First Dibs: Who Are The Three Finalists For The New Lead In Doctor Who?

Which Walking Dead actress is accused of threatening to kill the President? Which Mad Men star is engaged? Is The Purge any good?

  • Last weekend, Matt Smith announced he was leaving Doctor Who and tonight his replacement might be announced. There’s a rumor that a photoshoot with the 12th Doctor has already taken place and that the top three contenders are Domhnall Gleeson, Daniel Kaluuya and Dominic Cooper. Time will tell, eh? [SciFiPulse.Net]
  • An actress from The Walking Dead named Shannon Richardson has been arrested on charges of sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama and Mayor Bloomberg. Richardson played a zombie on the show and is blaming the threats on her husband. [US Magazine]
  • Mad Men and Freaks and Geeks star Linda Cardellini is engaged! The actress’s boyfriend, Steven Rodriguez, proposed to her in front of their best friends. [People]
  • Word on the street is that The Purge may not be the best new film out in theaters this weekend. Critics are weighing in and complaining about how it’s “incoherently shot”, though there is “gold in its premise.” [MTV News]

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