I just met someone on a forum who was adamant that we couldn’t have a female Doctor because people would write fanfiction about the female Doctor having sex with her male incarnations and I was just… my sweet summer child… people have been writing Doctorcest since at least 1973.
Plans for a Hollywood blockbuster version of Doctor Who have been leaked, from the Sony Pictures computer hack.
Published by WikiLeaks, their source of a Doctor Who movie from Sony states:
The plans for Doctor Who were put in an email sent in January  from Andrea Wong, president of International Production for Sony, to the company’s chief executive Michael Lynton.
The email says: “[Danny Cohen, Director of BBC TV] said that while there has been tremendous interest (and pressure from [BBC Worldwide]) to do a Dr Who film, the show runners feel very clear that they don’t want to do one at this moment.
“That said, over the course of the coming months, the show running team is coming up with an 8 year timeline for the brand – laying out all that will happen with it. “He says that a film will certainly be a part of that timeline. So the answer is that a film won’t happen in the next year to 18 months, but it is expected that it will happen after that within the 8 year horizon.’
Lynton’s response was: “Sounds like we need to meet with the show runners.”
A follow up email from Wong reads: “Spoke to Danny and he doesn’t think it makes sense right now and actually might hurt our cause.
“He said that the creative team on the show have been having the movie conversation with BBC Worldwide in recent weeks and are very hot under the collar that their position on it is not being listened to or accepted.”
There’s been no response from Sony or the BBC on the leak, though Sony has strongly condemned the release of material by Wikileaks, saying: “We vehemently disagree with WikiLeaks’ assertion that this material belongs in the public domain.”
Steven Moffat has responded to talk of a Doctor Who movie being made, after Sony Pictures’ emails containing plans were leaked.
Speaking to the Radio Times, he said: “You can’t make a movie that damages the TV series. That’s the only thing I’d say about it. I’m very happy for there to be a movie, very happy [for there] to be a theatre show – anything you like – but the TV show is incredibly important and must not be hurt. Everybody knows that.”
Asked whether he’d like to see a movie happen in the near-future, he replied: “If someone can work out how [a movie] actually works, I’ve got nothing against it, but no one’s ever been very clear about how it actually works. It’s not really got that far and it’s not my job. I can neither action it nor stop it.
“We haven’t really, to be honest, got an answer to it. All this story is nothing – there’s not been a story for years. I’m sure there’s money to be made out of it but that’s not the point, is it? We are British, the BBC. We are there for the art.”