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September 30

Eric Wight explains why voice-over work is so easy in this article from the Sun Herald, which focuses on why so many actors are choosing to record roles in films and cartoons in the wake of the release of the animated feature of "Shark Tale".
Smart Chicks. Buffy gets credit from the Denver Post for a new kind of heroine emerging as a TV Role Model: The Strong Female!
Dude, Where's My Soul? - Angel Season 5 analysed. An interesting and enjoyable essay on the final season by thedeadlyhook. Just who was the hero figure? Spike or Angel? More...
Awesome DVD box set cover for Tru Calling and even if you like don't like the show, you'll probably buy the box set just for the Eliza-full cover.
Daniel Dae Kim Fansite. Came across this site of our own favourite evil real estate lawyer. More...
Herc gives Lost 1.2 five stars. " Is it the fall’s best new show? Without question." (From next week onwards, we're off to Whedonesque Chat to discuss Lost episodes, do join us - Simon). More...
Wizard #157 Bursting With Joss-ness. Not only does Wizard #157 (out now) contain a great interview with Joss Whedon and John Cassaday regarding their current run on Astonishing X-Men, it also features a Sarah Michelle Gellar Q&A on 'The Grudge' and an exclusive offer for the Diamond Select 'Fool for Love' Spike figure. More...
Mrs. Reynolds partners up with Kevin Hill. Christina "YoSaffBridge" Hendricks co-stars in UPN's new drama "Kevin Hill." More...

September 29

Who Will Run The Star Wars TV show? Herc at AICN suggests Tim Minear or Jane Espenson. More...
CHUD reviews Angel Season 4. Nice piece that also bemoans the general state of TV and the death of great (Joss) shows in a pretty funny way that most of us probably can relate to. More...
The Angel Homepage at the WB is still up. Yes that is correct you are still able to go their and view the galleries some of the trailers and download stuff from the downloads section. More...

September 28

Tales that astonish. An article praising "Astonishing X-Men" and billing it as the biggest thing to hit the comics world since the early '90s (contains spoilers for issues 1-4).
An interview with Kristine Sutherland at Slayerverse.de (pdf reader required). More...
Submit your most outrageous question for the Halloween event and perhaps win a prize. They want original and creative questions to be submitted (ticket holders only). "Feel free to ask about anything on and off the screen so long as it's fit for all ages .... well, more or less." More...
A Lost Message from David Fury to his Angel fans. "Hope some of you got the chance to see Part 1 of LOST (the pilot). And I hope some of those that did, liked it."
In October 'verse actors are haunting the movies. Starting on the 8th with Christian Kane in Taxi, then onto a limited release of Final Cut with Stephanie Romanov on Oct 15, and finishing out the month SMG starring in The Grudge on Oct 22.
Choose your own Buffy adventure books. Two interactive Buffy books will out be next year and they will let "the reader choose how the story progresses, and each have over a dozen different possible endings".
Tim Minear gets new show on Fox. Variety (via Yahoo! News) reports that the Angel veteran will sign on as executive producer/showrunner for "The Inside", a high school undercover drama. Tim will be writing and filming a new pilot for the show.
Adam Baldwin's role on Justice League Unlimited revealed. Adam will be voicing Bonk in the current season's finale 'The Once and Future Thing". More...

September 27

Audience with Nick Brendon in Norwich, England cancelled. The Oct 4th event has been cancelled due to Nick's commitments with Collectormania. The organisers, Kultureshock, are trying to contact everyone who booked tickets to arrange refunds. More...
The Italian Job cast reuniting for sequel. Variety reports that Paramount Pictures is in talks for a sequel with stars Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Seth Green, Mos Def and Jason Statham.
One on one with Marc Blucas. His thoughts on the secret service and Buffy, and says of reprising Riley: "Of course, if Joss came calling, I would obviously answer. I’m a fan."

