Fans across this galaxy and one far far away are absolutely ecstatic that Doctor Who lead Matt Smith has reportedly been cast in “a key role” in Star Wars Episode IX.
We don’t yet know whether Smith will play villain or hero, Jedi or Grand Admiral, but fans like writer Neil Gaiman have tweeted that they can’t wait to see him materialise in the next Star Wars instalment.
And overall Whovians are VERY excited about the crossover…
MATT SMITH IS JOINING EPISODE IX I DON'T CARE HOW THIS MOVIE TURNS OUT I'M GONNA WATCH IT SO MUCH! MY BOIIIIIIIII! I AM SO HYPED FOR THIS EVEN THOUGH IT COULD BE A DUMPSTER FIRE WHO KNOWS AT THIS POINT! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
In fact, some have noticed that Episode IX has not only cast an ex-Time Lord, but time-travelling actors like Dominic Monaghan (Charlie from Lost), Keri Russell (Felicity Porter in Felicity) and Domhnall Gleeson (Tim in About Time).