Videos of Matt at Comic Con about Patient Zero and Pride and Prejudice
Interview with Matt here
Is this a very serious role for you, when compared to Doctor Who?
Well, I think that Doctor Who probably put me on their radar. But this is a completely different role to the Doctor, which again is one of the things that appealed to me, and hopefully allows me to stretch a few different muscles. Also, to be part of this legacy is something that was very appealing to me. If you look at the first two movies, and the characters we get to explore in these movies, having come from different timelines in that world, or descendants from that world, it gives us a chance not to emulate them, but try to make films of a similar quality.
Are you part of the sequels?
I am part of the sequels, yes, so I’ll be around for two and three. Which is good. Keeps me employed for a while!
Matt has been cast in The Crown here
Netflix has found its cast for “The Crown,” an original decades-spanning drama about Queen Elizabeth II and the prime ministers who shaped post-war Britain. The 10-episode series will premiere in 2016.
Claire Foy (“Wolf Hall”) will play Queen Elizabeth II; Matt Smith (“Doctor Who”) will play Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh; and John Lithgow (“Third Rock From the Sun”) will play Winston Churchill.
Lost River is now out on DVD order it here