Fantastic! 'Doctor Who' showrunner promises at least 5 more years of time and space
The new Doctor Who just celebrated its 10-year anniversary, but that hasn't stopped the people behind it from talking future. And with the unprecedented international success that this little Brit sci-fi show has seen, showrunner Steven Moffat is naturally thinking Doctor Who still has some legs on it.
In an interview with the Radio Times UK, Moffat said how surprised he was that Doctor Who became the success is now since it rebooted in 2005 with Christopher Eccleston and Russell T. Davies at the helm:
I thought it would last 10 years. I didn’t think it would last 10 years with BBC Worldwide trying to get me in a room to talk about their plan for the next five years! It’s going to do a minimum of 15. I mean, it could do 26!
With the 13 incarnations of the Doctor now a staple at comic conventions across the world, it's no surprise BBC wants to keep the technically 51-year-old TV show going.
And what's in store past those 5 years? Maybe a movie, says current Doctor Who Peter Capaldi.
Capaldi told HeyUGuys (via Doctor Who TV UK):
I think (a movie) would be fun. I don’t know where they are on that officially, but certainly (the show) seems to be getting bigger and it looks so much like a movie now. The production values are so high that it looks extraordinary. So I think a 'Doctor Who' movie would be great.
So, #15seasonsandamovie anyone?