Russell T. Davies Returns to Doctor Who as New Showrunner

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  1. dupersuper

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    Huh. I hadn't seen that, but assumed it was a mini series what with it, y'know, only covering 80 days.
     
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    Rumour is its an adaptation of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea based on dialogue at the end of the final episode.
     
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  3. jaime

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    Everyone knows the true sequel to around the world in Eighty Days is either Pole to Pole *or* Mysterious Cities of Gold. Can’t fuck with canon.
     
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    "Midnight"? "Utopia"?
     
  6. StCoop

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    They are doing some more public shooting in Bristol this week, so we could have another bit of casting they want to get ahead of.
     
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    Diamonds are a girl's bestfriend. Perhaps the return of River Song?

    I might biased because I listened to two of the River Song/Tenth Doctor audios this past weekend.
     
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    NPH in Who?! Oh boy oh boy oh boy! :-D
     
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  11. StCoop

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    From that photo he looks like a toymaker. Or should that be a Celestial Toymaker...
     
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    Looks like it could very Christmasy/Santa's workshop type of setting
     
  13. Starkers

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    RTD really is a great showman, so much better than "here's a trailer of a dozen famous people who'll be showing up later."
     
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    Now I know they have to make these announcements when there's going to be public shooting but it does make his "We're going to keep quiet until after October" pledge pretty hollow.
     
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    That was my thought, too, and I really hope it's true. Like I've said before, he's long overdue for a return and Harris is an excellent choice for the role!
     
  16. StCoop

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    I do have to smile at the thought of those people who've never heard of the character before typing the name into Google and seeing what was considered acceptable back in the 1960s...
     
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    Diamond, DMD. Dougie Howser MD. It’s so obvious.
    (I am completely joking)
     
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    And I like the more positive possibility of them Googling the character and discover the rich Big Finish audio plays that featured him.
     
  19. jaime

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    Assuming that photo is from production, and the general mis-en-scene, I would say the odds on this being a Christmas Special for this year just shortened considerably.
     
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    “and is currently filming scenes set to air in 2023 as part of the show's 60th anniversary.”
     
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