Long before David Tennant picked up that sonic screwdriver to play Doctor Who, he was helping teens put down cigarettes as part of an anti-smoking campaign filmed in 1987. Would YOU have been able to predict that 16-year-old would end up as a future Time Lord?
You know The Sarah Jane Adventures episode which will explain the change to Doctor Who's regeneration limit that everybody's been talking about? We've got our first look at it now that the BBC has released behind-the-scenes pics and promo shots from "Death of the Doctor," featuring Matt Smith.
As we reported earlier this week, the time-traveling, world-saving rapscallion at the center of the Doctor Who universe can now—thanks to a startling retcon—regenerate as many times as he damned well pleases. Which is a horrendous idea.
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What was only a teaser last week has suddenly become fact. Doctor Who's regeneration limit of 12, long a part of the Time Lord's canon, is going away. And strangely, it won't be treated as a big deal either, as the whole matter will be resolved in a simple passing comment.
When David Tennant announced he was leaving Doctor Who, and before Matt Smith was cast, there were plenty of rumours going around as to who should play the new Time Lord—with some saying it was time a woman took charge of the TARDIS. That didn't come to pass, but back in the 1980s, it almost did!
Just a few days ago, we heard a rumour that Doctor Who might be heading to the U.S. for the first time ever to film an episode from next year's series six. Today, we learned not only that the rumors were true, but also the location of the filming, the storyline and which character is set to make a return!
We love Matt Smith as the latest Doctor Who. But what does the guy he replaced as Time Lord think about the job he's doing? Turns out David Tennant loves Smith just as much as we do.
For a moment there we seemed to have evidence that an upcoming episode of Doctor Who would be filmed in the U.S.—and then, almost immediately, that evidence disappeared. Was it just a rumor? Or was there a kernel of truth to it all that some don't want us to know?
The Doctor Who teasers keep on coming, and we've got two more. Not only will the new season see the return of a classic villain—again—but a Time Lord regeneration taboo is apparently about to be broken!