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January 01

Yahoo ranks 'The Grudge' as among the top ten most popular movies of 2004 ...Pretty impressive to be included amongst Spiderman, Shrek, etc. More...

December 31

Happy Holidays to all Browncoats from the Captain. Nathan Fillion posts his belated holiday wishes at the the official Serenity movie site and shares his thoughts on helping the Tsunami victims. (registration is required).
Receive a Valentine Phone Call from Tony Head! If you're the winning bid in this charity auction, you'll get a thirty minute phone call (to any number in the world) from Tony on or around Valentine's Day.
Jane Espenson and Eric Wight on Buffy: Animated. A great interview about the Buffy series that never was.
This year's comic world runs amok with creative glory and ugly disasters. "There are a lot of Hollywood types who think they can write comics (Hi, Kevin Smith), but Marvel's Joss Whedon blew everyone away with `Astonishing X-Men,' one of the few comics to actually live up to its name." (Added) Joss' "Official Holiday Post" inside More...
(SPOILER) Pictures from Drew Goddard's first episode of Alias. Its titled "Welcome to Liberty Village" and it will air on January 26th.(yep, not february. it was moved up.) More...
David Greenwalt's 'Profit' coming to DVD in 2005. Before he was the showrunner on Buffy and the co-creator of Angel, David was best known for his critically acclaimed TV show 'Profit' which only ran for four episodes. Salon.com called it "a dark, twisted and pleasurably wicked seriocomic soap" and soon it will be yours to buy on DVD.
(Added) And Joss weighs in on "Profit" too in the comments . . .

December 30

Will You Be Tom Lenk's Special Friend? Tom Lenk has gone down memory lane and written a play. And not only he is starring in it but also Emma Caulfield and Nathan Fillion as well. So if you live in the L.A. area and have time to spare in January, why not pop along and see it?
BBC News Quotes of the Year. Alyson Hannigan's adorable humor makes the top of the list. More...
The DVD revolution. An interesting article on the power of DVD sales, with mention of Firefly and reccomendation for Buffy season seven (towards bottom). More...
(SPOILER) Nathan Fillion interview at CHUD.com. Spoilers here are very minor. This interview was conducted in August '04.

December 29

Sunnydale High P.E. Shirt on Ebay. It says that this shirt was used in the last episode, but I don't remember anyone wearing this shirt. The current price is $255.00, with 6 days to go. More...
'Serenity' trailer in cinemas May 6th. According to a poster at fireflyfans.net, the trailer will be attached to 'Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'.
Happy Birthday Eliza Dushku! Wow. She's still young and looks great. Happy Birthday!
Christian Kane to star in Spielberg mini series. The TNT drama titled "Into The West" is set to air sometime during the summer of 2005. More...
Shimerman and Landau on Justice League Unlimited. Armin Shimerman and Juliet Landau joins long list of known ME's shows actor voicing characters in Justice League Unlimited. More...
Joss Whedon's Animated Dracula. Apparently Joss Whedon wrote a draft script for a Dracula movie for Don Bluth while Fox Animation was still a going concern. More...
Gellar: German interview... new projects and Joss. An interview from SMG's recent promotional visit to Berlin suggesting that 'Southland Tales' will not be her next film... and a question about working with Joss again. More...
What was hot in the blogosphere in 2004? Firefly apparently, see ‘Top Amazon Products Cited’. SMG also makes an appearance in the ‘Top Actresses Cited’ at number 19.

December 28

Is Bryan Hitch the set designer for Whedon's Wonder Woman? Remember when comic book artist Bryan Hitch said he's in some very early talks with Joss about "Something Wonderful"? Remember all the rumours about Joss and Wonder Woman? Well a rumour column hears that Byran Hitch is apparently doing the designs for the movie.
The year in review at Zap2it including some from The Whedonverse. Zap2it list's month by month the most important events on tv for 2004...the following were in Feb. More...
Spike's Crossbow Pistol (replica) on Ebay. This is Spike's Crossbow that he used in "All the Way". It is currently $24.99. More...
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon interview at CHUD.com. Buffy mastermind discusses his Firefly feature film. More...
Firefly Song. Sung to the lyrics of "Do Wah Diddy Diddy"! More...
Reality can't beat good scripts. "Buffy had me every week for seven years, and I still miss her. The future of television is in its scripted series and creative personnel, not in knockoff competitions among real people. "

