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MacDonald helmed the classic episode 'Blink', which featured David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor and introduced the villainous Weeping Angels.
Director of photography Ali Asad previously hinted that filming could take place in Spain.
The series premiere, written by showrunner Steven Moffat, is titled 'The Magician's Apprentice'.
Mehmed (Dominic Cooper) gets a message from Prince Vlad (Luke Evans) through General Ismail (Arkie Reece) in our exclusive clip from Dracula Untold, which just debuted on Blu-ray and DVD earlier this week. This scene shows Ismail recalling memories from the past, which doesn't sit too well with Mehmed, who is literally forced to "kill the messenger." The question remains: was Ismail literally possessed by Vlad himself?
For almost a century, the legend of Dracula has mesmerized audiences with the story of a charismatic royal who feasts on the blood of innocents after the sun goes down. Dracula Untold reveals the man behind the myth in the thrilling, action-packed tale of Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia (Luke Evans - The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies, Fast & Furious 6), who makes a terrifying deal with a supernatural ally that will allow him to save his family and his country »
Having recovered from a shattering emotional breakdown, college professor Ben Marshall relocates to the countryside with his wife and young son, hoping for a fresh start. He has a teaching job lined up and a new home to move into; things finally look to be going Ben’s way. Until, that is, he starts to feel that something isn’t quite right in the house. Finding himself plagued by spectral visions, Ben becomes obsessed with uncovering the truth behind a local mystery that appears to be putting the lives of his family in danger.
Within the first few minutes of Blackwood, I had a general idea of what to expect from the film. It all became clear after Ben says the line: “Once I’m onto something, »
- Richard Axtell
Wildcard Films Distribution has today announced the DVD and On-Demand release of director Adam Wimpenny’s directorial debut Blackwood, a reworking of the classic British Ghost Story, which stars Ed Stoppard (The Pianist), Sophia Myles (Hallam Foe), Paul Kaye (Dracula Untold), Russell Tovey (Him & Her) and Greg Wise (Effie Gray).
The film, which has been described as “genuinely tense” by Anna Smith of Metro, is set for release on February 23rd across both platforms, and to tease the film’s release, director Wimpenny has released the video below with a taster of what can be expected…
Wildcard Films Distribution is proud to announce the DVD release of Adam Wimpenny’s feature film directorial debut which reworks the classic British ghost story in this compelling psychological drama with a chilling, modern twist. College professor Ben Marshall is recovering from a nervous breakdown and looking for a fresh start when he takes »
- Scott J. Davis
Alice Lowe, Alison Steadman, Claire Skinner, David Warner, Jane Horrocks, Jim Howick, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Mark Benton, Michele Dotrice, Paul Kaye and Tom Riley will also feature throughout the series.
Each story in the series will be set in a different location with new characters, including a sleeping car on a French train, a 17th century village and a volunteer call centre.
Making their joint directorial debut on two episodes of the series, Pemberton and Shearsmith said: "We are delighted to be handing over the keys to six new No. 9's, we hope they will amuse, shock, horrify and surprise... but not necessarily in that order.
"Once again we have »
If you had told us, back in Dennis Pennis’ mid-1990s spoof interviewing heyday, that his alter ego Paul Kaye would one day be starring in a TV adaptation of Game Of Thrones and the new Doctor Who series, we’d have likely said, ‘Doctor Who isn’t even on! And there Is no show of that one book by that fantasy guy! Begone, time-travelling demon!’ But we would be sadly wrong (except maybe about the time-travelling bit), as Got veteran Kaye is indeed part of a sprawling cast for the two-part launch for the new series of Who.The BBC has announced that the ninth series of the show – at least since the Doctor came back to screens in 2005 – is now shooting at its usual Cardiff locale, with Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman once more starring. Kaye, Thoros in Thrones, will be one of the main guest stars for the two-parter alongside Morven Christie, »
The BBC has announced that Game of Thrones actor Paul Kaye will appear in a two-episode adventure of the Peter Capaldi-starring Doctor Who. The new season of the time travel show, its ninth since Doctor Who returned to screens in 2005, has just started filming in Cardiff, Wales. In addition to playing the part of Thoros on GoT, Kaye has also appeared on the British sitcom Pulling and starred in the 2004 film, It's All Gone Peter Tong. He originally became famous in the U.K. in the '90s interviewing celebrities in the guise of his demented alter-ego, Dennis Pennis. »
- Clark Collis
The BBC has announced that the new series of Doctor Who has begun filming ready for its return to the small screen this autumn. In addition, they have also revealed a selection of guest stars who will feature in the two-part opening episode.
Paul Kaye (Game of Thrones) is one of those guests involved, and he said: “As a kid of the 1970s, the two shows you always watched were Top of the Pops and Doctor Who, they were unmissable…..I actually wrote a song called ‘Looking for Davros’’in my first punk band and I sang it like a demented Dalek. I got to present Totp back in the mid ‘90’s and landing this role in Doctor Who completes the dream double. Peter is a perfect Doctor and I’m loving every minute of the experience, even the five hours in make-up. What a treat, best 50th birthday present ever! »
- Scott J. Davis
At the moment they’re in Cardiff with the new series set to air first on BBC One this Autumn. The episodes currently being filmed are written by Toby Whithouse, produced by Derek Ritchie and directed by Daniel O’Hara (Silent Witness 2015, The Game, Being Human).
