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Jodie Whittaker Is the 13th Doctor on Doctor Who

Original story at Vulture• 2 mentions • 1 week ago

Vulture 1 week ago

 
The future is female. Jodie Whittaker has been revealed to be the 13th Doctor on the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who, making her the very first non-white male to portray the iconic role. The news was revealed after the men’s Wimbledon finals on the BBC, with the Doctor Who social media accounts following soon after. “I’m beyond excited to begin this epic journey, with Chris and with every Whovian on this planet,” Whittaker said in a statement. “It’s more than an honour to play the Doctor. It means remembering everyone I used to be, while stepping forward to embrace everything ...
 
 
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