Karen Gillans wants 'scary' Doctor Who
Doctor Who actress Karen Gillan has revealed she’d like the BBC series to get ‘proper full on-scary’.
Doctor Who actress Karen Gillan has revealed she’d like the BBC series to get ‘proper full on-scary’. In an interview with the Doctor Who Magazine the actress, who plays Amy Pond, discussed the two-part opener to the sixth series of Doctor Who which will see Alex Kingston return as River Song. Matt Smith and Karen Gillan, both in interviews with the Doctor Who Magazine, describe the story as dark but actress Gillan goes on to say she’d like to see the series get even darker.
“I want it to really dark. I don’t know what the limitations are on that but I want it to go ‘proper full-on scary dark, dramatic. I know I really should think of the kids and not myself. But I think we can push it. Kids like being scared. Well I think they do. They don’t need to that sheltered”. – Karen Gillan in the Doctor Who magazine.
The sixth series of Doctor Who (sixth since it was revived in 2005) is currently in production in Cardiff. The series is being spilt in half with episodes airing in the Spring and the Autumn with a “game changing” mid-season cliff-hanger. Confirmed guest stars for the new series include Suranne Jones, Mark Sheppard and Sarah Smart.
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