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Joss Whedon says writing ‘Doctor Who’ ep would be ‘very daunting’

Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon has discussed the possibility of him writing an episode of Doctor Who. Asked if he was interested in the prospect during a Nerd Machine Q&A, the Avengers Assemble writer answered:“I’m not sure, and here’s why… Yeah, I’d have to do a lot of research – like, watch 40 years of television. I’ve seen some...

‘Our Girl’ creator has plans for Season 3 and beyond

The writer of Our Girl has revealed that “there are more stories to tell” after the current season. The army drama returned to BBC One earlier this month, with Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan replacing former lead Lacey Turner as new medic Georgie Lane in East Africa. Pre-order Season 2 on DVD on Amazon here Our Girl creator Tony...

‘Humans’ story hints revealed for Season 2

Channel 4 has released new details about what’s coming up in the next season of Humans. The sci-fi drama’s second season began filming in April, with Gemma Chan, Katherine Parkinson, Tom Goodman-Hill, Emily Berrington, Will Tudor, Colin Morgan, Ivanno Jeremiah, Neil Maskell and Ruth Bradley all reprising their roles from last year’s Season 1. Buy Season 1 on...

‘Night Manager’ and ‘Doctor Who’ writers join Channel 4’s Philip K. Dick sci-fi series

Channel 4 has announced the writers for its new ten-part anthology series based on the short stories of sci-fi novelist Philip K. Dick. Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston will be executive producing and appearing in the “hugely ambitious” drama, which will be written and executive produced by Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica) and Michael Dinner (Justified)...

Benedict Cumberbatch has confirmed he’s in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed that he will be appearing in the third Avengers movie in 2018. The actor makes his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in Doctor Strange next month. Cumberbatch plays neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a horrific car accident, discovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions. While it has been rumoured for some time that Avengers: Infinity...

ITV2 orders new comedy about time-travelling South London jazz band

ITV2 has announced the commission of Timewasters, a new sitcom from the makes of Rev and The Job Lot. Written and created by Daniel Lawrence Taylor, the six-part comedy series follows a struggling four-piece South London jazz band who travel back in time to the 1920’s via a urine-sodden lift in a dilapidated block of flats. The...

‘Doctor Who’ stars AND CATS combine for best fan event ever

Okay, when we saw the poster for this on Twitter we thought it was made up because, frankly, it just sounded too good to be true. Coming to Birmingham next month is the GCCF’s Supreme Cat Show, featuring Doctor Who actors Colin Baker (the Sixth Doctor), John Leeson (K9) and Peter Purves (’60s companion Steven Taylor). The...

‘Doctor Who’ actor is keen for Rigsy to return

Joivan Wade has revealed he’s up for returning to Doctor Who as Rigsy. Rigsy first appeared in 2014’s ‘Flatline’ and was last seen in 2015’s ‘Face the Raven’. Wade told DS recently: “I have no idea if Rigsy will return – I didn’t know I’d come back when I did the first one in series eight. But...

Matt LeBlanc is returning to ‘Top Gear’ for another two seasons

The BBC has confirmed today that Episodes star Matt LeBlanc will be back to host the next season of Top Gear. LeBlanc became the first ever non-British host in the show’s 39-year history when he joined Chris Evans on the revamped motoring entertainment show in May. 2017’s season will feature LeBlanc alongside Chris Harris and Rory Reid, with regular appearances from Eddie Jordan, Sabine Schmitz...

‘Victoria’ exec promises ‘crises, scandals and challenges’ in Season 2

The writer of ITV’s Victoria has revealed that the young Queen will face a “very modern dilemma” in the period drama’s second season. ITV announced the commission of Season 2 last week, confirming that Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who) and Tom Hughes (The Game) will return as as the young Queen and Prince Albert. The eight-part first season launched last...