London [UK], December 24 (ANI): British actress Jodie Whittaker, who was announced as the 13th doctor of the hit-TV series 'Doctor Who', revealed that even pieces of advice from former Time Lords couldn't prepare her for the reaction to taking over the role.
While talking about the role, Jodie, 35, said, "There is no advice you can give because no person plays this part the same. I have spoken to a few. The overwhelming sense is, 'This is such an exciting journey you are about to go on, and it is to be enjoyed'."
"It was certainly not handed to me on a plate. They needed to make sure I was right," explained Whittaker.
The 55-year-old showrunner said the TV franchise has a promising future with the actor as the 13th Time Lord.
Whittaker is taking the baton from actor Peter Capaldi, who played the 12th Doctor for 4 years. (ANI)