‘Doctor Who’ Alum Karen Gillan Joins Adult Swim’s ‘NTSF:SD:SUV::’

Karen Gillan: We said farewell to Amy Pond on 'Doctor Who,' but Karen Gillan shows no signs of disappearing. She quickly scored several post-'Who' film roles and became a dazzling presence on the talk show circuit. This sexy Scottish ginger has legs. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Karen Gillan: We said farewell to Amy Pond on ‘Doctor Who,’ but Karen Gillan shows no signs of disappearing. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Karen Gillan continues to add credits to her post-Amy Pond career. The former Doctor Who companion has joined the cast of Adult Swim’s live-action terrorism drama spoof NTSF:SD:SUV:: as Daisy, a Quartermaster-like tech expert, Deadline reports. The series has begun filming its third season in Los Angeles and London, which is set to return in July.

Created by the adorably gap-toothed comedian Paul Scheer, NTSF:SD:SUV:: (which stands for National Terrorism Strike Force: San Diego: Sport Utility Vehicle) airs in 15-minute installments and stars Scheer as a kick-ass government agent Trent Hauser. Rebecca Romijn and an eye-patched Kate Mulgrew also star.

Gillan, who left Doctor Who at the end of Season 7’s fifth episode alongside on-screen hubby Arthur Darvill (Rory), has already completed two other post-Who projects: the rom-com Not Another Happy Ending and the horror film Oculus.

Will you be watching Karen on NTSF:SD:SUV::?

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.
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