Karen Gillan hitches a ride in the TARDIS

Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Television

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The Doctor Who announcements keep coming this week:

The BBC today revealed that the companion for the forthcoming series of Doctor Who will be Karen Gillan.

Twenty-one-year-old Gillan will star alongside new Time Lord Matt Smith when the smash hit drama returns to BBC One in spring 2010.

With filming due to begin this summer, Gillan beat off dozens of hopefuls to land one of television’s most coveted roles.

Gillan appeared in the season four Doctor Who episode “The Fires of Pompeii,” as the Soothsayer.

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