A Look Back: Matt Smith’s Doctor Regenerates

I know this happened just a few days ago, but I am still sad to see Matt Smith leave the title role in DOCTOR WHO, and so I find myself watching his regeneration scene over and over.

Let’s share our grief — and hopes for the future with the next Doctor, Peter Capaldi — with this clip of the 11th Doctor’s final moments from “The Time of the Doctor.” Oh, the feels…

Capaldi’s first story as the Doctor is not expected to air until August or September, so settle in for a long wait…

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Vin Diesel: Voice of the Alien Tree

GrootTalk about late to the party! Marvel Studios has finally confirmed what fandom has known at least since August: Vin Diesel is voicing the CGI character Groot the living tree in next summer’s live-action film, Guardians of the Galaxy.

Perhaps recognizing that there’s not much to add, Marvel’s press release about the casting didn’t say much:

Vin Diesel is Groot! The star of the Fast and Furious and Riddick franchises will lend his voice to Groot in Marvel’s live-action Guardians of the Galaxy.

GotG director James Gunn confirmed the casting with a post on his Facebook page, adding:

Yep it is completely official, AND he’s amazing. I never knew someone could say I AM GROOT so many different ways and with such feeling (and that sounds like I’m kidding but I’m not!)

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