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Doctor Who's coming back with a bang

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Doctor Who

  • David Tennant promotes Red Nose Day sweets

Film

  • Goran Visnjic may be the villain in the next Bond film. Meanwhile, the Daily Express reckons there’s going to be less Craigy nudity next round
  • Sex and the City movie back on?
  • Shooting on Anthony Minghella’s The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency begins in May
  • Three Men Seeking Monsters might get adapted with John, Doug and Dan Heder
  • Star Trek XI is going to be a ‘re-imagining’, not a prequel
  • 2010 for Toy Story 3
  • Rorschach from The Watchmen hiding in 300 trailer?
  • Jeff Bridges will be Obidiah Stane in the Iron Man movie
  • Eddie Murphy to star in a remake of Fantasy Island?

British TV

  • John Inman has died
  • ‘Allo, ‘Allo is coming back for a one-off special. Allegedly
  • It’s got Sting. It’s got Hywel Bennet. It’s got Daniel Day Lewis. It must be Artemis ’81, out on DVD on April 23rd
  • The Thick of It is out on DVD April 2nd
  • Five’s suspended its premium rate phone numbers, as well

US TV

  • Future events in Jericho discussed
  • A great big article on Babylon 5: The Lost Tales
  • A Prison Break star is in the Grey’s Anatomy spin-off with a former co-waiter
  • So much pilot-casting, including Jeffrey Tambor, Kal Penn, Mia Maestro, Adam Goldberg, Michelle Trachtenberg and Hector Elizondo
  • Kristin talks to Dexter‘s cast and crew
  • Former Heroes stars get pilots
  • Grande Heroes spoilers

Author

  • I’m Rob Buckley, a journalist who writes for UK media magazines that most people have never heard of although you might have heard me on the podcast Lockdown Land or Radio 5 Live’s Saturday Edition or Afternoon Edition. I’ve edited Dreamwatch, Sprocket and Cambridge Film Festival Daily; been technical editor for TV producers magazine Televisual; reviewed films for the short-lived newspaper Cambridge Insider; written features for the even shorter-lived newspaper Soho Independent; and was regularly sarcastic about television on the blink-and-you-missed-it “web site for urban hedonists” The Tribe. Since going freelance, I've contributed to the likes of Broadcast, Total Content + Media, Action TV, Off The Telly, Action Network, TV Scoop and The Custard TV.