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Jodie Whittaker Cast as First Female Doctor in 'Doctor Who'

Jodie Whittaker will be the thirteenth Doctor Who after the BBC named her the new time lord, one of the most iconic sci-fi characters on TV around the world. "Attack The Block" star Whittaker is the first-ever female doctor and will be seen on BBC One in the U.K. and on BBC America in the United States, as well as globally, with the sci-fi series one of the biggest selling shows BBC Worldwide has on its books. "I'm beyond excited to begin this epic journey, with Chris and with every Whovian on this planet," Whittaker said. "It's more than an honor to play the Doctor. It means remembering everyone I used ...