September 26

WB shows having second life in syndication. According to Variety, ANGEL is doing better in syndication than Buffy. More...
A Provocative Anthology Tribute to Angel. A new book on the Five Seasons of Angel will soon be out. Contributors include sex expert Joyce Davidson, and romance novelist Jennifer Crusie. But you have to look at this article just for the beauty of the cover. Best one to come out of the Buffyverse.
Faith the Vampire Slayer. A new website which aims to get a Faith TV Movie off the ground. Very similar to Save Angel, it looks professional and it keeps you updated, so people have obviously put a lot of time and effort into this. But now that Tru Calling's apparently on its deathbed I would have personally gone for a series.... More...
Mostly Positive Review of X Men #5 from MediaSharx, but not as praising as some of the other reviews. "Joss Whedon’s run on Astonishing X Men is far from revolutionary and that’s o.k. He’s not out to reinvent the X-Men or revitalize them".
Charisma Carpenter 'Charmed' promo pics. She looks great.

September 25

A Tru Calling for London, with a spark of Amber. Eliza Dushku and Amber Benson head over to the UK Oct 16-18 for the London Expo. Oct seems to be the month of verse related conventions in the UK. You'll find the list under more. More...
Kristen from E!Online interviews Charisma about her new role in Charmed and also her series "Cats and Dogs". When asked if she'd like to return, Charisma replies with a heinous answer...."I'd be more than happy to have some giggles with the girls and go back." More...
David and James to appear on MTV UK when they're over for the Halloween convention in London. And in related news, there's a bit of blurb about James doing a new photo shoot for the event here.
Astonishing X-Men #5 review. Much praise for Joss.
Charisma Carpenter - Fact Sheet. Charisma is featured as one of the most irresistible women at AskMen.com. This link is a fact sheet that contains information about the Buffyverse star.

September 24

Takashi Shimizu for "The Grudge" "As for the casting of Gellar, Shimizu says the actress was not attached but part of a list of possible candidates." More...
As bad as Moonies, these people. "Something called the Whedonverse Multimedia Project issued a press release, outlining their plan to get the works of Joss Whedon – creator of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Angel and Firefly – into public libraries all over the U.S. and Canada." More...
Winners of Amber Benson Competition announced. This was the one where she asked people to find a name for her new movie. Some really good titles here "Relatively Deranged" and "Psychothievery" being my two favourite.
Slayer Collection DVD episode titles announced. The BBC Cult site reveals the episodes for the Best of Xander, Giles, Dawn and Cordelia DVDs. They will be available in the United Kingdom on November 1st. More...
Astonishing X-Men #1 now online. Read it for free at the Marvel website.
What Angel's timeslot replacement has to offer. I thought that since Angel was replaced by another show I believe it was a good idea to prove that it was a horrible idea. Wednesday nights ratings Smallville 3.5/6, The Mountain 2.6/4. More...
Faith and Kendra's last names to be revealed next year. Eden Studios, publishers of the official Buffy and Angel tabletop roleplaying games, contacted FOX to find out the Slayers' surnames and, since they'd never been published, FOX asked Mutant Enemy. And no, they aren't telling yet... More...
That Prime Time Religion. A panel ponders the matter of religion on television and, of course, Buffy gets discussed. You can also vote for Buffy in a poll that asks "which show captures spirituality best?".

September 23

Tony Head: Mane Man. Press release and photos for the PetPlan Calendar 2005 for Riding for the Disabled.
Lost is found, Premiere ratings from Zap2it. ABC's new drama "Lost" premiered to a surprisingly strong 11.6/19, dominating the 8 p.m. hour.
Tru Calling on The WB? According to "highly credible" sources, there is a strong possibility that Eliza Dushku's series could move to the network.
Erie native Blucas shoots and scores as an actor. An interview with Marc about acting, basketball, and going home.
Astonishing X-Men Vol 1: Gifted TPB out on December 29th. For those of you who didn't a chance to get a hold of the comics, the first six issues of Joss Whedon's Marvel debut will be collected in book form at a price of 15 bucks. More...
New Horror based comic comes out with a heavy influence of the Whedonverse. Buffy/Angel novelist Jeff Mariotte has joined forces with artist John Cassaday of Astonishing X-men to create an new comic about the Old West with a twist of horror, "Desperados: Banners of Gold" which rides out for a December release.
Marvel Comics Solicitations for December 2004. Astonishing X-Men #8, will be released in December 22nd. More...

