Colin Baker Says Classic Doctor Who Stars Would Gladly Do More Silly Shorts if the BBC Would Let Them

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In 2013, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, and a handful of other Doctor Who stars teamed up to produce one of the silliest outings Who has ever seen—“The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot,” a half-hour parody short about the classic Doctors trying to get in on all the action of the modern-day juggernaut that the show has become.…

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Cruising Down the Block With the Baby YoCar, and More of San Diego Comic-Con’s Best Toys of the Week

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s weekly round-up of toys and collectibles. San Diego Comic-Con 2020 didn’t quite deliver all the wonderful toy surprises we’d hoped it would, but it still brought us a terrifying line of cyber-animals from the mind of Todd McFarlane, a snazzy new Thor with some dangerously sharp armor,…

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This Was Not His Design: Bryan Fuller’s Hannibal Could Have Been Hugh Grant

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It’s not an overstatement to say that Hannibal, Bryan Fuller’s nouveau gothic drama take on the Hannibal Lecter mythos, made Mads Mikkelsen’s career in Hollywood. But casting a nearly unknown Danish actor for a lead role in a prime-time network drama is not easy, as Fuller will tell you. And it took NBC some time to…

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Mandy Patinkin Has Deleted About 28,000 Emails, So Far

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Actor Mandy Patinkin announced in a video posted to Twitter Friday morning that he had deleted “about 28,000” of his wife Kathryn Grody’s unread emails. At the time of the recording, some 10,000 unread emails remained, according to Grody, who said she tasked the 67-year-old thespian and musician with conducting the…

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Friday’s Best Deals: Anker Chargers, Razer Gold Box, Captain America Statue, TaoTronics Percussion Massager, Ella Paradis July Sale, and More

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My Cat Wanted to Blog, So I Let Him Write This One

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Pablo is a chatty cat. When he’s not sleeping, he’s either yowling or meowing in a way that sounds suspiciously like Borat saying “my wife.” He does this regardless of whether it’s 2 p.m. or 4 a.m. He has a lot to say.

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Creating During Covid: Tom Whalen and a Newfound Appreciation for Being an Artist

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The novel coronavirus pandemic’s effects have already been felt far and wide, in comic book publishing and sales, the gaming industry, Hollywood, and beyond. But it’s also, of course, affecting people on an individual level. To that end, io9 decided to talk to some folks about what the covid-19 pandemic has done to…

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The X2 Cast Allegedly Almost Quit the Marvel Film Over Bryan Singer

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Director Bryan Singer became a name in Hollywood after The Usual Suspects but shot to fame after taking on the X-Men franchise. Years later, and after years of rumors of Singer allegedly sexually abusing a number of young men, a damning Atlantic report was released in which four men detailed their personal experiences…

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