December 27

Once More, With Feeling Angel Style. Set to the tune of Going Through the Motions, I've Got a Theory, and I'm Under Your Spell, the characters of Angel reveal their feelings through music.
(SPOILER) Scan of Serenity preview invitation. Both sides are scanned and include plot description.
The Top 20 Anticipated Movies of 2005. Serenity is currently at number 8 in this poll at JoBlo.com. So if that's the movie you're most looking forward to seeing next year, go and vote for it.
Best Quotes of 2004. Want to know which lines from Angel made TV Gal's list? More...
(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men End of Year Review. The X-axis.com, reviews the entire year of X-titles, wth Astonishing as one of the highlights. More...
(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men #7 reviews. Four critics weigh in on "Dangerous: Part One", giving it an average rating of 8.5/10.
Interview with Faith stunt-double Karen Shepard. Great for those interested in martial arts. More...
NY Times Presents 2004: In a Word. Check out the gorram entry. (free registration required) More...

December 26

'True Horror' on Dutch television. From Wednesday January 5th 22.00, the Dutch version of the Discovery Channel will be airing Anthony Head's programme. More...
A virtual baby shower for Stephanie Romanov. A nice idea for fans to show their support and happiness for the Angel actress.

December 24

"Once More With Feeling" #7 in the (UK) Times list of 50 feel good films. It beat out such classics as "Singing in the Rain" and "The Sound of Music"!
The Best & Worst Television '04. Angel is one of the runners up in MSN Entertainment's Best Drama category. "The "Buffy" spin-off carved out its own, increasingly audacious and even whimsical universe".
(SPOILER) Not one but two Angel writers on an upcoming Lost episode. David Fury and Brent Fletcher ('Soul Purpose') are writing episode 18. And the Drew Goddard episode is described as "something really special".
(SPOILER) Kristin from Eonline chats about a few verse related items. She was chatting about Joss and Wonder Woman, the fate of Tru Calling unaired eps according to Gail Berman, Marti's Point Pleasant and reshoots, as well as Alias and Lost tidbits. Hence the spoiler tag. More...
FInally, Solicitation info on Astonishing X-Men #10. Marvel reveals details for Astonishing X-Men #10 to be released in March 23rd, 2005 More...
The Twelve Days of Joss-X-Mas!! Read the review of Astonishing X-Men #7 at ComiX-Fans Forums and then have a look at the rather adorable Joss Whedon inspired Christmas song. More...

December 23

Buffy RPG Character Journal preview. Unlike the last preview for Eden Studios' official BTVS Roleplaying Game, this page to write in a game character's possessions will be of little interest to non-gamers. It is a right pretty page though, with a relevant quote and picture and all. 101k .pdf file.
Lorne's Polka Dot Shirt on Ebay. It says that it's from several episodes, but I don't recognize it. Currently $207.50. More...
End of year praise for Astonishing X-Men. Joss Whedon's comic book gets the number two slot in a Cinescape readers' 'Best of 2004' poll. And vote for Astonishing X-Men in the 'Wizard Fan Awards'.
Little Britain Wins Award, Head In Tow. At tonights 15th British Comedy Awards Little Britain won in a number of categories including one for Best TV Comedy. Writers and stars David Walliams and Matt Lucas collected the award with Anthony Stewart Head in tow. More...

December 22

Someone's Living in Buffy's house?!!!?? "Ask Ausiello" column on TV Guide online has questions regarding Buffy, SMG as WW and DB! One question says Buffy's house is being used on the OC. More...
Holiday reading for UK Joss Whedon fans. Just a heads up to say that there's behind the scenes articles about Serenity in the latest issues of SFX (where Whedonesque gets a mention) and Starburst. These include interviews with Joss and the cast and crew. More...
Alexis Denisof to appear at the Angel Bash Con in July. He is joining Julie Benz, Andy Hallett, and others at this convention in LA on July 29-31.
Sunnydale High Book Covers on Ebay. There are two Sunnydale High book covers. One of them was used during filming and the other one was never used. These are cool, but a little to expensive for me. They are currently $127.50!
Article 10: Joss is a Real Writer. "What does it say about comics' self-image when writers like Whedon and Meltzer are marketed as 'real writers'?" Article discussing the trend of TV/Film-writers crossing over to comics. Makes mention of our man Whedon a couple of times.

