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Peter Capaldi asked to return for Doctor Who's eleventh season

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It looks like Peter Capaldi may be staying on as the doctor in the BBC's Doctor Who, despite showrunner Steven Moffat announcing he would be leaving the series.

In an interview with London's RadioTimes, Capaldi said the BBC has asked him to return for the new season, but he's not sure if he will just yet.

Capaldi told the website that he loved working with Steven and now that the showrunner has left, he isn't sure where the show's headed.

"I don't know where the show's gonna go then," Capaldi said. "I don't know. I have to make up my mind, and I haven't yet."

Moffat announced back in January that after running the series for more than 10 years, he was planning to step down in 2017. The BBC confirmed that Moffat would be replaced by Broadchurch creator, Chris Chibnall.

Capaldi plays the 12th incarnation of the doctor, a regeneration of Matt Smith's 11th doctor. Prior to Doctor Who, Capaldi was best known for his work on The Hour and Torchwood, among many other British television series.

Shooting for the tenth season will begin "shortly" according to Capaldi, and set to debut later this year.