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Doctor Who Season 8 Spoilers: River Song Return, January 6 Filming Begins, Writers, And Directors

By Robert Kuang | January 02, 2014 10:51 AM EST

As 2014 begins, a new season of "Doctor Who" will go into production, and more spoilers have surfaced regarding what's in store for Whovians in season 8.

Although we know "Doctor Who" season 8 will feature new Doctor Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman as Clara, a host of other familiar faces will be returning as well.

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According to Steven Moffat, the "Doctor Who" season 8 premiere will feature Neve McIntosh as Madame Vastra, Catrin Stewart as Jenny Flint, and Dan Starkey as Strax.

“This time I’ve made sure we’ve got a bunch of characters around him so that we can have a new Doctor introduced and we can push that Doctor a bit further if you’ve got a familiar world around him," said Moffat according to Doctor Who TV.

In addition, fan favorite River Song could return during "Doctor Who" season 8, according to actress Alex Kingston.

"I look forward to sharing more of her with you in the future, but…spoilers!" said Kingston in a YouTube video in October.


In addition to Steven Moffat, spoilers also confirm that "Doctor Who" season 8 will feature familiar writers like Mark Gatiss, Neil Cross, and Gareth Roberts. Neil Gaiman, Chris Chibnall, Tom MacRae, and Jack Lothian are also possible writers for the upcoming series, but have not been confirmed.

Reportedly, filming for "Doctor Who" season 8 will begin January 6, and so far, spoilers confirm that three director have been tapped for the upcoming series so far: Ben Wheatley, Paul Murphy, and Douglas Mackinnon.

Each director will reportedly will two episodes each, but with 13 episodes planned for season 8, more directors will be announced as 2014 continues.

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