Late author Mervyn Peake's "Gormenghast" novels have found a home at Showtime, with the cable network set to develop an adaptation of the fantasy drama alongside some of the biggest names in popular culture: writer Toby Whithouse (Doctor Who), Neil Gaiman (Good Omens, American Gods) and Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind) Co-produced by American Gods[...]
Toby Whithouse is best known for creating the BBC TV series Being Human He also created the Channel 4 police drama No Angels, the BBC drama The Game and has written a number of episodes of Doctor Who and Torchwood - appearing as a German soldier facing down Mark Gatiss' Lethbridge-Stewart in the Christmas Special[...]
Writer/producer/director Akiva Goldsman, writer/producer Toby Whithouse, and Neil Gaiman are all on board to bring the fantasy epic to Fremantle.The trio sat down with Deadline to chat about their first memories of reading "Gormenghast", adapting it for tv rather than film, and how the later stories may fit into this version. Neil Gaiman: I fell love with Gormenghast at[...]
Creator of the TV series Being Human (also writer on Doctor Who and Noughts and Crosses and, last we heard, working on a Channel 4 TV version of V For Vendetta) Toby Whithouse, is getting even busier.Last seen holding a gun to Mark Gatiss in the trenches of Doctor Who: Twice Upon A Time at Christmas, Deadline announces[...]
Written by Amanda Gurall Toby Whithouse has now written six episodes for Doctor Who including this past Saturday's episode, "Before the Flood," which was screened at NYCC Prior to the screening, Whithouse spoke about his work on the show.Whithouse started in the Who universe by writing for the spin-off Torchwood "I think that Torchwood was an[...]
You may recall Gibbis from a previous episode also written by Toby Whithouse, The God ComplexTivolians were one of the oldest civilisations in the galaxy and the most invaded, with cities prepare to accept and and all invaders to make them comfortable.This Tivolian ghost is a little more violent. 7 The Doctor Has Had Work[...]
The final episode of Being Human ended on an Inception-y note of ambiguity. Should you distrust such wishy washiness and would like that cleaned up for you, here's an epilogue.
Paris, 1918. It's Lady Catherine vs. Lord Hal in the bedroom.
New faces abound. Still, some of them are nice new faces, so that's alright.
Six hour long episodes, adapted by Peter Harness, who previously wrote the properly superb Is Anybody There? David Nicholls' The 7.39, pitched as "a romantic drama for grown-ups" and with a narrative sparked by two commuters fighting for a seat on the early morning train. And a 70s-set cold war spy thriller called The Game, created and[...]
Toothpicks are cool.
There better be a good Geronimo joke.
This afternoon's Doctor Who panel at San Diego Comic-Con was punctuated by a brand new clip from Toby Whithouse's episode, A Town Called Mercy Introduced by Steven Moffat as a British take on the US staple, not to mention "cultural heartland", of the Wild West.We open in a saloon, and the Doctor and the Ponds[...]
Warning: this interview contains spoilers for Being Human, up to and including Series Four. Being Human has just been greenlit for a fifth series, which will begin shooting later this summer. This seemed like something of an inevitability, after 1.12 million Brits tuned in to watch the fourth season opener in February. At some point […]
Stetsons continue to be cool as The Doctor gets in the saddle for the shooting of Toby Whithouse and Saul Metzstein's Spaghetti Western episode, apparently set to be the third in the new run Here's a series of shots of Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill Who seems to be having the most fun[...]
I'm looking for your input on something.Toby Whithouse is out giving interviews in support of Being Human, his newly evolved supernatural soap opera As well as discussing the creeping reinvention of that show (hint for those who aren't up to date with the UK broadcasts: blood out, blood in), Whithouse has inevitably had to face[...]
With pre-production underway, it's safe to assume that the team will have some scripts in hand, and while the full roster of scribes for the season has yet to be revealed, we can name three of them.Besides Steven Moffat, which I suppose was almost too obvious to trouble you with, returning writers will include Toby[...]
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