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Jodie Whittaker cast as first ever female Doctor Who

July 16, 2017 3:52 PM
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Jodie Whittaker cast as first ever female Doctor Who

JODIE Whittaker has officially been announced as the thirteenth Time Lord in BBC hit Doctor Who.

The Broadchurch actress was revealed via a moody trailer for the new series.

Filmed from beind, the star can be seen walking through a forrest before opening her hand to reveal the Tardis key.

The 35-year-old will take over from 59-year-old Peter Capaldi when he bows out of the hit show this Christmas.

Speaking about bagging the role, Jodie said: "I'm beyond excited to begin this epic journey - with Chris Chibnall [Executive Producer] and with every Whovian on this planet.

She added: "It means remembering everyone I used to be, while stepping forward to embrace everything the Doctor stands for: hope.

Source: dailystar.co.uk

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