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Comic-Con 2017: Doctor Who Interviews with Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss, Michelle Gomez & Matt Lucas

9 August 2017 1:56 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Following the explosive and emotional season 10 finale of Doctor Who, there was plenty to talk about with the cast and crew of the BBC series at Comic-Con, and in addition to speaking with Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie, Daily Dead was honored to take part in roundtable interviews with showrunner Steven Moffat, writer (and co-star) Mark Gatiss, and co-stars Michelle Gomez and Matt Lucas.

You both have really intense moments in the last episode of the series. Can you talk about the emotions going through each of your respective characters' heads while you were dealing with these really intense sequences?  

Michelle Gomez: That this is the last time I'll do this, the last time I'll say this, that's the last time I'll do that, that's the last time I'll say this, and for those last few weeks, the series was a kind of sadnesses—is that a word? Sadnesses? »

- Jordan Smith

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‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Teaser Trailer: Two Doctors Tackle a Twist in Time

23 July 2017 2:19 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

[Editor’s Note: The following contains spoilers from the Season 10 finale of “Doctor Who” below.]

While everyone is in a tizzy over the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the new star of “Doctor Who,” let’s not forget that we’re not done with Peter Capaldi quiet yet.

The Comic-Con panel for “Doctor Who” on Sunday served as a farewell to Capaldi, who came on as the 12th Doctor in the long-running sci-fi series. Also bidding adieu to Twelve were his co-stars Pearl Mackie who plays companion Bill, Matt Lucas who plays assistant Nardole, Michelle Gomez who plays Missy, writer Mark Gatiss and showrunner Steven Moffat.

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Capaldi isn’t the only one who’s leaving. Moffat will be passing the mantle to “Broadchurch” showrunner Chris Chibnall, and judging by what happened in the finale, Gomez is hanging up her Time Lord duds as well. Update: Sadly, Mackie also »

- Hanh Nguyen

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‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Teaser Trailer: Two Doctors Tackle a Twist in Time

23 July 2017 2:19 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

[Editor’s Note: The following contains spoilers from the Season 10 finale of “Doctor Who” below.]

While everyone is in a tizzy over the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the new star of “Doctor Who,” let’s not forget that we’re not done with Peter Capaldi quiet yet.

The Comic-Con panel for “Doctor Who” on Sunday served as a farewell to Capaldi, who came on as the 12th Doctor in the long-running sci-fi series. Also bidding adieu to Twelve were his co-stars Pearl Mackie who plays companion Bill, Matt Lucas who plays assistant Nardole, Michelle Gomez who plays Missy, writer Mark Gatiss and showrunner Steven Moffat.

Read More‘Doctor Who’: Jodie Whittaker Casting Complaints Prompt BBC Response: ‘The Doctor Is an Alien’

Capaldi isn’t the only one who’s leaving. Moffat will be passing the mantle to “Broadchurch” showrunner Chris Chibnall, and judging by what happened in the finale, Gomez is hanging up her Time Lord duds as well. Update: Sadly, Mackie also »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Why Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor Is the Hero We Need Right Now

16 July 2017 10:34 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Tony Black on Jodie Whitaker’s casting as the Thirteenth Doctor…

So there we go. The 13th (or should that be 14th?) Doctor, hero of legendary British institution Doctor Who, is for the first time in history going to be a woman. More specifically Jodie Whittaker, who just went from being a critically acclaimed British TV and occasional film actress to global household name in the space of a tennis-filled afternoon.

Let’s be honest – this is a great thing, right? That’s not even a question. It *is* a great thing. End of. Doctor Who is a show that prides itself on positive messages for children and adults alike, messages of hope and freedom and liberal thought; it prides itself on the central hero, effectively a wizard in space, refusing to use weapons to fight his enemies, rather using words and where possible compassion. Most recently, it’s a »

- Tony Black

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Jenna Coleman reportedly returning as Clara Oswald in Doctor Who Christmas Special

9 July 2017 1:07 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It looks like the First Doctor may not be the only familiar face appearing in the Doctor Who Christmas Special, with The Mirror reporting that Jenna Coleman is set to reprise her role as Clara Oswald.

