Dr. Who’s New Companion

After a very long wait to find out who will replace Dr. Who’s companion Clara, it was announced during a televised soccer match’s halftime. Pearl Mackie will play Bill alongside Peter Capaldi’s Doctor.

Lots of fans are hypothesizing that the new character is named Bill for a specific reason:

Pearl Mackie is quite an interesting person:

And fans seem to be pretty excited about the new companion so far.

Should be an interesting ride! Welcome Pearl!