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Doctor Who: (Time) Lord Of The Rings?

Doctor Who has filmed in France, the Netherlands, Spain and the USA. Could it now be going further than ever before?

Different reports have suggested that Peter Jackson, whose directorial work most famously includes the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, has expressed an interest in directing an episode of Doctor Who. Now it seems at least one writer may be considering writing an episode for filming in New Zealand where Jackson is based.

Before we all hyperventilate with excitement, however, it should be noted that, at the moment, this is really no more than talks about talks. No script has been commissioned, let alone written, and no contracts have been signed. If it happens, it won’t be broadcast until at least 2014.
But here’s hoping…