And lo, another Doctor Who seeason has come to a close (at least until Christmas), and while Jenna Coleman’s Clara put in a sizable return from her apparent death back in “Face the Raven,” Clara’s actual exit still leaves a void for Peter Capaldi’s next TARDIS companion. Capaldi himself wants only for the next companion to be female, however, saying “I’m frightened that they’ll give [a male companion] all the action.”
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Whether or not Peter Jackson wound up burnt out in directing The Hobbit trilogy, few would argue the Lord of the Rings aficionado has had ample time to prepare a long-rumored Doctor Who collaboration. That day may finally have arrived, as Jackson just stopped short of confirming his work on Season 10, with Peter Capaldi himself.
Doctor Who fans are notoriously good at sniffing out potential exits of its many stars over the years, as we most recently saw with Jenna Coleman’s Clara, but there’s no need to raise alarms over Peter Capaldi just yet. Despite a few rumors, Steven Moffat confirms that Peter Capaldi will continue to wield the sonic screwdriver (er … shades) through Doctor Who for the foreseeable future.
Half the tenure of Doctor Who stars goes to fending off rumors of their potential exit, but Jenna Coleman seems at last to be living up to the hype. Following this week’s rumors, The BBC has officially confirmed that Coleman’s current Doctor Who companion Clara Oswald will leave the series behind in Season 9. Let the new speculation wheel commence!
We’ve seen Doctor Who everywhere this week, and rightly so with Saturday’s Season 9 premiere “The Magician’s Apprentice,” so why stop now? Peter Capaldi looks cool as ever rocking shades and a guitar in 20 new photos from the premiere, and Clara has a surprising new friend.
Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has proven notoriously combative of spoilers, but with Season 9 due to burst forth from the TARDIS this Saturday, The BBC is ahead of the curve. The full list of Season 9 episodes has emerged, a number of them call and responses that could suggest a more serialized approach than usual.
We’re just over a week from the premiere of Doctor Who Season 9, but as tends to be the case, the TARDIS can barely contain all the new footage. Not only has the BBC released a new trailer for the year, but also a preview of the prequel prologue dealing with The Doctor’s self-imposed exile.
We’re closer than ever to Doctor Who’s Season 9 premiere, and the creature effects of “The Magician’s Apprentice and “The Witch’s Familiar” only get weirder and more cinematic as we go. The BBC has released a quick new teaser for the two-part premiere, as well as an intriguing new synopsis alluding to the Doctor’s mysterious absence.
The usual secrecy of Doctor Who has many a Whovian racing to guess Season 9's secrets before the September premiere, but barring a few spoilers, sweetie, Christmas has already come. Alex Kingston will return to the role of River Song for the 2015 Doctor Who Christmas special, her first opposite the new Doctor Peter Capaldi.
Doctor Who gave fans a rockin’ taste of Season 9 from Comic-Con 2015 and its first trailer, but things get really intense by our second sneak peek. The Doctor rocks, Clara rolls, and Maisie Williams explodes our nerd brains by the second full trailer for Doctor Who Season 9's September premiere, including a new poster.