Behold, the Eighth Wonder of the World! The panda village from Kung Fu Panda 3, where Po’s long- lost biological father Li and the rest of his
cuddly kind reside, was created in collaboration with Shanghai- based studio Oriental DreamWorks. “They researched every meaning behind the symbols, which was incredibly helpful in our quest to achieve authenticity,” says co- director Jennifer Yuh Nelson. Kung Fu Panda 3 is released on
18 March 2016.
On 23 September the Prop Store are auctioning off film and TV memorabilia worth more than £ 1 million. Items up for grabs include Leonard Nimoy’s Spock costume ( expected to fetch £ 50- 70k) and a Stormtrooper helmet (£ 40- 60k). It
takes place at the BFI IMAX Waterloo, with a free exhibition of the auction items from now until 23 September.
www. propstore. com
Ever wondered what Saturday teatimes might have looked like if Geoffrey Bayldon had played the First Doctor? Or if Richard Griffiths had inherited the TARDIS from Tom Baker? Well give your imagination a break because Vworp Vworp!
fanzine designer Colin Brockhurst has brought a selection of near- miss castings to life with Changing The Face Of Doctor Who. Pictured is the 1 January 1970 cover of Radio Times publicising Ron Moody’s “debut” as the Third Doctor. There’s
plenty more parallel universe ephemera to be found at http://
bit. ly/ changingwho.