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  1. Doctor Who? How a sports-loving father and son fell in love with time travelRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... called the TARDIS. If you haven't worked it out yet, I'm talking about the science fiction phenomenon that is Doctor Who . Like most sports tragics, I had visions of a young Finlay donning a jumper for the Eagles or slicing a ball through point to ...


  2. Fifth Doctor Peter Davison Thinks 'Doctor Who' Should Not Be A WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | International Business Times

    Britain's Sophie, Countess of Wessex speaks with Matt Smith, Tom Baker, Peter Davison and John Hurt during a reception to mark the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, at Buckingham Palace in London November 18, 2013. The Master might be Missy now, but "Doctor Who" should remain as a man, according to Fifth Doctor Peter Davison.


  3. FanX 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    ... means that anything can (and will) happen. For Whovians, there will be an assembly of talent from the BBC's Doctor Who that is second to none, led by Matt Smith, who played the titular Doctor from 2010 to 2014. With him will be his long running ...


  4. Walker Stalker Con: A fan convention with a brainy biteRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... three dozen "Walking Dead" actors and throwing in a reunion of "A Nightmare on Elm Street" cast members and a "Doctor Who" gathering that includes Matt Smith (the 11th Doctor) and Karen Gillan (Amy Pond). Frazier, a lawyer, and Nordhoff, a producer ...


  5. David Tennant: "I grew up on Marvel comics... it's very exciting to be part of their empire"Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Radio Times

    ... very pleased to be part of one." Announced on Monday, his role as Kilgrave in AKA Jessica Jones marks the former Doctor Who actor's entrance into the Marvel universe, which crosses films and TV programmes. For Tennant, it's the fulfilment of a ...


  6. Former Time Lord says Doctor should never be played by a womanRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | ABC News

    Should the next pilot of the TARDIS be a woman? The answer is no, according to one former holder of the keys to the famous blue time machine. The man who played the Fifth Doctor in the eponymous BBC series Doctor Who, Peter Davison, has again weighed in to the question over whether the role should be played by a man.


  7. Fox reveals 'Fantastic 4' trailer as they and Marvel Studios make TV plansRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    ... TV show (via yesterday's TV Insider report) and Marvel Studios announces (via their main website ) that former "Doctor Who" star David Tennant will play the evil Purple Man in their upcoming Netflix series, "A.K.A. Jessica Jones ". The official ...


  8. Katie Holmes joins Showtimea s a Ray Donovana Former - Dawson's Creek'...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Media Life Magazine

    ... e cast of Netflix's upcoming "A.K.A. Jessica Jones," based on a Marvel comic. Tennant has previously appeared in "Doctor Who" and "Gracepoint."


  9. Doctor Who's David Tennant joins the cast of Marvel's Netflix series A.K.A. Jessica JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Digital Trends

    Marvel's upcoming Netflix series A.K.A. Jessica Jones has added former Doctor Who star David Tennant to its cast, bringing quite a bit of sci-fi star power to the project and prompting much rejoicing from the geek community. The official announcement regarding the casting identifies Tennant's character in the series as a villain named Kilgrave, "an enigmatic figure from Jessica's past."


  10. David Tennant Joins Marvel TV Series As VillainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sky News

    The British star will play Zebediah Killgrave in the Netflix show, a character who first appeared in the Daredevil comics. The former Doctor Who star will play Zebediah Killgrave, otherwise known as the Purple Man, in the series AKA Jessica Jones that is being created for Netflix.


  11. Ben Foster is Doctor Who's music maestroRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    Peter Davison, the fifth incarnation of the Doctor in Dr Who, will host the Dr Who Symphonic Spectacular in Auckland next month, Pictured at Mission Bay with one of the monsters of the cult show, a Dream Crab, also known as a Kantrofarri. Ben Foster thrilled audiences last year in Wellington when he conducted the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra at the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular.


  12. Doctor Who class notes: What I learned about the Second Doctor, Cybermen and the BBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Post-Standard

    ... work, Rowan, and keep it up, Rowan's parents. You're raising your kid right. Approaching the mid and late 1960s, "Doctor Who" rose swiftly in popularity. Change was in the air and the term "Dalekmania" was coined about the same time as ...


  13. David Tennant to play Marvel villain in new Netflix seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Evening Times

    The former Doctor Who star will play Zebediah Killgrave, otherwise known as the Purple Man, in the series AKA Jessica Jones that Marvel is creating for Netflix. His character has mind control powers through his pheromones, forcing lead character Jessica - played by Krysten Ritter - to work for him.


  14. BWW Reviews: Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular Was Almost as Good as a Ride in the TardisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    Related: Adelaide Entertainment Centre , Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular , Doctor Who , BBC Television , Murray Gold , Ben Foster , Peter Davison , Adelaide Symphony Orchestra , The Graduate Singers , The Elder Conservatorium Chorale , Antoinette Halloran , Ron Grainer , Delia Derbyshire , BBC Radiophonic Workshop , Tristram Cary , Georgia Moffett , David Tennant , Colin Baker , William Hartnell , Reviewed by Barry Lenny, Saturday 24th January 2015 There would be few people who cannot instantly recognise the theme from the BBC science fiction series, Doctor Who , and many would be able to name Ron Grainer as the composer of the original 1963-69 version, but very few would be aware that it was engineered by an amazing woman by the name of Delia Derbyshire , at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop .


  15. David Tennant cast as villain in 'Jessica Jones'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New York Daily News

    'Doctor Who' alum, fresh off starring in detective series 'Broadchurch,' will play the nefarious Kilgrave, better known to comic fans as The Purple Man. He'll star opposite Krysten Ritter and Mike Colter.


  16. Five reasons David Tennant will make a great Marvel villainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Radio Times

    David Tennant may be best known as a certain Time Lord hero (we're talking about the Doctor in Doctor Who, that's what we're talking about) but his next role couldn't be further away. The Purple Man in Marvel's A.K.A Jessica Jones may have a stupid ...


  17. Marvel's 'AKA Jessica Jones' Casts David Tennant as the Villainous 'Purple Man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lite 98.7

    ... drama will be, but David Tennant himself will portray the mysterious purple baddie. Per Netflix, ' Doctor Who ' and ' Broadchurch ' star Tennant will take the role of Zebediah Killgrave , better known as Marvel baddie "Purple Man." The character has ...


  18. David Tennant to play villain in new Marvel seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    The former Doctor Who will star in the series A.K.A Jessica Jones as Kilgrave, a villainous figure from the heroine's past. Writer-producer Melissa Rosenberg said in a post on Marvel's blog, "I'm so honoured and excited by the prospect of David inhabiting this multifaceted character.


  19. 'Doctor Who' star turns evil for Netflix seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CNN

    Actors from the long-running TV series "Doctor Who" have had varying careers since leaving the popular sci-fi show. David Tennant portrayed the 10th Doctor for three seasons, and just landed the major, villainous role of Kilgrave in Marvel's "AKA Jessica Jones" Netflix series, opposite Krysten Ritter and Mike Colter.


  20. David Tennant Is Marvel's The Purple ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Dark Horizons News

    Former "Doctor Who" star David Tennant has joined the cast of Marvel's upcoming Netflix series "A.K.A. Jessica Jones" according to a press release from the streaming giant. The release indicates Tennant will play a character named Kilgrave, better known as the super villain Zebediah Kilgrave .