Titled “The Return of Doctor Mysterio,” which is perhaps a play on the Spanish translation of the show’s title, the episode will feature The Doctor joining forces with an investigative journalist, played by Charity Wakefield and a superhero to save New York from a deadly alien threat. Justin Chatwin plays Grant, and the masked hero, in the special.
“I’ve always loved superheroes and this Christmas Doctor Who dives into that world,” Steven Moffat teased. “My favourite superhero is Clark Kent. Not Superman, Clark Kent.”
Written by Steven Moffat, The 60-minute Doctor Who Christmas Special will air on BBC One.