The actor hasn’t spoken publicly about his reasons for not doing the special much but he recently spilled the beans during a panel at Rose City Comic Con, where he revealed that he considered it but his lingering feelings of being betrayed by the BBC from eight years before convinced him otherwise.
“I liked [then showrunner] Steven Moffat a lot. I considered it. But it had an enormous emotional impact on me, what happened with Doctor Who. As the series was going out,