Iconic Richard E. Grant Joins ‘Doctor Who’ For Series 7

Richard E. Grant, mostly known for Withnail and I, and lesser known for being the pimple that took over himself in How To Get Ahead In Advertising, has been announced as a special guest in the upcoming seventh season of Doctor Who. It has not been revealed who he will be portraying at this point in time.

The BBC made the announcement today via their Twitterfeed, beforehand telling their followers that an “iconic star” had been cast in the series.

UK newspaper, The Sun, highly regarded as an organization that excels at making up shit, speculates Grant will be the antagonist in the 2012 Christmas Special.

Being that The Sun is rarely associated with Nostradamus, I’d take that with a boulder of salt until the BBC make further official revelations… (that being said though, The Sun DID accurately report the Queen would be plopping out of a plane with 007 for the Olympics waayyy back in April).

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Comic Review: Doctor Who, Vol. II #11

Doctor Who Volume II: Issue #11
Written by Tony Lee
Art by Matthew Dow Smith
Colors by Charlie Kirchoff
Lettering by Shawn Lee
Covers by Mark Buckingham, Charlie Kirchoff, and Matthew Dow Smith
IDW Publishing
Release Date: November 9, 2011
Cover Price: $3.99

“I’m a woman now: women are cool…”

Many decades ago, the concept of swapping the minds of two characters became a very clichéd plot device. Used across the genres of horror and science fiction, the device eventually found its way into more family friendly media such as Freaky Friday, and has even been used in a few of our favorite Looney Tunes cartoons in years gone by. Doctor Who Volume II #11 (and its predecessor, #10) takes on this plot device, and though clichéd as it is, it fits nicely into the Whoniverse.

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