Unfortunately the Eleventh Doctor’s new companion will not be an Ood (I wasn’t the only one hoping for that, right?), but it looks like Producer Steven Moffat has not let us down. Moffat has announced that the companion who will next be joining our eccentric Time Lord in the TARDIS is actress Jenna-Louise Coleman.
The change in companions is sure to cause some level of uncertainty, there is always some readjusting when we experience a new incarnation of the Doctor or a companion is left in a parallel universe. But if you have any concerns that this new companion may not have any chemistry with the Eleventh Doctor, throw them aside. Per BBC news, Coleman had an audition alongside Matt Smith which resulted in this reaction from Moffat: “It always seems impossible when you start casting these parts, but when we saw Matt and Jenna together, we knew we had our girl. She’s funny and clever and exactly mad enough to step on board the Tardis.” Continue reading