EXCLUSIVE: Karen Gillan Thinks Jodie Whittaker Will “Rejuvenate” Doctor Who

Chris Tilly
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Former Doctor Who star Karen Gillan has been talking about the casting of Jodie Whittaker as The Doctor in the next series.

Speaking about the bizarre controversy over casting a woman in the role, Gillan said “I’m so happy – it’s a female finally. People have questioned whether a female can play the role, and that’s completely ridiculous. And we’re about to find out with Jodie [Whittaker].

“I think she’s going to be incredible. She’s such an amazing actress. And I think she’s going to rejuvenate the whole show for everyone.”

You can watch Gillan talk about the casting in the above video, followed by one of her Guardians of the Galaxy co-star’s phone going off in embarrassing fashion.

Chris Tilly
FANDOM Managing Editor in the UK. At this point my life is a combination of 1980s horror movies, Crystal Palace football matches, and episodes of I'm Alan Partridge. The first series. When he was in the travel tavern. Not the one after.
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