dameron.
Adam Driver, meanwhile, delivers a Shakespearean flourish to the Darth Vader-like Kylo Ren.
The music man's involvement came to light when Four Tet tweeted him to congratulate him on the cameo role, with the producer replying with his thanks.
But a spokesperson associated with Disney, the studio that astutely purchased George Lucas's Lucasfilm company, told me: 'You're close to the truth.
Nothing can be said on the record, because it will be denied.'The source, whom I can't identify for fear of reprisal from the First Order (the galaxy's new baddies), suggested that the scene might be at the beginning of the film, where white-clad troopers (above) storm a village.
It's good to know the actor is still mischievous enough to make such a gesture.
There were times during the launch of Spectre when his sense of humour seemed to have been left on the cutting-room floor.
Director Edgar Wright has subsequently claimed that he helped Godrich secure his role, tweeting that he 'owed him one.'As well as letting slip Daniel Craig's role in the film, Simon Pegg has also landed a cameo himself.
Before the release of the film, a photo of the Brit actor partially in costume surfaced with fans soon matching him to a new character who shares a scene with Daisy Ridley, as seen in a recent TV spot.