They make some cryptic references to another character that’s involved in the special whom they can’t name; but if you’ve seen the seventh season finally, ‘The Name of the Doctor,’ you probably already know who it is. Continue reading
Matt Smith, who has held the role of the Doctor for three full seasons of Doctor Who (the fifth through the seventh) has finally confirmed that he’ll be back for season eight, which start filming around the end of year.
Many have speculated that he may leave the series in a dramatic fashion, either as part of the big 50th anniversary special (which guest stars the previous Doctor, David Tennant), or the Christmas special in December.
There were also persistent rumors that his replacement would be the series’ first female Doctor; but it looks like we’ll be waiting awhile for that.
The BBC always releases their shows on video soon after they air, which necessitates having said DVDs and Blu Rays ready to go ahead of time. Do you see where this is going? Continue reading
In an interview with TV Line, John Barrowman seemingly squashed whatever lingering hopes fans may have had that his character, Captain Jack Harkness, would make a surprise appearance in the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special.
Harkness, a pansexual time agent from the near future made his first appearance in series one of the reboot, joining the Doctor as a companion alongside Billie Piper (who is returning for the special), before being spun off into his own series, Torchwood, which ran for four series. Continue reading
Amongst them is one for ‘Nightmare in Silver,’ which features the return of the Cybermen, and is the second episode to be written by famed fantasy author Neil Gaiman. His first episode was series six’s ‘The Doctor’s Wife.’ Continue reading
It turns out they use a giant crane.
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Jenna-Louise Coleman at the 2013 Empire Awards.
According to a series of posts on his DeviantArt page, comic artist and designer of the recent Thundercats reboot, Dan Norton was commissioned by the BBC a few years ago to do some concept art for a proposed Doctor Who animated series.
There has been other animated Doctor Who, but this would have been a full-on TV series, and, if the designs are any indication, would have focused on the first Doctor, and featured appearances from all the others.
Apparently, the BBC passed for fear of diluting the property, though having an outlet to revisit all the old Doctors (and give them a bit of a modern twist) would have been pretty cool. Continue reading
The official Doctor Who twitter account posted this picture of a Zygon, so it’s safe to say that the classic villains will show up in a future episode.
Though they’ve been mentioned several times, the Zygons only had one actual encounter with the Doctor, in 1975′s ‘Terror of the Zygons.’
We know from other social media postings that production on the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special is currently underway, could the Zygons be a part of it?