Doctor Who‘s Russell T. Davies has found his next project. Variety reports that the screenwriter is taking on Aliens vs. Wizards, with the help of BBC and FremantleMedia Enterprises. The story “depicts the clash between young wizard, Tom Clarke, and aggressive aliens, the Nekross.” The 12-part series was created by Davies and Phil Ford, who also worked on Doctor Who. BBC Wales is producing along with FME’s Kids and Family Entertainment division. FME is working to increase its number of children’s shows and is overseeing distribution of Aliens vs. Wizards in all territories apart from the U.K.

Here is what Davies had to say about the show:
“Writing for children is the biggest challenge of all, and I think CBBC (which will air the show in the U.K.) stands right at the heart of broadcasting. We’re joining genres — the show’s a wild, funny, thrilling and sometimes scary collision of magic and science fiction.”
Davies got his start with shows like Dark Season and Children’s Ward before doing the more adult-themed Queer as Folk. His biggest success to date has been Doctor Who, which the BBC resurrected in 2005 with Davies in charge. He also oversaw the production of spin-off series, Torchwood (including a recent collaboration with Starz) and The Sarah Jane Adventures.
Aliens vs. Wizards is slated to air this fall, and sounds like it will be fun for the whole family. I like Davies’ work on Doctor Who and he definitely has a handle on sci-fi. What are your thoughts on this news?
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