New Doctor Who David Tennant is facing a backlash from fans who do not want him to be the 10th Time Lord.
The Scottish actor is taking over from Christopher Eccleston in the next series of the BBC hit. But he has discovered some fans are up in arms about his landing the role.
Tennant tells this month's Doctor Who magazine he was shocked by negative comments on a website dedicated to the show.
"And then I thought to myself that maybe it's best not to read this sort of thing too much."