BBC has announced the next actor to replace Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor, in TV series Doctor Who.
BAFTA award winning 29 year-old actor, Ncuti Gatwa will be playing the fifteenth Doctor. Gatwa is known as the character Eric Effiong; from the hit series on Netflix called Sex Education. The actor will also be starring in the upcoming 2023 Barbie movie starring Margot Robbie.
Ncuti Gatwa spoke to BBC News about getting the role as the next Doctor:
This role and show means so much to so many around the world, including myself, and each one of my incredibly talented predecessors has handled that unique responsibility and privilege with the utmost care.Ncuti Gatwa – BBC News Doctor Who article
The series will be helmed by Russell T. Davies once again. Ncuti Gatwa will make his debut in 2023.