Jenna Coleman has agreed to film something new as Clara,” states the tabloid’s source. “It’s become a tradition now for the companions to reappear as the Doctor regenerates and Jenna isn’t letting the side down. It’ll help to give Peter the send-off he deserves after three years.”

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The Christmas Special will mark the final outing for both Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor and showrunner Steven Moffat. Apparently both Pearl Mackie (Bill Potts) and Matt Lucas (Nardole) will also briefly appear, along with David Bradley as the First Doctor, before a new Doctor and »

- Gary Collinson

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John Simm And Michelle Gomez Discuss Missy And The Master’s Relationship In Doctor Who

6 July 2017 11:23 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

One of the highlights of the season 10 finale of Doctor Who was the winning dynamic between John Simm’s Master and Michelle Gomez’s Missy. Both characters are different regenerations of the same evil Time Lord/Lady, which meant the pair got on like a house on fire. Hilariously, but also rather strangely, they also seemed to find each other attractive.

In the new video above, Simm and Gomez discuss the Master and Missy’s waltz at the beginning of the episode. If you recall, the pair indulged in a quick dance on the rooftop of the hospital, as the tied-up Doctor was forced to sit and watch nearby.

Simm has some interesting thoughts on the Master’s attraction towards his future self, saying that it ties into the character’s incredible narcissistic tendencies. Gomez, meanwhile, is her usual hilarious, deadpan self, and one thing they both agree on is »

- Christian Bone

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John Simm says “you never know” when asked about The Master return in Doctor Who

4 July 2017 2:10 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

John Simm, who has just returned to Doctor Who for its season ten finale, isn’t yet ruling out another appearance in the popular sci-fi series.

First appearing as The Doctor’s nemesis The Master back in 2007, the actor returned for ‘The Doctor Falls’, and while he was mortally wounded at the season’s end, we didn’t see the Time Lord regenerating, leaving the door open for Simm to one day return.

Simm said the following to Doctor Who magazine (via Den of Geek) when asked about coming back once again:

“You know what, I don’t know. I mean, I wouldn’t have thought in a million years that I’d be back [in 2017], yet here I am talking about it, so never say never. So you never know. This thing called Doctor Who is a machine that just sort of goes on its own. It’s got its own rules. »

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Doctor Who: "you never know", says John Simm on returning

4 July 2017 12:18 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Rob Leane Jul 4, 2017

John Simm isn't ruling out another return as The Master, given the unexpectedness of this year's one...

This article contains spoilers for the Doctor Who series 10 finale, The Doctor Falls.

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John Simm's return as The Master, in Doctor Who series 10's finale episodes, was a lovely surprise. (Albeit one that was spoiled by the show's own adverts, many months in advance.)

Interestingly, showrunner Steven Moffat left both Simm's Master and Michelle Gomez's Missy mortally wounded at the end of the finale, but stopped short of showing either of them even starting to regenerate. 

Is Simm expecting to return again, then? Doctor Who Magazine (issue 514, out now) asked Simm that very question, and here's what he said...

"You know what, I don’t know. I mean, I »

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John Simm Would Consider Returning for More Doctor Who

3 July 2017 8:25 PM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

In a recent interview, John Simm says the door isn't completely closed on his iteration of the Doctor's greatest foe, the Master. »

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‘Doctor Who 10×12: The Doctor Falls’ Review

3 July 2017 6:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

So, the season finale is here and we all knew that Doctor Who was going to die. It isn’t a surprise, Peter Capaldi is leaving, as is Steven Moffat. With just the Christmas episode to go before Doctor Who returns in an all new form, does this episode live up to all expectations? Oh, and what of the expected regeneration?

With Bill (Pearl Mackie) seemingly a Cyberman, and The Masters (John Sims and Michelle Gomez) in control, how can The Doctor find a way out? The answer is of course, quite easily and with the help of Bill and Nardole (Matt Lucas) he fights to help a tiny band of humans from being “upgraded” by the Cybermen.

