John Hurt Archives

Doctor Who: Only Three Times The Doctor Met Another Doctor?
That's fifteen canonical Doctors now, not including John Hurt as the War Doctor and Jo Martin as a "lost" incarnation of the Doctor in a hidden part of their history The thing about Doctor Who and the actors who play them is they never really leave There is always an option for them to come[...]
Doctor Who TV Movie Producer Reveals Awful Rejected TV Series Pitch
Emotions are everything, not convoluted world-building with nonsense made-up names. So the 1996 Doctor Who series died so the current version of the show could happen, giving us the Christoper Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith, John Hurt, Peter Capaldi and Jodie Whittaker Doctors, the new companions, the Weeping Angels, and the seminal new stories We should[...]
Doctor Who: Big Finish Celebrates Female Producers
Big Finish has been producing Doctor Who audios since 1999, starring Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, David Tennant, and John Hurt Now they're kicking off 2021 by celebrating their newest audio drama producers – all of them female – and their forthcoming work on the Doctor Who and Torchwood audio[...]
Doctor Who cover from Big Finish
They have since expanded to include Tom Baker, John Hurt, David Tennant, David Bradley (as the First Doctor), and the cast of Torchwood.  With this many Doctors and other series, they're producing new stories for, Big Finish announced they will revamp the Doctor Who ranges of titles to differentiate them better Each Doctor will have[...]
Fans were encouraged to legally stream the show or watch a legal download or DVD or Blu-Ray at the same time. The special starred Matt Smith, David Tennant, John Hurt, Billie Piper and Jenna Coleman in a special multiple-Doctor crossover. BBC Emily Cook, a writer for Doctor Who Magazine, brought up the idea on twitter with the hashtag[...]
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With "The Day of The Doctor", we got possibly the best multiple-Doctor crossover that also introduced John Hurt as the War Doctor and brought back Tom Baker for the first time in decades And of course, we got Smith delivering one of the most poignant regeneration speeches as his swan-song The highs of his run[...]
Paul Darrow, Star of 'Blake's 7', Passes Away Aged 78
Avon was still cynical but reluctantly led the rebellion in Blake's absence. BBC Darrow studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and shared a flat with fellow actors John Hurt and Ian McShane Hurt, of course, played Quentin Crisp, became the first death in Alien and played the War Doctor on Doctor Who[...]
A List of the Most Murdered Men in Movies
John Hurt died in 40 movies Bela Lugosi died 36 times Vincent Price died over 33 times You can see in the video that plenty of famous actors died lots of times, but none of them are famous for dying Lugosi and Price were known for being actors in horror movies John Hurt was just[...]
Castle of Horror: Only Lovers Left Alive Is Beautiful, Pretentious
We wrap up our Sexy Vampire Retrospective (for now) with Jim Jarmusch's 2013 film Only Lovers Left Alive starring Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton and John Hurt The film was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and tells the story of two vampires living out what may be their final days on[...]
John Hurt's Final Performance As The War Doctor
Before he passed away earlier this year, legendary actor John Hurt took another spin in the TARDIS as the War Doctor for Big Finish Productions Hurt recorded the audio drama Casualties of War with Louise Jameson, Jacqueline Pearce and Nicolas Briggs We may never get to see more of the Time War with Hurt in[...]
John Hurt, Award Winning Actor From Alien, Harry Potter, Dr. Who, Dies At 77
The British thespian and recipient of a Golden Globe Award and four BAFTA Awards (along with two Academy Award nominations), John Hurt, has passed away from complications believed to have arisen from a multi-year battle with pancreatic cancer. His career has spanned more than than five decades, with immortalized performances as John Merrick in Elephant Man,[...]
Going For A Classic – Everything Wrong With Hellboy
The film by Guillermo del Toro stars Ron Perlman, John Hurt and Selma Blair came out back in 2004… which now makes me feel very old. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Everything Wrong With Hellboy In 16 Minutes Or Less ( [...]
John Hurt Returns As The War Doctor In Doctor Who: Only The Monstrous
John Hurt is The Doctor, the War Doctor, sitting between the Eighth and the Ninth Doctors in Doctor Who lore He has appeared twice in the TV show, but now returns to play the character in a new series of radio dramas from Big Finish from December in twelve new episodes. The audio adventures of The War[...]
Mythbusters' Adam Savage Goes Incognito At Comic-Con
Adam Savage of the Mythbusters filmed himself going around this years San Diego Comic Con in his replica John Hurt / Kane Enviromental Suit from Alien for Tested, the youtube channel of he and Jaime Hyneman. He may not be the only celebrity to try walking the floor in disguise, but he is definitely the only[...]
Neil Gaiman Comments On The Doctor Who Numbering
I'm tempted to say something like, "No, the John Hurt War Doctor is just something that happened in THE NAME OF THE DOCTOR, THE NIGHT OF THE DOCTOR and THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR on television." If it happens on the TV, it's canonical, unless it isn't (For example, no-one seems entirely sure whether we get[...]
Matt Smith's Is Bigger Than David Tennant's, At Last A Ginger And… Marco Polo?
"I wanted to be ginger! I've never been ginger" – David Tennant, Doctor Who: The Christmas Invasion "Still not ginger!" – Matt Smith, Doctor Who: The End Of Time "He realises that he's actually got ginger hair" – Matt Smith on John Hurt in the new issue of SciFiNow. Copies of the magazine have dropped today, with a[...]
Who Is The Valeyard And Why Should You Care?
I've been to Gallifrey One a couple times even. I've enjoyed all the talk about the 50th anniversary, and all the theories on the message board since the mention of The Valeyard at the end of The Name Of The Doctor.  The Valeyard was first seen in The Trial Of A Timelord, in the Colin Baker 6th Doctor era, and[...]
John Hurt Gets A Reference In New Doctor Who Comic…
It has been Bleeding Cool's assertion for quite some time that John Hurt is playing the ninth incarnation of the Time Lord mostly known as The Doctor in the show Doctor Who… which pushes the other incarnations up one, Christopher Eccleston is now ten, David Tennant is eleven, Matt Smith is twelve and Peter[...]