Originally Posted by whoman69
I'm disgusted that Eccleston only played one season because he thought he would be typecast. Truth was not many knew of him before, and its still true after. There are only a certain number of regenerations and to throw one away on an actor that would only play one season was folly. They've already used a throw away doctor for the American version.
I like Eccelston, but you're right. RTD should have made sure that CE was going to stick around for awhile. I know that the two of them didn't get along, but Eccelston makes it sound like his plan was to be one and done all along, so I blame RTD for that.
By the American throw away, do you mean Paul McGann. I really think they could go back and still tell Doctor 8's story. I know that the Brits weren't keen on McGann, but the idea has a lot of support from US and International fans. I hope they do it, and not just as a cameo either.