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March 21st, 2012 159 comments

And The New Companion Is – Jenna-Louise Coleman

And The New Companion Is – Jenna-Louise Coleman

Jenna-Louise Coleman has been officially confirmed as the new companion to take over from Karen Gillan when she leaves the show sometime during series Seven.

From The BBC…

Her first episode will be the Xmas special.

There will be 6 episodes this year, including the Xmas Special. Then 8 next year. Jenna’s character will first be seen at Xmas.

Steven Moffat “Amy & Rory will leave in a final encounter with the Weeping Angels in ep 5. Not everyone gets out alive and I mean it this time

The Daleks will be returning in the autumn series (Doctor Who Magazine)

Jenna-Louise was born in Blackpool and played Jasmine Thomas in Emmerdale. She has been nominated for numerous awards in recent years including “Best Newcomer” “Best Actress” “Sexiest Female” and “Best Dramatic Performance”.

Her most recent appearance will be as Annie Desmond in Julian Fellowes four part mini-series Titanic.


159 comments

  • McGann is the Doctor.

    March 26th, 2012 - 8:55am

    (since no-one is talking about the next companion, ) I think the Tetraps would make an excellent monster/character to use in the series , they could be done WAY better than Time and the Rani (“The mistress will be over…………joyed.” Don’t count on it, she’s the Rani, crazy talking animal πŸ˜† )

    Their voices were great monster-voices, although the dialogue they got, wasn’t quite so great in that story. ❗ And they can see in all directions, what a great character to use ! πŸ˜€

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  • cyber contoller

    March 24th, 2012 - 10:38pm

    you will be upgaded

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    • Dalek Kan

      March 29th, 2012 - 3:15am

      EXTERMINATE!

  • outnumberd

    March 23rd, 2012 - 11:33am

    weeping angels are being over used.

    they are great monsters but they need a break about 1 or 2 years will be good

    two: the daleks are not scary any more like the look like something on cbbc not dr who.

    i hope they go back to the gold

    three: the yeti better not come back. monsters like you never seen them before
    ok lets put a pink hat on him and some googely eyes

    amy and rory are leaveing well lets get rid of matt smith its not i dont like him its the writing is bad bad bad and i could go in to more

    like the cybermen IN THE BASEMENT!!!!!!!!

    please reply i want to know what you think.

    ps: you can tell i dont like series 6

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    • the astronaut of death

      March 23rd, 2012 - 3:37pm

      i think we need more of the weeping angles not less of them

    • matt smithy

      March 23rd, 2012 - 7:50pm

      no, they have been in every series since series 5. its anoying! i was ok with series 5 and series 6, but series 7 aswell! i would be fine with them in series 7 if they were not in series 6 then they would have a break!

    • matt smithy

      March 23rd, 2012 - 7:51pm

      i loved series 6 and matt smith!

    • Bow tie of Doom

      March 23rd, 2012 - 10:01pm

      I thought The Time of Angels/Flesh and Stone was ok but the Angels lost their touch a bit (no pun intended!). Matt, Karen and Alex saved the show though.
      I’m looking forward to their appearance in Series 7! Can’t wait to see what happens!

    • the astronaut of death

      March 24th, 2012 - 12:16pm

      i know they have been in series 6 but there appernce was very breif

    • The Time Lord of Cheshire

      March 26th, 2012 - 11:52pm

      I do think that The Angels SHOULDN’T be seen, but The Daleks should, but not the new Teletubbies Daleks, I mean the OLD SCHOOL Daleks, they’re my favourite

  • THE PONDS

    March 23rd, 2012 - 7:26am

    Are Amy and Rory gonna get killed by the Weeping Angels?

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    • booboo

      March 23rd, 2012 - 8:08am

      we dont know yet

    • ExtremeFlashFilms

      March 24th, 2012 - 10:15am

      I think they will to be honest. Who else would die. In a way I want them to die so it isn’t all happy ending, and we know they are leaving anyway, however they are great actors and characters, so I don’t want them to die there. I still think people who die gives a lot more atmosphere to a show.

    • the astronaut of death

      March 24th, 2012 - 7:14pm

      you never no there could be someone else there who cold die

  • IronsideDalek

    March 23rd, 2012 - 1:04am

    I’m sad that Amy and Rory are gonna die. It is good to see them leave, as everyone has in the past, but them dying is gonna be sad. The Weeping Angels’ return is something I knew they were gonna do. As for the Daleks, I am praying that Moffat does something good with them. As good as Victory of the Daleks was, it could have been a lot better. All hail the new Daleks!

