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Doctor Who: Actors rumored to take over from Jodie Whittaker, from Lydia West to David Tennant

From the stars of It’s a sin up to Michael Sheen (and even a former Doctor), there’s a long list of replacement casts Jodie Whittaker in Which doctor?.

There has been speculation about who will replace the First Time Queen since January 2020, when it was rumored that she would be leaving the role after completing the 13th season.

Doctor Who’s Final Series Called Flush – which ended earlier this month – was Whittaker’s last outing as the Doctor. Two more special programs will be broadcast in 2022, here are an episode aired on New Year’s Day.

Previous doctors David Tennant, Matt Smith and Peter Capaldi also left the show after three series.

The new star of the show will join Which doctor? at an exciting time, with former showrunner Russell T Davies rejoin the series as the main writer in 2023 for the show’s 60th anniversary.

However, Davies said in a new interview with Guardians that they haven’t cast the Doctor yet and that they’ve “just started auditioning”.

Here is a list of the actors who are expected to replace Whittaker based on the latest odds from William Hill.

David Tennant – 6/4

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If you’re sitting there scratching your head and thinking, “Wait, did David Tennant ever play the Doctor?”, you’re not alone. But fans have speculated that the Scottish actor will return to the show with Davies as an all-new iteration of the Doctor, who will stick around for a year in 2030 (ie its 60th anniversary). ) before another actor takes over. It’s a strange theory, but here it is Which doctor? – Strange things happened.

Lydia West – 7/2

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Worked with Davies on bothYear and Year (TV show, not band) and It’s a sin, West is currently leading the convoy to that Tardis. Although she hasn’t had many other television roles to date, she did make a brief appearance in Steven Moffat’s. vampire and is currently the bookie’s favorite choice to replace Whittaker. Whittaker himself said that she wants to see West play the role, adding that she would be “phenomenal”. Maybe another female doctor is on the horizon? We’ll have to wait and see.

Omari Douglas – 4/1

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Another member of It’s a sin actor, Douglas was originally an unexpected addition to this list. Roscoe Babatunde was his first television role, but Douglas impressed both Davies and viewers with his performance and is now reported by Sun became the new showrunner’s first choice to take on the role of The Doctor. He is currently starring with Jessie Buckley and Eddie Redmayne in a new theatrical production of Bar.

Olly Alexander – 11/2

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For a long time, Alexander was at the forefront of the role of the Doctor. Like Douglas and West, he also starred in It’s a sin (in which he actually appeared in a Which doctor?scene based) and is a multi-talented performer who sings live with Years and Years (the band, not the TV show) as well as acting. However, he slipped off this list, after saying in a recent interview with British GQ that he “will never” take over from Whittaker. “I can tell you with certainty I’m not the next Doctor,” he added. He has been since then Douglas endorses this role.

Michael Sheen – 6/1

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The 52-year-old actor has starred in sci-fi and fantasy films, appearing in Good Omens, Underworld and Tron: Legacy. The role will also be favorable for him, as he lives in Wales, about half an hour from where the show was filmed. In addition to this, Sheen has connections. He recently starred in By stage along with Tennant, a former Time Lord.

Michaela Coel – 10/1

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Coel is now a Bafta and Emmy winner for her work I can destroy you, but the actor is still running between the bookies to play the Doctor. The 34-year-old, who was recently cast in the new Black Panther film, previously denied any involvement in the BBC series. In 2017, she tweeted: “Dr Who? Lol nah, I’m really definitely not the next Dr Who. It is also fun to collect the money that you have placed in the betting shop. However, she was uncertain about the rumors in an interview last year, saying she will “never say never” in this role.

T’Nia Miller – 12/1

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Also joining the run to play the Doctor is British actor Miller, who is known for her performances in The Haunting of Bly Manor and Marcella. She has a connection with Davies, having worked with him on Banana, Cucumber and Year and Year. Interestingly, Miller joined Which doctor?appeared in the 2015 episode “Hell Bent” Not that that stopped the show before – Peter Capaldi famously appeared on Which doctor? in another role prior to receiving the call, as were companions Freema Agyeman and Karen Gillan.

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Tom Vazquez

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