The current Doctor Who, Matt Smith, is seen meeting up with his predecessor David Tennant in a new photo taken from today's read-through of the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special, which begins production this week. Take a look at the photo, then read on for more details about this highly-anticipated TV event.

<strong><em>Doctor Who</em></strong> 50th Anniversary Read-Through Photo with David Tennant and Matt Smith

We reported last week that David Tennant, who played the 10th Doctor before leaving the series in 2010, will return alongside Billie Piper as Rose Tyler in the special. John Hurt has also been confirmed to co-start along with current series stars Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman. It isn't known when this highly-anticipated special will air at this time.

Doctor Who Season 7 continues with "The Rings of Akhaten" on Sunday, April 6 at 8 PM ET on BBC America.