Check out a first clip from Doctor Who’s 2016 Christmas Special, The Return of Doctor Mysterio
BBC Worldwide North America has today brought online a first clip from the Doctor Who 2016 Christmas Special, “The Return of Doctor Mysterio.” Check it out in the player below for a look at the Doctor’s encounter with a powerful superhero called The Ghost! “The Return of Doctor Mysterio” will air on BBC America on Christmas Day and is set for a domestic theatrical release via Fathom Events for two nights only on Tuesday, December 27 and Thursday, December 29 at 7:00pm.
Join the Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi, as he teams up with an investigative journalist, played by Charity Wakefield (Wolf Hall, The Player), and a superhero to save New York from a deadly alien threat. Written by Steven Moffat, “The Return of Doctor Mysterio” special stars Justin Chatwin (Orphan Black, Shameless) as Grant, along with Matt Lucas (Alice in Wonderland, Bridesmaids), Adetomiwa Edun (Lucifer, Bates Motel), Aleksandar Jovanovic and Logan Hoffman.
“The Return of Doctor Mysterio” is executive produced by Brian Minchin, produced by Peter Bennett, and directed by Ed Bazalgette (Poldark). It was shot in Cardiff at BBC Wales Roath Lock Studios. Doctor Who is produced by BBC Studios Wales.
Tickets for the big-screen version of “The Return of Doctor Mysterio” can be purchased online beginning Friday, November 18, 2016. The event is expected to show in nearly 400 movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network and will include the full 60-minute episode plus two exclusive bonus features, “A New Kind of Superhero,” which offers a special inside look at Doctor Who’s concept of a modern superhero, and a special “Christmas Doctor Who Extra,” which shows off the making of this year’s special, with appearances by stars Capaldi, Lucas and Moffat.
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