Shaun of the Dead's Nick Frost is Santa in first trailer for Doctor Who's Christmas special

Following the jaw-dropping Doctor Who season-eight finale, the BBC has released the first trailer for the upcoming Christmas special.

“It’s Christmas at the North Pole. Who you gonna call?”

Ghostbusters? Nope. Santa Claus!

The trailer features Shaun of the Dead's Nick Frost as a maybe-not-so-jolly good ol' St. Nick. Looks like things aren't gonna be merry and bright in Who’s upcoming yuletide episode. In fact, we may be in for a dark sleigh ride. Oh, and did anyone else pick up some shades of Alien and The Thing in there, as well? The holidays are looking especially chilly.

Also, co-star Jenna Coleman (Clara Oswald) dropped a very tantalizing hint about the upcoming yearly special in an interview with Instyle and said, "It's written in sections and it's about dreaming -- what is real and what is not." Hmm. Shades of "Amy's Choice," perhaps, longtime Who fans?

Have a look at the trailer:

Are you looking forward to Doctor Who's upcoming Christmas special?

(via Doctor Who TV)

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