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Hugh Grant brings phone-hacking claim against the Sun

Hugh Grant is leading a renewed attempt to prove phone hacking took place at the Sun, even as Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper continues to maintain no illegality took place there. The actor has followed Paul Gascoigne and Sienna Miller in bringing a so-called “Sun-only” phone-hacking claim, specifically alleging that illegality...
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No, Hugh Grant isn’t going to play the Doctor on Doctor Who

Hugh Grant of "The Undoing" appears onstage during the HBO segment of the 2020 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour on January 15, 2020. (Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images for WarnerMedia) This story originally appeared on Winter is Coming. Jodie Whittaker is on her way out as the Thirteenth Doctor on Doctor...
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Hugh Grant addresses Doctor Who casting rumor: 'No idea where the story came from'

On Saturday, UK's Mirror tabloid quoted a "TV insider" as saying that returning Doctor Who showrunner Russell T. Davies was keen to have Grant take over the role of Time Lord. The Four Weddings and a Funeral and Paddington 2 star responded to the rumor Monday night by retweeting a Guardian story headlined "Doctor Who? Hugh Grant is 'in talks' to take over from Jodie Whittaker." "Nothing against Dr W but I'm not," Grant wrote. "No idea where the story came from."
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Hugh Grant shuts down Doctor Who casting speculation

Hugh Grant has shut down reports that suggest he's being lined up as the next Doctor Who. In response to an article published by The Guardian, which pointed to a Daily Mirror piece that claimed he was "in talks" to take over from the sci-fi show's current lead Jodie Whittaker, the Love Actually candidly tweeted: "Nothing against Dr W but I’m not.
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Hugh Grant has ‘no idea’ where the current Doctor Who rumour came from

Hugh Grant has shut down rumours that he is in talks to replace Jodie Whittaker in Doctor Who.Reports had claimed that the Four Weddings and a Funeral actor was being lined up by the BBC to play the 14th Doctor.The news had prompted enthusiastic reactions from fans of the long-running sci-fi series.However, writing on Twitter, Grant denied the reports, saying he had “no idea” where the story originated.Sharing a link to an article in The Guardian discussing the rumour, Grant wrote: “Nothing against Dr W but I’m not. “No idea where the story came from.”However, it’s not all bad...
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Hugh Grant Rumored in Talks To Be New Doctor in Doctor Who

The latest in a series of rumors surrounding the identity of Doctor Who's next lead suggests that Hugh Grant will become the Fourteenth Doctor. The story comes via The Mirror, which states that a "TV insider" tipped them off to Doctor Who looking to get the 61-year-old actor aboard to "bring a fresh feel" to the 60-year-old sci-fi series. This insider added that Grant "offers many attributes – great actor, British, award-winning, Hollywood A-lister and excellent at comedy. Conversations are in progress." The BBC has declined to comment on the rumor. It's the latest in a series of attempts to pin down the next Doctor ahead of the official announcement. One even suggests that David Tennant would reprise the role.
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Hugh Grant once played Doctor Who's titular Time Lord in charity sketch

The weekend of Doctor Who fans was made a little more interesting on Saturday when UK's Mirror tabloid quoted a "TV insider" as saying that returning showrunner Russell T. Davies was keen to have Hugh Grant take over the role of the show's titular time-traveler. The part of the Doctor is currently portrayed by Jodie Whittaker who will leave the show after two more special episodes to be screened this year.
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No, Hugh Grant isn’t going to play the Doctor on Doctor Who

Jodie Whittaker is on her way out as the Thirteenth Doctor on Doctor Who; she has two more episodes left, and then someone new will take over the role. The rub is that we don’t know who will replace her, so we’ve been going out of our minds with speculation. The rumors are flying everywhere. Is it Fady Elsayed? Will David Tennant return? Might rom-com king Hugh Grant take over?
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Hugh Grant Rumored For New Doctor Who In ‘Marvel-Style Makeover’

Speculation is high on who the next Doctor will be once Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor Who run ends, and a new report has tipped Hugh Grant for the role. Consider the source, but a rumor from The Mirror says that returning showrunner Russell T. Davies is looking at Grant to play the new Doctor once Whittaker’s run ends this year.
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Hugh Grant addresses Doctor Who casting rumours

Hugh Grant has cleared the air about those new Doctor Who rumours. The Mirror reported that the Four Weddings and a Funeral actor was "in talks" to replace Jodie Whittaker as the next Doctor, causing a swirl of excitement on social media. However, Grant has now played down those rumours,...
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