Doctor Who: Ncuti Gatwa is replacing Jodie Whittaker as new Doctor in 2023
The Independent says Ncuti Gatwa has been announced as the new star, the Fourteenth Doctor, in Doctor Who.
The 29-year-old, who was born in Rwanda and raised in Scotland, is best known for playing Eric in Netflix comedy Sex Education.
Gatwa had previously teased his casting with a series of symbols on Instagram, with showrunner Russell T Davies replying: “The future is here.” Davies shared the same set of images.
Speaking about his casting, Gatwa said he was “deeply honoured, beyond excited and of course a little bit scared”.
He continued: “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.
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