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'Harry Potter' Director Rebooting 'Doctor Who' For Big Screen
YouTube ^ | 10-14-2011

Posted on 11/14/2011 6:33:43 PM PST by timeywimey

The Director of the Harry Potter movies is getting ready to begin filming the Movie-version of Doctor Who! Take that Trekkies!

(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...


TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: boycotthollywood; creativebankruptcy; doctorwho; scifi
I can't wait!!
1 posted on 11/14/2011 6:33:47 PM PST by timeywimey
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To: timeywimey

But will he answer the most ask question in history and the universe?


2 posted on 11/14/2011 6:35:40 PM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: GreyFriar

This could be good.. or very very bad.


3 posted on 11/14/2011 6:36:24 PM PST by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: timeywimey

All I can say is that if Billy Piper isn’t in it, I ain’t going to go see it.


4 posted on 11/14/2011 6:37:21 PM PST by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: timeywimey

The is the least breaking Breaking News story I’ve seen on this forum in a decade.

Welcome to FR!


5 posted on 11/14/2011 6:37:31 PM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: timeywimey

And the lack of originality crony-capitalist downward slide in Big Hollywood continues....


6 posted on 11/14/2011 6:44:44 PM PST by madmaximus (Liberaltarians=junkies,perverts,anti-semites,anti-military,cultural marxists without all the taxes)
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To: timeywimey

Remember back when movies were original?


7 posted on 11/14/2011 6:46:14 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Public employee unions are the barbarian hordes of our time.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

I do. I miss those days.


8 posted on 11/14/2011 6:47:53 PM PST by madmaximus (Liberaltarians=junkies,perverts,anti-semites,anti-military,cultural marxists without all the taxes)
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To: timeywimey; All

This leads to some interesting questions:

1) What actor would play The Doctor?

2) Will they involve The Master (My vote is for Anthony Hopkins)

3) Will they finally explain why The Doctor left Gallifrey in the first place?

4) Who will portray his companion? (Mary Jane anyone?)

My wife is the bigger Doctor Who fan, and she approved this thread. :)


9 posted on 11/14/2011 6:48:00 PM PST by TheRobb7 (OBAMA 2012: NO TAX LEFT BEHIND)
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To: timeywimey

You signed up yesterday to post this? :-)

But it doesn’t say WHICH director? There were several directors of HP movies, and some of them were really really bad.


10 posted on 11/14/2011 6:48:06 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: timeywimey

OMG!!!

David Yates screwed up the last three HP movies.
He did marginally well with #5.

This is not good news for anyone who knows the canon of Dr. Who. He will makes up his own to suit his own taste.


11 posted on 11/14/2011 6:50:38 PM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: timeywimey

There’s no reason for this at all. It should remain British and TV bound. It will suck.


12 posted on 11/14/2011 6:50:45 PM PST by Borges
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To: CharlesWayneCT

You have to go to the YouTube. It’s David Yates.


13 posted on 11/14/2011 6:51:29 PM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: timeywimey

Honestly, that does not sound good. The director going on about how he had to take it in a new direction really has me leery.


14 posted on 11/14/2011 6:58:34 PM PST by drbuzzard (different league)
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To: timeywimey; Borges

This was done once before, with Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor. It was basically once-and-done thing, and wasn’t all that well received.

I’m with Borges. Keep the Doctor on TV.


15 posted on 11/14/2011 7:01:43 PM PST by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: timeywimey; KevinDavis

Can’t be worse than the American Dr Who.... *shivers*


16 posted on 11/14/2011 7:06:22 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: GeronL

That 1996 TV movie was pretty popular in Britain. They were just desperate to have DW back at that point. It was a travesty although Paul McGann could have been a good Doctor given good material.


17 posted on 11/14/2011 7:08:01 PM PST by Borges
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To: Psycho_Bunny; KevinDavis

did you see the “trailer” for the anime Dr Who??

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kt3qZYUPi2Y


18 posted on 11/14/2011 7:08:38 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Borges

I wonder... Doctor Who works mainly because it is low-budget... Low on effects... But the writing is splendid. Its like good amateur Shakespeare theatre: a big budget a big special effects would spoil it.


19 posted on 11/14/2011 7:08:40 PM PST by Ramius (personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: Old Sarge

McGann is actually GREAT in the Big Finish Audio plays.


20 posted on 11/14/2011 7:09:42 PM PST by Clock King (Ellisworth Toohey was right: My head's gonna explode.)
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To: timeywimey
This is breaking news?
21 posted on 11/14/2011 7:11:50 PM PST by Jagdgewehr (It will take blood.)
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To: TheRobb7

1) What actor would play The Doctor? NOT Matt Smith!

2) Will they involve The Master (My vote is for Anthony Hopkins)? It would be great if they had Eccleston back as the ninth Doctor during the Time War, but the Master wasn’t really involved in it.