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    • Dalek Sec

      March 23rd, 2012 - 3:45am

      WWWWWWWHHHHHHHHHHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HHHHHHHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Daleks. Hopefully they will acually exterminate people. They’re just not scary enough without doing so.

    • the astronaut of death

      March 23rd, 2012 - 3:38pm

      we dont no amy and rory could still live

  • Harold Saxon

    March 22nd, 2012 - 11:19pm

    i was undr the impression we would get a lot of new who next year for the 50th anniversary so we will see,onr interview with moffat recentrly said there would be plenty of material so im curious bout 8 episodes next year doesnt sound quite right.mmm we will see,let’s welcome jenna in.

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  • Aaron

    March 22nd, 2012 - 10:09pm

    Why does everyone hate series 6 for it was great

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    • IronsideDalek

      March 23rd, 2012 - 12:55am

      Aside from the lack of villains with possible returns, aside from the Silence and Kovarian.

    • Mels

      March 23rd, 2012 - 1:51am

      I liked series 6… probably not as much (overall) as series 5, but I still liked it.

      “The Doctor’s Wife” I think now is my all-time favourite episode, and I loved “The Almost People” too. (How could you not love a Ganger Doctor?) XD

    • matt smithy

      March 23rd, 2012 - 6:27am

      same. I think the reason people didn’t lke series 6 was because they didn’t like the scilence plot line and say the series was bad rather than that. The only episodes i didn’t like were lets kill hitler, curse of the black spot and some of the rebel flesh but hay, every series has its bad episodes. the overall series was exellent with some clever episodes such as the opening 2 parts, the doctors wife, and night terrors. blimey this is a long comment!

    • Silence

      March 23rd, 2012 - 8:16am

      I enjoyed it! I loved when all us Silents killed EVERYBODY! But when everybody killed us, probably not AS good! We made an AWESOME return and it turned out we were in this sort of different dimension thingy! WHY MUST WE LOSE!

    • R.I.P Morbius

      March 23rd, 2012 - 9:43pm

      Exuse me , but do i know you from somewhere?

    • Whizza Rhama

      March 24th, 2012 - 8:34am

      I hated series 6! The storylines were way to complicated! I couldn’t get my head around them!
      And also, though you might think differently, I HATE AMY AND RORY EVEN MORE THAN THE TERRIBLE STORYLINES! I really hope these new episodes are much better than last series… I’m slowly getting pulled away from Doctor Who…

    • GreenAnchorRedWaterfall

      April 7th, 2012 - 8:00am

      Series 6 was the best Steven Moffat EVER. It was amazing! Fantastic! Especially The Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon and AGMGTW and also TDW. Series 6 Part 2 though all the episodes were amazing!

    • Give me a Dalek any day

      April 7th, 2012 - 7:58pm

      I agree. Although, it was Matt Smith who really stood out during Series 6!

  • Matt

    March 22nd, 2012 - 10:00pm

    Can’t wait for her to start πŸ˜€

    She was amazing in Waterloo road, just can’t wait πŸ˜€

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  • Commander Strax

    March 22nd, 2012 - 7:39pm

    and the story gos on.
    did the doctor really marry river??
    when is the doctor finally turn into the valeyard??
    where are the daleks???
    what was in the doctors room????

    DOCTOR WHO!!???

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    • The Eternal Dalek

      March 22nd, 2012 - 8:57pm

      Of course the Doctor married River. He had parental consent from Amy and Rory, but it is not legally documented. The Doctor will not “manifest” into the Valeyard. The Valeyard is a part of the Doctor that manifests itself into a separate form. It is unknown if/when the Valeyard will make an appearance. The Daleks are in the space/time continuum – although an exact trace cannot be matched. They will return in Series 7 (my money’s on Episode 4). We do not know what was in the Doctor’s room – nobody does apart from Toby Whithouse and Steven Moffat, given they have spoken of it.

    • The Silence

      March 23rd, 2012 - 6:23pm

      The Doctor probably saw himself in his room.

    • Commander Strax

      March 31st, 2012 - 9:35am

      youtube says that the valeyard returns when matt regerates

    • Give me a Dalek any day

      March 31st, 2012 - 10:22am

      But you can’t always trust the Internet can you?

