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New ‘Doctor Who’ Star Is ‘Sex Education’ Actor Ncuti Gatwa | Entertainment News
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New ‘Doctor Who’ Star Is ‘Sex Education’ Actor Ncuti Gatwa | Entertainment News

LONDON (AP) — Ncuti Gatwa will take the mantle from Jodie Whittaker on “Doctor Who,” the BBC announced Sunday, ending speculation over the iconic Time Lord's next regeneration."Sometimes talent walks through the door and it’s so bright and bold and brilliant, I just stand back in awe and thank my lucky stars," returning showrunner Russell T Davies said in the broadcaster's release. “Ncuti dazzled us, seized hold of the Doctor and owned those TARDIS keys in seconds.”Gatwa, whose first name is pronounced 'SHOO-tee, currently stars in Netflix’s high school comedy-drama “Sex Education” as the effervescent Eric Effiong, who is openly gay but from a highly religious family.The Rwanda-born, Scotland-raised Gatwa, 29, will be the first Black actor to helm the quintessential British sci-fi show, bu...