George Romero, who directed the 1968 cult classic Night Of The Living Dead, has died aged 77.
Whittaker will be the 13th Time Lord when Peter Capaldi bows out in the 2017 Christmas special.
The One Director star has joined Sony Music label Epic Records.
Beyoncé introduced to the world to her twins, Sir Carter and Rumi this morning in the first official picture of her newborns.
It comes two years after the footballer tragically lost his wife Rebecca to the disease when she was just 34.
The web threat in Arabic sparked fears of a repeat attack on the US pop star's world tour barely weeks after the Manchester bombing.
The chat show host, of Gavin and Stacey fame, is set to welcome the new addition in December.
True Blood actor Nelsan Ellis has died from heart failure complications at the age of 39.
The children's TV actress was best known as Grotbags the witch and appeared in several kids shows in the 80s and 90s.
The star got stuck in the lift with her six-year-old daughter Willow.