Video: BBC reveals thirteenth Doctor Who is a woman
Actress Jodie Whittaker will be the first woman to play the iconic Doctor Who, the BBC announced Sunday.
Whittaker, probably best known for her role in the movie Attack the Block, was revealed as the 13th Doctor in a YouTube video posted to the show's official Twitter account.
Watch it below:
She's replacing Peter Capaldi, who took on the role of the 12th Doctor in 2013. The final episode featuring Capaldi will air on Christmas Day.