September 22

Traversing the Toronto Film Fest. Scott Heim, the author of 'Mysterious Skin' weighs in on the movie version of his novel. He also describes what Gregg Araki, Michelle Trachtenberg, and the rest of the cast, were up to during the film festival. More...
Official "Hex" site. Sky have launched the site for the show that has been described as a "British version of Buffy".
New Blog Entry From Jewel Staite. What's she been up to lately?
'Veronica Mars' - UPN's new Buffy? Don't get Lost in the hype for other new shows, this could just be the Buffy substitute you've been looking for. Airs tonight at 9pm ET/PT. More...
Wednesday is minus Angel but adds 2 series with Verse connections. Not only is David Fury's Lost with Daniel Dae Kim (Gavin) premiering at 8pm ET but over on NBC Eric Balfour (Jessie) stars in the new series "Hawaii" also on at 8pm.
'Buffy' DVD Featurette Nominated For a TV DVD Award. "Best Special Feature - '24': Season Two: Exposed Part One & Part Two featurette, 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer': The Complete Sixth Season: 'Once More with Feeling' featurette, 'The X-Files': The Complete Ninth Season: The Making of the Truth documentary"
Searching for Jenny Mollen. CityOfAngel.com speaks to Angel's Nina Ash.

September 21

A Sarah Michelle Gellar Sighting Last Friday Night. "I saw [her] and husband/pet Freddie Prinze Jr. at Beacon in Culver City... She looked cute and EXACTLY like she does on TV, which is odd because every girl I know that's seen her complains that she looks very ordinary and plain in person."
New 'The Grudge' TV Spot & Site. Columbia Pictures has provided ComingSoon.net with a new TV spot for the Sarah Michelle Gellar horror thriller, The Grudge, opening October 22.
You're my Angel: A look at the Angel PALz exclusive. A first look at the figure that will be available exclusively through Diamond Comic Distribution.
Common Rotation Visit the UK. Contains all the dates and venues for Adam Bucsh's band who are playing in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. You must be over 18 to visit the Glasgow and Manchester sets.
A delayed Wonderfalls DVD release. SaveWonderfalls.com gives a more concrete report of the rumours about a January release date for the DVD set.
Angel season four DVD review. "Saying that season four was possibly the worst season Angel is like saying that milk chocolate is the worst form of chocolate-it's still better than most of what the competition has to offer."
Charmed trailer - featuring Charisma Carpenter. She'll be appearing on the WB show this Sunday.
TV Gal reviews the Emmy Show. Zap2It's Amy Amatangelo runs down her own Emmy awards, starting with "Biggest Disappointment" -- no recognition of ANGEL.
Marc Blucas Talks About "First Daughter". He discusses what it was like to work with Katie Holmes and Forest Whitaker and about having the continued support of the Buffy fans. More...
More info on Morena Baccarin voicing 'Black Canary' in Justice League Unlimited. The episode she's in will also feature the voice of Amy Acker as well. More...
Buffy Magazine to have Regular Updates from Jeph Loeb. The producer of BtAS will apparently be giving us more news on the series each month. By the way in this issue JL says that the whole thing is on schedule and that the first animation is being sent off for scoring. More...

September 20

Interview with the producers of Wonderfalls. Nothing all that new here but a nice interview, some information on what Todd Holland is up to at the moment
Metro Entertainment's Upcoming Events in Santa Barbara include a public signing with Amber Benson this Saturday, as well as private signings with Lalaine (Chloe) and Emma Caulfield in October.
Women of Wonder: Superheroes on TV. With the Museum of Television and Radio's "Superheroes on Television" retrospective including 'Ted' from Buffy season 2, Peter Sanderson at FilmForce re-examines the episode. More...
Those Wacky Emmys! Herc at AICN bemoans the lack of Angel and Wonderfalls recognition. He reckons Caroline Dhavernas, Amy Acker, Adam Baldwin and Carole Davis should have won various awards. More...

September 19

Video/Interview Regarding 'Mysterious Skin' (Featuring Michelle Trachtenberg). Comments from the director as well as potential distributors of the movie. The RealPlayer version of the interview also features scenes of Michelle's role in the movie... More...

