Matt Smith hasn't left Doctor Who just yet, but that hasn't stopped fans from dream-casting the next Doctor.
While many have shortlisted Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Radcliffe and even Helen Mirren, they are, unfortunately, unlikely catches for a low-budget series that prefers smaller names.
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The reported top choice for Twelve is Skyfall
's Rory Kinnear
, though the actor has allegedly never seen the show. Kinnear's Bond co-star Ben Whishaw
is also a favorite pick, along with Russell Tovey
and Harry Lloyd
(Game of Thrones
). While Harry Potter
's top-billed cast is highly unlikely, either Oliver
or James Phelps
would be absolutely charming in the role. Other options might be David Walliams
) or Laurence Fox
), who just happens to be married to former Doctor Who
star Billie Piper
If the series decides to break with tradition and cast a non-white Doctor, David Harewood
), Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Children of Men
) and Patterson Joseph (Peep Show
) would be all be perfect Time Lords. On the chance that Steven Moffat
decides to cast the first Time Lady, Romola Garai
), Gina Bellman
), Zawe Ashton
) and Sheridan Smith
(Gavin & Staecy
) could navigate the Tardis with ease.
Tell us who you think would be the perfect Twelfth Doctor and why.