Doctor Who: Neil Patrick Harris Joins 60th Anniversary Special

share to other networks share to twitter share to facebook

The Doctor Who 60th anniversary is going to be lege... wait for it, NDARY! Neil Patrick Harris has joined the cast of the highly anticipated special next year, and we just got a glimpse of what his character will look like in the episode!

The news was shared by the official Doctor Who Twitter account in a tweet that featured Neil Patrick Harris in full costume as it was confirmed he is currently filming scenes for the special episode(s).

Incoming showrunner Russell T. Davies expressed his excitement about working with Neil Patrick Harris on the Doctor Who 60th anniversary special.

Advertisement

“It’s my huge honour to open our studio doors for the mighty Neil Patrick Harris… but who, why, what is he playing? You’ll just have to wait. But I promise you, the stuff we’re shooting now is off the scale. Doctor beware!” Davies said in a statement.

It's great to know that Harris is now part of the Doctor Who Universe and that filming is now underway for the 60th anniversary. But who exactly is he playing in the BBC show?

We're not sure who the Series of Unfortunate Events star will be playing in the upcoming 60th anniversary just yet. It was previously confirmed that Heartstopper star Yasmin Finney will portray Rose in the special. If Finney is playing a different version of the character originated by Billie Piper, there are speculations that Harris has been cast as another incarnation of a beloved character. On the other hand, it is possible that he will play a completely new character.

For now, the Doctor Who 60th anniversary special has not yet been an official release date. However, we can't wait to get more details in the next few weeks. Stay tuned for more updates on this story.

Related: Ncuti Gatwa Kept Doctor Who Casting a Secret From Barbie Co-Stars