    • booboo

      March 31st, 2012 - 10:26am

      how true is that

    • Give me a Dalek any day

      March 31st, 2012 - 10:58am

      Ok, not really that true. Lol. But, sometimes there are some crazy theories flying around.

    • GreenAnchorRedWaterfall

      April 7th, 2012 - 8:02am

      The Doctor probably saw himself in his TARDIS, hence the peculiar sounds and the “DO NOT DISTURB” sign.

  • Cyberman97

    March 22nd, 2012 - 7:04pm

    I will miss amy and rory i dont really agree with killing them off but i think it shows viewers that being friends with the doctor isn’t just fun and games also a lot of running because sooner or later there going to catch up with u esspecially if angels are involved!:)

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  • Dalek of Doom

    March 22nd, 2012 - 6:38pm

    Jenna starts filming this May! In S7 E5 I recokon Amy will die and Rory tries to kill the Doctor in a fury of anger!

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  • Bow tie of Doom

    March 22nd, 2012 - 6:16pm

    I think Amy and Rory are great companions but to be honest I am genuinely prepared to see them die! I never really thought I’d say that!!
    We’ll have to see what tricks Mr Moffat has up his sleeve this time. πŸ™‚

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  • the astronaut of death

    March 22nd, 2012 - 3:42pm

    she is going to have to do a lot of work to become as good as karen gillan

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    • Andrew Hall

      March 22nd, 2012 - 4:42pm

      Bit extreme. Karens been ok but wouldnt say shes been any better than Catherine Tate or Freema. Shes left me cold and come across in several episodes as downright annoying. The new girl will be fine, really loooking forward to the change.

    • Dalek Sec

      March 23rd, 2012 - 3:51am

      I liked Amy on Serie 5, but then on Series 6 she because this grouchy person who does nothing but follow the Doctor around. Rory was awesome, and River is my favourite companion, shes just so badass. I hope she comes back.
      As for the new companion, i look forward to watching her and the Doctor interact.

  • outnumberd

    March 22nd, 2012 - 11:41am

    i know!!!!!!

    in the one with the hotel the doctor looked in his room but we did not she what it was.

    i know what he is scared leaveing amy and rory

    what i think will happen is rory will get touched by an angel

    and go back in time and amy tells the doctor to take her there to be with him then he will have to leave her there.

    please reply i want to know what you think

    ps: series 6 was bad bad bad

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    • the astronaut of death

      March 22nd, 2012 - 3:40pm

      series 6 was amazing

    • Anonymous

      March 22nd, 2012 - 4:57pm

      It’s an alright idea, but surely if the doctor where to take take Amy back in time to be with Rory then wouldnt he not just take them both back to the present day ?

      And the Moffat has said there will definetly be a death.

    • Commander Strax

      March 22nd, 2012 - 5:14pm

      noooooooooo thay aways kinda die

  • Hector Sandler

    March 22nd, 2012 - 7:30am

    It sad that Rory & Amy are leaving. Does not have to be more 1 companion for Doctor have his time travel. But I should say the new companion is goddess & Beautiful. I might like her.

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  • 5yberman

    March 22nd, 2012 - 6:47am

    I have high hopes for this series!!! I know thats not very possible after the terrible series 6, but I can’t wait!!!

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    • cyberman2

      March 22nd, 2012 - 7:47am

      you don’t like series 6? i thought it was terrific

    • Anonymous

      March 22nd, 2012 - 8:27am

      series6 was ….i hate it

    • Rooners

      March 22nd, 2012 - 10:52am

      The “Marmite” series – series 6 will split fans down the middle for decades. Personally, I thought it was one of the most imaginative series in DW history and not just drew on the wealth of DW mythology but actually added to it in a signficant way. I loved the dark elements and the more mature story lines. It did hurt my brain a little though so I am more than happy for series 7 to be 14 seperate adventures without a major arc….but Series 6 was, for me, a rollacoster ride – loved it!

    • Matt

      March 22nd, 2012 - 10:03pm

      I’m on the hate side of the marmite line – I thought it was awful. There were onyl a couple of good episodes (IMO – Night Terrors and God Complex) and the story arc was too complicated haha! :S

    • MacaroonDalek

      March 23rd, 2012 - 5:22pm

      Marmite series? I thought It was ok (bad first part series but good second part series).

