Dominic Cooper rubbishes claims of `Doctor Who` role

Updated: Jun 12, 2013, 15:49 PM IST

London: Dominic Cooper has confirmed that he is not replacing Matt Smith as the Doctor of the famous series ` Doctor Who.`

Talking during gala screening of his new film `Summer` on Tuesday, the 35-year-old actor said that he has never been approached for playing the role, the Daily Express reported.

The `Devil`s Double` star also admitted that whoever is going to reprise the role will have a very difficult job on their hands.

He also appreciated Smith for doing a wonderful job.