Isaac Hill wrote:Between this, "Over the Garden Wall", and "Wilfred", Elijah Wood seems to be making a career out of being reluctancly dragged along on fantasy adventures.
Elijah Wood? Oh, I see, this isn't the Steven Mangan version
of Dirk (Richard Boyd as side-kick) but a heretofor unknown-to-me new version
... (Can't place Samuel Barnett's image in my mind. But sounds like a versatile actor1
Together with the radio adapatation
, it's looking typically Adamsonian in its multi-version/multi-platform/multi-treatment nature. Film when? Starring... hmmm, who would be suitably different and maybe oddball as a choice... Nicholas Lindhurst, perhaps?1
And the reference explicitly to the Eleventh
Doctor (probably) makes more sense if you have
seen Doctor Who, but refers to the Matt Smith incarnation, probably the most whimsical of the 'modern era' versions (though not exclusively... he's a bit like the jolly/dark (pre-millenial) Seventh, with a touch of Two, Four and Five, perhaps... All of which means nothing to you, of course. And would be argued against heavily by many Whovians, no doubt.