Russell Davies never would’ve gotten away with this:
‘Doctor Who’ exec producer Steven Moffat talks Time Lord film rumors: ‘That was all some weird fantasy’ – by Clark Collis
Doctor Who executive producer Steven Moffat has told EW that, contrary to rumors, are no current plans to turn the British sci-fi show into a movie. According to Moffat, “That was all some weird fantasy.” You’ll find a full transcript of Moffat’s thoughts on the subject below.
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: What’s the word with the Doctor Who film?
STEVEN MOFFAT: There isn’t a film. That was all some weird fantasy going on somewhere. Look, we hopefully will do a Doctor Who film someday. It will be absolutely run by the Doctor Who production office in Cardiff. It will feature the same Doctor as on television. It will not be a rebooted continuity. All of that would be insane. So that whole proposal was not true, did not happen. I can say that with authority because, as far as the BBC is concerned, I’m the voice of Doctor Who. So if I say it, it’s true. The BBC own Doctor Who and, for the moment, I run it for them. So I can assure you definitively that was all nonsense — not the idea of making a film, we’d love to make a film, but the idea of a rebooted continuity, a different Doctor. That’s writing the book on how to destroy a franchise. You don’t behave like that with it. Not ever.
So is David Yates not involved?
I don’t think he was ever signed to it. I never signed him, so he’s not.
Does Steven Moffat have a small penis? Does he think he does? ‘Cuz every time we read one of his pronouncements we get a certain (very tiny) impression…