The incoming showrunner worked hard to try and convince the current Doctor to stay. And he almost succeeded.
It’s the actor’s first foray into a regular series television role since his Showtime program ended in 2013.
Chris Chibnall has to finish up ‘Broadchurch,’ take a vacation, and then maybe by summer he’ll start thinking about it.
PLUS: An opinion writer in Scotland thinks casting a woman in ‘Doctor Who’ would be detrimental to the series.
While two actors from the James Bond film franchise have been mentioned, there is some speculation Chris Chibnall could reach into the past.
His departure will come at the same time as showrunner’s Steven Moffat.
The actor earned two Oscar nominations in the late 1970s and early 1980s for Oliver Stone’s ‘Midnight Express’ and David Lynch’s ‘The Elephant Man.’
The story is jumping forward in time of Queen Elizabeth II, but there’s no way the actors can keep up with all the aging required.
Following in Star Trek tradition, many of the latest actors are up-and-comers who could someday become household names.
Netflix is going all-in with its Queen Elizabeth II drama ‘The Crown,’ saying it’s not only committed to a second season already, but four more after that.
Don’t confuse this with the feature film starring ‘Doctor Who’s’ Matt Smith, which will be released in February.
The actor has now portrayed them both. So how exactly would a member of the royal family compare with a two-hearted, time-traveling alien?
Charlie Brooker was asked just once, but ‘Doctor Who’ never came back to ask again.
Smith also shares his thoughts on Steven Moffat’s departure from ‘Doctor Who’…