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USA: David Tennant Sci Fi Animation gen:LOCK Sets Season 2 November Premiere Date

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The second season of the Max Original adult animated series, gen:LOCK premieres on Thursday 4th November on HBO Max.  David Tennant voices Rufus Weller and  Caliban in the sci-if series which focuses on a near-future dystopia undergoing a new, technologically driven world war.   Gen:LOCK is set fifty years in the future where an oppressive authoritarian force that threatens to conquer the world. A daring team has been recruited to pilot a new form of devastating mecha, but they must be willing to sacrifice everything to save the world.  Dakota Fanning, Maisie Williams and Golshifteh Farahani are all set to return to the series along with Michael Jordan. gen:LOCK is executive produced by Michael B. Jordan and Alana Mayo of Outlier Society, along with Rooster Teeth’s Matt Hullum and Ryan P. Hall. The series is produced by Rooster Teeth’s in-house animation studio.  Check out the new trailer below:

"It's A National Kindness' - David Tennant Joins Call To Protect The NHS From Privatisation

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David Tennant is one of many celebrities speaking up for the National Health Service in the face of privatisation fears as a consequence of the proposed Health & Care Bill.  Your NHS Needs You is a campaign that aims to stop the Bill coming into law and to renationalise the NHS. The campaign is currently supported by a long list of actors, comedians, writers, and politicians who have recorded their thoughts about what the NHS means to them. In the campaign launch video, released today, David talks about how the service saved both his life and that of his daughter.  Visit www.yournhsneedsyou.com to find out what you can do too.

USA: Premiere Date For Around The World In 80 Days Announced By Masterpiece

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Viewers in the USA will be able to catch David Tennant's thrilling new series Around The World In 80 Days early next year, it has been revealed today. The eight-part adaptation of the classic adventure novel by Jules Verne will premiere on Masterpiece on PBS on Sunday 9th January 2022 at 8/7c, with new episodes coming weekly. Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story. Other cast members include Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni Scifoni.   The series is adapted by writers including Ash

VIDEO: New Teaser For Around The World In 80 Days Released

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A new teaser with the cast of Around The World In 80 Days has been released by France2. Based on the classic Jules Verne novel, the eight-part series Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French actor Ibrahim Koma, takes on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days following an outrageous bet. They are swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, played by The Crown’s Leonie Benesch, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story. Other cast members include Jason Watkins, Peter Sullivan, Lindsay Duncan, Dolly Wells, Richard Wilson, Faical Elkihel, Anthony Flanagan, Gary Beadle and Giovanni Scifoni.  The series is adapted by writers including Ashley Pharoah and Caleb Ranson and is a Slim Film + Television and Federation co-production with additional co-production partners, Palladium Pictures in South Africa, and Daro Film, as

PHOTOS: First Look At David Tennant In New Steven Moffat Drama 'Inside Man'

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BBC One and Netflix have released a selection of new images of upcoming miniseries, Inside Man, a major new thriller from BAFTA and Emmy award-winning writer Steven Moffat (Dracula, Sherlock, Doctor Who). The captivating four part mini-series follows a prisoner on death row in the US, a Vicar in a quiet English town, and a maths teacher trapped in a cellar, as they cross paths in the most unexpected way... The star-studded cast is led by David Tennant (Des), Dolly Wells (The Pursuit Of Love) and Lydia West (It’s A Sin) alongside Stanley Tucci (Feud) in the title role of the Inside Man. Further casting includes Lyndsey Marshal (Dracula), Atkins Estimond (Hightown), Mark Quarterly (Cursed), Tilly Vosburgh (Maigret), Louis Oliver (Midnight Mass), Kate Dickie (The Witch) and Dylan Baker (Hunters). Steven Moffat, creator and writer, and Sue Vertue, Executive Producer for Hartswood Films say: “This is the best ensemble we’ve ever had the chance to work with. It’s a rare privilege to see scri

David Tennant & Michael Sheen Begin Filming For Good Omens Season Two

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Following months of anticipation, filming has now begun on the second season of Good Omens, with David Tennant and Michael Sheen returning as the celestial duo Crowley and Aziraphale.  BBC Studios and Amazon Studios have partnered again to greenlight the global fan-favorite series Good Omens for a second season, rejoining the angel Aziraphale and demon Crowley, an unlikely duo that teamed up to save the world from the apocalypse. The six-part humorous fantasy drama is now filming in, Scotland and will premiere on Amazon Prime Video in 240 countries and territories around the world at a later date. Neil Gaiman continues as executive producer and is co-showrunning along with executive producer Douglas Mackinnon who has also returned to direct. Rob Wilkins, John Finnemore and BBC Studios Productions’ Head of Comedy Josh Cole are also executive producing with Finnemore serving as co-writer alongside Gaiman.  Neil Gaiman says: “It's thirty-one years since ‘Good Omens’ was published, whi

Doctor Who Video Game ‘The Edge Of Reality’ Starring David Tennant And Jodie Whittaker Out Now

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The new Doctor Who video game, The Edge Of Reality, featuring David Tennant and Jodie Whittaker is out now. Available on consoles and PC, Doctor Who: The Edge of Reality reimagines, and builds upon, the VR experience, Doctor Who: The Edge of Time, with a new and compelling first-person adventure. With brand-new gameplay, new monsters and new worlds to explore, players will wield the Thirteenth Doctor’s sonic screwdriver on a quest to save the universe. Players will be guided by the Thirteenth Doctor, voiced by Jodie Whittaker, and joined by the Tenth Doctor, voiced by David Tennant. The Edge of Reality features a console and PC adventure across Space and Time, built with current and next generation consoles in mind, it contains new worlds to explore, new puzzles, new challenges and new gameplay. With an original Doctor Who story, you will uncover a universe-spanning threat as you seek to save reality from a series of time-breaking glitches. Continue the story that began in* The Edge of

