To be Which doctor? Bring back an iconic companion?
Yasmin Finney (Heart stops beating) will play a character named Rose in scenes that will air in 2023 as part of the show’s 60th anniversary celebrations, the BBC announced on Monday. Billie Piper previously played Doctor Rose Tyler’s sidekick opposite Christopher Eccleston and David Tennant.
Host Russell T Davies said in a statement: “Life on Which doctor? become brilliant and desolate, how can there be another Rose? You’ll find out in 2023, but it’s an absolute pleasure to welcome Yasmin to the Doctor Who movie set. We all fell in love with her in Heart stops beatingone of the programs that changed the world – and now Yasmin can change the Enemy! ”
Finney added: “If someone had told 8-year-old Yasmin that one day she would be a part of this iconic performance, I would never have believed them in a million years. This show has had a place in so many people’s hearts, so to be seen as the transgender actress of the legendary Russell herself has made not only my year but also her life. I. I can’t wait to begin this journey and for all of you to see how Rose blooms. Prepare.”
Finney joins returning stars David Tennant (aka The Tenth Doctor) and Catherine Tate (Donna), who “reunited for the battle of life,” Davies teased.
As previously reported, Sex educationNcuti Gatwa’s will join as the fourteenth Doctor of the series starting with Season 14. His term will begin in 2023, after Jodie Whittaker ends his reign following a broadcast. another special wave later this year.
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