TVLine Items: Doctor Who Xmas Video, Stranger Things Addition and More

Christmas has come early, Doctor Who fans, courtesy of a sneak peek at the show’s annual holiday special.

In the above scene from The Return of Doctor Mysterio (airing Dec. 25), guest stars Charity Wakefield (The Player) and Justin Chatwin (Orphan Black, Shameless) play an investigative journalist and vigilante superhero, respectively, who team with The Doctor to save New York from an alien threat. (Wait, is this part of the Arrowverse crossover?)

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Brett Gelman (Go On) has joined the cast of Stranger Things Season 2, playing a disgraced journalist-turned-conspiracy theorist, per The Hollywood Reporter.

* Sibylla Deen (Tyrant) will recur during Season 4 of The Last Ship as a cunning survivor of the plague with a special interest in the fate of the world, our sister site Deadline reports.

* Narcos has cast Curtiss Cook (House of Cards) in a recurring role for Season 3, per Deadline. No character details are available yet.