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Danette Chavez Danette Chavez Jul 15, 2019.

Scrooge McDuck comes out of retirement in first DuckTales trailer

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Sometimes, the nostalgia machine works, and here’s the proof: the trailer for the DuckTales reboot. We already had reason to hope that this would be good based off the casting announcement, from which we learned that David Tennant would voice Scrooge McDuck himself, while Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz, and Bobby Moynihan would play his nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie.

Now the first...

Esther Zuckerman Esther Zuckerman Jul 15, 2019.

The cast of Disney XD’s new DuckTales show is actually pretty great

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Here’s something to warm nostalgia-loving hearts: Earlier today, Disney XD revealed the voice cast for its reboot of DuckTales with a charming singalong to the theme song. On top of that, it turns out the cast is filled with stars adored by the internet. Most notably, David Tennant is taking on the key role of Scrooge McDuck, while his grandnephews—Huey, Dewey, and Louie—will be voiced by...

William Hughes William Hughes Jul 13, 2019.

David Tennant joins Jennifer Garner in Lena Dunham's new HBO series

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Lena Dunham has recruited another big-name TV star for her upcoming HBO project Camping, with Deadline reporting that Doctor Who and Jessica Jones lead David Tennant is set to join the Jennifer Garner-starring series.

Tennant will play Walt, the meek, easily-led husband of Garner’s “aggressively controlling” wife character, Kathryn, who’s happy enough to go along to get along when she turns...

Oliver Sava Oliver Sava Jul 08, 2019.

Jessica Jones begins the hunt for Kilgrave in an investigation-heavy episode

<a href="https://tv.avclub.com/jessica-jones-begins-the-hunt-for-kilgrave-in-an-invest-1798185811" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');"><i>Jessica Jones</i> begins the hunt for Kilgrave in an investigation-heavy episode</a>
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Crush syndrome may be in the title of this episode, but post-traumatic stress disorder is the condition driving the storytelling. Jessica Jones had an emotionally charged...

Gwen Ihnat Gwen Ihnat Jul 07, 2019.

If you watch this first episode of Broadchurch season 3, good luck avoiding the next 7

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Because The A.V. Club knows that TV shows keep going even if we’re not writing at length about them, we’re experimenting with discussion posts. For certain shows, one of our TV writers will...

Baraka Kaseko Baraka Kaseko Jul 05, 2019.

David Tennant talks Camping, and bouncing between the U.S. and U.K. for work

David Tennant talks Camping, and bouncing between the U.S. and U.K. for work

Based on the British series of the same name, HBO’s Camping is set during a nightmare weekend camping trip, where tempers flare and personalities clash among a group of adults stuck in the wilderness together. Ahead of the premiere, we sat down with the cast to talk about the show. In this clip from that interview, we talked with David Tennant about his character Walt and having to travel back...

Alex McLevy Alex McLevy Jul 01, 2019.

Michael Sheen and David Tennant to star in Amazon’s Good Omens miniseries

<a href="https://news.avclub.com/michael-sheen-and-david-tennant-to-star-in-amazon-s-goo-1798265044" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Michael Sheen and David Tennant to star in Amazon’s <i>Good Omens</i> miniseries</a>

Amazon must have just entered eighth grade, because that’s usually around the time budding young nerds finish up the Hitchhiker’s Guide series, are told, “Hey, if you liked those, check this out,” and are handed a copy of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s comic novel Good Omens. But unlike the rest of us, Amazon has billions of dollars to play around with, so once it finished the book, it...

Gwen Ihnat Gwen Ihnat Jun 27, 2019.

Broadchurch: “Season Two, Episode Six”

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Is it possible to love a show just for one single performer? Usually, in these instances, the star player is supported by a powerhouse background—James Gandolfini in The Sopranos, Jon Hamm in...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jun 18, 2019.

Kilgrave

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Who he is: Kilgrave, a.k.a. Kevin Thompson

His power: Kilgrave possesses the power of mind control: Anyone who hears a command from him in person must obey, and the effects last for 10 to 12 hours before the compulsion wears off, at which point Kilgrave must again command them or else they recover free will. However, with further research and experimentation, Kilgrave was able to lengthen to...

Gwen Ihnat Gwen Ihnat Jun 09, 2019.

Broadchurch: “Season Two, Episode Seven”

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Broadchurch’s last episode seven was a steamroller of revelations that catapulted us straight into the finale. In this one, we’re all just treading water on that beautiful Broadchurch...

