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'American Psycho' musical headed Off Broadway in the spring

It’s hip to be square yet again, it seems. The London-premiered musical version of American Psycho—famously a Bret Easton Ellis novel, then a cult classic 2000 film with Christian Bale—will get a stateside production this spring at Off Broadway’s Second Stage Theatre.

The musical—which alternates new, electronic-fused tunes by Tony-winning composer Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening) along with the film’s cheeky use of 1980s tunes by Phil Collins, Human League, Tears For Fears, and the aforementioned Huey Lewis & The News, among others—received much acclaim in its 2013 premiere on the West End. The role of Patrick Bateman, the skin-care obsessed, fancy business card-carrying maniac at the center of the story, is a coveted one, and Second Stage has said casting will be forthcoming. Is it possible they could get Doctor Who star Matt Smith to reprise his role from the London production? Or if they go American, might one suggest Aaron Tveit or Benjamin Walker as Bateman? (The latter even did the 2011 workshop production, so he already has an insight into the chainsaw-wielding madman.)

As with the overseas production, American Psycho will be directed by Rupert Goold (Enron, the Patrick Stewart Macbeth), with a book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark). Previews will begin February 2014 in anticipation of a March 2015 opening.

'Doctor Who' special: Check out Matt Smith, David Tennant, and John Hurt in new trailer

The special, 50th anniversary episode of Doctor Who is now just two weeks away — depending where you are in the space-time continuum — and the BBC has finally released a proper trailer. Check out the clip below to see some old faces and some familiar foes.

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'Doctor Who': Which actor (or actress) should replace Matt Smith in the TARDIS?

When I interviewed Doctor Who star Matt Smith at the end of last year, talk inevitably turned to the temporary nature of portraying the show’s semi-titular Time Lord, whose powers of regeneration have enabled an array of people to play the part since the British sci-fi series debuted almost 50 years ago. “One day you will be sat opposite another Doctor,” Smith said wistfully. “You will be cheating on me! Right? You will be. And I will expect you to always speak fondly of me…”

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Royal Mail to release 'Doctor Who' stamps

Image Credit: Royal Mail/AP

Sure, bow ties are cool, but stamps are even cooler.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, Britain’s Royal Mail is releasing a series of stamps featuring the 11 actors who have held the title role, the British postal service announced Wednesday. Everyone from William Hartnell, who first portrayed the Doctor from 1963-66, to Matt Smith, the current star, will be included.

And don’t forget about those pesky foes: Daleks, Oods, Weeping Angels, and a Cyberman will all get their due on a miniature sheet with Second Class stamps, along with a stamp featuring the Doctor’s time travel machine, TARDIS.
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EW's Morning Bite: And the best sound bite from last night is...

Submitted by tami517:

“I see ‘keep out’ signs as suggestions more than actual orders; like ‘dry-clean only.'”

– The Doctor (Matt Smith) on Doctor Who

Check out the rest of your quote submissions from Friday, Sept. 14 to Sunday, Sept. 16, and come back tonight to share your pick for best sound bite!

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