Rumours surrounding who will exchange Jodie Whittaker have abounded ever sinc eshe stepped down because the thirteenth incarnation of the Time Lord.
everybody from Hugh Grant to Michaela Coel have had their identify thrown within the ring, with Davies’ return to the present resulting in hypothesis that he’ll solid one of many stars of his Channel 4 sequence It’s a Sin.
It appears this won’t be the case. Following an Instagram publish shared on Sunday (8 Could), Doctor Who sleuths consider that the 14th Doctor will probably be Ncuti Gatwa.
Gatwa is greatest figuring out for taking part in Eric in Netflix comedy Intercourse Training.
The 29-year-old shared a sequence of symbols on Instagram, with Davies replying: “The future is here.”
Davies shared the identical set of photos, which may be seen under.
Followers despatched a flurry of excited responses to Davies’s remark, with many assuming Gatwa would be the new Time Lord.
“THIS IS NOT A DRILL!!!” fansite @BadWolfArchives tweeted, including: “Ncuti Gatwa is a wonderful performer and would be *such* a welcome addition to the Doctor Who universe.”
Davies, a former showrunner on the BBC sequence, is rejoining the sequence as head author in 2023, in time for the present’s sixtieth anniversary.
He began auditions for Whittaker’s alternative in December 2021. Discover the total listing of odds predicting who’ll be c ast within the position right here.
Georgia Tennant, the spouse of former Doctor Who star David Tennant, reshared Gatwa’s publish to her Instagram Tales (in addition to a “creepy” textual content alternate along with her husband).
There have been a number of theories that Tennant may return because the character now Davies is again on the sequence.