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COMIC CON: DuckTales Panel Round Up - David Tennant Is 'Rolling Enigma' Scrooge McDuck

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David Tennant attended his second panel in two days at the 2017 San Diego Comic Con this afternoon, this time to promote the revival of Disney's iconic animated series DuckTales. David plays the fearless tycoon Scrooge McDuck in the show which premieres on Disney XD on August 12th.




Also taking part in the panel were Danny Pudi (Huey) and Ben Schwartz (Dewey). Kate Micucci (Webby), Beck Bennett (Launchpad), Toks Olagundoye (Mrs. Beakley), Executive Producer Matt Youngberg and Co-Producer and Story Editor Francisco Angones.

The panel began with a mass audience singalong to the theme tune. The cast and creatives were then introduced with David Tennant receiving huge cheers that could apparently be heard in the panel room next door!


DuckTales panel!!! No one was at all excited to see David Tennant.... #ducktales #sdcc #disney #beakchurch A post shared by Rachel Rauch (@rachelrauch) on Jul 21, 2017 at 4:11pm PDT


Here's what we learned about the new series:

Inspiration and Development:
The…

VIDEO: Exclusive Comic Con DuckTales Sneak Peek Sees Scrooge & Co On An Undersea Adventure

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Attendees at today's DuckTales panel at San Diego Comic Con were treated to an exclusive first look at a clip from the one hour special that will launch the series in August. The clip finds Scrooge McDuck played by David Tennant embarking on a submarine adventure to find the lost city of Atlantis in the company of his great-nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, their friend Webby Vanderquack and his pilot Launchpad McQuack.

Watch the clip here:



DuckTales debuts anywhere you watch Disney XD with a one-hour special, 'Ducktales: Woo-oo!', that will run for 24 consecutive hours beginning at 12am on Saturday 12th August. This will be followed by the full series premiere with two new episodes on Saturday 23rd September. 
Disney's all-new Ducktales stars David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck,  Danny Pudi as Huey, Ben Schwartz as Dewey, Bobby Moynihan as Louie, Kate Micucci as Webby Vanderquack, Beck Bennett as Launchpad McQuack and Toks Olagundoye as Mrs. Beakley.


David Tennant Joins The Cast Of Final Space

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David Tennant is to join the cast of TBS Network's newest animation series, Final Space.
Announcing the full cast of his "epic space opera" Final Space, creator Olan Rogers revealed that David will be among a star studded cast for the upcoming animated space sitcom and will be voicing multiple characters  including the Lord Commander.

Watch below:



"Final Space is unlike anything on TV right now," says Rogers, "It's the first serialised, animated, interstellar comedic adventure. I know, it sounds exciting."

Adding that the series will be 'dark, funny, tragic and full of heart', he promised: "This story is quite simply an epic space opera, and for that you need a great cast."

Also on board are Fred Armisen, Tom Kenny, Gina Torres, Steven Yeun, Coty Galloway, Caleb McLaughlin, Ron Perlman, John DiMaggio, Shannon Purser, Keith David, Andy Richter and Conan O'Brien. David Sacks will be serving as showrunner.

 The series involves …

David Tennant To Attend Disney's DuckTales Panel At San Diego Comic Con Today

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David Tennant will be heading joining with fellow cast and series creatives as a member of Disney XD's DuckTale's panel today at San Diego Comic Con. David voices the beloved character of Scrooge McDuck in a reboot of the classic Disney series. The panel is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. in Room 6A 
Also taking part in the panel will be Danny Pudi and Ben Schwartz, the voices of Huey and Dewey. Kate Micucci the vocal talent behind Webby and Beck Bennett who takes on Launchpad will be there too, as well as the Executive Producer Matt Youngberg and Co-Producer and Story Editor Francisco Angones.

According to Disney XD, lucky attendees can expect “exclusive sneak peeks and talk about bringing this classic family of adventuring ducks to a new generation of fans".
The panel will also be taking part in a signing session at the Sails Pavilion from 5pm - for details on how to obtain tickets, click here.

Disney's all-new DuckTales launches at midnight on Saturday 12th August on D…

PHOTOS: David Tennant At San Diego Comic Con - Day One

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David Tennant attended the first day of San Diego Comic Con yesterday to take part in the Call Of Duty panel. You can read all about that panel here.

