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Before She Was Doctor Who’s 13th Doctor: Jodie Whittaker

Jodie Whittaker should've been a household name long before she was cast as the thirteenth doctor. If you're just catching up on her now, here's what you missed.

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Alan Cumming Lets Slip That He’s Filming a Role in the Upcoming Season of Doctor Who

Doctor Who seems to be a popular pit-stop for all sorts of British actors looking to travel through space and time. Yet we haven't heard much about guest stars who might be sharing the screen with Jodie Whittaker, the first female Doctor. That is, until now, when Alan Cumming revealed himself as a guest on the upcoming season.

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The 13th Doctor’s Adventures Comes to Titan Comics This Fall, Delivered by an All-Female Creative Team

What's even better than Doctor Who's first female Doctor gracing our TV screens this year? The first female Doctor gracing our lives in multiple mediums. Titan Comics has announced that, to coincide with the 13th Doctor's debut on television this fall, they are launching a new line of Doctor Who comics starring Jodie Whittaker's Doctor!

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Jodie Whittaker’s 13th Doctor Is Already Inspiring Awesome Fanart

We won't get the new season of Doctor Who, which features the series' first female Doctor, until fall of 2018. Luckily, that hasn't stopped fans from giving us their visions of Thirteen in all her glory.

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Doctor Who‘s Jodie Whittaker Insisted on Doctor-Sized Pay for Her Doctor-Sized Role

If you have 50 years of a character being portrayed on a hit television show by different male actors, paying them all at the same level, then when a woman takes on the same role suddenly just so happen to pay the person in that role less...that would be extremely shady, right? Of course right. Jodie Whittaker thinks so, too, which is why she insisted on pay parity when she took on the iconic role of the Doctor on Doctor Who.

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Everyone’s Favorite Bond Says the Next James Bond Should Be a Woman

Even though he has never been cast officially in the role, I think in the eyes of many Idris Elba is our Bond. Or at least the Bond we deserve. Elba further proved that by saying that the next person to be Bond should be a woman.

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Broadchurch Season 3 Is an Unusually Thoughtful Depiction of a Rape Investigation

Some spoilers ahead for Broadchurch season 3, but not the big reveal!

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Jodie Whittaker on Playing the Doctor: “It’s Amazing to Be a Milestone, but How Wonderful If It Wasn’t”

"I’m so excited that the role models for young children, boys or girls ... or teenagers, or adults, come in different forms."

The incoming Thirteenth Doctor and the first woman to play the role on Doctor Who is enjoying her "defining moment"—but she's excited for a future where a lady Doctor isn't big news at all.

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Thirteen Is More Than Just “a Female Doctor”; She’s the Next Phase of the Doctor’s Evolution

This year's Doctor Who Christmas special was thrilling for several reasons. We got to watch the Twelfth Doctor interact with the First Doctor (brought beautifully to life again by David Bradley). We witnessed the moment where the Doctor preserved a very important future relationship. But perhaps the most thrilling thing of all is that, in regenerating into their thirteenth form, the Doctor is now a woman. The best part? The Doctor seems pretty damn happy about it.

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After 50 Years of Doctor Who, We Have a Female Doctor at Last

Watching Peter Capaldi's Doctor regenerate into Jodie Whittaker's is a moment that will go down in TV history, and one that you won't soon forget.

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Women Are Running the TARDIS in This Upcoming Doctor Who Collection

Doctor Who is determined to fill everything you love with women and if you have a problem with that, then really that is just too bad for you.

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Twitter Celebrates 54 Years of Doctor Who

I'm a bad, bad Whovian. When we were planning content for Thanksgiving yesterday, I neglected one of the most important dates on my calendar. Doctor Who Day, commemorating the first episode of Doctor Who, which aired on the BBC 54 years ago on November 23rd, 1963. Thankfully, Twitter was on it, and there were some awesome posts shared to mark the occasion!

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Things We Saw Today: Have Yourself a Merry Little Peek at the Doctor Who Christmas Special

It's almost the most wonderful time of the year again, kids! That's right: we're approaching Doctor Who Christmas special territory.

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Whovians, Here’s What Jodie Whittaker’s 13th Doctor Will Really Look Like

We got a brief glimpse of Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor way back when the news first broke, but she was mostly obscured by a (admittedly awesome) coat/hoodie combo, but her actual look as the 13th Doctor is so much more.

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Meet the New Doctor Who Cast for Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor

The Doctor's new friends include Bradley Walsh as Graham, Tosin Cole as Ryan, Mandip Gill as Yasmin, and Sharon D. Clarke.

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Billie Piper Thinks Doctor Who‘s Rose Would Totally Be In Love With the 13th Doctor

The advent of Doctor Who's thirteenth Doctor, the first female Doctor in the show's history, has Whovians wondering what, if anything, will change now that the Doctor will be played by Broadchurch's Jodie Whittaker. Of course, this also extends to the Doctor's love life which, for better or worse, became a huge focus of the show from the time of the 2005 series revival. It all started with a companion named Rose.

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Has Doctor Who‘s Next Companion Been Revealed?

New. Doctor Who. Companion. Now, this news is coming from the UK's Mirror, and it hasn't yet been confirmed by the BBC, so this is all firmly in Rumor Territory. Whew! Now that that's out of the way, let's freak out about it and speculate!

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David Tennant and Stephen Colbert Play “Scrooge McDuck or Donald Trump,” And It’s Actually Pretty Difficult

David Tennant went on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about the actor's many projects, from the new season of Doctor Who, the end of Broadchurch, and his upcoming role as Scrooge McDuck in Disney XD's DuckTales. There was, as with most things these days, a political undertone to each of these discussions.

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Jodie Whittaker’s Just So Happy That She’s Going to Be a “Fancy Dress Costume” for Cosplayers

It's a singular kind of special joy to see people cosplay a character you play on television or in the movies. At least, I imagine it is, because watching Jodie Whittaker react to a bunch of people at Comic-Con cosplaying her iteration of the Doctor certainly brings me joy, and I'm just a nerd watching a video on the internet.

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What’s in a Name? — Time Lord vs. Time Lady

A bit of grammar discussion for you.

As we move from a male to a female Doctor, we must consider the implications of what it means to be a Time Lord. Or a Time Lady. Is there a difference? Which is correct?

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