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MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS - David Tennant Shares His Beard Woes

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While we've all had plenty of sight of a bearded David Tennant - Broadchurch's Alec Hardy, for instance, or John in the new romcom You, Me And Him. However, later this year David will be seen on screen sporting some facial hair that will knock even John's sculpted hipster fuzz right out of the park. 

During yesterday's interview with Zoe Ball for her BBC Radio 2 show, David described his look for the historical drama Mary, Queen Of Scots in which he plays Protestant minister John Knox. The film stars Saorise Ronan and Margot Robbie and was filmed in locations across Scotland and England..

"He had a big old beard, he was very much defined by the beard," David joked of his character. "He had a sort of Dumbledore beard."

Keeping such a length of facial hair in place for filming was no mean feat, it seemed, causing grief for the hair and make up artists as well as David himself.

"[They had to] glue it and keep gluing it all day," he said. "Th…

AUDIO: David Tennant On Good Omens' Crowley And Aziraphale

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Yesterday afternoon, David Tennant was interviewed by Zoe Ball for her show on BBC Radio 2. During his chat, David gave a brief update on his involvement with the greatly anticipated Amazon Prime series Good Omens.

The show is a six-part adaptation of the comic novel of the same name by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, the latter of whom has written the screenplay and is acting as showrunner. The story is set at the brink of the Apocalypse and revolves around an unlikely partnership striving to prevent the end of the world. David, who has just wrapped shooting on the series in South Africa, plays Crowley, a demon, opposite Michael Sheen who plays an angel called Aziraphale. 

David explained how the good and evil divide between the two protagonists is not that clear cut.

"They're both a little yin and yang, to be honest," he stated. "That's why they get on so well. They've lived through the millennia with the human race, and I'm supposed to be there tempting…

David Tennant To Attend You, Me And Him Premiere In Glasgow This Evening

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David Tennant will be walking the red carpet at the European premiere of his new film, You, Me And Him at the Glasgow Film Festival this evening. The screening, which is part of the festival's Local Heroes strand, begins at 6.15pm and will be followed by a Q&A session with David and the film's writer and director Daisy Aitkens.

The 14th Glasgow Film Festival runs until Sunday 4th March. The festival offers an eclectic mix of new and classic films with six World and seven European premieres, as well as Q&A panels, pop-up events and themed strands. Other personal appearances during the festival will be made by Bill Pullman, for the UK premiere of The Ballad Of Lefty Brown and Karen Gillan for the World premiere of her directorial debut, The Party's Just Beginning.

You, Me And Him  True love runs anything but smoothly in Daisy Aitkens’ entertaining lesbian rom-com. High-powered lawyer Olivia (Lucy Punch) is hitting 40 and desperate for a child. Her younger partner, st…

What's On Stage Awards Announced Tonight - David Tennant Nominated For Best Actor

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The What's On Stage Awards winners are announced in a star studded ceremony at the Prince Of Wales theatre in London tonight.

David Tennant is nominated for his performance as DJ in Don Juan In Soho for Best Actor In A Play and Don Juan In Soho is nominated as Best Play Revival. Also nominated is David's co star Adrian Scarborough for Best Supporting Actor In A Play.

The awards are the only major theatre awards where the audience are the judges across all categories.

David will not be attending, despite his nomination, as he will be walking the red carpet at the premiere of his new film, You, Me And Him at the Glasgow Film Festival instead.

You can follow the night's winners as they happen by following @whatsonstage on twitter.



BAD SAMARITAN: Dean Devlin & Carlito Olivero On David Tennant

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Movie website Film Threat caught up with Dean Devlin and Carlito Olivero, the director and one of the stars of the soon-be released thriller Bad Samaritan, during their visit to the Long Beach Comic Expo. Dean has produced the movie, which co-stars David Tennant and Robert Sheehan, through his own independent production company, Electric Entertainment, the company behind the TV hits Leverage and The Librarians. 

The film centres on two young car valets who are scamming customers at the high-end restaurant where they work. While the diners are eating, they are using their cars to travel to their homes and rob them. All is going well until they target the wrong home and attract the attention of a dangerous psychopath, played by David. 

Both Dean and Carlito had much to say about working with David.


“David is one of the most remarkable actors I’ve ever seen,” said Dean. “People who have seen the trailer are actually disturbed because he’s so likable as Doctor Who and on Broadchurch. They’ll…

AUDIO: David Tennant Talks You, Me & Him And More With Zoe Ball

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David Tennant joined Zoe Ball on  her BBC Radio 2 show earlier today to talk about some of his upcoming projects, including the exciting new romcom You, Me And Him. The movie premieres tomorrow evening at the Glasgow Film Festival before going on national release from April 12th.

You, Me And Him follows a same sex couple played by Lucy Punch and Faye Marsay, who are debating whether to bring children into their relationship. As the disagreement forces a wedge into their relationship, they each start to make some dubious decisions, resulting in both of them becoming pregnant at the same time. David plays the couple's neighbour, John, who is responsible for one of the pregnancies.

David said of his character, "I am the him...we, am I the him? I don't want to give too much away!"

He added, "He's a bit of a twit. He's recently divorced...and he's someone enjoying something of a second adolescence. He's got the hipster beard and a man bun and the rather …

DUCKTALES: "Scrooge McDuck Is An Enigma" - What David Tennant & Others Reveal About Disney XD UK's Newest Hit

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As we posted earlier this month, Disney XD in the UK will launch the first series of DuckTales from Thursday 1st March, starting with the episode Daytrip Of Doom! David Tennant stars as Scrooge McDuck, billionaire leader of the adventuring Duck clan in the revival of the classic 1980s cartoon series.

The show boasts an impressive voice cast, including Ben Schwartz, Kate Micucci, Danny Pudi, Catherine Tate and Lin-Manuel Miranda. 

Ahead of the UK launch, Metro has revealed a few of the behind-the-scenes secrets about how the series came together as cast and creatives, including David Tennant, had their say on the show:

- What to expect: "...a globetrotting adventure with tons of laughs. There are supernatural adventures. There are legendary adventures. There are mystical adventures. There are pyramid adventures. There are epic treasure hunts. There’s always a lot going on!" - co-producer, Francisco Angones

- Huey, Dewey and Louie don't know they are related to Scrooge McDuck …