Doctor Who Will Regenerate as David Tennant

<table border=0 cellspacing=2 cellpadding=0 width=120 align=left><tr><td><img src=’’ height=’170′ width=’120′ border=1></td></tr><tr><td><div align=’center’><font class=’text10′>Billie Piper will return, but Eccleston will be replaced by Tennant</font></div></td></tr></table>The BBC has confirmed David Tennant will be the new Doctor Who, replacing the outgoing Christopher Eccleston.</P><P>Despite the success of the new revamped Doctor Who series, which is back on TV after 16 years absence, Eccleston surprised BBC bosses by announcing he would not return for the second series. However, Billie Piper who plays the new Doctor’s assistant, Rose, will return for the new series.</P><P>Talking to the BBC Tennant said he was "delighted, excited and honored" to have landed the role.</P><P>On taking over from Eccleston he said "Taking over from Chris is a daunting prospect – he has done a fantastic job of reinventing the Doctor for a new generation and is a very tough act to follow."</P><P>This will not be the first time Tennant has worked on Doctor Who; he had a voice part on a 2003 Internet episode. </P><P>Tennant is currently starring in BBC period drama Casanova and will begin filming for Doctor Who later in the year.<BR></P>Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.

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