He and his cast mates also attended SiriusXM's Entertainment Weekly Radio Channel Broadcasts From Comic Con 2017 at the Hard Rock Hotel.

Check out some photos from that below:







Cast photos via kathryn-winnick.net

David also caught up with some other familiar faces at the SyFy Classic Who panel which was hosted by Aaron Sagers and featured Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sophie Aldred.


David will be at SDCC again today as part of the eagerly anticipated Disney's DuckTales panel.


Bad Samaritan Released In The USA In February 2018

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Bad Samaritan, the upcoming thriller starring David Tennant and Robert Sheehan, is due to be released on 23rd February 2018 in the USA. The tense thriller, written by Brandon Boyce and directed by Dean Devlin, centres on a pair of thieves who stumble upon a woman being held captive in a house that they are robbing.

Robert Sheehan and co-star Carlito Olivero play two valets working at an upmarket restaurant who come up with the perfect scam. While their wealthy clients are socialising, they head off to burgle their houses. However, when they target the home of the psychotic Cale Erendreich, played by David Tennant, they get more than they bargained for. The film also stars Kerry Condon and Hannah Barefoot.

Keep up to date on all the latest news on Bad Samaritan on our news blog here...


David Tennant Gives Nod Of Approval To Jodie Whittaker Casting

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David Tennant has indicated his approval of Jodie Whittaker's casting as the Doctor during his Call Of Duty panel appearance at San Diego Comic Con earlier today. David was there to help promote the Nazi Zombies gameplay mode of the upcoming release, Call Of Duty: WWII (released on November 3rd), in which he voices foul-mouthed art thief Drostan Hynd. The alternative universe game sees a specialist art recovery unit pitched against a nightmarish army of undead soldiers created by a maniacal Third Reich scientist.

The Nazi Zombies mode includes characters played by Elodie Yung and Katheryn Winnick, and the panel acknowledged that half of gamers are women. David added, "Doctor Who - another show with a strong female lead!" 

While he did not name his former Broadchurch co-star, David's has already shown himself to open to the idea of a female Doctor. Earlier this year he was interviewed on BBC Radio's World At One and agreed with presenter Martha Kearney that Olivia C…

CONVENTION NEWS: Catherine Tate Joins David Tennant At Wizard World Columbus

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Catherine Tate has been added to the line up of the Wizard World fan convention at Columbus, Ohio. Catherine joins fellow Doctor Who stars David Tennant and John Barrowman and will be appearing on both Saturday and Sunday. Wizard World Comic Con Columbus takes place at Greater Columbus Convention Center, North High Street, Columbus from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th August.

Catherine will be taking part in her own panel 'A Conversation with a Companion' in the Union Station Ballroom at 12.30pm on Saturday, moderated by Lindi Smith. This event directly follows David's panel 'The Doctor Is In' which begins in the same venue at 11.30am.

Catherine Tate VIP tickets are available here

Photo opportunity tickets are available here - keep an eye on the page for details of dual photo ops! 
Autograph tickets are here

David Tennant will be appearing on Saturday only - VIP tickets including priority seats to his panel are available here

For the full lowdown on Wizard World Columbus please…

David Tennant At The Call Of Duty WWII: Nazi Zombies Reveal Panel At San Diego Comic Con

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David Tennant has just completed his first panel appearance at San Diego Comic Con as part of the cast of the upcoming Sledgehammer Games release Call Of Duty: WWII. David plays one of the protagonists in the Nazi Zombies game mode, which was unveiled during a hotly anticipated panel which began at 11.45am PST.




David was joined on the panel, hosted by Greg Miller, by fellow cast members Elodie Yung, Katheryn Winnick and Udo Kier, plus the game developers Michael Condrey, Jon Horsley and Cameron Dayton. The panel opened with the Nazi Zombies trailer which you can see here - be warned, it's not for the fainthearted.