David Tennant Reaches The End Of The Dalek Universe As The Epic Doctor Who Audio Adventure Concludes

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It's a big day. Nine episodes (plus a prequel), eighteen months of post-production (right through the pandemic) and, finally, it's time to find out the answer to life, the Dalek Universe and everything!  David Tennant stars in this finale to the epic Doctor Who adventure, with a double-episode series climax with the Tenth Doctor facing his arch-enemy, Davros (Terry Molloy). In the week that the season seventeen Blu-ray was announced, it's appropriate that we meet the Dalek creator in the aftermath of Destiny of the Daleks.  The Doctor, River Song and Davros all enter the Dalek Universe in the final volume of Big Finish’s full cast audio epic Doctor Who adventure, released today.   Check out the trailer below: In the previous two volumes of Dalek Universe, the Tenth Doctor (David Tennant) has found himself out of time, been reunited with his old travelling associate Anya Kingdom (Jane Slavin) and encountered many familiar faces such as the Meddling Monk, Mechonoids, Dal

David Tennant Nominated For BAFTA Scotland Audience Award - Vote Now!

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David Tennant has been nominated for the BAFTA Scotland Audience Award for his portrayal of the Scottish serial killer Dennis Nilsen in the ITV drama Des.  The award is the only BAFTA award that is voted for by the viewing public and allows them to choose who to honour as their favourite Scottish on screen talent.  Click here to vote for David Tennant now.  The vote is open until Saturday 20th November at 5pm.  Other nominees in the category are David Carlyle in It's A Sin, Lawrence Chaney in RuPaul's Drag Race UK, Martin Compston in Line of Duty, Jean Johansson in A Place in the Sun and Kelly Macdonald in Line of Duty. In Des David Tennant appears as Dennis Nilsen, who murdered over fifteen young men and boys in London over a period of five years. Co-starring Daniel Mays and Jason Watkins, Des focuses on Nilsen's capture and subsequent trial, one of the most infamous criminal cases in UK history. The three-part series is based on the book Killing For Company by Brian Maste

Vote For David Tennant, Staged & There She Goes In The National Comedy Awards

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Both David Tennant and the hit comedy series Staged have made the longlist in the 2021 National Comedy Awards for Stand Up To Cancer. The poll is now open and you can vote for your favourites now! David is nominated in the Outstanding Comedy Actor category alongside his Staged co-star Michael Sheen. Staged itself is nominated as Best Scripted Comedy Series alongside another of David's projects, There She Goes. The BBC's hit series Staged stars David Tennant and Michael Sheen as exaggerated versions of themselves. Series 1 saw the two frustrated actors attempting to rehearse a play over Zoom while the country was in lockdown, while Series 2 saw them facing the news that a remake of Staged for the US market was going ahead without them. Co-starring their real-life partners Georgia Tennant and Anna Lundberg, Staged was written and directed by Simon Evans, who also joins the cast with Lucy Eaton, Nina Sosanya and some amazing guest stars.  The BBC Two comedy series There She Goes s

NEW INTERVIEW: David Tennant On Playing Loki In The Sandman Act II "I'd Have Been Quite Annoyed If I Hadn't Been Asked"

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David Tennant has been talking to New York Daily News about his role in Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman for Audible. David takes on the role of Loki in the second instalment, The Sandman Act II which was released a few weeks ago. Listen via audible here.  Talking about how he got cast David said "I haven't really enquired, but I'm imagining it was Neil's idea. There's almost a kind of Neil Gailman Reperatory Company. So I'm very thrilled to be a member of that. The Sandman is pretty iconic stuff, isn't it? What Neil did with the form and with that character cast a long shadow. Frankly, I'd have been quite annoyed if I hadn't been asked.  "If the audio experience is your first experience with Sandman, how exciting to go on that journey inside your own ears, it'll be entrancing. It'll be really exciting, sometimes bewildering, sometimes mystifying, but always hugely satisfying" According to David his character Loki's reputation might d

VIDEO: Watch David Tennant Talk Around The World in 80 Days In Online Rendez-Vous Interview For Canneseries

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David Tennant has taken part in an online conversation about his epic new adventure series Around The World In 80 Days as part of the annual Canneseries Festival. The Festival runs alongside MIPTV, the international entertainment content market in Cannes and allows free access to previews of new content, exclusive interviews and its international competition. This year the festival offers both digital and in-person events.  David's online conversation is hosted by Thomas Destouches. As well as discussing his career, David speaks about his new series, the hotly anticipated international series Around The World In 80 Days. The first two episodes of the series are being screened for free at the festival, tonight, at 21:00h at the Grand Auditorium Louis Lumière. Based on the classic Jules Verne novel, the eight-part series Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century gentleman and adventurer who, with his valet, Passepartout, played by rising French a

David Tennant To Take Part In Online Rendez-Vous Interview For Canneseries

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David Tennant will be taking part in an online conversation next week as part of the annual Canneseries Festival. The Festival runs alongside MIPTV, the international entertainment content market in Cannes and allows free access to previews of new content, exclusive interviews and its international competition. This year the festival offers both digital and in-person events.  David's online conversation will be hosted by Thomas Destouches and will take place on October 10th. As well as discussing his career, David will be speaking about his new series, the hotly anticipated international series Around The World In 80 Days. The first two episodes of the series are being screened for free at the festival, also on 10th October, at 21:00h at the Grand Auditorium Louis Lumière. You can watch David's Rendez-Vous at this link from October 10th. Based on the classic Jules Verne novel, the eight-part series Around The World In 80 Days stars David Tennant as Phileas Fogg, a 19th Century

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