Ncuti Gatwa has barely arrived on the scene, and things are changing in the world of Doctor Who. Gatwa’s Doctor, who arrived in last fall’s “The Giggle” and took center stage in the Christmas episode “The Church on Ruby Road,” will have a new companion for his second season in the TARDIS. According to Variety, Millie Gibson, whose Ruby Sunday was introduced in the Christmas special, will step down as companion after a single season—to be replaced by Andor’s Varada Sethu.
But, Radio Times notes, Gibson “will still appear in the series but with a smaller role.”
Sethu was fantastic—if underused—as Cinta Kaz in Andor. She also appeared in Jurassic Park Dominion, played a CIA analyst in Prime Video’s Hanna, and was a detective in the British series Annika. Absolutely nothing has been revealed about her Who character.
The fourteenth season of the series, showrun by Russell T. Davies and starring Gatwa and Gibson, is set to arrive on Disney+ in May. The season will feature more than a few guest stars, including Nicola Coughlan (Derry Girls), drag queen Jinkx Monsoon, Glee’s Jonathan Groff, and Indira Varma (Game of Thrones, Obi-Wan Kenobi).
Season fifteen, Variety reports, is now filming in Wales.