Doctor Who News 13th Doctor Gets Barbie Treatment Jodie Whittaker AMA

first_img In celebration of Jodie Whittaker’s stellar debut as the Thirteenth Doctor, BBC Studios and Mattel partnered for the ultimate piece of iconic Doctor Who merchandise: Barbie.A perfect holiday gift for adult fans and kid collectors, the plastic doll is on sale now for $50 via Hot Topic and Barbie.com. It will ship in December.“This year, we’re introducing an all-new look for Doctor Who. New monsters, new stories, new characters, and of course, a new Doctor in Jodie Whittaker, the first woman to play the role,” BBC Studios creative director David Wilson Nunn said in a statement.“Given Barbie’s celebration of women who have made history, as well as iconic characters from some of the best-loved movies and shows,” he continued, “we felt it was a great opportunity to work with Mattel to create a doll based on the Thirteenth Doctor.” Stay on target HBO Max Scores Exclusive ‘Doctor Who’ Streaming RightsJo Tro Do Plo Plo No: ‘Doctor Who’ Welcomes Back Familiar Monster center_img Introducing the all-new #DoctorWho Barbie doll inspired by the iconic series’ Thirteenth Doctor. With her signature suspenders, lace-up boots and sonic screwdriver, this #Barbie doll is ready to time travel into your collection! Available Monday 10/8 at https://t.co/JDeqzI59nX. pic.twitter.com/hmbh6eX1z2— Barbie (@Barbie) October 7, 2018Decked out in a signature rainbow-striped shirt, suspenders, cropped trousers, trench coat, and lace-up boots, the figurine even carries a Sheffield steel sonic screwdriver. Because you never know when trouble will arise.The collectable Barbie is fully posable and sculpted into a remarkable likeness to her on-screen character.If you miss out on the exclusive Barbie, or just think $50 is too much to pay for a toy, check out this “adventure doll”—an incredibly detailed sculpt of the Thirteenth Doctor.Whittaker’s explosive introduction on Sunday left viewers around the world (including me) giddy with excitement—and questions.Jodie Whittaker answers fans’ questions on Reddit (via BBC America)The actor took to Reddit Monday for an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session, encouraging fans to ask her, well, anything “about Sheffield, aliens, and fried egg sandwiches.”Showcasing her effortless charm, she answered queries about her career, food, clothes, role models, language, life goals, and, of course, Doctor Who.(via Reddit)(via Reddit)(via Reddit)(via Reddit)(via Reddit)(via Reddit)(via Reddit)(via Reddit)Mattel finally got Barbie right with the 2016 release of a game developer doll. And the BBC got Doctor Who right with Sunday’s season 11 premiere. Read our recap here, and keep up with all things timey-wimey on Geek.com.last_img read more