BBC releasing these two pics are not helping the change over.
More reaction: Neogaf.
|"I dunno though, he seems like a character that would show up in Buffy. I'm getting a lot of Whedon vibes from this pick."|
" Actually, I think he looks like a Twilight reject."
Steven Moffat doesn't seem happy about it.
|"...Steve Moffat, who is succeeding Russell T Davies as lead writer on the show, said he had originally been looking for a mature replacement for Tennant.|
'One thing I was very emphatic about was I thought there were too many people young on the list,' he revealed. 'I said "I think we're looking for someone in their 40s, or 30s". And of course we ended up casting a 26-year-old.'
And he was complimentary about Smith's potential: 'There is something quite old about him, so he looks old and young at the same time, which is terribly important.'
That is the kind of talk you hear about losing NFL team picking their first round draft choice that the owner wanted but not the coach.
Every pic coming out so far is making look like more of a douche than the previous one.