What we learned about Call Of Duty WWII: Nazi Zombies from the panel: 
The zombie game mode takes place in a separate universe to the main game; the two worlds do not intersectThe game has a storyline: essentially it's Monument Men...with zombies! The makers say it's "...Men and women risking their lives to save works of art"This game mode is a story based…

USA: Broadchurch Episode 4 Premiere On BBC America Tonight

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The final season of Broadchurch continues on BBC America tonight from 10pm/9c as Detectives Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller continue their search for Trish Winterman's attacker. David Tennant and Olivia Colman star with Julie Hesmondhalgh, Sarah Parish and the new Doctor herself, Jodie Whittaker. 
Broadchurch - Season 3 Episode 4 Trish returns to the scene of the crime. Will she remember anything more about the attack? DC Katie Harford discovers a strong lead, a new suspect who doesn't have an alibi. Questioned by Ellie and Hardy, Cath reveals interesting new information. Meanwhile Hardy dips his toe into the waters of Tinder dating...
Watch a trailer here:




David Tennant Vs Alexander Vlahos In The Radio Times Drama Champion Semi-Final

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David Tennant is through to the semi final stage of the Radio Times Drama Champion poll.
He is now facing the battle to win enough votes against Versailles actor Alexander Vlahos to make it to the final.

David won Round 4 of the poll against Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy with a healthy 57.13% of the vote.

The winner of this semi final will compete in the final stage against either Poldark's Aidan Turner or Victoria's Rufus Sewell.

Click here to cast your vote for David.

Jenny's Back! Georgia Tennant To Lead New Doctor Who Audio Adventure Series!

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RadioTimes.com have announced that Georgia Tennant is to lead a brand new series of Doctor Who audio adventures for Big Finish as she reprises her iconic role as the Doctor's daughter Jenny.
Jenny was first introduced to fans in the David Tennant era of the show in the 2008 episode, The Doctor's Daughter. She was an artificially created Generation 5000 soldier cloned from the Doctor's DNA on Messaline, effectively making her his daughter. She was militaristic and driven, but she and the Doctor gradually warmed to one another, and Jenny quickly learned to take on board his morals and compassion.  When the Doctor exposed the truth on Messaline to both the human and Hath soldiers, General Cobb of the humans tried to murder him, but Jenny took the bullet instead and apparently died. Heartbroken, the Doctor, Donna Noble and Martha Jones left Jenny interred on Messaline, but she was revived by the gaseous compound released by the recently activated third-generation terraforming…

David Tennant Joins The Cast Of Thunderbirds Are Go

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It's been announced today that David Tennant will be joining the cast of ITV children's show, Thunderbirds Are Go, as Tycho Reeves, a billionaire inventor much admired by Brains, who has some unexpected teething problems on the inaugural voyage of his superspeed Hypercar.

Also joining the cast are Emilia Clarke of Game Of Thrones as Doyle, a resilient and courageous oil rig worker who stands up for what is right and allies herself with International Rescue, Adam Hills (The Last Leg) as Buddy Pendergast, Alan Ford (Snatch, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) as Light Fingered Fred, Asa Butterfield (Hugo, Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children) as Space Controller Conrad, Kathryn Drysdale (Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps) as Kate, Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Taboo) as Professor Quentin Questa, Ruby Wax (Ruby, The Waiting Game) as Hayley Edmonds and Togo Igawa (Memoirs of a Geisha, The Last Samurai) as Toshi Murakami.

Thunderbirds Are Go is a remake of the 1960s telev…

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 10th - Sunday 16th July

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Mad To Be Normal Wins Best International Feature In Galway

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The Galway Film Fleadh draws to a close tonight with the presentation of the annual film awards. Happily for David Tennant fans, Mad To Be Normal has scooped the award for Best International Feature. The film has its Irish premiere during the festival, screening on 12th July.

Written and directed by Robert Mullan, Mad To Be Normal sees David in the role of the infamous Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing, whose controversial theories and practice around the treatment of mentally ill patients angered the medical community during the 1960s and 70s. The film focuses on the project that Laing set up in Kingsley Hall in London in the late 1960s where medical practitioners and patients experiencing psychosis lives together as equals. Elisabeth Moss, Michael Gambon and Gabriel Byrne also star.

Mad To Be Normal has been on limited UK release in selected cinemas since its premiere on February 26th in Glasgow. It has just started screening on HBO in Poland and the producers hope for releases in other …

VOTE: David Tennant Vs Cillian Murphy In Round 4 Of The Radio Times Drama Champion

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David Tennant has made it through to Round 4 of the annual Radio Times Drama Champion poll, having defeated Hannibal actor Mads Mikkelsen, with a whopping 61.65% of the vote.

