Matt Smith may have revealed when he'll be leaving Doctor Who

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Dec 17, 2012

Remember when Matt Smith recently said that he was planning on staying, oh, like, forever as the Eleventh Doctor on Doctor Who? Well, it looks like the actor may have changed his mind after all.

This little "revelation" came about when the actor was asked about the rumored and much-HATED (by fans and Who showrunner Steven Moffat alike—who promised this ''heresy'' will never happen on his watch) David Yates Doctor Who movie project while the Who cast was at Comic-Con.

Matt Smith had this very interesting tidbit to say:

"I don't know. There's talk of it. I think David Yates was attached to do something. For my money, whoever is playing the Doctor should be in the movie. I don't think there should be two Doctors. I think it would take four or five years to get something like that off the ground, and I don't anticipate that I'll be playing the Doctor then. ... I think they should get Steven to write it because he's the best."

This is certainly different from the answer Smith gave about a month ago when he was pressed on the subject of his leaving Who for the umpteenth time. His answer then had been:

"Forever. 50 years. I'm loving making it. I think we've got one of our strongest seasons yet coming up. I really do. We go into the 50th year all guns blazing. And I'll be around. So ... that's it, really."

Guess the mind of a time-traveling Time Lord is a changing and fickle thing.

Thing is, though, it's a real bummer to know that Matt Smith may not be planning to stick around long enough for a possible Doctor Who movie to get off the ground.

We guess the honor will have go to whoever will play the Twelfth or even maybe the Thirteenth Doctor.

What do you guys think?

(via Den of Geek)

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