The new — well, new-ish — animated series Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks will play in cinemas on Nov. 14, BBC America and Fathom Events announced Wednesday.
The Power of the Daleks was originally a live-action, six-part adventure, starring Patrick Troughton as the titular Time Lord. The project was broadcast in the U.K. way back in 1966, but the master negatives were destroyed in an archive purge in 1974. This new, animated version is based on original audio recordings, surviving photographs, and film clips.
Doctor Who, meet Mr. Men: The Doctors from the popular sci-fi show will be made over in the style of the Mr. Men picture books.
There will be 12 books in the series, one per Doctor. The series will kick off with Dr. First, Dr. Fourth, Dr. Eleventh, and Dr. Twelfth, all to be published in 2017. Adam Hargreaves, the son of the late Mr. Men creator Roger Hargreaves, wrote and illustrated the books.
The Doctor Who braintrust revealed at Friday’s New York Comic-Con panel that this year’s Christmas special will have a superhero spandex flair to it. But not any generic hero inspired the episode, titled “The Return of Doctor Mysterio”: It was the Man of Steel himself.
Doctor Who is no stranger to saving the day, but this Christmas, the Time Lord’s going to get some super help.
As announced at New York Comic Con, Justin Chatwin (Orphan Black, Shameless) will be playing a superhero named Grant – whom you can catch a glimpse of above – in this year’s Christmas special, which will be titled, “The Return of Doctor Mysterio.”
After nine seasons of traveling through time and space in the TARDIS, it’s time to explore a different part of the Doctor Who universe – and that’s just what BBC America’s Class wants to do.
What does it take to destroy those metal maniacs, the Daleks? More than the penny-pinching of TV execs, apparently.
New York Comic Con is growing. This year, the convention’s events will expand outside of the Jacob Javits Convention Center to include other NYC locales — most notably, Madison Square Garden. Throughout the convention this October, New York Comic Con will host a few big-name panels at MSG.
Peter Capaldi won’t be handing over the keys to the TARDIS anytime soon, according to Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat.
Moffat will vacate his position as head writer and executive producer of the BBC series after the upcoming 10th season, premiering next year, but he says Capaldi won’t necessarily be leaving with him. Moffat’s predecessor Russell T Davies exited alongside David Tennant (Tenth Doctor) in 2010, part of a huge creative overhaul on the series. But don’t expect a similar situation when Moffat pens his final episode.
Comic-Con 2016 has arrived — and with it, a whole new variety of toys, figures, and knickknacks to add to your collection!
If you can’t make it to the Con, or are overwhelmed by the never-ending possibilities provided, EW hit the convention floor during preview night to find some must-have items from Funko, Entertainment Earth, LEGO, Hasbro, and many, many more.Star Wars: The Black Series — Jyn Erso Pack
To mark World Emoji Day, Disney released a new video retelling the story of Zootopia with emojis.
The film, directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore, tells of police bunny Judy Hopps (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) and con-artist fox Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman) as they work together to uncover a conspiracy in the city of Zootopia.
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