Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018
Entertainment

Jodie Whittaker gives “Doctor Who” the feminine touch

British actress Jodie Whittaker was unveiled Thursday as the first woman to play "Doctor Who", telling fans of the cult BBC series that she felt the weight of the story – but that the genre should not be relevant. -old, who became famous in the award-winning British drama "Broadchurch", succeeds Scottish actor Peter Capaldi as the 13th incarnation of the Time Lord

"I knew, of course, to be the first woman to be the first woman in the world. he was going "she told 6,500 fans at the annual Comic-Con Convention in San Diego, which hosted the casting group's first press conference.

" It's incredibly inclusive and it's Also, knowing that fans are all over the world, there is this great Whovian family you want to be part of because it's so stimulating and inclusive, and fun. "

Fans were Treated last year at a brief glimpse of Whittaker, walking towards the Tardis in a forest, in a clip shown after the Wimbledon tennis on BBC television

At Comic-Con, which attracts 130,000 fans of movies, TVs and comics from around the world, BB C America launched the first complete trailer that began with Whittaker's surprise expression.

for me, "she says, probably after the regeneration. "New faces, new worlds, new times, so if I really asked you, really good, would you be my new best friends?"

There were glimpses of the Doctor with his new sonic screwdriver. worlds and the first look at his three new companions.

– & # 39; She just nailed it & # 39; –

The adventures of the Doctor – a journey back in time, humanoid alien running through the universe – have maintained a fervent following since they were first broadcast in 1963.

The New Season gets a run of 10 episodes and although there is no release date announced, fans expect it to come back in October.

Whittaker will work with the creator of "Broadchurch" Chris Chibnall, who succeeds Steven Moffat as a new showrunner

"She just walked into the room where she was a Doctor, it was one of those things where you do not know what you are looking for before seeing it, and the energy that she bought was just the doctor – but it was new, it was fresh, "said Chibnal L.

"It was very funny, very moving.It's really exciting as a showrunner when you see them auditioning and want to write instantly, and that suggests scenes." C & # 39; is what really happened – she just nailed it. "

The series airs around the world and celebrated its 50th anniversary four years ago with a special episode aired simultaneously in nearly 100 country. The role, that's why it's so amazing for any actor to play, is that the genre is basically irrelevant and that it's completely liberating " , said Whittaker to the audience

". I've never addressed a role in thinking, "Oh, how do women do that?" I just did it from my point of view. "

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