Doctor Who star Matt Smith has confirmed that the show will return next month, and also expressed interest in appearing on cult comedy Community!

Speaking at the TV Guide Magazine Fan Favourites’ panel of San Diego Comic-Con, the actor told fans that series 7 opener “Asylum of the Daleks” will air next month. The following four episodes will presumably follow weekly, leading up to the Pond’s farewell encounter with The Weeping Angels.

Smith also said that he had recently spoken to one of the writers of Community, and expressed interest in making an appearance in the programme. He follows Karen Gillan, who said she would like to make an Amy Pond cameo in the “Inspector Spacetime” portion of the show.

Are you excited to know you only have a month to wait for series 7? Would you like to see Smith and Gillan reunite for a Community cameo?

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