Published on August 23rd, 2013 | by Drew Boynton3
Arthur Darvill Pleased with Capaldi Casting
Chatting with The Big Issue, Darvill expressed how much he believes Capaldi is the right choice for the role:
And Darvill also seemed excited that a new series featuring a new-and possibly very different-Capaldi Doctor could take the show in totally new directions:
The 31-year-old actor, who recently co-starred on Broadchurch with Tenth Doctor David Tennant, also pin-pointed the trait that he thinks makes a successful Doctor:
So, Kasterborites, do you think that Peter Capaldi is one of those few people? Does he have the confidence and convictions to make a memorable Doctor? Without question, he certainly has the experience and acting skill.
We’ve already seen him confidently mimic William Hartnell’s hands-on-lapels in his grand entrance on Doctor Who Live. And he is also completely at-ease doing interviews in a way that Matt Smith was not when the young actor was first announced for the role. From his published letters as a teenager, we know that he definitely knows–and is a fan of!–Doctor Who.
Last but definitely not least, Capaldi’s also shown that he will completely and utterly “go for it” as Malcolm Tucker on The Thick of It…
(Via Big Issue)