Steven Moffat's been in charge of Doctor Who's storytelling since 2010, and he's probably nearing the end of his tenure. So everybody's wondering who could take over this insanely demanding job, when the show regenerates next time. Let's break down seven prospects, in order of most likely to least likely.
The BBC has staked, exorcized, shot with a silver bullet and otherwise destroyed the original Being Human TV series, announcing its cancelation after the upcoming fifth season earlier today. Here's part of the BBC's press release:
Doctor Who's quirky time traveler has often been accused of transforming human beings into weapons — most notably, Davros made this claim in "Journey's End." But last night's episode, "A Town Called Mercy," features another alien doctor who's literally made people into weapons — and meanwhile, it makes a strong case…
We were lucky enough to get some quality time with Doctor Who's Karen Gillan at San Diego Comic-Con, and she told us what to expect from her character this fall. How is the Girl Who Waited going to be rewarded for her faith in the Doctor? Not all that well, by the sound of things.
After watching "The Vampires of Venice," a bit of a mini-theme is starting to emerge in this season of Doctor Who: the Doctor having to choose between humans and other intelligent species. What gives him the right? Spoilers below.