I understand Matt Smith will be playing Dr. Venom in G.I.Joe: Regurgitation three years from now, complete with a battle-armored figure that looks nothing like him and comes with five points of articulation.
Poor Eccleston, that was not the career path for him.
Matt Smith seems to me like the type who will just up and retire from acting.
Darth Vader is becoming the Mickey Mouse of Star Wars.
Kylo Ren - came from Space Brooklyn, although he moved to Space Williamsburg before it was trendy.
The use of a lightsaber does not make one a Jedi, it is the ability to not use it.