With all the focus on how The Doctor will regenerate, and who he will be played by, it was hard to really concentrate on the story in this episode. This may be »

- Paul Metcalf

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Doctor Who: what next for Missy and the Master?

2 July 2017 9:53 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Mark Harrison Jul 3, 2017

After the Doctor Who series 10 finale, what might be the future of the Master's character? Spoilers...

This feature contains spoilers for Series 10 of Doctor Who, including The Doctor Falls, from the very beginning.

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Peoples of the universe, please attend carefully. In life, nothing is certain but death, taxes and the Master coming back to Doctor Who every once in a while. First appearing in 1971's Terror Of The Autons, Roger Delgado's original incarnation even appeared in every single story of the eighth season, with various nefarious schemes designed to threaten or simply annoy the Doctor.

Over the rest of the classic series, he menaced later Doctors as the decrepit Peter Pratt, the full-on Kentucky fried Geoffrey Beevers, the wry, murderous Anthony Ainley and the 90s action movie baddy Eric Roberts. He was a master of disguise, »

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‘Doctor Who’: Should Phoebe Waller-Bridge or Olivia Colman be the first female Doctor?

2 July 2017 6:00 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

“Is the future going to be all girl?” asked the Master (John Simm) with contempt in the season 10 finale of “Doctor Who.” “We can only hope,” answered the Doctor (Peter Capaldi). The Master is a Time Lord just like the Doctor, and we’ve seen that he regenerated into a female form, Missy (Michelle Gomez), […] »

- Daniel Montgomery

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‘Doctor Who’ Season 10 Finale Recap: Peter Capaldi Gets Ready To Say Goodbye

2 July 2017 12:56 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

“The Doctor Falls,” the last episode of Doctor Who season 10, aired this Saturday. The episode marks the end for outgoing executive producers Steven Moffat and Brian Minchin, and their remarkable cast (Pearl Mackie, Matt Lucas, Michelle Gomez and John Simm).  Peter Capaldi will make one final appearance as the titular time-traveler in a forthcoming Christmas special. […]

Source: uInterview

The post ‘Doctor Who’ Season 10 Finale Recap: Peter Capaldi Gets Ready To Say Goodbye appeared first on uInterview. »

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Doctor Who Season 10 Finale Review

1 July 2017 3:19 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

This was always going to be a good one, wasn’t it? Even if the actual plot had been lacking, any Doctor Who season finale which details (at least one possible version of) the origin of the Cybermen, the return of John Simm’s Master and perhaps even, as the trailers have teased, the regeneration of the Twelfth Doctor, ahead of Peter Capaldi’s final episode this Christmas, was going to be a winner. And that absolutely holds true here, as writer Steven Moffat delivers one of his best ever finales, one that’s brimming with excitement, pathos, shocks, humour and, above all, heartbreak.

Moffat is known for subverting our expectations and he doesn’t disappoint with this instalment. Instead of jumping in during the midst of all the action that was unfolding at the end of last week’s episode, “The Doctor Falls” begins in a deceptively harmless scenario, »

- Christian Bone

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Take A (Master) Class In Doctor Who History With This New Promo

30 June 2017 5:04 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

With John Simm having made his return to Doctor Who for the first time since 2010 in last week’s episode “World Enough and Time,” it seems like an opportune moment to remind ourselves of the long history of the Doctor’s nemesis the Master, doesn’t it?

The short video you’ll see above runs through the Master’s many regenerations at a rather quick pace. If you need some reminding, the uber-villain has gone through seven different incarnations over the decades. First, there was Roger Delgado (1971-73), followed by a horribly disfigured version (Peter Pratt, 1976; Geoffrey Beevers, 1981) and then there was Anthony Ainley (1981-89). The one-off Doctor Who: The Movie featured Eric Roberts as the Master in 1997 before the revived series cast Derek Jacobi in 2007. John Simm then took over, followed by Michelle Gomez in 2014.

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Doctor Who series 10 episode 12 review: The Doctor Falls

30 June 2017 3:40 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Simon Brew Jul 1, 2017

Big spoilers, as we review the Doctor Who series 10 finale, The Doctor Falls...

