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.
We almost didn't get a chance to speak with Dominic Cooper because he's been so busy with upcoming projects. The last time we saw this guy was in the 2012 bomb 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,' which he's following up with the Colin Farrell- and Noomi Rapace-led 'Dead Man Down,' the American directorial debut of the original 'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' helmer Niels Arden Oplev.
While Cooper was overseas in Budapest filming the TV miniseries 'Fleming,' based on the life of 007 creator Ian Fleming, we got a chance to speak with him briefly about his experience making 'Dead Man Down,' his upcoming role in the 'Need for Speed' movie, and whether or not he'd be back for 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' or another Marvel movie.
'Captain America 2,' like the rest of the Marvel family, is bringing back a handful of familiar faces from the first outing for the upcoming 'The Winter Soldier.' Hayley Atwell's Officer Carter, though she will not be a bulky role in the sequel (because, you know, she's dead), has been revealed to return in a "flashback" capacity. So what other stars might be returning? We briefly chatted with Dominic Cooper, a star of the upcoming 'Dead Man Down,' to see if he'd be doing the same.
To the delight of car-racing gamers, 'Need for Speed' will be among the next phase of games getting the big-screen adaptation. The project was announced a while ago with 'Breaking Bad' star Aaron Paul attached as the lead. Aside from the already filled-out cast, 'Need for Speed' details have been scarce as of late, so we chatted briefly with Paul's co-star Dominic Cooper while he was promoting the upcoming 'Dead Man Down' to get the latest info.