Just announced! The Twelfth Doctor will be Peter Capaldi! He'll be taking over for Matt Smith after this year's Xmas special.
I'm personally very excited. I enjoyed Matt Smith but am ready for a new face/attitude, and I'm hopeful considering Capaldi's history (he was a W.H.O. doctor in World War Z, should have seen this coming). I'm not familiar with him beyond what IMDB tells me, but I AM happy they picked a bit of an older Doctor. Really, it will be his first time on screen that determines if this is a good decision or not. He's definitely different than anyone we've seen since the re-start, so let's see if our generation can accept someone who
Now the wait for the 50th Anniversary Special begins, when they bring back my favorite Doctor, David Tennant!
isn't young-ish. He's got some big, goofy shoes to fill after Matt Smith.