Star Wars: Rebels Gets Its Big Bad And Ep. VII Casts A Doctor Who Alum

While both Doctor Who's Matt Smith and showrunner Steven Moffat have occasionally been rumored to be climbing aboard the Star Wars franchise, Who guest star Christina Chong gets the first role. Meanwhile, perennial villain Jason Issacs will voice Rebels' Inquistor!

Chong — who played Lorna Bucket in the episode "A Good Man Goes to War" — has been cast in Episode VII in an unknown role, but we know the new animated series' Inquisitor is one of the show's main villains, hunting down rogue Jedi Knights on behalf of the Sith (while not being a Sith himself). A new video explains a bit more about his character:

[Via Latino Review and Coming Soon]