  • Bow tie of Doom

    March 22nd, 2012 - 6:13am

    It’s great to hear the Angels are back!! It’s less than great to hear the Daleks ate back!

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    • Bow tie of Doom

      March 22nd, 2012 - 6:13am

      Are*

  • DoctorWhoFan1001

    March 21st, 2012 - 10:24pm

    I think, by looking at the photo, she and Matt Smith will work good together as compaion and time lord. If you don’t agree please reply πŸ™‚

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    • Commander Strax

      March 22nd, 2012 - 5:16pm

      i dont. she looks 17 but shes 25.
      i cant just get them working togerther

  • Lukeymollo

    March 21st, 2012 - 9:27pm

    This has been a great day to be a Doctor Who fan!! I liked series 5, hated 6, and was getting a bit bored of Amy and Rory. I love the look of the new companion, made up the daleks are back (I hope they open 7) and quite like the schedule, the build up will be great. Plus next year will be soooo good, soo much boss dr who πŸ™‚

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    • The 13th Doctor

      March 21st, 2012 - 9:41pm

      DOCTOR WHO FOR EVER

  • the astronaut of death

    March 21st, 2012 - 8:46pm

    if she got a part in titanic she must be a good actress

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  • TARDISTIK

    March 21st, 2012 - 8:42pm

    I know they were Moffat’s creation and Blink possibly the story that made his name but maybe the Angels should have just stopped in Wester Drumlins. Its not that I don’t think they’re a good monster its just that I think they’ve been a bit overused and its said that Amy and Rory’s last story will be with them.
    Sorry Moffat…

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    • Bowtie Bob

      March 21st, 2012 - 9:08pm

      i agree he ruined them in The time of angels and flesh and stone. the empty child was great because he left it at one story.

    • Dalek Sec

      March 22nd, 2012 - 3:18am

      I acually disagree, yes if they were brought back they would be overused. But those were good episodes, and to new fans, these monsters are as iconic as the Cyberman, Yeti, or Daleks are they used to be. Also the crack closed so the Angels had nothing to defeat them. A mirror perhaps? Anyway if he shows them again, show the Angels that were in the timeline where there was no crack. I think Moffat ruined River abit through.

    • dalek99

      March 22nd, 2012 - 6:40am

      I totally agree with Tardistik. Hopefully this will be the last time we see them. I think they are really clever monsters but i do also think that have been overused

    • I Love Cybermen

      March 22nd, 2012 - 10:42am

      As far as I’m concerned the angel 2-parter in series 5 was amazing. In reality the angels have only appeared in Blink, a two-parter and in a tiny cameo in The God Complex. If you think how many times true greats like the cybermen and daleks have appeared, this is a tiny amount indeed next to them! They’re great monsters and i hope they keep coming back…

    • Commander Strax

      March 22nd, 2012 - 5:18pm

      i hate them
      they soud go

  • the astronaut of death

    March 21st, 2012 - 8:42pm

    can’t wait but i just wish for the series to be set out less confusing i would prefer it to be set out like series 5

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  • Cyberman97

    March 21st, 2012 - 8:15pm

    Exciting stuff!

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  • RORY DOCTOR RIVER POND

    March 21st, 2012 - 8:14pm

    i have never heard of this girl. and in my doctor who stories i was gonna leave by getting touched by an angel too! i hope amy and rory don’t physically die though!

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  • RORY DOCTOR RIVER POND

    March 21st, 2012 - 8:12pm

    So let me get this straight, there are only going to be 6 episodes this year???!! that sucks! In my Doctor who stories, I was going to leave b being touched by an angel too.

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    • Dalek Jake

      March 22nd, 2012 - 8:13am

      No there will be six episodes in 2012 (including the Christmas special) and 8 episodes in 2013.

    • poojoo

      March 22nd, 2012 - 6:31pm

      that still means theres 6 episodes this year!!!!!

    • Silence

      March 23rd, 2012 - 8:18am

      Me thinks some may be 2-parters! P.S. Silence will Fall. Amen.

    • Silence

      March 23rd, 2012 - 8:19am

      I know! Do the math! 6 + 8 = 14! There is a Special in between! SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, It is 15 episodes! Lol! Why didn’t I figure that out earlier! P.S. Silence will Fall. Amen.

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