The Doctor will probably be dealing with a brand new adversary in Neil Patrick Harris within the upcoming Doctor Who sixtieth anniversary particular. At the official website, it was introduced that Harris can be enjoying a villain within the particular and is at present filming scenes set to air in 2023. Harris has additionally divulged a picture of himself in character from the particular by posting it to Instagram, and you may try the picture under.
“My current gig,” Harris says within the caption. “Never looked more dashing. Thank you for inviting me into your Whoniverse, Russell T Davies. I’ll try my hardest to do my worst. This Doctor has no idea what’s in store. And even if he does… Who cares? Ha ha ha HA ha-ha-ha!”
A separate assertion from showrunner Russell T Davies concerning the new casting added, “It’s my enormous honor to open our studio doorways for the mighty Neil Patrick Harris… however who, why, what’s he enjoying? You’ll simply have to attend. But I promise you, the stuff we’re capturing now could be off the size. Doctor beware!”
Additionally, Davies teased when resharing the picture on his personal Instagram account that Harris is “playing the greatest enemy the Doctor has ever faced.”
Ncuti Gatwa Will Be the Next Doctor
It has additionally been introduced that Jodie Whittaker is getting ready to depart Doctor Who with showrunner Chris Chibnall exiting alongside her. That opened the door for Russell T Davies to return as showrunner. Meanwhile, it has been introduced that Sex Education standout Ncuti Gatwa will painting the subsequent Doctor with an upcoming particular to function the regeneration from Whittaker into Gatwa. Davies beforehand launched an announcement praising Gatwa’s casting.
“The future is here and it’s Ncuti! Sometimes talent walks through the door and it’s so bright and bold and brilliant, I just stand back in awe and thank my lucky stars. Ncuti dazzled us, seized hold of the Doctor and owned those TARDIS keys in seconds. It’s an honor to work with him, and a hoot, I can’t wait to get started. I’m sure you’re dying to know more, but we’re rationing ourselves for now, with the wonderful Jodie’s epic finale yet to come. But I promise you, 2023 will be spectacular!”
Gatwa virtually didn’t get the position of the Fourteenth Doctor. During the audition course of, one explicit unnamed actor had emerged as the favourite for Davies and the Doctor Who group. The remainder of the auditions have been just about executed as a formality, and because it turned out, Gatwa was the final particular person to audition for the position. Once Gatwa did his audition, which Davies describes as “blazing,” they knew straight away that that they had their subsequent Doctor standing in entrance of them.
“It was the most blazing audition. It was our last audition. It was our very last one. We thought we had someone and then in he came and stole it.”