This review contains spoilers. Our spoiler-free review is here.

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10.12 The Doctors Falls

"You shouldn't have hit me, Missy"

Thank you for taking the time, in the midst of the internet exploding all around you, to come and read this review. This is being written ahead of the episode’s transmission, and were I putting money on things, I’d suggest the reappearance of Heather from The Pilot is where the battlelines are mainly being drawn right about now.

How about we start there?

For much of The Doctor Falls, it really looked as if Bill – one of the absolute triumphs of the series – was doomed. »

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Doctor Who Actor Sums Up Tomorrow’s Season Finale In Three Words

30 June 2017 11:55 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

A guest star in tomorrow’s Doctor Who season finale has summed up the episode – titled “The Doctor Falls” – in just three words, and it turns out we have a lot of scares and emotion to look forward to.

British actress Samantha Spiro is set to play a new character named Hazran in tomorrow’s outing, and while chatting to Radio Times about the finale, she was asked to sum up what we can expect from “The Doctor Falls.”

“It’s moving, scary, and the thing that comes mostly to me is that it’s emotional – but that’s moving really,” she explained, before deciding on, “Emotional, scary and unnerving.”

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If you’re wondering what role Spiro’s character Hazran will play in the already jam-packed episode, the actress also spoke to WhatsOnTV »

- Christian Bone

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Doctor Who Season 10 Finale Contains Tribute To The Masters Of The Classic Series

29 June 2017 11:15 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Is there anything that pleases Doctor Who fans more than a nod to the show’s illustrious history? If not, then this season has been one of the best fan-pleasing runs of the show. In the last two episodes alone, we have the return of the original design of the Cybermen – last seen in 1966 – and a comeback for John Simm’s Master.

While it’s great to see the actor back in the role, his return has also allowed him to pay tribute to the Masters of the classic series, specifically Roger Delgado (1971-74) and Anthony Ainley (1981-89). Both actors sported a traditional villainous goatee beard, which Simm was keen to bring back here.

He explained the following to Doctor Who Magazine (via DoctorWho.TV):

“Yeah, I just grew it, and turned up at the readthrough, and said, ‘You know, I fancy a bit of this,’ and Steven [Moffat, showrunner] was like, »

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Doctor Who Series 10 Episode 12 Review – ‘The Doctor Falls’

29 June 2017 3:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Villordsutch reviews Doctor Who Series 10 Episode 12: The Doctor Falls…

Directed by: Rachel Talalay

Written by: Steven Moffat

The Doctor – A Pity…No Stars…I’d hoped there would be stars.

Following on from last week’s rather fantastic opener “World Enough and Time” the closing chapter of Series 10, sees the bowing out of long time showrunner Steven Moffat – writer of this two-parter – and rumour has it this too is the swan song episode for Pearl Mackie, Matt Lucas, Michelle Gomez and Peter Capaldi too.  So, if rumours are to be believed, this episode is going to require a box of ‘man-sized’ tissues.  Obviously because onions are being cut somewhere – I’m not implying I’m going to get emotional or anything, and I clearly had allergies when David Tennant said, “I don’t want to go!”

Wasting not one precious moment with “The Doctor Falls”,  the episode starts as »

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Doctor Who Producer Wanted “Old-School Master Surprise” For Finale

28 June 2017 4:37 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Some fans have taken umbrage with the level of ‘spoilery’ announcements made about this season of Doctor Who. While others reacted with excitement when, say, it was revealed that the original Cybermen would be returning to the show, a lot of people would have preferred to find this out during the episode itself. The same goes for John Simm’s long-awaited comeback as the Master. As if to make up for spoiling his return, however, there was another layer to his re-appearance that was still able to shock some fans.

In last week’s outing, “World Enough and Time,” Bill befriends strange, quirky hospital orderly Mr. Razor, who seems to be the episode’s comic relief character. As things progress, though, he actually leads her into being – shock horror! – converted into a Cyberman and it turns out that he’s really John Simm’s Master in disguise.

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- Christian Bone

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