In an exclusive published by Variety today, it has been revealed that past Doctor Who Matt Smith and star of “The Crown” has signed on in a “key role” in Star Wars Episode IX, the role itself is currently unknown
The beloved actor would be joining the current cast of Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Issac, and Adam Driver, but also including new additions such as Keri Rissell, Richard E. Grant, Dominic Monaghan, and Naomi Ackie. Star Wars Veterans Mark Hamill, Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian, and Anthony Daniels as C-3PO are also set to return as well.
What could Smith’s mystery role be? Could he be working for the rebellion or working alongside Kylo Renn? Only time will tell. Check back for further updates with Shoot The Breeze Comics.