DOCTOR WHO Hollywood Movie Coming "Within Eight Years"

A leaked e-mail reveals plans for a Doctor Who movie... 

Although Steven Moffat seems less than keen on the idea, a Sony Pictures e-mail released by Wikileaks reveals that talks regarding a Doctor Who movie are happening.........but the film itself might not arrive for a good few years.

An excerpt from the story published in today's Telegraph explains the situation:
The plans for Doctor Who were put in an email sent in January [2014] from Andrea Wong, president of International Production for Sony, to the company’s chief executive Michael Lynton.

The email says: “[Danny Cohen, the Director of BBC Television] said that while there has been tremendous interest (and pressure from BBCWW) (BBC Worldwide) to do a Dr Who film, the show runners feel very clear that they don’t want to do one at this moment.

“That said, over the course of the coming months, the show running team is coming up with an 8 year timeline for the brand – laying out all that will happen with it.

“He says that a film will certainly be a part of that timeline. So the answer is that a film won’t happen in the next year to 18 months, but it is expected that it will happen after that within the 8 year horizon.’

Lynton’s response was: “Sounds like we need to meet with the show runners.”

A follow up email from Wong reads: “Spoke to Danny and he doesn’t think it makes sense right now and actually might hurt our cause.

“He said that the creative team on the show have been having the movie conversation with BBC Worldwide in recent weeks and are very hot under the collar that their position on it is not being listened to or accepted.”
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