Actor/director Kevin Smith broke down in tears during a visit to the set of the new Star Wars movie in Britain.

The funnyman jetted to London this week (beg30Jun14) to perform a number of shows with comedy partner Ralph Garman, and he took time out from the Jay & Silent Bob's Hollywood Babble-On Tour to visit director J.J. Abrams on the set of Star Wars: Episode Vii.

Smith took a picture of himself during his visit to Pinewood Studios with a single tear rolling down his cheek, and he told fans he would not be able to share any further details about his emotional day out because he signed a non-disclosure agreement.

He posted the snap on with the message, "Visited Jj and his EP Vii set. I signed the Nda (non-disclosure agreement) so all I can share are this old Bantha-Tracks (Star Wars Fan Club Newsletter) subscriber's tears and snotty nose of joy. The Force is With this movie. Holy Sith..."