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Old December 19 2013, 11:42 AM   #715
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Re: The Day of the Doctore Review Thread (Spoilers?)

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And he was stunt casting, because he was an all-new Doctor, written with John Hurt in mind. To say it was anything else is wishful thinking.
No, really, the expression actually has a definition. No matter how much you insist, "stunt casting" is not just "hiring famous actors".
It is when its John Hurt, and promotes the programme through him. Or wasn't there a whole lot of (retroactively pointless) debate about what John Hurt's Doctor was gonna be over the summer?
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