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Genres: Action, Science Fiction
Production Phase: Script Stage
Production Company: BBC Films
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Saturday, December 3, 2011
According to the top dog working on the Doctor Who television series, those movie rumors are a bit premature, if not entirely incorrect.
"To clarify: any Doctor Who movie would be made by the BBC team, star the current TV Doctor and certainly NOT be a Hollywood reboot," said Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat last night on his Twitter account.
A day later, Moffat elaborated on his comment. "Movie thing: David Yates, great director, was speaking off the cuff, on a red carpet. You've seen the rubbish I talk when I'm cornered."
So what was in the head of Yates when he said that a writer was being sought for his Doctor Who movie?- Steven Moffat via Twitter. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
A story that first appeared at The Hollywood Reporter states that Harry Potter director David Yates is developing a Doctor Who movie. This Who project wouldn't have any connection with the presently running Who TV series, employ any of its creative staff or cast members. [Full story]- THR. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
A spokesperson for BBC Films has confirmed that a "script is in development" for a feature length Doctor Who movie while the TV show remains on the air. However, no further details were given by the Beeb such as when the movie would ever go into production, who is the person(s) writing it, what the storyline concerns or what version of The Doctor would appear in the tale.
If a 21st century Who movie does get made it will mark the second time that the Gallifreyian Time Lord has appeared on the big screen. Peter Cushing played the Doctor in a 1966 movie called Invastion Earth: 2150 A.D.- BBC. Comment on this Scoop (0)