David Tennant to leave ‘Doctor Who’

It’s official, Doctor Who fans: David Tennant will leave the British sci-fi series following a set of TV specials next year. “I think it’s better to go when there’s a chance that people might miss you, rather than to hang around and outstay your welcome,” Tennant told the BBC. The show’s fifth season was pushed […]

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It’s time to write the not-so-great American novel

As always, November is National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo, as it’s known to its fervent followers). The goal is to write a 175-page (50,000-word) novel by midnight, Nov. 30. Here’s a description from the organizers: Valuing enthusiasm and perseverance over painstaking craft, NaNoWriMo is a novel-writing program for everyone who has thought fleetingly about […]

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Avengers officially Assembling

Marvel announced today that Robert Downey Jr. and Don Cheadle will be appearing in Iron Man 2 as well as 2011’s Avengers movie. Downey Jr. will be reprising his role as Tony Stark/Iron Man, while Don Cheadle will be replacing Terrence Howard as James “Rhodey” Rhodes. Director Jon Favreau will also be returning for Iron […]

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No disturbing lack of faith here: New guests at Phoenix Comicon

20TH CENTURY FOX/LUCASFILM In addition to the hordes of popular talent already announced for Phoenix Comicon 2009 Jan. 23-25 at the Mesa Convention Center, here are some more names that were recently added to the list: Richard LeParmentier — portrayed Admiral Motti in the original Star Wars movie. He was the Imperial officer above who […]

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