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'Doctor Who' top 10 best stories: 4 - 'The Talons of Weng-Chiang'

28 October 2013 3:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Digital Spy readers named David Tennant as Doctor Who's greatest ever Doctor - now, with less than a month to go until the 50th anniversary, DS is embarking on a new quest... to list the top 10 Who stories of all time.

Appropriately enough, slot number four is filled by the fourth Doctor. Tom Baker's first entry in our 50th list is a fan favourite tale penned by one of the show's most acclaimed writers, the esteemed Robert Holmes...

4. The Talons Of Weng-chiang (1977) - Six episodes - written by Robert Holmes

"Let the talons of Weng-Chiang... Shred Your Fleee-aaaa-eeesh!!"

The finale to Doctor Who's 14th series is a wonderfully lurid, Penny Dreadful-inspired piece of drama, where the fog-strewn streets of London are littered with severed limbs and innocents meet a gruesome demise.

'The Talons of Weng-Chiang' features not one but two iconic villains."Slathering, gangrenous vampire" Magnus »

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Star Trek Into Darkness Director & Cast Celebrate the Film's Blu-ray/DVD Release at the Space Shuttle Endeavour

13 September 2013 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

Director J.J. Abrams’ phenomenal global sensation Star Trek Into Darkness makes its highly-anticipated debut on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD and On Demand on September 10, 2013 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Guests included director J.J. Abrams, stars Leonard Nimoy (“Spock Prime”), Simon Pegg (“Scotty”), John Cho (“Sulu”), Alice Eve (“Carol”), Peter Weller (“Admiral Marcus”), Bruce Greenwood (“Pike”),Nazneen Contractor (“Rima Harewood”), Deep Roy (“Keenser”) and composer, Michael Giacchino as well as celebrity “Trek” fans including Emile Hirsch (Into the Wild), Bar Paly (Pain & Gain) and Gabby Douglas (Gymnast, Olympic Champion). Director J.J. Abrams spoke about The Mission Continues, an organization that assists returning veterans to find meaningful ways to contribute on the »

- Pietro Filipponi

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10 Star Wars Actors You Never Knew Were In Doctor Who

11 March 2013 9:09 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Most Doctor Who fans know Peter Cushing played Dr. Who (not The Doctor) twice, in the feature film Dr. Who and the Daleks, as well as the adaptation Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. Most also know of his star turn as the unforgettably evil Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.

Many may not know that between movies, TV series, video games, cartoons, and audio dramas, Doctor Who and Star Wars share many more actors in common. These ten actors have been pulled from both the the classic years and new series, as well as the original trilogy and it’s prequels.

While Doug Bradley doesn’t count in the confines of this list, due to just doing voice acting, it should be mentioned that besides his turn as Talbot in the Big Finish Productions audio drama Pier Pressure, and The Emperor in video game Star Wars: The Old Republic, »

- Carl Jansson

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'Eastbound & Down' Star -- I'm a Rapper Now!

19 February 2013 2:05 PM, PST | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

He played an Oompa Loompa on the big screen ... and Kenny Powers' violent Mexican nemesis on TV ... but now, Deep Roy is cornering a new market ... Street Rap!!!The 55-year-old actor got straight up funky outside of Ocean Ave. Seafood in Santa Monica last night ... dropping some rhymes ... and even a few dance moves Like A Boss!!"Oh yeah ... uh huh ... Oh yeah ... uh huh."Just watch the clip. Read more »

- TMZ Staff

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Peter Dinklage Recruited For 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'

14 February 2013 5:30 AM, PST | | See recent Get The Big Picture news »

Unusually short actors have it tough in Hollywood, usually relegated to characters whose size is the entire joke of their existence.  Even so, there are names who have risen above to become respected as actors.  Two of the most notable examples are Warwick Davis and Deep Roy, but the ultimate example right now is Peter Dinklage, best known for his Emmy winning role as Tyrian Lannister in Game of Thrones.  He's now branching out from that, having been cast in X-Men: Days of Future Past. »

- Get The Big Picture

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