Hot TV Trailer: ‘Doctor Who Christmas Special’ – Goodbye Matt Smith

By | Wednesday December 11, 2013 @ 1:18pm PST

It’s the end of an era as one Time Lord becomes another but yet stays the same. BBC America today released a full trailer for the Time Of The Doctor special set to run on Christmas Day. After over three years as Doctor Who, the special will mark … Read More »

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‘Doctor Who’s Matt Smith To Lead UK Musical Version Of ‘American Psycho’

A musical adaptation of American Psycho is tuning up for a December launch in London’s West End. Almeida Theatre Artistic Director, Rupert Goold, will direct the take that has a book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Spider Man: Turn Off The Dark, Glee) and music and lyrics by Duncan Sheik (Girls, Glee). Now in his last year as the 11th Doctor Who, Matt Smith will play Patrick Bateman, the serial-killing investment banker originally portrayed by Christian Bale in Mary Harron’s 2000 film adaptation. The London musical will run from December 3rd to January 25th next year. It’s an Almeida Theatre and Headlong co-production in association with David Johnson and Jesse Singer for Act 4 Entertainment by special arrangement with Edward R Pressman, who produced the movie. Pressman is also executive producing FX and Lionsgate’s American Psycho drama series project that catches up with Bateman decades later, but as outrageous and lethal as ever – and taking on a protégé. Read More »

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New ‘Doctor Who’ Is Peter Capaldi: Video

By | Sunday August 4, 2013 @ 11:27am PDT

Peter Capaldi is the Twelfth Doctor Who. The identity of who will next play the Time Lord on the next season of the BBC sci-fi series was announced today simultaneously on both sides of the Atlantic. Doctor Who Read More »

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TCA: New ‘Doctor Who’ Still A Mystery As Matt Smith Preps Departure

By | Thursday July 25, 2013 @ 11:16am PDT

Ray Richmond contributes to Deadline’s TCA coverage.

Fresh from a raucous, standing-room-only appearance at Comic-Con, the producers and stars of the BBC America series Doctor Who hit Beverly Hills and TCA this morning to promote the forthcoming Read More »

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‘Doctor Who’s Matt Smith Sends Thank You Message To Crew & Fans: Video

By | Friday June 21, 2013 @ 9:18am PDT

The actor (or actress?) who will play the new Doctor Who will be announced in late summer/early fall, I’m told. In the meantime, the soon-to-be former Time Lord, Matt Smith, has recorded a thank you to his colleagues, and to his fans, who were recently shocked … Read More »

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Matt Smith To Leave ‘Doctor Who’

By | Saturday June 1, 2013 @ 3:13pm PDT

Matt Smith Leaving 'Doctor Who'The BBC is today announcing that Matt Smith is to leave Doctor Who after four incredible years on the hit show. Matt first stepped into the TARDIS in 2010 and will leave the role at the end of this year after starring in the unmissable 50th Anniversary in November and regenerating in the Christmas special. During his time as the Doctor, Matt has reached over 30 million unique UK viewers and his incarnation has seen the show go truly global. He was also the first actor to be nominated for a BAFTA in the role. Doctor Who is BBC AMERICA’s highest-rated series and premieres as part of the channel’s Supernatural Saturday programming block.
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Matt quickly won over fans to be voted Best Actor by Readers of Doctor Who Magazine for the 2010 season. He also received a nod for his first series at the National Television Awards, before winning the Most Popular Male Drama Performance award in 2012.Matt has played one of the biggest roles in TV with over 77 million fans in the UK, US and Australia alone!
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Matt Smith says: “Doctor Who has been the most brilliant experience for me as an actor and a bloke, and that largely is down to the cast, crew and fans of the show.  I’m incredibly grateful to all the cast and crew who work tirelessly every day, to realize all the elements of the show and deliver Doctor Who to the audience.  Many of them have become good friends and I’m incredibly proud of what we have achieved over the last four years.

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TV Trailer: ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special

By | Thursday December 13, 2012 @ 3:05am PST

Here’s a new TV spot for the Doctor Who Christmas special entitled The Snowmen and featuring guest star Richard E. Grant. The episode introduces Jenna-Louise Coleman as the new companion to Matt Smith‘s Doctor. The show airs on BBC America on Christmas night at 9PM ET.

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TV Teaser: ‘Doctor Who Christmas Special’

By | Friday November 16, 2012 @ 11:08pm PST

The BBC’s Doctor Who is a not-at-all-guilty pleasure for a lot of people, and they always do a fine Christmas special. A couple of years back featured a truly brilliant take on A Christmas Carol. This year Jenna-Louise Coleman joins as (a temporarily moody and Scrooge-like Doctor) Matt Smith’s new … Read More »

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