Here's what the unidentified insider had to say.
However, ET Canada reached out to a spokesperson for Tom Cruise, who revealed there is "no truth" to the report.
J.J. Abrams made his feature directorial debut with Mission: Impossible III, starring Tom Cruise, and he also served as producer for Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol and the upcoming Mission: Impossible 5.
Would you like to see Tom Cruise pop up in Star Wars: Episode VII? Chime in with your thoughts below. If he were to appear in Star Wars: Episode VII, it would mark his third sci-fi movie in a row, following last year's Oblivion and this summer's Edge of Tomorrow.
Star Wars: Episode VII comes to theaters December 18th, 2015 and stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Domhnall Gleeson, Lupita Nyong'o. The film is directed by J.J. Abrams.