BBC has released a shocking new promo photo for Doctor Who, returning for Season 7 with "Asylum of the Daleks" later this month. The photo shows the Time Lord played by Matt Smith carrying a battered Amy Pond (Karen Gillan). Take a look at this intriguing image and read on for more information.

Doctor Who Season 7 Photo

We reported in March that young actress Jenna-Louise Coleman is replacing Karen Gillan as the doctor's new companion. It was later reported that Karen Gillan will appear in the first five episodes of Season 7.

Jenna-Louise Coleman will make her debut in the show's Christmas Special this December, which leads into the show's 50th Anniversary celebration running all throughout 2013. The new season will consist of 14 episodes.