Star Wars 7: Matt Smith and Jason Flemyng cast?

Doctor Who’s Matt Smith rumoured for a role in JJ Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII

Matt Smith in Doctor Who Series 8
Matt Smith in Doctor Who Series 8

According to Bleeding Cool, who to their credit have flagged it up as gossip before they even begun, Doctor Who star Matt Smith is in contention for a role in JJ Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII.

There’s no info on whether this was an audition or informal chat, but a much more solid lead comes in the form of X-Men: First Class and League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen star Jason Flemyng who was spotted by ComicBook.com posting a picture of a script to Instagram, saying “Pint of Stella and star-wars-red-script

Star Wars: Episode VII is due in cinemas 18 December 2015. You can buy Star Wars: The Complete Saga for £57.99 on Blu-ray from Amazon.co.uk.