Might Jo Martin return because the Physician to interchange Jodie Whittaker? (Image: BBC)
On Sunday, it was claimed that Jodie, 38, is set to leave Doctor Who after three years on the finish of the subsequent sequence.
The Mirror reported that Jodie expressed a want to observe within the footsteps of a lot of her predecessors by stepping down after three seasons.
Whereas the BBC is yet to confirm whether or not the experiences are true, this hasn’t stopped followers from speculating who the Broadchurch actor’s alternative could possibly be.
Though names of certain well-known actors akin to I Might Destroy You creator Micaela Coel and Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge have been talked about, there are lots of who consider Jo needs to be the subsequent particular person to take up the mantle.
Jo previously made an appearance in Doctor Who as one other incarnation of the Physician in 2020, changing into the second girl to play the character and the primary Black Physician within the present’s historical past.
Mandip Gill, Jodie Whittaker, Tosin Cole, Jo Martin and Neil Stuke sequence 12, ‘The Fugitive of Judoon’ (Image: BBC / Ben Blackall)
‘IF Jodie is certainly leaving, I hope the obvious, logical alternative is made. Jo Martin has ALREADY BEEN INTRODUCED AS THE DOCTOR. DO THAT,’ one individual tweeted.
‘Jo Martin to take over as the subsequent Physician or we riot,’ one other acknowledged.
Another person described Jo as ‘a tremendous Physician’, whereas one other stated it could make sense to forged her within the function as ‘she’s already there and kicking ass within the sequence’.
Some folks identified that if Jo is forged as the subsequent Physician, the present might have to elucidate the chronology of her incarnation of the character.
Through the sequence 12 finale of Physician Who in March 2020, viewers deduced that Jo’s incarnation of the Physician probably predates William Hartnell’s first depiction of the Time Lord.
Nonetheless, a number of followers don’t really feel this could cease Jo from taking on because the alien protagonist.
‘I’ll be unhappy if Jodie Whittaker leaves Physician Who on the finish of the upcoming season. But when she does, why not have Jo Martin take over?’ one individual stated.
‘There’s no immutable regulation saying that the brand new star of Physician Who must be the subsequent chronological incarnation of the Physician.’
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