September 18

A Darker Buffy. A fan's thoughts on what Buffy would have been like had it aired on HBO or Showtime (contains adult language). More...
'Buffy' star gets 'Sabrina' movie role? Rumour has it Sarah Michelle Gellar will take the lead role in a movie adaptation of Sabrina the Teenage Witch. SMGfan.com confirms that this is NOT true. More...
(SPOILER) Serenity production notes. Everything you wanted to know about the movie's cast and crew. Includes quotes from Joss Whedon on Firefly and Serenity. Contains minor casting and plot spoilers (pdf reader required). More...
First glimpse of the Buffy: Complete DVD Collector's Edition (R2). Interesting design for the boxset.
Herc reveals what Tim Minear is upto these days. He also criticises this CityOfAngel article. More...
Author of Serenity novelization clears up thing or two. Keith R. A. DeCandido, a big fan of Joss Whedon and who wrote Xander Years and Watchers Guide, says deal almost signed. Link to thread, scroll down to his post, signed KRAD.
Jane Espenson still hard at work. With the future of Tru Calling very much in doubt, the former Mutant Enemy writer's fansite reports that "looks like we'll have a Jane-penned pilot to look forward to this year." More...
A Word From Joss. Some funny (of course) musings from our favorite genius.

September 17

Howard Stern Feels David Boreanaz is 'A Ziering.' "...Howard [Stern] said that they have this new term in Hollywood called 'a Ziering' which is when you see an actor on a show where you know he'll never go on to do anything else... kind of like Ian Ziering. Howard... said that the guy on 'Angel' will never go on to do anything else." More...
Where Are They Now? CityOfAngel.com looks at the Fall shows for 2004-05 that the Angel writers and producers have gone onto.
Foursome Joining The Hard Easy. David Boreanaz, Henry Thomas, Vera Farmiga and Bruce Dern will star in The Hard Easy, an independent heist film currently shooting in Los Angeles with Ari Ryan directing.
Is 'Darklight' the new Buffy? It's that time of year again when TV writers look for a substitute for the late great Buffy the Vampire Slayer. More...
Director fought to win in 'Grudge'. Film producer Taka Ichise discusses remaking Japanese movies. No spoilers.
Serenity trailer expected in cinemas January 2005. The trailer is apparently to debut alongside the Jennifer Garner movie 'Elektra' which is out on January 14th.
Introducing ... the Buffy! Salon.com names its annual TV award after our favourite TV show. Why? Well they've done it to honour the show that has been most unjustly ignored by the Emmys (free day pass required to view all of the article). More...
Dark Tale. The official site of Keith "I swore I would show no mercy, and I won't" Szarabajka.

September 16

Angel Season 5 Broadcast on TNT. On the TNT TV website, in the Angel section under "Upcoming Episodes" it appears that TNT will be showing Angel, Season 5 episodes starting on Monday, September 27,2004 here in the 'States at 5:00 P.M. Eastern time....
No comment from Whedon camp on X-Men 3 buzz. TV Guide's Entertainment News picks up on the rumour about Joss directing the third X-Men film.
Buffy Books and Amazon.com Reviews. Yvonne Navarro, author of the Wicked Willow trilogy and other Buffy stories, addresses issues regarding certain fans and their reviews of her stories. More...
(SPOILER) First 5 Pages of 'Astonishing X-Men #5'. The cover and first 4 pages (with dialogue) of Joss' 'Astonishing X-Men #5' - the cover contains a spoiler if you haven't read issue #4.

