Stephen Moffat, lead writer and showrunner for Doctor Who, will step down after season 10 of the sci-fi series. His place will be taken by the creator of the drama "Murder on the Beach" Chris Chibnell. This is reported by The Hollywood Reporter.
Moffat, who has been involved with the series since 2005, became Doctor Who's showrunner in 2010, replacing Russell T. Davis. Moffat spent most of his time serving as Doctor Who showrunner with his work at Sherlock, where he was also a screenwriter and executive producer. Earlier this year, Moffat was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his work on Doctor Who.
"It's weird to talk about leaving. when I just started writing the script for season ten, but my "timey-wimey" is coming to an end, ”Moffat said in a statement. – While Chris is movieing the final season of Murder on the Beach, I will complete the best work in the universe and keep the TARDIS warm for him. It took a lot of gin and tonic to get him to agree, and I'm overjoyed that the true star of British television drama will travel further into the future with the Time Lord. At the start of Season 11, Chris Chibnell will be the new showrunner for Doctor Who. And they'll throw me in the trash.
The tenth twelve-episode season of Doctor Who, which will be preceded by a Christmas release in December 2016, will premiere in 2017.
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