Matt Smith To Join “Star Wars: Episode IX”

Matt Smith To Join Star Wars Episode Ix

Former “Doctor Who” and “The Crown” star Matt Smith has reportedly joined the cast of the J.J. Abrams-directed “Star Wars: Episode IX” at Lucasfilm and Disney Pictures.

Specifics of his role are unknown. The project is four weeks into production in the UK with Smith joining a cast that includes Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Keri Russell, Richard E. Grant, Dominic Monaghan, Naomi Ackie, and footage of the late Carrie Fisher.

Smith most recently starred in “Patient Zero” and his new film “Charlie Says,” in which he plays Charles Manson, premieres at the Venice Film Festival on Sunday.

Source: Variety