Series 5 of Doctor Who may have only just finished, but the rumours for Series 6 are already pouring in. The Daily Star has reported that Eric Cantona, the French footballer, turned actor, is to play an 'evil alien' in next years series of Doctor Who.

This choice was aparantly suggested by Matt Smith himself! An Insider aparantly told The Daily Star:

“Matt has made a huge impression. The writers and producers all value his input and give his ideas careful consideration. They like the thought of a French baddie and Eric would be perfect. He’s got acting experience and has charisma.”