Henry Cavill Cast as New Master in Doctor Who
Henry Cavill will be joining the cast of Doctor Who as the new Master, it has been announced today.
Cavill, best known for his roles as Superman in the DC Extended Universe and Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher, will be taking on the iconic role of the Doctor’s arch-nemesis.
The character has appeared on the show since the 1970s and has been played by several actors over the years.
Speaking about his new role, Cavill said: “I’m incredibly excited to be joining the Doctor Who family. It’s a British institution, so it’s a real honour to be a part of it, especially as Doctor Who prepares to celebrate its 60th year. The Master is such a complex and interesting character, and I can’t wait to see what Russell has in store!”
Showrunner Russell T Davies added: “Henry is going to be super in every way! We can’t wait for him to witcher us away to new heights of villainy in the Doctor Who universe! He is a fantastic actor with incredible range, and we know he will bring a unique take to the role. We can’t wait for audiences to see what he does with the character.”
Cavill’s casting is sure to generate excitement among fans, who are already eagerly anticipating the new season of the show.