The incoming showrunner worked hard to try and convince the current Doctor to stay. And he almost succeeded.
It seems the wager confidence in James Bond actor Ben Whishaw is slipping in favor of the Oscar-winning actress.
Chris Chibnall has to finish up ‘Broadchurch,’ take a vacation, and then maybe by summer he’ll start thinking about it.
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While two actors from the James Bond film franchise have been mentioned, there is some speculation Chris Chibnall could reach into the past.
His departure will come at the same time as showrunner’s Steven Moffat.
He’ll reprise his role in the new version of the story.