Our Who hero Steven Moffat, lead writer and Exec Producer, had this to say:
“An amazing guest cast for a brilliantly creepy two-parter by Toby Whithouse. Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman are back in Cardiff, back in the box, and back in action – for one of our scariest adventures yet!”
The Doctor, or Peter Capaldi as some of you lot call him, added:
“The adventures begin again for myself and »
- Dan Bullock
Filming has begun in Cardiff for Season 9 of Doctor Who and includes a star-studded guest cast. The new season will be back on BBC One in Autumn 2015. The episodes currently being filmed are written by Toby Whithouse (The Game, Being Human), produced by Derek Ritchie and directed by Daniel O'Hara (Silent Witness 2015, The Game, Being Human). Here's what Steven Moffat, lead writer and Executive Producer, had to say in a statement.
"An amazing guest cast for a brilliantly creepy two-parter by Toby Whithouse. Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman are back in Cardiff, back in the box, and back in action - for one of our scariest adventures yet!"
On set filming for the new series, Peter Capaldi added the following statement.
"The adventures begin again for myself and Jenna and I'm delighted to be back filming my second series of Doctor Who."
Paul Kaye who played Thoros of Myr in »
Peter Capaldi is ''delighted'' to be back to work on 'Doctor Who'. The 56-year-old actor today (14.01.15) reprised his role as the titular Time Lord alongside Jenna Coleman as his companion Clara Oswald as filming of the upcoming ninth series kicked off in Cardiff. He said: ''The adventures begin again for myself and Jenna and I'm delighted to be back filming my second series of 'Doctor Who'.'' The episodes currently being filmed were penned by Toby Whithouse and feature a number of guest stars including 'Game of Thrones' actor Paul Kaye. He said of his involvement: ''As a kid of the 1970s, »
Filming has officially begun in Cardiff on the ninth season of "Doctor Who" which is due to air this Fall.
A two-parter is currently being shot that has been penned by Toby Whithouse ("Being Human") and guest stars Paul Kaye ("Game of Thrones"), Arsher Ali ("The Missing"), Morven Christie ("Grantchester"), Sophie Stone ("Casualty)" and Colin McFarlane ("Eastenders").
Show runner Steven Moffat says the episodes are a "a brilliantly creepy two-parter" and that fans should be excited as "Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman are back in Cardiff, back in the box, and back in action - for one of our scariest adventures yet."
Source: The BBC »
- Garth Franklin
As previously announced, Game of Thrones actor Paul Kaye will play a guest part, while additional cast includes The Missing's Arsher Ali, Grantchester's Morven Christie and Torchwood's Colin McFarlane.
"I actually wrote a song called 'Looking for Davros' in my first punk band and I sang it like a demented Dalek. I got to present Totp back in the mid '90s and landing this role in Doctor Who completes the dream double.
"Peter is a perfect Doctor and I'm loving every minute of the experience, even the five hours in make-up. What a treat »
Doctor Who could be filming in Spain for series nine of the sci-fi drama.
Director of photography Ali Asad confirmed on Twitter that he was on a "location recce" in Spain, after announcing his involvement with two episodes of the series earlier this month.
Going to Spain on a location recce for the Dr.
— ali asad (@AliAsad1110) January 12, 2015
He previously wrote: "I am a huge Dr Who fan from the age of 12. It is a dream come true to be asked to shoot a block of series nine. It's going to be fantastic."
Doctor Who has previously filmed in Spain on several occasions, including series eight episode 'Kill the Moon'.
Matt Smith's Doctor also filmed there twice, for both 'A Town Called Mercy' and 'Asylum of the Daleks'.
Paul Kaye (Pusher, Dracula Untold) certainly made an impression as Red Priest Thoros of Myr in the third season of Game Of Thrones, but even though he and the rest of the Brotherhood are still (presumably) alive and kicking in Westeros, we didn't see or hear from them in season 4, and there's been no word of Kaye or any of the other actors shooting scenes for season 5. Now, according to the Independent, the British actor will be joining Peter Capaldi’s Time Lord and Jenna Coleman’s companion Clara in Doctor Who as a character named Prentis. He's expected to appear at the start of series nine in first episode “The Magician’s Apprentice”. For the night is dark, and full of Tardises. »
Paul Kaye is set to appear in the upcoming ninth series of Doctor Who, with Den of Geek reporting that the actor is set to portray a character called Prentis, sparking speculation that he’ll appear in the series 9 premiere ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’.
Since his time as shock interview Dennis Pennis, Kaye has appeared in the likes of Being Human, Ripper Street and Game of Thrones, where he plays Thoros of Myr. He was also seen on the big screen last year as part of the cast of Dracula Untold.
Doctor Who returns to the BBC later this year.
- Gary Collinson
He will be appearing in an episode from the first chunk of series 9, which is being filmed currently. The popular speculation is that episode one is the likeliest contender, as his character’s name – Prentis – could easily be an alusion to the episode’s title The Magician’s Apprentice.
That does seem incredibly on-the-nose, though, so could this be a red herring of some sort? Only time will tell on that one.
The Game of Thrones actor is shooting a guest role on the sci-fi drama, the BBC has confirmed to Digital Spy.
Kaye originally rose to fame for portraying comic creation Dennis Pennis, an outrageous celebrity journalist, but has more recently taken on acting roles in Being Human (2011), Game of Thrones (2013) and Ripper Street (2013).
Doctor Who series 9 premiere title revealed
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