Published on August 5th, 2013 | by Nick Kitchen
Peter Capaldi on a Shortlist of One?
Following the immensely successful global simulcast reveal of the twelfth incarnation of the Doctor, showrunner/writer, Steven Moffat, spoke with the press regarding the process of casting Matt Smith’s successor.
I just think you know instantly when the Doctor is ‘in the room’ and…the Doctor was ‘in the room.’
While quick to dismiss the idea that Capaldi’s age was a deciding factor, he goes on to say that he
…cannot imagine what someone in their 20s could do with the Doctor after Matt Smith showed us how to be a 20s Doctor.
The interview is an intriguing glimpse into the mindset of those who were tasked with identifying the newest face of the beloved Time Lord.