3) Will they finally explain why The Doctor left Gallifrey in the first place? Why did he run away from home and what has kept him running all these years and regenerations? What did he see in the Untempered Schism? Also, what is his real name? Was his mother really from Earth?

4) Who will portray his companion? (Mary Jane anyone?) The Doctor doesn’t use the TARDIS as a shaggin’ wagon so I am pretty sure smoking weed (Mary Jane) is out of bounds, too!


22 posted on 11/14/2011 7:12:16 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Ramius

though... For me, after Tom Baker it was just never the same.


23 posted on 11/14/2011 7:12:16 PM PST by Ramius (personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: Ramius

Have you seen the new series? It looks better than American shows. CGI is tailor-made for something like DW.


24 posted on 11/14/2011 7:12:22 PM PST by Borges
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To: TheRobb7

‘1) What actor would play The Doctor?’

Has to be David Tennant. Just has to be.


25 posted on 11/14/2011 7:14:28 PM PST by the scotsman (I)
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To: Borges

If they get:

David Tennant
a good budget
a good script

It could be very good.


26 posted on 11/14/2011 7:15:27 PM PST by the scotsman (I)
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To: Ramius

Actually I think the special effects in the ‘new’ Dr Who are very good, occasionally superb.


27 posted on 11/14/2011 7:16:44 PM PST by the scotsman (I)
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To: timeywimey

Long Live BBCA... Doctor Who and Top Gear... that is all we need.


28 posted on 11/14/2011 7:17:30 PM PST by BallyBill (WARNING:Taking me serious could cause stress related illness.)
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To: timeywimey

I talked to a guy who knows people in the Beeb who told him that Doctor Who would go until 2012 and then possibly be sold to an American interest. Looks like he was right!


29 posted on 11/14/2011 7:18:38 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: TheRobb7

The video indicates that they want a “reboot”. In other words, the creators are too damn lazy be consistent or research the material. It will be a disappointment.


30 posted on 11/14/2011 7:19:30 PM PST by Clock King (Ellisworth Toohey was right: My head's gonna explode.)
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To: Ramius

I hear what you are saying about Baker but Eccleston and Tennant did a pretty good job much to my surprise. I was really hoping that one of them would bring back the Jelly Babies.

What happens when you drop a Jelly Baby into molten potassium chlorate? You get a Screaming Jelly Baby!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjmHCghQ-kk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=410b79CPqP0


31 posted on 11/14/2011 7:43:53 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

yah, Tennant was good. But I grew up on Tom Baker as the Doctor, and it was really traumatic when he left.


32 posted on 11/14/2011 7:49:42 PM PST by Ramius (personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

The BBC has already announced that they will be airing part of the next series next year and another part of it in 2013. The latter is the 50th anniversary of the series - they have said that there will be a big time celebratory productions so they certainly wouldn’t sell it off. At this point DW is an ingrown Sherlock Holmes for them.


33 posted on 11/14/2011 7:57:57 PM PST by Borges
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To: timeywimey
“Yates told Variety that he is developing the first film, which will introduce the space-traveling Time Lord and his iconic red telephone booth time machine to those not already familiar with the global hit TV series”

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34 posted on 11/14/2011 8:24:25 PM PST by stylecouncilor (Some minds are like soup in a poor restaurant...better left unstirred.-PG Wodehouse)
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To: timeywimey

Great. More creativity and new ideas out of Hollywood. /s


35 posted on 11/14/2011 9:47:46 PM PST by Huck (I predict record low turnout for the GOP primaries.)
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To: Borges

Must agree. The Hollywood Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy was lousy. The earlier made for Brit and US PBS miniseries was great though.

They should know by now this need to be presented a certain way.


36 posted on 11/14/2011 9:56:33 PM PST by Tolaei1
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To: timeywimey

Alec Baldwin as Dr. Who and Lindsey Lohan as his companion


38 posted on 11/14/2011 10:09:22 PM PST by packrat35 (America is rapidly becoming a police state that East Germany could be proud of!)
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To: timeywimey

Another “news article” I consider as a who gives a rat’s rear end.


39 posted on 11/15/2011 5:54:36 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, thanks for the rain, but please let it rain more in Texas. Amen.)
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To: Ramius
Another Vote for Tom. My Mom was a HUGE Dr Who fan. So much so, she made a doll of Tom Baker as the Doctor. She made a wig of human hair, designed a TARDIS key, and he even has a sonic screwdriver. She sculpted the head out of clay, and, got Mr Baker to sign the stomach. Please forgive the quality, I need to take a better photo. (Yes that is Bender in the bottom)


40 posted on 11/15/2011 7:55:27 AM PST by Conan the Librarian (The Best in Life is to crush my enemies, see them driven before me, and the Dewey Decimal System)
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To: GreyFriar

Doctor who?


41 posted on 11/15/2011 9:21:57 AM PST by SargeK
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