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Does 'Doctor Who' Have Room for Peter Capaldi?

Peter Capaldi could become one the great Doctors, with a grave sense of wonder that could carry the show pretty deeply "into darkness." It's an open whether the shinier, perkier, re-vamped, demo-baiting current version of the show has room for that kind of greatness.
  • By David Chute
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  • August 25, 2014 3:27 PM
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WATCH: Maggie Gyllenhaal Adopts the Queen's English in 'The Honourable Woman'

British actors have long headed west to star in American films and TV shows; now, it seems, American thespians are headed east to do the same.
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • July 7, 2014 12:05 PM
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'Sherlock' Season 4 Will Film Next Year

In an exciting bit of news for "Sherlock" fans, the BBC announced today that the show's fourth season will be filmed next year.
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • July 2, 2014 11:31 AM
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It's Official: Damian Lewis Is Henry VIII in 'Wolf Hall' and 'Bring Up the Bodies' Miniseries UPDATED

UPDATE: It's been confirmed that former "Homeland" star Damian Lewis will play Henry VIII opposite top-shelf Shakespeare thespian Mark Rylance in the BBC's upcoming Hilary Mantel adaptations "Wolf Hall" and "Bring Up the Bodies."
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 9, 2014 3:12 PM
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BBC Films Unveils Lavish Film Slate Ahead of Cannes

Before closing Cannes Directors' Fortnight with Matthew Warchus' "Pride," about gay activism in the time of Margaret Thatcher, BBC Films has unveiled its upcoming roster of star-studded films.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 9, 2014 12:36 PM
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'Orphan Black' Gaining Traction in Season Two

"Orphan Black," the BBC's cult hit starring the chameleon-like Tatiana Maslany in many different guises, nabbed 719,000 viewers for its second episode of Season Two, which aired April 26. While still niche numbers, this is a good 15% increase from this season's premiere episode, which scored 620,000 viewers.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 29, 2014 12:46 PM
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J.K. Rowling's 'Casual Vacancy' Will Be an HBO Mini-Series

Author J.K. Rowling is bringing her bestseller "The Casual Vacancy," her first novel following the "Harry Potter" series, to HBO and the BBC for a three-hour miniseries.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 24, 2014 11:28 AM
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Tom Hardy and Ridley Scott Team Up for New Historical Thriller BBC Series

Tom Hardy is set to star in a new BBC series, "Taboo," with the prolific Ridley Scott as executive producer.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 3, 2014 5:29 PM
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Peter Capaldi: "His Name is the Doctor"

During a global simulcast on Christmas day, an understandably flustered-looking Peter Capaldi (potty-mouthed Malcolm Tucker from "The Thick of It") took over what can no longer be righteously referred to as the "title role" on the long-running BBC series "Doctor Who."
  • By David Chute
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  • December 26, 2013 1:57 PM
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'Night of the Doctor' 50th Anniversary Doctor Who Show Preview (VIDEO CLIP)

The mini-episode "Night of the Doctor" answers some questions and raises a few more. The most glaring example is how these developments will effect the show's overall timeline and the numbering of Doctors.
  • By David Chute
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  • November 14, 2013 3:43 PM
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