Peter Jackson has offered to waive his director’s fee in lieu of a Dalek. He told EW that he is still interested in directing an episode of Doctor Who. Now Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Paul McGann are endorsing Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith’s campaign to film in New Zealand with Peter Jackson at the helm.
Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy, who was cast by Jackson in The Hobbit to play Radagast the Brown, commented that if Jackson were in charge of the budget “he’s most likely want to film on the moon”.
Sixth Doctor Colin Baker said he’d be happy to be cast inside a furry suit, and Eighth Doctor Paul McGann thinks Jackson would make the best thing we’d ever seen. Meanwhile actor Nick Briggs, who provides the voice of the Daleks and Cybermen in the show, pleaded for Wellington based Doctor Who screenwriter Neil Cross to pen a Dalek script.
The video at Stuff NZ is sure to send us all into a frenzy of speculation again. A two-parter? Three-parter? With Jackson directing we could see a six-parter. No complaints here of course.
Watch the video here Time Lords rally for Sir Peter | Stuff.co.nz.