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New 'Doctor Who' teaser reveals first look at Peter Capaldi

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DOCTOR WHO CAPALDI

Brace yourselves, Whovians: Doctor Who is set to return to TV screens across the globe in late August, according to a short teaser uploaded by BBC’s official Doctor Who Twitter account. The new 15-second teaser for season 8 features a brief silhouetted look at Who newcomer Peter Capaldi inside the TARDIS with the tagline “The new doctor lands this August.” Watch the short teaser below:

Capaldi takes over the coveted role as the sonic screwdriver-wielding Time Lord from Matt Smith, who portrayed the 11th incarnation of the Doctor for three seasons.

Doctor Who returns to televisions in the U.K. and in the U.S. sometime this August.