We go from great news — with the discovery and impending release of two new lost-but-found episodes of classic Doctor Who – to news that Matt Smith is finally done as the Doctor. Tweets from the set of Doctor Who‘s Christmas Special reveal that the cast and crew wrapped on filming for the special, marking Smith’s [...]
What were they thinking? Years ago (fifty this year!), before Doctor Who was the true pop culture phenomenon it is now, someone made an incredibly foolish mistake: they lost a lot of classic Doctor Who episodes. Not just a few; no, nearly a hundred episodes lost or destroyed. Over the past several decades, many of these episodes [...]
New sting and behind the scenes photo from the ‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Special released, plus a new trailer announcement
The Day of the Doctor is nearing! Doctor Who, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, is set to release an epic celebration episode in November, ushering in the return of at least one old Doctor alongside Matt Smith and an entirely new Doctor — the evil Doctor — played by John Hurt. Today, the BBC [...]
Doctor Who will begin filming its Christmas Special in September, as revealed by an official BBC photo
It was revealed today that the cast and crew of Doctor Who will begin filming the Christmas Special, the final episode for Matt Smith’s eleventh Doctor, on September 8th! This news means that Steven Moffat’s script for the sure-to-be dramatic exit of actor Matt Smith is now complete. The BBC, through the Doctor Who Official Twitter [...]
Season eight will be a big season for Doctor Who: it’s the first time Peter Capaldi will helm the show as the twelfth Doctor after taking the torch from Matt Smith, the current (and eleventh) Doctor on Doctor Who. However, fans will be waiting nearly a year after being introduced to Peter Capaldi in the upcoming [...]
Will the Cybermen kill the Doctor? The villains are set to return in the ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special!
“You will be deleted!” Our favorite villains are set to return in the Doctor Who Christmas Special… during which the Doctor is coincidentally forced to regenerate into number twelve. These villains have always been formidable foes for the Doctor, carrying a vengeance which has sent them across the universe in search of the Doctor and new [...]
Last Week on Lytherus: Legend of Korra news and web episodes, Affleck as Batman, new YA from Rowling, Divergent movie trailer, and more!
Last Week on Lytherus is our weekly wrap-up column summarizing the biggest news of the past week! With over a dozen posts going up on Lytherus per day, it’s likely you may have missed an important story or two! This week was a huge week for the fantasy, scifi, and horror genres, with Marvel absolutely dominating [...]
Ever since I can remember, I’ve been surrounded by fantasy and science-fiction of some sort. Whether it was books, games, or movies, it was always there. My parents had a games shop when I was younger, so spending an afternoon watching people play Magic or computer games was a normal thing for me. When I got [...]
It’s starting to seem incredibly likely that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling will be joining the line-up of famous British childrens’ authors participating in the creation of Doctor Who short stories to celebrate the show’s 50th anniversary. As one of the many ways they’re celebrating the Doctor’s milestone, the BBC has worked with eleven different British [...]
Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat makes new comments on the new Doctor, stating “he won’t be the man he was a minute ago”
Steven Moffat is finally speaking more on the announcement that Peter Capaldi will pick up the T.A.R.D.I.S. as Doctor Who’s twelfth Doctor! The news came last month with a star-studded live announcement show streamed around the world, which saw Capaldi walking into a studio audience filled with Whovians, all giving the actor a standing ovation. Steven [...]