For just about every generation – and not just the generation xers, like myself – and every serious science fiction fan these days, Doctor Who has played a significant role in their lives. I know it has in mine. I remember crying when Peter Davison replaced Tom Baker as the doctor in the eighties. I also remember getting sucked back into the series when Christopher Eccleston laned the role in the re-booted of the series that started in 2005. And now I am about to get sucked in again. It has just been announced that a movie will be made about the time traveling doctor. No word yet on who will play the doctor in the movie.
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