Showing posts from July, 2014

SCREENCAPS: David Tennant In What We Did On Our Holiday

David Tennant features in a new trailer released today to promote his new film What We Did On Our Holiday .

What We Did On Our Holiday, also starring Billy Connolly and Rosamund Pike, follows the misadventures of a family on a trip up to Scotland to celebrate a family birthday. The BBC Films feature created by Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin will be released on Friday 26th September

Watch the trailer here:

Enjoy a selection of screencaps of David here: 

Limited Edition David Tennant Print Goes On Sale Tonight

As promised yesterday, celebrity photographer Andy Gotts MBE is making available for sale a limited edition poster of one of his new portraits of David Tennant. 

The shot, taken last week, will be released in a limited run of only 250 copies. It will be printed on 20 x 16" Crystal Archive 249 gsm silver halide paper with each print individually numbered and signed by the photographer. The cost of each print will be £65 plus delivery.

Andy Gotts as a rule only releases his work as limited edition photographic prints, so this poster is a first for him and is in direct response to the positive reaction to his work by David Tennant's fans over social media. 

Visit the photographer's website for details on how to order

Orders can be placed from 8pm BST tonight

VIDEO: New Trailer For What We Did On Our Holiday Starring David Tennant & Rosamund Pike

Digital Spy have posted an exclusive first look at a brand new teaser trailer for the new BBC Films feature What We Did On Our Holiday.

The bittersweet comedy, written and directed by Guy Jenkin and Andy Hamilton, the creative team behind TV sitcom Outnumbered, stars David Tennant, Rosamund Pike, Billy Connolly and Ben Miller as an extended family brought reluctantly together to celebrate a family event.

David Tennant  and Rosamund Pike star as Doug and Abi McLeod, a warring couple whose marriage is on the rocks. When they are invited to celebrate the 75th birthday of Doug's eccentric father Gordy (Billy Connolly) in the Scottish Highlands they are forced to put their differences aside temporarily to make the trip up north with their three children (Emilia Jones, Bobby Smalldridge and Harriet Turnbull) in a painful sham of unity. But how convincing is their show of love and togetherness in the face of friends and family? And can they hold everything together in the face of an overwh…

PHOTOS: David Tennant Promoting Single Father October 2010 #throwbackthursday

Today's Throwback Thursday post is a collection of photos taken of David Tennant on 7th October 2010 whilst he was on a day of radio promotions for his drama Single Father. David visited several stations that day to spread the word about the show which was due to premiere on BBC One.

VOTE! David Tennant Reaches The Semi-Finals Of The Radio Times TV Champions Contest

David Tennant cruised through the quarter finals of the Radio Times TV Champion contest, beating a valiant Karen Gillan with 78.6% of the vote to her 21.4%. He now faces Tom Hiddleston in the semi-final, who himself was up against another ex-Doctor, Matt Smith. The vote is now open - can David's fans put him through to the final?

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Meanwhile Ricky Gervais sneaked in during the closing minutes to defeat Martin Freeman, just as Sherlock's Holmes and Watson looked set to go head-to-head for a spot in the finals. Benedict Cumberbatch defeated Maggie Smith to complete the semi-finalists.

The vote closes on Friday 1st August at 2pm BST

OUT NOW! TITANS: 10th Doctor: Brown Trench Coat (6.5 Inch Edition)

Celebrate the world's favourite space-and-time-traveling adventurer with a new range of 6.5" TITANS from the BBC and Titan Merchandise - a multiverse of figures to collect!

These new 6.5" scaled up versions of the hugely popular Doctor Who 3" TITANS sees the 10th and 11th Doctors, his time traveling spaceship the TARDIS and one of his most fearsome adversaries the time-energy-feeding Weeping Angel - all beautifully recreated in this larger scale.

Each figure is 6.5" tall and some come with character specific accessories. They are window boxed and sold individually.

Today sees the release of the 6.5" Tenth Doctor In His Brown Coat 

Order online from Forbidden Planet here

PHOTO: Sneak Peek Of New David Tennant Photoshoot

Award winning celebrity photographer Andy Gotts MBE has released a sneak peek of his new photo session with David Tennant. Andy, who is best known for his striking black and white portraits of actors, musicians and fashion models photographed David last week. Although the bulk of the shoot remains under wraps for now, he was able to give fans a small taster of what to expect (see above).
Last week Andy also posted a fun selfie with David.

Check out Andy's portfolio on his website

NEW ZEALAND: The Escape Artist Starring David Tennant Concludes On SoHo Tonight

The final episode of legal thriller The Escape Artist airs on satellite channel SoHo in New Zealand tonight. David Tennant stars as Will Burton, a promising junior barrister who is forced to question his own professional belief that everyone deserves a defence after his latest court success has terrifying consequences.

