Chris Chibnall, the creator of current ITV smash hit drama Broadchurch, has confirmed that he has been approached to write a new episode for the eight series of Doctor Who, Cultbox reports.
The writer, who has previously written five episodes for the hit family sci-fi entertainment show including The Power of Three in 2012, commented to the publication that it remained “a privilege and an honour” to write for Doctor Who.
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Doctor Who writer Chris Chibnall has been talking to SFX about tonight’s new episode – which is of course entitled, Dinosaurs on a Spaceship – and as well as teasing the pre-historic action, he revealed that the cast and crew of the show had great fun filming it.
First, when asked, “What was the origin of ‘Dinosaurs On A Spaceship’?” Chibnall said, “It just started with the title…
“I had a meeting with Steven Moffat, and he said, ‘I have just four words to say to you: Dinosaurs On A Spaceship.’
“At which point my heart leapt internally, and I tried to look cool.
“I just went quiet for a second. My thought process was, very simply: ‘He can’t mean that. How on Earth could we ever achieve that?’ Read more & comment »