Doctor Who wants to be Reed Richards

Doctor Who wants to be Reed Richards

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My love for is like my love for chocolate: Deep, unabiding, pure. That he's also one of the constants in my freebie five list probably also helps, the fact he's happily married (un)surprisingly a non-deterrent to me.

I'd probably be perfectly content to watch him play a pair of bongo drums made out of milk jugs whilst wearing a burlap dress and twirling a plastic bag full of cheese around over his head. Actually...that's not a bad idea... Someone, get Hollywood on the phone.

(Snaps out of daydream of casting and red carpet premieres)

Whoa, sorry about that. Where was I?

Oh yeah, David Tennant. How about David Tennant as a superhero? Or a villain? How about Reed Richards in The Fantastic Four? He recently sat down with Collider for an interview about his upcoming miniseries Spies of Warsaw and the topic of him ever playing a caped crusader was broached. He answered in his typically charming, self-deprecating way:

I don’t know which ones I would suit, really. I can’t imagine who I could play. I’m a bit old for a lot of them now, which is a terrible, alarming truth. Who could I be? I could probably still do Reed Richards – Mr. Fantastic. I don’t know. Villains are always great. I’d be very happy to do a bit of that. They’re the one growth industry in movies, at the moment, so it would be nice to do one, I suppose, as either the good guy or the bad guy. The bad guys probably get the better lines, don’t they? And they wear less spandex. That would be quite good.

Do you hear this, Hollywood? David Tennant wants to be a villain. GET ON THIS, CASTING AGENTS.

In the meantime, we should start some sort of petition. I hear that's what the kids on the internet are doing this days, right?

Tennant fans, ASSEMBLE!

Alisha Grauso

Alisha Grauso

Editor-at-large here at Moviepilot. Nerd out with me on Twitter, comrades: @alishagrauso