A TV movie about the launch of Doctor Who
50 years ago will mark the show’s 50th anniversary, according to Deadline
. The movie, An Adventure in Space and Time
, will star David Bradley as First Doctor William Hartnell, with Brian Cox as BBC drama head Sydney Newman, Jessica Raine as producer Verity Lambert, and Sacha Dhawan as Waris Hussein, the director of the first episode. Bradley played Angus Filch in the Harry Potter
films, and has also appeared on geek faves The Walking Dead
and Game of Thrones
Shooting will start in February and the movie is expected to hit TV before the end of the year. The first episode aired November 23, 1963.