For as much as 'Doctor Who' fans lament that Matt Smith will end his tenure as the 11th Doctor by Christmas 2013, we've still plenty of fan-satisfying action to be had in the upcoming 50th anniversary special, starring former 'Doctor Who' David Tennant and John Hurt. Hurt's mysterious character had been introduced in the closing moments of 'Doctor Who' season 7 finale "The Name of the Doctor," but now new details have leaked providing much-desired clarification on the forgotten "Doctor."
It's been 50 years since 'Doctor Who' first started, and in that time it's managed to gather loads of fans called Whovians. Now, every Whovian will champion one Doctor over another, always extolling the virtues of their favorite incarnation of the Time Lord. Today, we're featuring the most recent incarnation, the Eleventh Doctor, as the Cosplay of the Day. And what we've found was jaw-dropping.
A few weeks ago, news that 'Doctor Who' star Matt Smith would officially step down from the iconic role sent fans and press into a tizzy, with rumors of an announcement over his replacement flying every which way. The BBC was quick to interject that the search for a new 'Doctor Who' remained ongoing for the foreseeable future, but with Comic-Con 2013 and the 'Doctor Who' 50th anniversary special on the horizon, when can Who-vian fans expect some real news?
Just weeks after learning that 'Doctor Who' star Matt Smith will officially depart the series at the end of 2013, this past weekend saw the internet aflutter with rumors that his replacement had already been chosen, with a supposed announcement forthcoming this week. Choices ran the gamut from Dominic ('Captain America') Cooper to Rory ('Skyfall') Kinnear, but now the BBC has finally stepped in to deliver the truth of 'Doctor Who's future.
Though a built-in end to the role has long been inherent to 'Doctor Who' and its stars, the pain was no less devastating for fans to learn that current series star Matt Smith would depart the role by the end of 2013. Given the 'Doctor Who' shooting schedule, however, and the needed presence of Smith's replacement for the 2013 Christmas special regeneration, the already-underway search may bear fruit as early as next month, says one publication!
Sad news for 'Doctor Who' fans, as the beloved 11th Doctor, Matt Smith, has officially announced his decision to end the series. Smith's departure, of course, means the search has begun for a 12th Doctor to be introduced at the end of the year, but what does series showrunner Steven Moffat have to say about Smith's leave?
Casting for James Gunn's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' is in full swing as this week we've already seen Glenn Close and John C. Reilly added to the cast or be in "serious negotiations" to join the project. The latest news is that Karen Gillan, 'Doctor Who''s Amy Pond, has signed up to play one of the film's villains.
'Doctor Who' fans have an agonizingly long time to wait between season 7 finale "The Name of The Doctor" and the upcoming November 50th anniversary special, but thankfully the BBC won't leave us hanging on the cliff for too long. Following John Hurt's mysterious introduction, the BBC has released a new Strax teaser video identifying the character, so unravel the latest 'Doctor Who' mystery inside!
With fan fervor for 'Doctor Who' at an all time high after last night's climactic season finale "The Name of the Doctor," and 50th anniversary and Christmas specials to come, few doubted that the good Doctor would return for an eight season. Less certain was the involvement of showrunner Steven Moffat, but now the BBC has confirmed both to return in 2014! Get the latest on future 'Doctor Who' inside!
'Doctor Who's seventh season will come to its conclusion this Saturday with the airing of climactic closer "The Name of the Doctor," while 2013 will also see the much-discussed 50th Anniversary Special, and a Christmas special to boot, but will series star Matt Smith call it quits at the end of the year? A new report claims that Smith will stay on through the 8th season in 2014, so find out the latest on 'Doctor Who's future inside!