Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker responds to rumors of her passing

Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker responds to rumors of her passing
Just a couple of days after the release of the latest Doctor Who special "Revolution of the Daleks", which also saw the return of a face well known to fans of the series, some rumors began to circulate about the future of the series. and its protagonist played by Jodie Whittaker.

According to an insider report, in fact, the actress would have communicated to the production that she wanted to leave the series at the end of next season, remaining in the longevity tradition of the previous Doctors . The thirteenth season (of the new cycle of course) has recently begun filming, formalizing the work with an image.

In regards to this rumor, the BBC has already issued an answer:

" We don't intend to comment on any speculation about Jodie's future on the show. ”

A diplomatic reply that does not actually deny the rumor, which moreover would not be shocking news in itself, considering the precedents. According to the insider, the leading actress is even already considering new assignments for her post-Doctor Who career, and it is probably this detail that aroused the reaction of Jodie Whittaker who commented:

it's about, right now I'm the Doctor and that's completely absorbing me as an actress. I can't visualize anything beyond this role, and I don't want to. "

In short, the actress wanted to clarify her complete attention to her current role in order to avoid possible allusions to her professionalism.

For now, therefore, Jodie Whittaker's exit from Doctor Who does not Has been confirmed. If it were to extend beyond next season it would be the first time for the same version of the Doctor, given that the predecessors David Tennant, Matt Smith and Peter Capaldi have punctually regenerated at the end of their third season.

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