TVWriter™ Obsession Time: DOCTOR WHO’s Karen Gillan’s Next Project

Damn the writing. Full speed ahead with a bit of casting news.


Karen Gillan to Star in ABC’s Emily Kapnek Comedy ‘Selfie’
by Lesley Goldberg

karen_gillan_a_pDoctor Who alum Karen Gillan is returning to TV.

The actress, who next appears in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and Oculus, has been tapped to star in ABC’s Emily Kapnek comedy Selfie, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The modern take on My Fair Lady is inspired by the musical and tells the story of a self-obsessed 20-something woman named Eliza Dooley (Gillan) who is more concerned with “likes” than being liked. After suffering a public and humiliating breakup, she becomes the subject of a viral video and suddenly has more social media “followers” than she ever imagined — but for all the wrong reasons. She then enlists the help of a marketing expert at her company to help repair her tarnished image.

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The Best 4 1/2 Minutes of DOCTOR WHO in 2 YEARS

…Proving beyond the slightest doubt that Chris Chibnall, who has written the best episodes of this season as well as the online prequel (and created BEING HUMAN) should be the next showrunner of DOCTOR WHO.

As of, oh, how about this afternoon?

POND LIFE, the Complete Series for DOCTOR WHO Lovers

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See all 5 episodes of POND LIFE before the Doctor returns to BBC America Saturday night!