We've known for some time that Jodie Whittaker would take over the title role in Doctor Who at the end of this year, but it's finally happened. The Doctor regenerated on this week's Christmas special, turning the role over to Whittaker from Peter Capaldi.
Via The Hollywood Reporter.
Jodie Whittaker has officially taken over for Peter Capaldi as the lead role in the hit BBC science-fiction series Doctor Who.
At the end of the one-hour special broadcast on Christmas Day, Scottish actor Capaldi "regenerated" into English actress Whittaker, who made history as the first woman to ever play the iconic time-traveling character. Running since 1963, Doctor Who is the longest running sci-fi series in the world and airs to dozens of territories globally.
Whittaker was chosen to play the Thirteenth Doctor by new showrunner Chris Chibnall, who