Source: USA Weekend
Could Captain Jack Harkness be returning to BBC’s sci-fi hit “Doctor Who”?
Although USA Weekend recently reported the future of the show “Torchwood” (a spin-off series starring the immortal, time-traveling adventurer Captain Jack) still is in limbo, “Doctor Who” writer Stephen Moffat has supposedly expressed an interest in having the character return. John Barrowman, who plays Captain Jack, has shared the screen with the ninth and tenth doctors, but has yet to be featured in an episode with the current doctor, played by Matt Smith.
“I would love to cross paths with the new Doctor,” Barrowman told USA Weekend. “I’d be totally up for it.”
By Nathalie Caron, Source: Blastr.com
We knew Torchwood’s Captain Jack Harkness was a self-sacrificing, heroic man (he’s immortal in the series, after all) but it also seems that the man portraying him, actor John Barrowman, is as much 100% hero as is his TV counterpart (minus the immortality, of course).
According to Wales Online Barrowman, who was staying at the Scottish city’s Radisson Blu hotel while currently playing the role of Robinson Crusoe in a Glasgow pantomime, and who was returning with his parents from a concert in Newcastle, dragged a fleeing teen to the ground in order to subdue him. Continue reading
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by Mikey O’Connell, Zap2It.com
With “Doctor Who” officially renewed for a seventh season, and current companions Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill likely not around for the ride, the franchise may soon be placing personals ads for new supporting players.
But why not cull a companion from the current “Who”-verse?
Zap2it caught up with John Barrowman on the set of Starz upcoming “Torchwood: Miracle Day,” and the actor told us that a return to the series that introduced his character, Captain Jack Harkness, is never out of the question.
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Not really surprised by this, I’m assuming the same attitude with David Tennant and Russel T Davies & co. from the last series, and of course Barrowman would be the one to come out with this news.
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