The Escape Artist Part 3 9.30pm, Wednesday 30th July, SoHo With the case against Liam Foyle crumbling, can Will find another way for justice to be served? Other cast includes Sophie Okonedo, Anton Lesser and Toby Kebbell
The Escape Artist is wriiten by David Wolstencroft and directed for BBC One by Brian Welsh.

PRE ORDER: New Wave 3 Tenth Doctor / David Tennant Doctor Who Figurine

A new Tenth Doctor figurine from Character Options / BBC Worldwide is due for release on 15th August 2014.
The new 'Wave 3' model is part of a range of Doctor Who 3.75 inch scale action figures.

You can pre order the Tenth Doctor Figure from Forbidden Planet here

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VIDEO: Internationally Viewable Version Of New Gracepoint 'Mad World' Promo Clip With David Tennant

An internationally viewable version of the new promo clip from Fox TV's new event series Gracepoint is now available. The 'Mad World' video, featuring a cover version of the Tears For Fears song, features shots of the series cast cut into footage of David Tennant's character Emmett Carver during a police press conference.

Gracepoint stars David Tennant, Anna Gunn, Nick Nolte, Jacki Weaver, Kevin Zegers and Michael Pena. The ten-episode event series is based on the UK's Broadchurch, which also starred David Tennant, but the producers promise that, although the first episodes follow the plot of the original very closely, the stories diverge after the third or fourth part. Gracepoint. premieres on Fox on October 2nd at 9pm/8c

To find out more, please visit our website.

EUROPE: Single Father Concludes On BBC Entertainment Tonight

Viewers across Europe can see the final episode of Single Father tonight on BBC Entertainment. The 2010 drama, originally screened on BBC One, stars David Tennant as a father of four who finds himself suddenly widowed and struggling not only to raise the children alone, but also coming to terms with his feelings for family friend Sarah, played by Suranne Jones
Single Father Episode 4 BBC Entertainment Europe, 21:50 CEST Matt begs Sarah for another chance to make their relationship work, whilst Sarah waits to see if Dave will go ahead with the paternity tests

Find out more about Single Father on our website

VIDEO: Gracepoint - "There Will Be No Hiding Place For Danny's Killer" Vows David Tennant

TV Line have an exclusive first look at a new Fox TV clip from Gracepoint in which Detective Emmett Carver, played by David Tennant, issues a stern warning to the murderer of local child Danny Solano.

"There will be no hiding place for Danny's killer," he promises at a press conference upon the launch of the investigation into the crime which shatters the peace of a sleepy northern Californian town.

The new 45 second clip, set to a cover version of Mad World, is currently viewable in the USA only.

Click here to watch on the TV Line website

Gracepoint stars David Tennant, Anna Gunn, Nick Nolte, Jacki Weaver, Kevin Zegers and Michael Pena. The ten-episode event series is based on the UK's Broadchurch, which also starred David Tennant, but the producers promise that, although the first episodes follow the plot of the original very closely, the stories diverge after the third or fourth part. Gracepoint. premieres on Fox on October 2nd at 9pm/8c

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VOTE NOW! David Tennant Reaches The Quarter Finals In The Radio Times TV Champions Contest

The Radio Times TV Champion contest is down to its final eight contestants, David Tennant is among the quarter finalists and the vote is now open. Can he see off fellow TARDIS traveller Karen Gillan? Only you can decide.

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 The other remaining pairings are Benedict Cumberbatch vs. Maggie Smith, Martin Freeman vs. Ricky Gervais and Tom Hiddleston vs. Matt Smith.

The vote closes on Wednesday 30th July at 2pm BST

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 21st - Sunday 27th July


AUSTRALIA: ABC1 To Repeat Broadchurch Starring David Tennant

From next Sunday night, ABC1 will be repeating the award-winning UK drama series Broadchurch starring David Tennant, Olivia Colman and Arthur Darvill. The series follows the impact of the murder of a child on a small town on the English coast. Episode 1 will be shown on Sunday 3rd August at 10.20pm.

Sunday 3rd August, 10.20pm
When the body of an 11-year-old boy is found on the picturesque beach in Broadchurch, local police officers DI Alec Hardy (David Tennant) and DS Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman) are called to investigate.
Broadchurch was written by Chris Chibnall and was produced by Kudos and Imaginary Friends for ITV. The series was originally shown in Australia in July and August last year.
A second series is currently in production in the UK and is expected to air on ITV from early 2015. 

GERMANY: What We Did On Our Holiday Screened at Film-Messe Köln 2014

What We Did On Our Holiday, the new feature film from BBC Films, will be screened at Film-Messe Köln (Cologne Film Fair) next month. The bittersweet comedy starring David Tennant, Rosamund Pike and Billy Connolly will be displayed by German film distributors Tobis.

