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Jenna-Louise Coleman – shot by the BBC.

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Via the BBC America Tumblr (that’s still a thing, right?).

In the proud tradition of internet nerds ceaselessly over-observing promotional pictures for advanced clues about their favourite IP’s latest iterations, I think that I’ve managed to pick up a few, very distinct clues about Jenna-Louise Coleman’s character in the next series of “Who”.

1) She’s an emissary from a mysterious alien race of super-powerful beings who convey their thoughts and feelings via the medium of fine knitwear.

2) I’m out.

I still like the idea that Moffat intends to pull a bait-and-switch on us and we might end up with the perky Coleman playing an alien and being buried under layers of prosthetics – part of me finds this notion glorious and the rest of me has figured out that there’s no way in Hades that the BBC would allow this to happen.

 

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Jenna-Louise Coleman gets key to the TARDIS

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Oh, that Moffat.

Leave it to him to wrong-foot fans and professional observers alike by casting British actress Jenna-Louise Coleman as Matt Smith’s new TARDIS flatmate and not the much gossiped-about Sophia Myles.

She’s familiar to fans of British soap “Emmerdale”, had a brief gig on “Boston Legal” and showed up again on UK school drama “Waterloo Road”.  She’ll be seen next in the Julian Fellowes-penned “Titanic” TV drama which begins to air in the UK this weekend.

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You can see an interview with her at YouTube here and expect to see her first time running down corridors in the company of a lanky gent this Christmas in the annual “Who” special.

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