The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine has confirmed the director of the Easter Special. Previous Who and Torchwood director, James Strong, was confirmed to be directing the upcoming 2009 special. James Strong has previously directed; ‘The Impossible Planet’, ‘The Satan Pit’, ‘Daleks in Manhattan’, ‘Evolution of the Daleks’, ‘Voyage of the Damned’ and Partners in Crime’ for Doctor Who plus ‘Cyberwoman’ and ‘They Keep Killing Suzie’ for Torchwood. The Easter Special is written by Russell T Davies plus Gareth Roberts and will feature a new villain. The next director is expected to be revealed in the next issue of Doctor Who Magazine.