As the Doctor Who 60th anniversary celebration approaches in 2023, there has been a lot of discussion about the beloved series as of late. Audiences are excited to see David Tennant and Catherine Tate reprise their roles, but there are still many questions to be asked as the release date nears. For example, many are still unsure whether or how incoming actor Ncuti Gatwa will play The Doctor, though we now may have an answer thanks to Neil Patrick Harris.
Russell T. Davies of Doctor Who has been very cryptic about when and how David Tennants Doctor returns and when to see Ncuti Gatwas Doctor in action. Well, after incoming guest-star villain Neil Patrick Harris shared his thoughts on the Doctor, it's possible we'll have an idea of when hell will appear.
Neil Patrick Harris of Doctor Who Discussed Ncuti Gatwa
Neil Patrick Harris has been confirmed to play the new titular character in the 60th anniversary Doctor Who special in 2023, unlike Ncuti Gatwa, and he recently spoke with Variety about the Sex Education star's performance. The actor also plays Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in Barbie.
I got to meet and interact with him a bit, and he's wonderful. Hell be the first gay Doctor, which will be super cool, a sexier Doctor:
Ncuti Gatwa as the new Doctor sounds like Neil Patrick Harris is 100 percent on board, but there's something unusual about that statement that I'd love to know more about. Did Neil Patrick Harris mislead fans about when Gatwa will appear as the Doctor?
Do Neil Patrick Harris' Remarks Make References to The New Doctor's Debut?
Neil Patrick Harris stated that he would have some time to meet Ncuti Gatwa, which raises doubts about when the two would have a chance to converse. I suspect it's possible that Harris jokingly revealed that Gatwa was on the set of the 60th anniversary production and will be part of the special.
For the time being, Doctor Who lovers arent entirely sure whether or not Ncuti Gatwas Doctor will appear in the 60th anniversary special. Under normal circumstances, one would assume Jodie Whittakers Doctor will transform into Gatwas version following her final episode, but most of the public filming weve seen thus far has only shown David Tennant, Neil Patrick Harris, Catherine Tate, and recently deceased actor Bernard Cribbins.
The following Neil Patrick Harris quotation is the closest we have to imply Gatwas' participation in the 60th anniversary of Doctor Who. Even then, it's a vague sentence that does nothing beyond the fact that the two actors met, so it's not like it's a confirmation either. We'll just have to keep an eye on any new information about the new Doctors or other guest stars who may be there.
Doctor Who is taking a long break before the final installment of Jodie Whittakers, which will air in the autumn, but anyone who has an HBO Max subscription can watch the series in the meantime. Now may be the perfect time to reflect on Jodie Whittakers' greatest moments before her departure later this year.