Few were surprised when Sherlock stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman hinted Season 4 would be the last, but the reason may go deeper than exhaustion or busy careers. Freeman says he’s not eager to go back after Season 4, as “some of it’s not fun anymore.”
Doctor Who has finally made a deal with Alan Cumming, but not for the title role. Instead, reports confirm that Cumming may recur as a new “nice” baddie for series star Jodie Whittaker, appearing in Season 11 this fall.
It’s been almost three years since we first heard Philip Pullman’s fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials would get new life on TV, and the wait was worth it. New reports suggest Lin-Manuel Miranda is in talks for a key role, along with Logan star Dafne Keen.
Jodie Whittaker is more than just an inspiration to Doctor Who fans; she’s inspiring the comics industry as well. The long-running sci-fi serial’s first female Doctor will also regenerate a brand-new comic series this fall, as developed by an all-female creative team.
New Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker has a world of work ahead to follow Peter Capaldi, but that work shouldn’t include equal pay. As Whittaker herself put it, she only took the TARDIS gig after The BBC agreed to match Capaldi’s salary, and deservedly so.