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Eccleston to play villain in The Dark Is Rising

by on Feb.16, 2007, under Movies

Christopher Eccleston is certainly getting work outside of Doctor Who. He has joined the cast of 20th Century Fox and Walden Media’s adaptation of Susan Cooper’s best-selling fantasy books, entitled The Dark Is Rising. Eccleston will play the villain in the story, The Rider. The story is a about a teenager who travels back and forth through time as one of the last of a group of warriors who fight the forces of the dark.



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