SDCC 2018: The New Doctor will appear at SDCC


Whovians heading to San Diego Comic will want to pack their sonic screwdrivers because The Doctor is coming!

BBC America announced this morning via Twitter Jodie Whittaker will be making an appearance at San Diego Comic Con. The TARDIS will be properly packed for this trip because Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill, who play Ryan and Yasmin, showrunner Chris Chibnall (Broadchurch), and executive producer Matt Strevens (An Adventure In Space And Time) will be also making the trip.

No date or time for the panel was indicated. Stay tuned for more details.

As an avid Whovian this is exciting news as we are starting to hear more programming announcements for San Diego Comic Con. And according to the press release from BBC America this will be the the cast’s first-ever panel appearance ahead of series premiere this fall.

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Kevin aka "DRWHO42" watches a lot of TV and avoids spoilers like the plague. He is an avid Whovian, Trekker, fanboy, gamer, traveler, planner, self-professed gym rat, and Starbucks espresso loyalist. When not plotting out his schedule for the next tent-pole movie or watching his favorite shows he is on the hunt for pop-culture TV & Movie media news. More importantly he is a frequent attendee of San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) and New York Comic Con (NYCC). Follow him on Twitter @kevinDW42 @FoCCBlog