Today we take a look at what many regard as one of the most exciting casting announcements from Amazon thus far: staffer greendragon delves into the career of a British national treasure, Sir Lenny Henry.Continue reading “Amazon Casting: Sir Lenny Henry”
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The short film – titled The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot – was shot to coincide with the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special – The Day of the Doctor. It involves former “Doctors” Peter Davison, Colin Baker,
and Sylvester McCoy doing anything and everything Continue reading “Sylvester McCoy appears in ‘Doctor Who’ Short Film, with Peter Jackson and Ian McKellen cameos”
EW.com: Peter Jackson has exclusively confirmed that he is still interested in directing an episode ofDoctor Who. The Lord of the Rings filmmaker has also named his fee: a Dalek. The offer came in the course of Jackson’s appreciation of the British science fiction show that appears in the new issue of Entertainment Weekly.
Jackson is a diehard Who fan who has been watching the 50-year-old series almost since it began broadcasting and who first expressed his willingness to direct an episode last year. In the EW article, he reveals that he met current Who executive producer Steven Moffat over Christmas and assured him he wasn’t joking. “They don’t even have to pay me,” Jackson writes. “But I have got my eye on one of those nice new gold-colored Daleks. They must have a spare one (hint, hint).” Jackson already owns two used-on-the-show Daleks — the most famous of the Doctor Who monsters — which you can see in the photograph above.
Our old pal Carlene sends this in: “The Doctor”, David Tennant, weighs in on those casting rumors about him being in “The Hobbit.” “There’s a new rumour about me every day. I’m playing The Hobbit, apparently. No phone calls about that yet but I don’t know, no idea.” More..