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JemmaRedgraveRedgrave returning to Doctor Who

Another former Doctor Who actress will return for the show’s 50th anniversary special later this year. Jemma Redgrave, who played The Brigadier’s daughter Kate Stewart in season 7, will reprise her role alongside Matt Smith, Jenna-Louise Coleman, Billie Piper and David Tennant.

Huge price for Star Trek prop

A prop phaser rifle used by Captain Kirk (William Shatner) in Star Trek has sold at auction for US$231,000. It is the second largest sale on a prop from the show, with the captain’s chair selling in 2008 for US$304,750.

Richard E Grant appearing on Girls

Richard E Grant will make an appearance on the third season of Girls. The actor posted on Twitter: “Getting cast in @girlsHBO by young Lena D,LegendInTheMaking,is about as kick-arse,swivel & yodel from the Alp tops,as it’s possible to get!”

Angel actor joins Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Former Angel actor J August Richards has joined the cast of Joss Whedon’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. series.

Camp returning to True Blood

Anna Camp will reprise her role of Sarah Newlin, who was married to Steve (Michael McMillian) on True Blood in the upcoming sixth season.

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