SDCC: Colin Baker and Sophie Aldred on Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor Who casting

Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor on Doctor Who

Last weekend it was announced that Jodie Whittaker has been cast as the Thirteenth Doctor in the long-running British sci-fi series Doctor Who, becoming the first female actor to take on the role of the iconic Time Lord.

Yesterday at the San Diego Comic-Con International, Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh caught up with Colin Baker (The Sixth Doctor) and Sophie Aldred (Ace) following BritBox’s Classic Doctor Who Panel, during which the two stars shared their thoughts on Whittaker’s casting.

Tai also asked Sophie her thoughts on being the first companion to “kick arse” with her role as Ace…

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Video: Tai Freligh

Tai Freligh is a Los Angeles based writer and can be found on Twitter.

(Article originally appeared on Flickering Myth)

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