Doctor Who’s newest incarnation has been announced. Replacing Jodie Whittaker — and becoming the 14th Doctor Who — is 29-year-old Netflix star Ncuti Gatwa. (In 2020 the Scottish branch of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awarded him the prestigious “Best Actor in Television” award for work on the Netflix series Sex Education.) Fun fact: he also voiced the lead driver in Electronic Arts’ racing videogame Grid Legends, according to Wikipedia.

In a BBC press release, he described himself as “a mix of deeply honoured, beyond excited and of course a little bit scared” to take over the long-running part of the TARDIS-traveling Time Lord, according to CNN.

“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. I will endeavour my utmost to

   

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