Doctor Who

‘Doctor Who’ Sets ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Maisie Williams to Guest, Start Your Wild Speculation

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 30, 2015 @ 9:02 AM
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Game of Thrones Season 5 will rule all our lives in less than two weeks’ time, but fan-favorite star Maisie Williams is already looking beyond Westeros for her next gig. The erstwhile Arya Stark will sheathe her sword for a Doctor Who Season 9 guest role, but should fans of either series be worried?

Report: ‘Harry Potter’ Spinoff Wants ‘Doctor Who’ Star Matt Smith

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by Jacob Hall March 25, 2015 @ 10:20 AM
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was already going to make all of the money in the world before it set its sights on a leading man with an absurdly passionate fanbase. But now that J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter spin-off is supposedly eyeing former Doctor Who star Matt Smith to play magical animal expert Newt Scamander, this thing is going to be required viewing for everyone with even a single geeky bone in his or her body.

‘Doctor Who’ Season 9 Confirms Missy’s Masterful Return, First Premiere Details

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 19, 2015 @ 11:30 AM
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Doctor Who's 2015 Christmas Special did well to tide us over after the Season 8 finale, but Season 9 seems an eternity away for our 12th Time Lord's return. Bridge the gap with our first details and taste of the two-part Season 9 premiere, which confirms a certain Master-full woman will return to menace Peter Capaldi once more!

Marvel’s ‘AKA Jessica Jones’ Casts David Tennant as the Villainous “Purple Man”

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 26, 2015 @ 12:41 PM
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Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ has yet to release a frame of footage from its forthcoming Netflix TV series, but that hasn’t stopped followup series ‘AKA Jessica Jones’ from pushing forward. Not only do we know ‘Who’ the major villain of the Krysten Ritter super-detective drama will be, but David Tennant himself will portray the mysterious purple baddie.

Netflix Renews Deal With BBC So All You ‘Doctor Who’ Fans Can Relax

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by Britt Hayes January 16, 2015 @ 8:14 PM
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Earlier this week, in our column detailing the titles expiring on Netflix Instant in January, many of you were probably disappointed to discover that most of your favorite BBC shows (and some you maybe didn’t know about) were leaving the streaming service at the end of this month. But you can all rest easy now, as Netflix has revealed that their deal with the BBC will remain firmly in place, and shows like ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Luther’ aren’t going anywhere anytime soon.

‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special 2014: BBC Addresses Clara’s Potential Exit

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 28, 2014 @ 10:03 PM
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Excited though we are for ‘Doctor Who’ to send off 2014 with its annual Christmas special, this year’s featuring Nick Frost as a sinister-seeming Santa, we can’t shake trepidation over recent rumors that “Last Christmas” would prove the…well, last for Jenna-Louise Coleman’s Clara. Now, the BBC has stepped in to address the departure, while another rumor suggest Clara will be around a bit longer.

‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special 2014 Gets First Poster and Official Title

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 25, 2014 @ 11:37 AM
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‘Doctor Who’ must seemingly always contend with rumors of its current cast departing, and though Peter Capaldi has been confirmed at least for a second year as the regenerating Time Lord, less certain is the fate of Jenna Coleman’s Clara. Certainly not helping matters is the official title for the 2014 Christmas special, which along with a new poster, teases that someone will be having their “Last Christmas!”

‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special 2014 Sneak Peek: Clara Meets Nick Frost’s Santa

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 14, 2014 @ 3:27 PM
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Though not even yet Thanksgiving, ‘Doctor Who’ already has us in the Christmas spirit with the season 8 finale tease of Nick Frost’s take on jolly old St. Nick, er…Father Christmas, Santa, what-have-you. In any case, why wait until the big day when we have our first sneak peek of the 2014 Christmas special, featuring Clara and the Doctor facing off with Santa Claus himself!

'Doctor Who' Christmas Special 2014 Trailer: Nick Frost Brings a Chilly Santa Claus

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 9, 2014 @ 5:05 PM
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We've known for some time that 'Shaun of the Dead' and 'The World's End' star Nick Frost would lock wits with 'Doctor Who' for the 2014 Christmas special, but who knew his role would be so...jolly? Watch the Doctor enlist Santa Claus' help in defeating some icky aliens in the first teaser trailer for 'Doctor Who''s 2014 Christmas special!

'Doctor Who' Christmas Special 2014 Taps Nick Frost to Guest

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 19, 2014 @ 10:10 AM
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'Doctor Who' has played host to a number of impressive guest stars over the years, increasingly moreso recognizable to the the show's international fanbase, and it seems Christmas has come early for loyal viewers. While the new season under Peter Capaldi continues each Saturday, the longrunning BBC sci-fi classic has added 'Shaun of the Dead' star and frequent Simon Pegg collaborator Nick Frost to its 2014 Christmas special, along with two others.