September 15

IGN's Angel Season 4 DVD review. A very positive review of the season, the only problem IGN seems to have is with the extras.
I Love A Good Ending. Canada's Maisonneuve magazine considers the pitfalls of series finales, with a nod towards ANGEL's forced ending.
Adam Busch's Common Rotation Playing the UK. A few more dates have been added to the UK tour of Common Rotation and they are looking for a few good living rooms to tour as well. If you got one drop them a line. More...
More info on Buffy: The Complete DVD Collector's Edition (R2). According to the BBC Cult site it will be packaged in a leatherette box, limited to 10,000 copies and will include a special booklet and a letter from Joss.
The lack of Emmy noms for Angel. With the award ceremony coming soon, TV Zone puts forwards its Angel friendly nomination list. A USA Today columnist says James Marsters was overdue for a trophy and a TNT article asks was the show "really undeserving of any significant nominations"?
What the Mutant Enemy Writers Are Up To. Hercules gives us a quick update on what the writers are up to these days.
Live-action launches cartoon renaissance. "Animation artist Eric Wight has created concept drawings for the proposed animated "Buffy" series, which is being shopped around to networks but could also turn into a DVD film." More...
The shows that won't die are back. No this is not another Tru Calling mention, actually it wasn't mentioned at all but what was mentioned was "Angel".
Darkworlds reviews Angel season 4. A mostly positive review of the season.
The Whedonverse Multimedia Project. Designed to boost interest in the Jossverse by making DVDs and Novels available to public libraries. Fans are asked to nominate the library of their favourite writer, actor, producer, etc.

September 14

Vampire star puts Otto in the picture. Tony Head is appearing in a charity calendar with his horse to raise money for Riding For The Disabled.
Death blow for Tru Calling? Along with yesterday's announcement about the show being pushed back till 2005, Variety.com (via Yahoo! News) reveals that only six episodes of the second season have been ordered.

September 13

The WB Goes Back to 'Supernatural'. "The network that once brought you "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel" is looking to get away from the mundane and back into the "Supernatural." More...
Participate in "Operation Book-Man," a fan run campaign "to let Alexis Denisof know that he has fans out there and his fans appreciate the work that he's done." More...
Fox shelves 'Tru Calling' until 2005. The second season of Eliza Dushku's show will not be starting on Nov 4th as previously reported. It will now air later in the season according to The Futon Critic. More...
100 Chances to win on Halloween with Angel and Spike. The event ticket includes automatic FREE admission into the draw. The prizes include breakfast with David and James on Sunday morning, shooting scripts from "You're Welcome" signed by the guys, a copy of Macbeth signed by James and many other prizes.

September 12

Amber Benson interview. She tells her French fansite what she's been upto recently. And as always with Amber, a great and intelligent read. More...
Direct to Disc TV Eliminates the Middleman. SF Chronicle article on possibility of DVD-based series, as an alternative to TV distribution. Mentions Joss, as well as other creators whose series see second-life on disc.
(SPOILER) Pictures from the set of Serenity! All credit to forrestwolf over at ff.net for these. They are quite spoilerish in terms of sets and some costumes, no plot revelations but if you want to stay spoiler free then be warned.
Wonderfalls DVD news. Some new info on how many discs will be in the set, what the special features are and which order the episodes will be in. More...
(SPOILER) 'Monarch Of Glen' casting Anthony Steward Head. More on the BBC drama series in which Anthony will take a role beginning episode seven. More...
Angel Virtual Season 6 Begins. New episodes should continue to appear on Wednesday nights.
Redemption and Religion in AtS. Interesting, quick read from a Christian POV. More...
UIP Change UK Date For Grudge Again. UIP have changed the date for "The Grudge" back to Nov 5th 2004 .Let's hope this date sticks.

September 11

Title Contest for Amber Benson's next film. Read the synopsis and then think of a name for the title. The winners get an exclusive Triangle Tara action figure.
An Evening with Nick Brendon. On Oct 4, 2004 at the Norwich Puppet Theatre in the UK. Tickets on sale now. Also available now An Evening with Stephanie Romanov on Oct 25, 2004 at the same venue (this is a different event from the Belfast event mentioned in an earlier post). More...

