DVD event interview here.
“I turned down the opportunity to audition for the one that Paul McGann did,” he revealed, which, it turned out, was news even to Moffat.
“What was on your mind?” Moffat asked incredulously.
“I just didn’t want to have the disappointment and all the palaver of jumping through hoops for something I would never get,” Capaldi went on. “I knew it was an American pilot and I knew they would go for somebody who was well known – which Paul was. So I said no.”
Nice interview here
“Are you aware that women are crazy about you,” quizzed Gatiss. “What do you think about this? Does it bother you?”
Capaldi’s answer? Warning: if you weren’t already a fan, you will be now…
“The only person that I want to love me is my wife,” responded the actor, before joking: “If people enjoy my profile from the privacy of their own home, that’s entirely up to you.”
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