Doctor Who fans were treated to some big surprises today, as the Time Lord Victorious panel at New York Comic Con X MCM Comic Con Metaverse revealed a first look for the hotly anticipated Daleks! animation and announced 12th November as the launch date for episode one.
Written by James Goss and created by Salford-based animators Studio Liddell, Daleks! is a BBC Studios Digital production.
‘Daleks!’ will consist of five 10 minute episodes and will feature a star-studded voiceover cast with Nicholas Briggs (voice of the Daleks in Doctor Who) Joe Sugg (YouTube, Strictly Come Dancing), Anjli Mohindra (Bodyguard, The Sarah Jane Adventures) and Ayesha Antoine (Holby City).
Daleks! sees the Dalek Empire come up against a terrible force. The Daleks, the most feared race in the universe, finally meet their match when they invade the fabled Archive of Islos. What ancient and deadly force lurks inside the greatest library in existence? Soon their home planet Skaro is under attack and the Dalek Emperor is on the run. Can the Daleks defeat their opponent and regain their planet, even with help from an old enemy? Or will this be the end of the Daleks?
Episode one launches on the Doctor Who YouTube channel on Thursday 12th November.
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