Film-Messe Köln (5th - 7th August at Cinedom Köln) is a trade show where major German distributors exhibit trailers and exclusive material from their catalogues and have the opportunity to screen whole films to potential buyers from cinema chains. What We Did On Our Holiday will be screened on Thursday 7th August by Tobis, who picked up the rights to distribute the movie in German speaking Europe at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year.

Ein Schotte macht noch keinen Sommer Inhalt:  Zusammen mit ihren drei quirligen Kids fahren Doug und Abi in die schottischen Highlands, um den Geburtstag von Dougs Vater Gordy zu feiern. Das Problem dabei: Doug und Abi leben seit einer Weile getrennt, haben es aber bislang nicht fertig geb…

David Tennant On Why Peter Capaldi Is The Right Choice To Be The Doctor

David Tennant has revealed that he can't wait to see Peter Capaldi's take on the Doctor in Doctor Who as he is such a big fan of the actor. 

Talking last Sunday at the TV Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, he said of the new series, "I haven't seen any of it yet but everything about Peter Capaldi gets me terribly excited so I'm very much looking forward to it."

On the producers' choice to cast his fellow Scot in the lead role he was certain that it must have been very easy for them. "I think if you've got the chance of signing Peter Capaldi then you do it, I imagine," he stated. 
However, he teased the assembled American and Canadian reporters when questioned on whether he still watched the show following his departure in 2010. "I never watch it, never watched it since I left, I can't bear any of them," he joked, then added, "Of course I will! How could I not? It's compulsory in Britain anyway, you ha…

UK: Secret Smile Starring David Tennant Repeated On August 11th -12th On ITV3

ITV3 have confirmed that their repeat broadcast of the 2005 drama Secret Smile will be across two consecutive nights from the 11th - 12th August. In the two-part adaptation of the novel of the same name by Nicci French, David Tennant stars as psychotic stalker Brendan Block, a self-styled entrepreneur who turns out to be the boyfriend from hell.

Secret Smile
Monday 11th August 10.05pm BST
Tuesday 12th August 10.05pm BST
Two-part psychological thriller. A meeting at a skating party leads to a night of passion for Miranda (Kate Ashfield) and Brendan (David Tennant). Ten days later she returns home to find that he has let himself into her flat, where he has read her teenage diary. He proceeds to taunt her that she once slept with her sister's boyfriend, and she ends the relationship immediately. One month later, Miranda is invited by her sister Kerry (Claire Goose) to meet her new boyfriend - who just turns out to be Brendan.
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Titans Comics Doctor Who Panel Takes Place At SDCC Today

Titan Comics celebrate the launch of their two brand new officially licensed Doctor Who ongoing comic book adventures at the Doctor Who Comic Books panel at San Diego Comic Con today. the new ranges feature the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors as portrayed onscreen by David Tennant and Matt Smith.

Titan Comics Doctor Who Panel Writer Nick Abadzis, artist Elena Casagrande, cover artist Alice X. Zhang and Doctor Who comics editor, Andrew James will be on hand to reveal exclusive secrets from the upcoming Tenth and Eleventh Doctor storylines and show never-before-seen art and concept designs. Plus, get your first look at interior art from the upcoming Twelfth Doctor ongoing series (due for release in October) Attendees will also get to watch an exclusive video surprise… Every person who attends the panel will receive a special Doctor Who Comics Daypack and the chance to win cool Doctor Who merchandise, including exclusive SDCC items.
Location: San Diego Comic-Con, Room 23ABC
Day/Time: Saturday Jul…

New Doctor Who Comics Launch Today On Doctor Who Comics Day

Celebrate the worldwide launch of two brand-new officially licensed Doctor Who ongoing comic series today. Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor and Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor, featuring incarnations of the Doctor as played by David Tennant and Matt Smith, were released on Wednesday 23rd July, and to mark the event Titan Comics have made today Doctor Who Comics Day
At shows and at comic stores around the world there will be signings, events and promotions happening. Fans have the chance to celebrate everything Doctor Who with competitions, special variant covers, promotions and fun activity.
Plus, look out in comic stores on Doctor Who Comics Day for the latest edition of Titan Comics’ 2014 Preview - a free 32-page sampler showcasing the new comics line, including the new Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor ongoing series, featuring the Doctor as played by Peter Capaldi, due for release in October.
How you can get involved
Take part in the in-store Interactive Cosplay Posters Contest: Each partici…

SCREENCAPS: David Tennant As Detective Emmett Carver

In the new promotional clip for Fox TV event series Gracepoint David Tennant introduces his character, the grumpy and abrupt outsider Emmett Carver

Find a collection of new screencaps of David Tennant as Emmett Carver below.
Gracepoint premieres on Fox on Thursday 2nd October ay 9pm/8c


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