It seems the succession might be rather more rapid than anyone anticipated.
Sources have indicated that a Sunday newspaper is intending to scoop the BBC by announcing the name of the new Doctor this weekend. And in order to pre-empt the scoop, the BBC look set to announce the name tomorrow evening, just a single short week since the announcement of Matt Smith’s departure, and hardly time enough for that bombshell of a news story to sink in.
The name of the actor in question is still a mystery (as is the gender...), although the source indicated that a photo shoot with the lucky new TARDIS tenant has already been completed. One thing we do know is, early contender Ben Daniels is definitely not in the frame.
Here at Starburst, we have no idea how true this story is, but the next 24 hours look sure to be interesting for those following developments on Twitter...
Starburst's sources have now come up with three names, apparently the front-runners in the bidding to be the new Doctor. Whether it's one of these three that has in fact been chosen to play the part, we cannot be sure. We can't really be sure that these three are in the running at all - but that's what we've been told! One thing that's guaranteed, however, is that this new "information" will get people talking!
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