September 10

Buffy and Angel: TV milestones. Both shows feature in The Hollywood Reporter's coverage of shows that had 100+ episodes. More...
Video interview with Jewel Staite at DragonCon. Courtesy of Hellmouth Central.
Belfast Angel event announced. UT Events have announced details of Hell-A-Lawyer, an evening with Stephanie Romanov.
Nathon Fillion on Justice League Unlimited. Firefly's Nathan Fillion is providing the voice of Vigilante in Justice League Unlimited. More...
12 episodes of Marti Noxon's 'Point Pleasant' series ordered. The 20th Century Fox TV president says "She's completely out of the Joss Whedon school of versatile writers, she can write funny, tense, dry, or character moments".
How Biorhythmically Compatible are you with David Boreanaz or Sarah Michelle Gellar? Plot and compare your changing intellectual, emotional and physical cycles with your favorite celebrities... More...
David Boreanaz reportedly tests for Superman and apparently the director Bryan Singer likes him. Moviehole.net also reports that David came close to snagging the role of the Thing in Fantastic Four. More...
Jewel writes love letter to Browncoats everywhere In fff.net post, "The snowball that is Firefly", she emphasizes importance of first two weekends at box office. More...
'Whedon is the X Man' says a studio insider. A source for Moviehole.net also hears that Joss has signed on the dotted line for X-Men 3.
James Marsters' management responds to emails about his recent con appearance. For those not aware there was a lot of "issues" at the Superslayercon in Oakland, mostly revolved around James. Thus his management was deluged with e-mail about it.

September 09

Pics and video clips of Julie, Mercedes and Robia at Toronto SFX 2004. Courtesy of smgfan.com. More...
Interview with Mike Marts Editor of Astonishing X-Men. Astonishing X-Men's editor talks about the title.
Matthew's Miles Online Auction Begins. An update on a previous post, the Angel signed scripts and cast photos are now up for bidding.
The astonishing John Cassaday is drawn to Wizard World Dallas, TX. Joss Whedon's artistic partner on the Astonishing X-Men series is one of the featured draws at Wizard World Dallas, Texas Nov 5-7, 2004.
Pre-order Punk Spike from "Fool for Love". The ToyFare Exclusive Buffy “Fool For Love” Spike joins the many sold-out ToyFare Exclusives as the next HOT collectible.
Michelle Trachtenberg Trades Stakes for Skates. Entertainment Tonight conducts a brief interview with MT about her role in Disney's 'Ice Princess'. More...
PALz Vampire Buffy from "Nightmares". Wearing a tank top and pants, Vamp Buffy comes with an interchangeable light blue jacket, two books, a purse, among other things. More...

September 08

Fury Happy To Find Lost . The co-exec producer of Lost tells Sci Fi Wire how he wanted to develop his own show after the end of Angel but couldn't pass up the new series by J.J. Abrams. More...
IFC boils up more 'Greg the Bunny'. The cable channel special will feature appearances by Seth Green and could evolve into a new series run. More...
(SPOILER) "Serenity" is Box Office Prophets Movie of the Day. Spoiler checked for a May news tidbit down the bottom of the page. Nothing new but it's nice to see it get publicity.
Joss to the power of X (cubed). According to the folks over at CHUD, the rumors of Joss filling the void left in the X-Men franchise by Bryan Singer's departure are, in fact, true!

September 07

David Fury on 'Lost'. The former Mutant Enemy writer and producer tells Sci Fi Wire about what to expect from ABC's new show. More...
Reality check. 'Despite their impact on pop culture, sitcoms and drama series are an endangered species as TV viewers tune in to reality shows.' More...

September 06

(SPOILER) Variety Reviews 'Mysterious Skin' (Co-Starring Michelle Trachtenberg). Like most movie reviews, this one describes elements of plot and characterization. Thus it's somewhat spoilery. More...
Iyari Limon and Clare Kramer talk about their first day on the set of Buffy. These short clips are from the Oakland Convention. More...
The 2004 Golden Fang Winners. See who won what for Angel season 5 at The Succubus Club. More...
Peter David reports on Firefly actors at Dragon Con. In his blog Mr David talks a bit about the FF Q&A and has an interesting anecdote about Nathan and Jewel's ongoing 'flip each other off' contest. More...
DVDTalk.com Reviews Angel's Fourth Season. "This is the strongest, most consistent season Mutant Enemy has produced since season three of Buffy the Vampire Slayer". More...
Fox Announces Buffy The Vampire Slayer: The Complete DVD Collection. In the UK with a release date of November 22. Also available for pre-order at Amazon.co.uk here More...
Anthony Stewart Head in new "Britcom" on BBC-Canada. Giles takes a walk on the wild side. More...
UK Grudge release date pushed back. The release date for the Grudge for Britain and Ireland has been pushed back from Oct 29th 04 to Feb 25th 05.

