Matt Smith Not in Star Wars Episode IX?

Last August, Dr. Who fans were excited to hear that Matt Smith would have a role in Star Wars Episode IX. Now it appears that is not to be.

When asked about appearing in the movie during a recent interview with Emily Zemler from the LA Times, while he was on break from filming Morbius the Living Vampire, the star is quoted as saying “As far as I can tell, I’m definitely not.”

Is this just misdirection and studio secret keeping? It’s hard to tell, although his appearance was never officially confirmed by Lucasfilm.

What do you think? is it a fake out? Tell us in the comments!

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