Doctor Who Showrunner Steven Moffat has hit back at claims made by Captain Jack actor John Barrowman that he is somehow responsible for holding up a new series of Torchwood, a saga that began when Barrowman told the Radio Times that “egos” and “politics” were stopping the show returning to the air.
Seemingly confirming that it was indeed Moffat who Barrowman referenced in a video released earlier this week on Twitter, the Doctor Who head honcho released a strongly worded statement to deny any involvement in the affair, saying that he had not blocked Torchwood’s return, nor would he do [...]
In a somewhat surprising update to yesterday’s story where John Barrowman suggested “certain egos” and “politics” were stopping the return of Torchwood to the screens, the Captain Jack actor has now firmly pointed the finger in Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat’s direction.
Speaking in a video released on Twitter, Barrowman says:
“Without giving too much away I was on phone conversations with one of our executives/exec producers, telling me the [...]
Captain Jack Harkness actor John Barrowman has blamed “certain egos” for there being no new series of Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood.
Last airing in 2011 with Miracle Day, Torchwood has failed to re-materialise on screen, a fact that Barrowman puts down to unnamed egos and being told there are “obstacles” to overcome in a new interview with the Radio Times.
“I was told that there are some obstacles to overcome, and every time I tried to talk about a way around them, it was almost like there was another obstacle. And this is a personal thing for me, this is not anything that [...]
John Barrowman has again spoken out on his desire to return to Doctor Who, saying that he’s doing all he can to keep the character alive.
Speaking to the Ipswich Star, Barrowman said:
“I have to be honest, one person who’s keeping Captain Jack alive is John Barrowman because I’m plugging him, promoting him and making sure he’s kept out there because one day he will return. I think they would be very silly not to bring him back. If they asked me I would be more than happy to go back. The Arrow producers said they would allow me [...]