New ‘Doctor Who’ star to be revealed Sunday

BBC America says the next person to play the titular time-traveler in the iconic sci-fi series Doctor Who will be announced Sunday.

Scottish actor Peter Capaldi attends the world premiere of “World War Z” in London on June 2, 2013. Capaldi is leaving “Doctor Who” after three seasons and a new star of the show will be announced Sunday. File Photo by Paul Treadway/UPI

“Exclusive News: It’s Almost Time. #DoctorWho,” the network tweeted Friday.

The big reveal will take place after the Wimbledon Men’s Final tennis match this weekend.
Peter Capaldi recently completed three seasons as the 12th incarnation of the beloved character. His final appearance will be in the show’s Christmas special in December.

By Karen Butler