The news had already been hinted at, but the BBC made it official last week: Jodie Whittaker, the first female actor to play The Doctor, will be handing over her sonic screwdriver to a new incarnation of doctor at the end of her third season. Exiting along side her is showrunner Chris Chibnall, who said in an interview with the BBC, that he and Whittaker made a pact to do three seasons before handing the reins to a new creative team and cast.
If you’re a Whovian, you may remember Sil the alien from the planet Thoros from the Colin Baker-era of Doctor Who. Sil will now be the star of their own film.
If you’re a fan of the TV show you might remember when David Tennant was in the iconic role, his doctor faced the Weeping Angels in “Blink” who are, you guessed it, aliens. The two doctors will team up to save London from not one but two alien races. According to David Tennant’s website:
These are all related to the wonderful world of Doctor Who and if you have ever wanted to learn more about this show, here is your beginner’s guide. Step right in and let me take you on a brief tour of the Whovian universe, but watch your step: this fandom is bigger on the inside.