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"Doctor Who" is one of the longest-running franchises in all of space and time -- it's been on TV, radio, and bookshelves for more than 50 years, so there's a lot to dig into. With such a long history, you can join in on the fun anywhere, anytime. Here are the best reasons to join the Doctor in his time machine/spaceship, the Tardis, for adventures throughout the space-time continuum.
1. You Can Start Anywhere
Every fan has an opinion about the best place to start watching "Doctor Who." Some argue for beginning with the 1964 black-and-white series, and others advocate for jumping in with the more modern 2005 version of the franchise -- affectionately known as "Nu Who." Although "Doctor Who" is full of canonical rules, backstories, and in-jokes, most episodes are intended as standalone stories about the Doctor and his companions running into adventures throughout space and time. Really: You can pick »
- Jaime Vazquez
Metro.co.uk reports Paul Marc Davis has landed a recurring role in the upcoming Class TV series -- the newest spin-off of Doctor Who. Davis has previously appeared in Doctor Who, Torchwood, and The Sarah Jane Adventures. We previously reported the current Doctor, Peter Capaldi may also have a Class cameo.
As of this writing, the BBC has not publicized the addition of Davis to the Class cast. The story broke on Twitter, when the user Ruther posted a photo of Davis's online CV. Check it out, below. Davis joins the cast, pictured above, which as of this writing includes: Vivian Oparah, Greg Austin, Sophie Hopkins, Fady Elsayed, and Katherine Kelly. Nigel Betts is also reportedly on board.
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First reported as a rumor earlier this morning over at The Hashtag Show, Marvel and Netflix smartly opted to not bother denying and just went ahead and officially confirmed the news with EW - "Game of Thrones" actor Finn Jones has scored the title role in the "Iron Fist" series.
The project is the fourth and final hero series in the original deal between Marvel and Netflix to adapt four of Marvel's properties into original series on the streaming service. A mini-series event, "The Defenders," starring the title characters from all four series is also on the way but a schedule hasn't yet been made clear.
The story focuses on Daniel Rand and his return to New York City after being missing for four years. He fights against the criminal element corrupting New York City with his kung-fu mastery and ability to summon the power of the fiery Iron Fist. »
- Garth Franklin
2016 might seem like a black hole, lacking anything for us Doctor Who fans, but we have at least got Class to look forward to, the only official spin-off since The Sarah Jane Adventures concluded in October 2011. And writer Patrick Ness is stirring up some excitement on Twitter. Ness, best-known as the author of Ya novels like The Rest of...
- Philip Bates
4 items from 2016
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