Gwen Ihnat Gwen Ihnat Jun 09, 2019.

Broadchurch: “Season Two, Episode One”

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Yay, Broadchurch is back! It’s so great and compelling and oh God, that’s right, kind of bleak and depressing, and, um, where’s the wine?

As glad as we are to have Broadchurch return...

Oliver Sava Oliver Sava Apr 05, 2019.

Jessica Jones’ finale soars by shirking superhero conventions

<a href="https://tv.avclub.com/jessica-jones-finale-soars-by-shirking-superhero-conve-1798186119" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');"><i>Jessica Jones</i>’ finale soars by shirking superhero conventions</a>
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Hero. Villain. Good. Evil. Kilgrave says these types of labels are reductive in “AKA Smile,” and it’s one of the rare instances in this series where he’s actually right. In reality, people don’t fall...

Gwen Ihnat Gwen Ihnat Mar 25, 2019.

Broadchurch: “Season Two, Episode Two”

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Ellie Miller has been the heart of Broadchurch for us since the show started. That’s what made the first-season reveal so devastating. This warm, smart, strong detective who was hands-down our...

Caroline Siede Caroline Siede Mar 16, 2019.

David Tennant to play villainous Purple Man in Netflix’s Jessica Jones series

<a href="https://news.avclub.com/david-tennant-to-play-villainous-purple-man-in-netflix-1798275922" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">David Tennant to play villainous Purple Man in Netflix’s <i>Jessica Jones </i>series</a>

According to Deadline, David Tennant has signed on to play the baddie in Marvel’s upcoming Netflix series, A.K.A. Jessica Jones. Best known for his heroic turn as the 10th Doctor in Doctor Who, Tennant will slip into the villainous shoes and purple skin of Zebediah Kilgrave (spelled “Killgrave” in the comics and “Kilgrave” in Marvel’s press release), a.k.a. Purple Man, a lavender-colored...

Oliver Sava Oliver Sava Jan 09, 2019.

Jessica Jones’ stylish, sensual debut breaks new ground for female heroes

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In the 2004 Marvel Comics one-shot What If… Jessica Jones Had Joined The Avengers?, writer Brian Michael Bendis jokes about Jessica Jones’ experience as a superhero: “She had a handful of ‘adventures.’ All good and all fine… but nothing...

Alex McLevy Alex McLevy Jun 21, 2018. 11 comments

David Tennant and the writer of Paddington 2 launch a new crop of BBC comedies

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British sitcoms have been increasingly making their way across the pond—and not just old episodes of Are You being Served? that your mom watches on Sunday afternoons while casually mentioning she’d find it a hoot if you called her “mum.” There’s a robust market for distinctly British humor, and it’s about to get some fresh product.

According to Deadline, a number of new TV comedies are in...

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Mike D'Angelo Mike D'Angelo May 05, 2018. 17 comments

A good Doctor becomes a Bad Samaritan in this dopey but fun thriller

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Movie ReviewMovie ReviewBad SamaritanC+Movie ReviewBad SamaritanC+C+Bad SamaritanDirector

Dean Devlin

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110 minutes

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R

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English

Cast

Robert Sheehan, David Tennant, Kerry Condon

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Theaters everywhere May 4

Ethics studies tend to start subjects off with some easy dilemmas before moving on to the really tough decisions. They might initially ask, for example, whether you’d leap...

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Gwen Ihnat Gwen Ihnat Mar 15, 2018. 24 comments

The Broadchurch men this season are almost universally despicable

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Because The A.V. Club knows that TV shows keep going even if we’re not writing at length about them, we’re experimenting with discussion posts. For certain shows, one of our TV writers will publish some brief thoughts about the latest episode,...

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Gwen Ihnat Gwen Ihnat Mar 12, 2018. 24 comments

This Broadchurch case makes Hardy ashamed to be a man

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Because The A.V. Club knows that TV shows keep going even if we’re not writing at length about them, we’re experimenting with discussion posts. For certain shows, one of our TV writers will publish some brief thoughts about the latest episode,...

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Gwen Ihnat Gwen Ihnat Mar 04, 2018. 24 comments

Broadchurch immediately racks up a long list of suspects

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Because The A.V. Club knows that TV shows keep going even if we’re not writing at length about them, we’re experimenting with discussion posts. For certain shows, one of our TV writers will publish some brief thoughts about the latest episode, and...

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