No One Is in the Running to Be Doctor Who's Next Doctor Right Now, Dammit James Whitbrook2/17/17 4:00pm16314EditPromoteGo to permalinkBen Whishaw is in the running for the next Doctor! No wait, Tilda Swinton is in the running for the next Doctor! Actors X, Y, and Z are in the running for the next—no. Stop. Stop with this nonsense. No one is in the running to replace Peter Capaldi on Doctor Who... yet. And no one will be for a long, long time.