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No 'Doctor Who' Movie Starring Johnny Depp

July 2, 2010 (8:38 am) GMT
Not only the actor is not cast in the project, but also there are no plans to make the U.K. TV series into a feature film.
Johnny Depp

will not star in a movie version of "Doctor Who". In contrary to report which mentions that the actor has been cast as the main character in the upcoming project, BBC has told io9 that there are "no plans" to make the big screen adaptation of the British TV series and any talk surrounding it is "pure speculation".

Words that "Doctor Who" will be made into movie first sparked after former showrunner Russell T. Davies allegedly said he was in the process of developing the film project and promised that the Daleks would make an appearance. The article, however, was later removed from PubArticles which published the story. Later, movie studio sources confirmed to Tor.com that the project existed and Depp was cast as the Doctor.

"Doctor Who" is a sci-fi series which depicts the adventures of a mysterious and eccentric humanoid alien known as the Doctor who travels through time and space in his spacecraft, the TARDIS. With his companions, he explores time and space, faces a variety of foes and rights wrongs. First aired in 1963, the show is still running as of today. Main character Doctor Who has been portrayed by eleven actors.

Meanwhile, Johnny Depp has completed the production for "" in which he shares screen with . He will soon join the shooting for "" in which he reprises his role as Captain Jack Sparrow. The 47-year-old actor additionally takes a lead role in "" which is expected to come out within this year.

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