London: Actor Peter Capaldi will reportedly be staying with "Doctor Who" for at least one more series.
There were reports that the 57-year-old actor would not renew his contract and BBC bosses were even said to have drawn up a shortlist possible replacements, reported Daily Mirror.
"Peter has made it clear he is happy playing the Doctor for as long as the BBC ? and viewers ? want him. We are very happy with him and viewers are also warming to him," a source said.
When Capaldi succeeded Matt Smith as the Doctor in 2013 he initially signed a two-year contract. The Scottish actor is now said to have a agreed a new one-year deal with a further one-year option.