‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Casts Matt Smith in Key Role – Variety
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His role in the latter earned him an agent and his first professional jobs, Fresh Kills and On the Shore of the Wide World. His new professional roles led him to seek an agreement with his university so that he could graduate without attending lectures in his final year. At 26 years old, Danny is described as an intelligent but timid "politics geek" who should have moved on from researching at his age. His brother, Scott, a public affairs consultant, is played by Andrew Buchan.
Within the series' narrative, he attempts to balance his affections for Kirsty MacKenzie Andrea Riseboroughhis intern, while trying to prevent Porter's imminent decline.
He summarised Danny as having a romantic outlook of the political world while being cynical elsewhere.
The character was drawn into politics by his father and his own political drive. He defended his character's age by characterising him as being loyal to Porter, instead of being incompetent. He talked about his character's emotional and intellectual maturity: You need to be old and young at the same time, a boffin and an action hero, a cheeky schoolboy and the wise old man of the universe. As soon as Matt walked through the door, and blew us away with a bold and brand new take on the Time Lord, we knew we had our man.
The production team, consisting of the incoming producer, Steven Moffatand BBC Wales Head of Drama and executive producer, Piers Wengerimmediately singled him out based on his performance. The BBC were cautious about casting him because they felt that a year-old could not play the Doctor adequately; Wenger shared the same sentiment but thought Smith had proven his acting quality in Party Animals, which Wenger thought highlighted Smith's "mercurial qualities".
Smith has said of his character: By every single thing.
‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Casts Matt Smith in Key Role (EXCLUSIVE)
That's what's wonderful about him as a character. Today he's wearing braces and a bow tie, which make his baby face even more incongruous. After all, so many Doctors were middle-aged at least even a little wizened in the case of William Hartnell — and, so we thought, they should be if they were single-handedly going to save the world from DaleksReapersCybermenthe Slitheenthe Sycoraxthe Abzorbaloffthe Masterthe Adipose and the odd werewolf.
Smith looks a good decade off shaving, his complexion is worryingly white and he's beansprout thin. His quiff juts out from his high forehead like an overhanging cliff.
He's got a touch of the rock-star-from-outer-space about him. I can't tell you, man, I luuuuurved that cat. He got to He had a really good innings, that's why I was so attached to him.
He was called the godfather of the street because he was a bigggggg cat. I'm totally going to have a Mini Egg, if that's all right. He's bouncy and playful — the type of hyperactive puppy you find presenting children's TV shows on Saturday mornings.
His vocabulary is a throwback to Enid Blyton 's lashings of ginger beer: He ums and aahs, and says there might be something else. Isn't that what makes him great? He hoped — rather, assumed — he would be a footballer. He grew up in Northampton, went to a good local secondary which had formerly been a grammar school, did as much work as was necessary to see him through his exams, and played football. Every day, every evening, he played. He was good, too.
His dad had been a decent centre-back, and his grandfather had played as a striker for Notts County. There was only one thing he was ever going to be: Then, at 16, he got a back injury. For a year his father, who runs a plastics business, drove him from Northampton to Leicester every day for treatment.
Eventually, he returned to action. Leicester City released him. I'd lost that desire, the urge, the enjoyment, all the things you need in life. I'm totally going to have another Mini Egg, if that's all right. When he didn't turn up for rehearsal, he gave him a second chance.
He got me forms for the National Youth Theatre. And I didn't fill them in. Eventually Smith did fill in the forms, won a place, went on to study drama and creative writing at the University of East Anglia and discovered that acting gave him a similar buzz to football. The preparation, the sacrifice, the constant desire to improve. He notices the sweat pouring from my face.
It's boiling in the trailer. He points to the neighbouring trailer that belongs to the Doctor's new assistant, played by Karen Gillan.
That would be an error! Are they still together? Smith is single again. What is he looking for in the ideal woman? Daisy Lowe is taken, so that's out of the question. Someone lovely with a good heart who enjoys the things I enjoy… who plays the guitar. We've been shooting for seven and a half months now, and the line-learning is quite immense for the Doctor because he's in pretty much every scene, and he says the majority of stuff because his brain is the coolest and the biggest.
Is it worse than school? It's not like triple maths with Mr Humzinger. There's not that much coffee breath.
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He'd sit watching Doctor Who with his flatmate, desperate to tell him he was the new Time Lord and having to keep schtum. When I told him, he laughed. He was excited, elated and very proud. A year ago, he was pretty much unknown — fans of the television series Party Animalsin which he played a parliamentary researcher, or those who had seen him at the Royal Court in That Faceplaying the carer son of Lindsay Duncan 's alcoholic mother, might have been able to put a name to the face, but he hardly had a mass following.
At Christmas, he made his first and so far only appearance as the Doctor, when David Tennant regenerated into him.
Today, he can just about get away with walking around unbothered. In a few weeks, he will be a star, one of the most recognisable actors in the country. Look, he says, it's his job, he's taking it all in his stride. Of course he's nervous. Has he sought the advice of former Doctors?
He tells me he recently had lunch with Peter Davisonwho told him simply to enjoy the ride.
He also had a word with David Tennant. He was just very lovely and gave me encouragement, but I think you have to cleave it out yourself. It's your own journey. I guess you've got to approach it with your own take or spin. No, spin is the wrong word.