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‘Brooklyn’ Already Getting BBC TV Adaptation, But No Saoirse Ronan

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 4, 2016 @ 2:19 PM
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John Crowley immigrant drama Brooklyn still has hurdles to clear after some stellar reviews, including a bid for Best Picture at the coming Academy Awards, but why wait for that sweet, sweet TV money? The period drama is already getting a TV tie-in on The BBC, even shuffling Julie Walters over to reprise her role from the film.

Here’s How Christopher Eccleston Would Have Looked in the ‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Special

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 3, 2016 @ 4:14 PM
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As Doctor Who fans prepare to face a new era in the sci-fi series’ history, it seems only yesterday that excitement abounded over David Tennant’s Tenth Doctor meeting Matt Smith’s Eleven for the 50th anniversary special. We’d heard that Christopher Eccleston was at least approached to return as Nine, though new storyboards revealed how the three modern doctors might have all come together.

Sorry, ‘Sherlock’ Season 4 Won’t Premiere Until At Least 2017

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 18, 2016 @ 2:03 PM
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Nice as it was to have Sherlock reintroduce us to Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman’s dynamic in a classic era, the stealth prequel couldn’t help whet appetites for Moriarty’s apparent return in Season 4. Sadly, we’ll have to wait longer than ever to catch up with Sherlock and Watson in the modern day, as PBS says Season 4 is at least a year out.

‘Doctor Who’ Boss Steven Moffat ‘Actively’ Seeking His Replacement

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 6, 2016 @ 6:55 PM
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The long-running, endlessly-renewable nature of the show notwithstanding, Doctor Who has gotten a bit long in the tooth under its current incarnation, a companion down and with both Peter Capaldi and showrunner Steven Moffat alluding to their own exits. Now, Moffat confirms his intend to leave the series behind in the near future, himself “actively” involved in finding the right replacement.

‘Sherlock’ Goes BTS in the Victorian Era for ‘Abominable Bride’ Featurette

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 30, 2015 @ 12:15 PM
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At long last, Sherlock will once again return to all our TV screens in just a few days time, albeit looking a bit different than we’re used to. Now, cast and crew take us inside The Abominable Bride with a new featurette detailing how Benedict Cumberbatch’s modern Sherlock transported itself back to Victorian times.