It’s official! After a whirlwind of rumors that were floating around about the casting of the new Doctor, The BBC has just made it official by announcing Jodie Whittaker (Attack the Block, Black Mirror, Broadchurch) will become the thirteenth Doctor! She will be taking over for Peter Capaldi who will be leaving after the Christmas Special. Many fans have wanted a female Doctor for a while now, and it looks as if new showrunner, Chris Chibnall is already listening to the fans.
Check out the announcement vid below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the usual place.
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