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October 24th, 2015 84 comments

Omega to Return in 2017 K9 Big Screen Movie Timequake

“Move over R2D2 and C3PO”……

K9, the World’s most famous robot dog traverses the dimensions of space and time to become the latest robot star of the big screen!

Having made his TV debut nearly forty years ago in the 1977 Doctor Who TV serial “The Invisible Enemy” K9 went on to become one of the most iconic characters from the BBC series.

A new look high tech K9 for today’s cinema is being prepared for film stardom.

The film “K9-TIMEQUAKE” has been written by one of K9’s original creators; Bob Baker, a renowned writer of classic Doctor Who serials. Bob went on to co-write with Nick Park the Oscar and Bafta winning Wallace & Gromit series of film shorts as well as the feature film Curse of the Were-Rabbit.

The new K9 will be appearing in a Multi-Million Dollar movie which promises to be a great action adventure set in deep Space. The film will be full of dashing heroes and heroines, Androids, monstrous Aliens and an ultimate foe who will also be familiar to Doctor Who fans everywhere; the megalomaniac OMEGA.

The film is to be a UK co-production with exteriors filmed overseas and studio work planned for the UK.

K9 is the perfect character to star in a movie with a whole new bunch of action heroes making this a home grown Star Wars come Guardians of the Galaxy style cinema must see film.

The film is currently slated for release in 2017 which will be K9’s fortieth birthday!

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84 comments

  • SuperFireGamez

    October 16th, 2016 - 10:53pm

    WOW!

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  • Finn Fel-Fotch Pasameer Day

    August 11th, 2016 - 8:59pm

    Amazing!

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  • Vinny

    April 14th, 2016 - 2:23am

    This has all the makings of this decades version of the Star Wars Christmas Special.

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    • yognot

      May 5th, 2016 - 3:41pm

      Well as long as K9 doesn’t have a son named Lumpy I’ll be okay with it.

  • Phil

    March 26th, 2016 - 1:00am

    I really hope it has the classic K-9 and since Omega is in it casting Peter Davison would be super cool. Since the title is Time Quake there is no reason we can’t see past doctor Cameos. Wonder if we will see Gallifray and Romana…

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    • Anonymous

      March 30th, 2016 - 5:39pm

      Not bbc so very small chances of that happening in afraid…

  • Anonymous

    March 23rd, 2016 - 12:23pm

    Can’t wait for this!! I do have some questions. Can anyone help me?
    1. Will this be canon to the Doctor Who TV series?
    2. Will the BBC be behind the UK studio work?
    3. Will this continue from where the K9 TV series left off, or completely reboot it?
    4. Will the K9 in the film be a redesign of an existing K9 (like the TV series) or a brand new K9, like a K9 Mk 5?

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  • Anonymous

    March 20th, 2016 - 1:36pm

    if only the movie will come out today.

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  • cman1O1dalek

    March 10th, 2016 - 3:49pm

    Happy Bday K9!!

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  • Emily Osborne

    January 24th, 2016 - 11:41am

    I can not wait!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Paul Edward Riddick

    December 30th, 2015 - 7:24pm

    K-9 Series tile: K-9 Adventures

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    • Paul Edward Riddick

      December 30th, 2015 - 7:25pm

      K-9 Series 2 Title:K-9 Adventures

  • Torchwood

    November 22nd, 2015 - 11:42am

    Will it be K9 from Doctor who and The Sarah Jane Adventures or that K9 tv series??

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    • booboo

      November 22nd, 2015 - 1:44pm

      TV series as its not the same K9, there are actually several

  • Pudsy who ?

    November 13th, 2015 - 7:54am

    K9 and omega sounds epic only remover the k9 tv series Evan if its a multi million movie doesn’t mean it will earn that much in box office I dought it will work very well

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  • starshipalaska

    November 1st, 2015 - 11:51am

    Oh God looking at that poster is like some kind of terrible, surreal dream. Never in a million years could I imagine that a movie with K9 would hit the big screen. I sort of admire the ambition I guess, but it’s just such a weird concept – K9 versus Omega is like some kind of fan fiction on a forum, great for hardcore fans but no way could it be enjoyed properly by the mainstream. I’m sorry but how can this possibly hope to compete against franchises like Star Wars The Force Awakens and Guardians of the Galaxy, it’s a whole different league. I have so many questions, it just feels like some kind of April Fools prank. What kind of budget is it getting? After his Australian produced pre-teen adventure series crashed and burned, how could they justify a blockbuster movie? We’re not talking Firefly being made into Serenity here people. There was no stellar writing/directing/acting in the K9 series, unlike Firefly, which fully deserved it’s movie… whatever, I imagine it will never enter proper production and at best be released direct to DVD. I’ll stop ranting now, but you get the picture, I just feel very pessimistic about this whole idea!

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    • doctor who fan

      November 5th, 2015 - 7:36pm

      i’m so exited but the movie is so far away!

    • Anonymous

      November 18th, 2015 - 8:13am

      I can’t wait your not a true fan if your not looking forward to It K9 is epic the best robot dog in the world but I wish it could be released sooner.

    • john

      December 9th, 2015 - 9:09pm

      Im a hard core fan even i think its a mistake

    • Obsie

      January 16th, 2016 - 7:03pm

      Oh dear ! despite the notion that we’re all supposed to be waiting with baited breath about this, it simply boils down to one thing : an unmitigated disaster of thinking and execution. (ok, that’s technically two, lol) There is simply no way that “Timequake” is going to work. We’ll be waiting for The Doctor to appear somewhere or desperately listening for a mention of him; one snippet of dialogue referring to him is scarcely enough to warrant it’s production at all. I can only shake my head in despair that anyone gave the idea any credence at all.

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