David now faces up against Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy. The winner of this round will go through to the Quarter Finals.

Vote in Round 4 here

You can vote as many times as you like but you MUST do so before Round 4 polls close on Tuesday July 18th at 1pm BST

PHOTOS: David Tennant Attends Wimbledon 2017 Men's Final

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David Tennant attended the Wimbledon 2017 Men's Final this afternoon where he watched Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic to seal a record eighth title.
Whilst there David posed for photos alongside Game Of Throne actress Emilia Clarke and was spotted in the crowd enjoying the match with Poldark's Christian Brassington.
Check out some photos below:








VIDEO: David Tennant As Scrooge McDuck In The D23 Expo DuckTales Sneak Peek

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Lucky attendees of the D23 Expo DuckTales panel tonight were treated to an exclusive first look at the much anticipated all-new Disney's DuckTales. David Tennant stars as Scrooge McDuck as the adventures of the swashbuckling billionaire and his young charges Huey, Dewey and Louie are relaunched for a new generation of fans.

Fortunately you too can enjoy the sneak peek courtesy of Mashable - see below:




The Q&A panel was attended by cast members Ben Schwartz, Kate Micucci, Beck Bennet, Toks Olagundoye writer and producer Frank Angones and art director Sean Jimenez, but opened with a filmed message from David Tennant.


David Tennant sent a special message to everyone at the #DuckTales panel! #D23Expopic.twitter.com/HkdvK8xWw6 — FANDOM (@getfandom) July 15, 2017
Here's a rundown of some of the points raised at the panel: The new DuckTales show has a modern art style and modern storytelling but otherwise it’s the same classic showSean Jimenez says they went back to the original comics…

GAMES NEWS: David Tennant To Star In Call Of Duty: WWII Zombie Mode

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It has just been revealed that David Tennant will be one of the voice stars of the Nazi Zombies game mode of the upcoming Sledgehammer Games release Call Of Duty: WWII. The game is the fourteenth installment of the first-person shooter franchise and will be released worldwide for Playstation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows on November 3rd 2017.

While the main game will be set within the Second World War, the Zombies game mode is set in an alternate history with its own storyline, where the Allied Forces are battling a zombie army created by the Third Reich. The developers describe it as more gruesome and terrifying than ever before as the dark and chilling mode heads in a unique new direction with the addition of Co-Op mode. 

David's character has been named by the official Call Of Duty Twitter feed as Drostan Hynd, and is the first of the high profile names voicing the game to be unveiled. The full world reveal of Zombies mode will take place during the dedicated Call Of Duty: WW…

POLAND - PREMIERE: Mad To Be Normal Showing On TV On HBO

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David Tennant's film Mad To Be Normal is currently showing on HBO in Poland under the title Normalnie wariat (Normally Mad).

The Polish TV premiere was tonight at 20.10 (apologies, Polish readers, notification was received very late); however there will be a second showing tomorrow morning at 11.15.

HBO Go subscribers in Poland can watch the film online here.

David Tennant stars as the revolutionary Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing in the movie written and directed by Robert Mullan which is based on Laing's controversial Kingsley Hall project where patients experiencing psychosis and medical practitioners lived together as equals. Elisabeth Moss, Michael Gambon and Gabriel Byrne also star.


Other showings on HBO Poland are: 26th July - 00:05 1st August - 22:15 2nd August – 04:15 8th August – 16:20 9th August – 08:20 19th August – 18:20 25th August – 16:00

VIDEO: Broadchurch Continues With Episode 4 On BBC America Next Week

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The third season of Broadchurch continues on BBC America next week with the premiere of episode 4 at 10pm/9c on Wednesday 19th July. Alec Hardy and Ellie Miller (David Tennant and Oliva Colman) continue their search for the perpetrator of the sexual assault reported by Trish Winterman (Julie Hesmondhalgh).

