Matt Smith Will Spend Some Time in a Galaxy Far, Far Away for Star Wars: Episode IX

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Matt Smith is officially a part of the Star Wars universe. Per Variety, The Crown star has joined Star Wars: Episode IX, which is currently in production in the U.K. It’s unknown whether Smith is on team Empire or team rebel alliance — another mauve-haired admiral or maybe another shady, charming code breaker?

J.J. Abrams is returning to direct Star Wars: Episode IX, taking over for Colin Trevorrow. Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, and Adam Driver are all returning for the Last Jedi follow-up, plus Keri Russell, Richard E. Grant, Dominic Monaghan, and Naomi Ackie are joining the cast. Original Star Wars star Billy Dee Williams is onboard, too.

Matt Smith Has Joined Star Wars: Episode IX