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Yasmin Finney Joins BBC’s ‘Doctor Who’ as Rose

Heartstopper star Yasmin Finney has joined BBC’s iconic Doctor Who drama to play the character of Rose. “Life on Doctor Who gets brighter and wilder, how can there be another Rose? You’ll find out in 2023, but it’s an absolute joy to welcome Yasmin to the Doctor Who set. We all fell in love with […]

Steven Moffat Talks ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Sherlock’

Welcome to the 169th episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as […]

‘Sex Education’ Star Ncuti Gatwa Named Next Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’

Sex Education‘s Ncuti Gatwa is to take command of the TARDIS, having been named the new Doctor in the BBC’s Doctor Who. He replaces the outgoing Timelord Jodie Whittaker, who unveiled she was leaving last year. Gatwa becomes the first Black actor to play the iconic figure. “There aren’t quite the words to describe how […]

David Tennant on the Next ‘Doctor Who’ and Playing a “Banal, Evil” Serial Killer in ‘Des’

When it comes to the International Emmys, David Tennant is having quite a year. The Doctor Who, Broadchurch and Good Omens alum is the only English-language actor contender for the 2021 International Emmys — nominated for his chilling turn as Scottish serial killer Dennis Nilsen in British drama Des alongside a group that includes Israeli […]

Russell T. Davies to Return as ‘Doctor Who’ Showrunner 12 Years After Departure

Russell T. Davies — who was instrumental in helping revive Doctor Who in 2005, ending a 16-year hiatus on TV screens — is set to make a sensational return to the BBC’s cult sci-fi series. The acclaimed and multi-award-winning TV creator behind shows such as Queer as Folk and, more recently, Years and Years, A […]

Jodie Whittaker Leaving ‘Doctor Who’ Alongside Showrunner Chris Chibnall

One of the most widely expected announcements from the sci-fi world has finally been made: Jodie Whittaker is to step down as Doctor Who. Whittaker — who joined the series in 2017, becoming the 13th Doctor and the first woman to play the BBC’s iconic Time Lord — is leaving the cult show alongside showrunner […]

‘Doctor Who’ Crossover Event Figurines Unveiled

Hero Collector, the high-end collectible company known for replicas of characters and vehicles from genre properties — has announced details of its offerings connected to the upcoming Doctor Who crossover event, Time Lord Victorious.

Social Climbers Charts: ‘Jumanji’ Stars Dwayne Johnson & Kevin Hart Go 1-2 on Top Actors With Latest Photoshop

'Jumanji: The Next Level' co-stars Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart rank atop The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Actors tally dated Dec. 4, while 'Doctor Who' makes its first appearance on Top Scripted after the announcement of its 12th season.

Terrance Dicks, ‘Doctor Who’ Writer, Dies at 84

Terrance Dicks, one of the original writers on the cult BBC sci-fi series 'Doctor Who,' has died at 84.

‘Luther,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ U.K. ‘Office’ Libraries Head to HBO Max in BBC Deal

HBO Max is going across the pond — and the universe — for its latest acquisition: It has picked up streaming rights to 'Doctor Who' and other British series.

Ratings Low for Time-Shifted ‘Doctor Who’ Festive Special

Showing on New Year's Day instead of Christmas Day, Jodie Whittaker's first festive special landed 5.15 million overnight viewers in the U.K., the lowest level for the annual 'Doctor Who' event since 2005.

Actress Karen Gillan on the “Crazy Resistance” to a Female Doctor Who (Guest Column)

'Avengers' star Karen Gillan on why Jodi Whittaker was the perfect actress to take on the titular role of Doctor Who.