When Jodie Whittaker was first announced as the new (and female) lead in the next series of DOCTOR WHO the internet went into a frenzy of biblical proportions, as only it can. It wasn’t only voices of desertion that send the web buzzing but plenty of people from the Who-verse came out and defended the casting news. Now we can check out an official pic of Whittaker in the role:

Does anybody REALLY care that the new Doctor is female, and if so why? She looks great in the picture and we’re sure she will rock as the first female Doctor in the series’ legendary run. Well, we’ll find out just how good Whittaker is in the role when BBC release the DOCTOR WHO Christmas special this coming December. Bring it on!