September 05

The Final Cut - Stephanie Romanov's New Movie. Learn more about the Angel star's new movie.
Angel R1 DVD site updated with Season 4 info. Ooo, Lorne wallpaper!
(SPOILER) A few shows have potential to become hits. Contains mild spoilers in the descriptions of new shows such as "Lost" & "Desperate Housewives". Has a nice nod to Joss Whedon, "Whedon is such a very distinctive creative voice that his absence is hard to gloss over." More...
Carter Burwell to create Serenity score, it appears. This was gleaned from the audio recording of the Serenity panel at DragonCon and reported by KernelM at OB. More...
Top Ten Hot Superheroes - Eliza Dushku in at #5. The list also features the likes of Hugh Jackman, Tobey Maguire and Will Smith.
'What extras did on set' collected in one mighty thread. There may be people who didn't see all the reports from the set of Serenity filed by (original) FF official board members -- about 20. Here they all are in one post, with links to every thread. More...
Daniel Dae Kim (Gavin) coming to DVD in Crusade: The Complete Series. The Babylon 5 spinoff will be released in the US on December 7.

September 04

Emma's "Bandwagon" not accepted into the London Film Festival. You can sign a petition for here.
More belated birthday wishes, this time to Clare Kramer. We missed another birthday guys, oops! More...
Report from ringside at DragonCon. Read about the shaky set! Attendee was "very impressed" by con where Nathan, Jewel and Adam entertained: "These guys talk about Joss Whedon like he can control when the tide comes in." Another posted link to con images in same FFF.net thread. More...
Angel nominated for 'The Legacy Award' at About.com. This award is based on the entire length of a retiring series and the show faces competition from Frasier, Friends, The Practice and Sex and the City.

September 03

Boreanaz denies casting rumors. Sci Fi Wire reports that David Boreanaz is denying several rumors involving his casting in some high-profile projects. More...
(SPOILER) More on "Mysterious Skin" casting Michelle Trachtenberg. Film maker Gregg Araki discusses his latest film. Minor spoilers. More...
Bringer knife up for auction on eBay. As is a notebook used on screen by Buffy in 'Once More With Feeling'. More...
Catch Charisma in "See Jane Date" this friday (rerun). Sep.3rd at 10pm on ABC Family. More...

September 02

Review of "Astonishing X-Men" #4 at aintitcool. He believes this issue was the beginnning of the astonishment.
Play dress-up with Sarah Michelle Gellar! They also have a "Dress Eliza Dushku". Hours of fun! (or at least five minutes).
Bai Ling (Jheira on Angel S1) talks about Star Wars Episode 3. Bai Ling plays senator Bana Breemu in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode III - The Revenge of the Sith More...
Greg Edmonson looking into Firefly CD. Firefly composer pops out of No and Where and promises to look into what happened to Firefly CD from Fox. Posts on OB after several of us point query in his direction. More...
(SPOILER) Wonderfalls deserves to find large audience, Vision TV says. The show airs in Canada October 4th. This link contains brief descriptions of unaired episodes. More...
Marvel want Joss to stay on at Astonishing X-Men. Editor-In-Chief Joe Quesada at a recent Toronto ComicCon Q&A session said "They [Marvel] want him [Joss] on for more, but it is all dependent on him and his schedule." More...
Controversy over 'Don's Plum'. Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire are filing a lawsuit to block the U.S. release of the 1995 low budget art film which they and Amber Benson starred in.

September 01

Buffyverse items to benefit Matthew's Miles 2nd Annual Charity Auction. There's news on the Angel season five Inkworks promo cards one update down as well.
Graham Robertson: Low-Budget Sci-Fi Epic. Article talks about Robertson's most recent work "Able Edwards", but also mentions job as set dresser for "Serenity."
Captain on deck at official Serenity board. (reg. req) Filming's done but he can't stay away from Universal set. Link to message board (registration req'd) where he posted in thread, Captain On Deck, rather than in blog. More...



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