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'Doctor Who': Peter Capaldi is the Twelfth Doctor!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 04, 2013 01:49 PM
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The moment 'Doctor Who' fans learned that Matt Smith would leave behind the iconic role at the end of 2013, the race began to see who would pick up the Sonic Screwdriver. That race finally came to a finish today, as actor Peter Capaldi was announced as the Twelfth Doctor! Capaldi had been considered a lock for the past few weeks, but what do we think about the new announcement?

'Doctor Who' Recast: 12th Doctor Revealed This Sunday?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 01, 2013 03:00 PM
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Ever since Matt Smith announced his retirement from 'Doctor Who' at the end of the year, fans of the longrunning BBC sci-fi series have patiently awaited news of his replacement, especially given swirling rumors about unconventional casting choices. That day may have finally come, as reports emerge that the 12th 'Doctor Who' will be announced with a live special this coming weekend!

'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary Special: Paul McGann's Eighth Doctor to Return?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 26, 2013 10:34 AM
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For as much as we enjoyed the 'Doctor Who' 50th anniversary special trailer from Comic-Con 2013 (seriously, why isn't it online yet?), fans of the long-running series were no doubt disappointed that the series had only tapped one past Doctor in David Tennant, rather than the others rumored. There may yet be a bit of life to the rumors, however, as Paul McGann may reprise his role as the eighth Doctor!

'Doctor Who' Season 8 Matt Smith Recasting: Read the 12th Doctor's Audition Scripts!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 24, 2013 06:34 PM
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For as exciting as 'Doctor Who''s recent Comic-Con 2013 panel proved, with its exclusive release of the upcoming 50th anniversary trailer, we couldn't help but feel a bit let down by the lack of any news on Matt Smith's inevitable replacement. And while casting for the twelfth Doctor remains ongoing, how would you like to read the audition scripts each potential Doctor reads in casting?

Comic-Con 2013: 'Doctor Who' Panel

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 21, 2013 04:01 PM
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Matt Smith may leave ‘Doctor Who’ behind by the end of the year, but judging by the mammoth excitement from the panel at Comic-Con 2013, the future of the series remains well intact. Steven Moffat brought along Smith, Jenna-Louise Coleman, Marcus Wilson, Mark Gatiss and David Bradley to preview the major ‘Doctor Who’ milestones of the coming year, so what did we learn amid all the excitement from fans in attendance?

'Doctor Who': Matt Smith Successor Schedule Announced, Plus 50th Anniversary Preview!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 11, 2013 04:32 PM
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For weeks, months even, 'Doctor Who' fans have waited on bated breath for news of Matt Smith's inevitable replacement, around which rumors of both actors and announcement dates have repeatedly swirled. Now, series showrunner Steven Moffat has announced his plans for the big reveal, and previewed the upcoming 50th Anniversary special as well!

'Doctor Who' Replacement: Rory Kinnear Officially Out

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 10, 2013 01:10 PM
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We're still not sure exactly how and when the BBC will announce 'Doctor Who''s replacement for the departing Matt Smith, but we can at least officially rule out one choice for the next iteration of the Doctor. Following initial rumors that 'Skyfall' star Rory Kinnear had been the frontrunner to pick up the keys to the TARDIS, the actor has officially denied any involvement with the ongoing cast selection.

Comic-Con 2013 Sunday Schedule Includes 'Breaking Bad,' 'Doctor Who' and More!

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by Britt Hayes July 07, 2013 03:04 PM
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Comic-Con 2013 has announced its full Sunday line-up of panels and previews, and it's time for the movies to step aside because TV is taking over Hall H on Sunday, July 21. 'Breaking Bad,' 'Doctor Who,' and 'Community' (once again under the rightful control of creator Dan Harmon) are among some of the highlights of Sunday's schedule.

'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary Spoilers: John Hurt's Mysterious Doctor Clarified

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 05, 2013 02:45 PM
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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."

Cosplay of the Day: The 11th Doctor's Doppelganger

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by John Llewellyn Martin June 28, 2013 10:45 AM
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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.