Watch the trailer here:



Broadchurch Season 3 Episode 4
Trish returns to the scene of the crime. Will she remember anything more about the attack? DC Katie Harford discovers a strong lead, a new suspect who doesn't have an alibi. Questioned by Ellie and Hardy, Cath reveals interesting new information.
Featuring a strong, talented cast, spearheaded by recent Golden Globe®-winner Olivia Colman (The Night Manager, Fleabag) and Emmy®-winner David Tennant (Doctor Who, Jessica Jones), the third and final chapter from writer, creator and executive producer Chris Chibnall, sees the detective duo Detective Sergeant Ellie Miller (Colman) and Detective Inspector Alec Hardy (Tennant) investi…

Doctor Who: Tales of Terror To Be Released In Hardback And Audio Book

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A new Doctor Who compilation featuring a story with the Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble, as portrayed by David Tennant and Catherine Tate in the hit TV series, is set to be released in hardback and audio book on 7 September 2017.

Pre order the hardback book via www.amazon.co.uk here
Pre order the audio book via www.amazon.co.uk here

The spine-chilling new collection of twelve illustrated adventures, packed with terrifying Doctor Who monsters and villains, just in time for Halloween . . .

Written by Jacqueline Rayner, Mike Tucker, Paul Magrs, Richard Dungworth, Scott Handcock and Craig Donaghy, each story stars an incarnation of the Doctor on a brand new adventure in time and space.

Each also features a frightening nemesis for the Doctor to face, plus appearances from favourite friends such as Sarah Jane, Jo, Ace and Donna.

Illustrated by Rohan Daniel Eason, Tales of Terror will delight, excite and frighten Doctor Who fans everywhere.

The stories will also be available as an audio book wit…

Tales Of Para Handy Featuring David Tennant To Be Released On DVD

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The Classic BBC series 'The Tales of Para Handy' is finally coming to DVD. The Tales of Para Handy is a Scottish television series set in the western isles of Scotland in the 1930's.

Based on the Para Handy books by Neil Munro, this BBC series stars Gregor Fisher as Captain Peter Para Handy MacFarlane, and also stars Scottish favourites Rikki Fulton and Sean Scanlan.

The series follows the adventures of the crew of the Vital Spark, as it puffs around the coastal waters of West Scotland and follows the various schemes that Para Handy gets himself and his crew involved in.

The series features plenty of well known faces actors including David Tennant & Tony Curran.

This 3-disc set contains all 9 episodes from Series 1 & 2.

You can pre order it at www.amazon.co.uk - it will be released in the UK on 9th October 2017.

David Tennant guest stars as John MacBryde in the second series of Tales Of Para Handy in the episode 'Para Handy's Piper'.


​A young lad stea…

VOTE: David Tennant Vs Mads Mikkelsen In Round 3 Of The Radio Times Drama Champion

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David Tennant has made it through to Round 3 of the annual Radio Times Drama Champion poll, having defeated the hugely popular Sheridan Smith, David faces up against more tough competition in the form of Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen. The Hannibal and Rogue One actor has proved to be a challenge for David in this poll before.

Round 2 was a battle hard won for David with 58.55% of the votes.

You can help him in Round 3 by clicking here to vote

You are permitted to vote as many times as you like before Round 2 closes on Sunday 16th July  at 12:00pm BST.

David took the title back in 2014 so let's see if he can reign supreme once more!

AUDIO: Cressida Cowell Says David Tennant Brings "A Special Kind Of Magic" To Her Audiobooks

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Last month it was announced that David Tennant would be reading The Wizards Of Once, the new magical novel by Cressida Cowell, the author of the How To Train Your Dragon series. The audiobook will be released on September 19th in the UK and on 3rd October in the USA, and Cressida has already expressed how elated she is to have David back on board.


"I've been immensely lucky to have David Tennant interpreting my books for over a decade, and I’m absolutely thrilled that he’s going to be reading The Wizards of Once," she said. "Having your story brought to life by an actor of his skill and genius is a special kind of magic. David’s incredible talent has introduced thousands of families to How to Train Your Dragon. A large number of children and parents have told me that they were so gripped by listening to his audio version on long car journeys that they had to stay in the car even after they reached their destination, in order to hear the end of the story."

Lauren …

NEW! This Week's Doctor Who T-Shirt Collection!

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The 12 designs to choose from are available at a reduced price until Wednesday 19 July with T shirts for just $14 / £10.80 each! (Normal RRP $20/ £15.80) That's a whopping 30% off for readers of our site.

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