Talalay tweeted that she feels 'fortunate' to be asked back to direct the finale.
Recovering from a case of The Silence. #DoctorWho I am so fortunate to be asked back for the finale S09. #DontScrewItUpPt2— Rachel Talalay (@rtalalay) July 1, 2015
Filming has begun on episode 11 of the new series. Episodes 11 and 12 are written by Steven Moffat and produced by Peter Bennett.