Air New Zealand's New Hobbit Video Is Greatest Flight Safety Film Ever

In honor of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, the folks at Air New Zealand have updated their Hobbit-studded flight safety video with even more special effects madness and costumed flight attendants—plus cameos from Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson, and Sylvester McCoy. » 10/22/14 5:30pm 10/22/14 5:30pm

Classic Doctor Who actors try to join the special in a hilarious short

Worried about which Doctors would and would not appear in the 50th Anniversary Special? So were some of the actors who portrayed the Doctor in the classic Doctor Who episodes. In the comedy short The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot, Peter Davison teams up with his fellow Doctors to take their rightful places in front of the… » 11/23/13 4:45pm 11/23/13 4:45pm

The Complete Guide to Every Single Doctor Who Anniversary Special Ever

Today is the 49th anniversary of Doctor Who. And that means we're just 365 days away from the show's big 50th birthday — complete with what will assuredly be the anniversary special to end all anniversary specials. » 11/23/12 12:20pm 11/23/12 12:20pm

New Hobbit pics give a first look at Radagast the Brown, who's getting…

We've got a massive collection of golden hour glimmering Hobbit pictures that are sure to get you excited to return to Middle Earth. Plus the first real look at Radagast the Brown — played by Doctor Who's Sylvester McCoy! » 9/18/12 3:26pm 9/18/12 3:26pm

Watch Sylvester McCoy deliver Matt Smith's Pandorica speech from Doctor…

We've already seen Matt Smith and a kindergartner deliver the speech from "The Pandorica Opens" — now check out the Seventh Doctor give it a whirl. At Dragon*Con this weekend, Sylvester McCoy had his arm twisted and gave a cold reading of the speech. In other news, I want Sylvester McCoy to do a cold reading of my… » 9/03/11 10:30am 9/03/11 10:30am

When did Doctor Who's time machine get so easy to control?

After watching the latest Doctor Who Christmas special, one thought kept sticking in our brains: When did the Doctor become so good at controlling his time machine, the TARDIS? He used to be unable to steer it at all. » 12/29/10 8:30am 12/29/10 8:30am

British couple receive £325,000 for defending the honor of Doctor Who…

Sylvester McCoy didn't just wear the most question marks of any Doctor — he also played the role the longest. A British game show incorrectly claimed that David Tennant played the role for longer than McCoy, leading to a recount. » 11/09/10 4:02pm 11/09/10 4:02pm

The Seventh Doctor has been cast as Gandalf's wizard pal in The Hobbit

Nothing's been signed yet, but Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy has been offered the role of Gandalf's fellow wizard Radagast the Brown in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit. If David Tennant gets in, we'll have a regular Whoverse invasion of Middle Earth. » 10/24/10 1:55pm 10/24/10 1:55pm

Doctor Who Tried To Overthrow The British Government

Doctor Who's traveler managed to unseat Prime-Minister Harriet Jones with six words. But when he tried to do the same to Margaret Thatcher, it didn't work out so great. The show's creators admit they were trying to "overthrow the government." » 2/15/10 9:30am 2/15/10 9:30am

Sylvester McCoy Is Back On Doctor Who — Sort Of

A dozen years after he stopped playing the lead role as Britain's quirkiest time traveler in Doctor Who, Sylvester McCoy is playing an alien time-traveler again. But it's not quite a Doctor Who » 9/22/08 12:41pm 9/22/08 12:41pm episode — instead, it's an episode of daytime medical soap opera . McCoy appears playing an actor who used to star in a…