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BBC’s Dirk Gently Adaptation Adds to Cast

BBC America’s eight-episode series, based on Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency novels by author Douglas Adams, has added to it’s cast.  Dirk Gently’s  cast included Samuel Barnett as detective Dirk Gently and Elijah Wood as his assistant Todd. They are now joined by Neil Brown Jr., Richard Schiff, Jade Eshete,  Mpho Koaho, Fiona Dourif,  Michael Eklund, Miguel Sandoval, Dustin Milligan and Aaron Douglas. Additional casting will be announced. The series, written…

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Doctor Who Gets a New Companion

BBC America has announced Peter Capaldi will be joined by Pearl Mackie as the Doctor’s latest companion, Bill. Mackie, who is replacing Jenna Coleman, will join the series in it’s upcoming 10th season. Season 10 also marks the last season for head writer and executive producer Steven Moffat. Mackie said in a statement Saturday:   “I’m incredibly excited to be joining the Doctor Who…

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