December 21

Alexis Denisof and James Marsters to appear at Collectormania7. This is an autograph signing in Buckinghamshire, England on April 29 - May 2. Admission is free, appearance time will be announced closer to the event. More...
(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men #7 review. Overwhelming praise from Thor at CHUD.com. "It is a joy to read this man's words, as not one is ever wasted... [It] simply reaffirms my love for comics. It's a comic that I want to pass on to friends". More...
Zap2it's TV Gal reckons Angel had the best fight of 2004. More specifically, the last few minutes of 'Not Fade Away'.
Whedon WONDER WOMAN A Weality?? Herc reports on the Whedon Wonder Woman rumor and even has a few actresses of his own who he thinks should play the Amazon Warrior. More...

December 20

TimMinear.net Exclusive: Allyson's report from the set of the "The Inside". "This is what I've always wanted to do, even more than spaceships and vampires."
Almost-done deal for Joss Whedon and Wonder Woman movie says TV Guide Online. "Warner Bros. is on the verge of lassoing the Buffy the Vampire Slayer mastermind to write and direct the studio's long-gestating Wonder Woman feature film". More...
BBC reducing online presence. Popular "BBC Cult" site to get the axe, among others. More...
Wonderfalls scene deemed to be 'negative' to the clergy in PTC report. The latest study by the Parents Television Council into how US networks treats religious matters claims that Hollywood is hostile towards religious institutions. A scene from Wonderfalls where Jaye berates a priest is cited as an example of this. More...
Astonishing X-Men: Gifted (trade paperback) review. MediasharX takes a gander at Joss Whedon's first six issues which are rather handily collected together in one volume and is now available to buy.
Astonishing X-Men #10 cover art. Big Brother is watching you, apparently. Scary cover, it must be said.
Roger Ebert Lists "The Grudge" As 2004's Sixth Worst Film. At the end of his Best of the Year article, Roger Ebert has a small list of what he considers the ten worst releases of 2004 (without comment). The Grudge makes the cut (so to speak). More...
"Bring Your Own Subtext", a call for papers. The Centre for Constructions and Identities (University of Huddersfield, UK) is organising a multidisciplinary conference on "Social life, human experience and the works of Joss Whedon". More...
Essay collection will dissect Firefly/Serenity till it hurts. "Finding Serenity" from BenBella Books promises to be challenging and stimulating, an insider tells me. The essays will focus on the TV series -- what was, what could have been -- since most of the pieces are already done. It's due in April. More...

December 19

Winning Song Lyrics - Contest for BtVS. A variety of lyrics to the theme song, Britney Spears "Baby, one more time" and "The Beverly Hillbillies" to name a few! One even came with it's own MP3! More...

December 18

(SPOILER) Airdate and pictures from Jeff Bell's first episode of Alias. His first episode titled "Ice" will air on January 19th. He also directed it. More...
Gellar: The Grudge Promotion Rolls On. I know everyone got sick of all the promotion for 'The Grudge', but SMG has spent the last month travelling across Europe on the promotion trail. More...
Photo of Iyari Limon's Marathon Run. On Dec 12th Iyari was entered into her first marathon, she was running to benefit an AIDS charity. Congrats on finishing the race she had trained so hard for. She finished 13,120 out of 25,671 entrants. More...
Slayage: Number 15 now online. Some very interesting academic essays on the Buffyverse including ones about robots, high school and kink-fic (that essay probably not safe for work).
New 'Serenity' set pics. Well there's the cast photo that we've seen before but the other three are new behind the scenes pics. More...
'Buffy' Vet (Adam Busch) Lands at 'Point Pleasant'. Good info on most sci-fi shows in this article. Worth a read.

December 17

Buffy stars battle over Wonder Woman role. Sarah Michelle Gellar and Charisma Carpenter are allegedly competing for the role.
Tru Calling – Intermittently Good Series Saved By Star! A review of the Tru Calling DVD that was release on R1 on Nov 30, 2004. Over all they give it a B-.
A video interview with Summer Glau at the premiere of 'Meet the Fockers'. She talks about Serenity and the rumour about Joss Whedon doing Wonder Woman (some truth in it after all?). And in a very special treat, IESB.net got her to do a shoutout to Whedonesque, click here to view (this will open up Windows Media Player).
Wonderfalls nominated for WGA award. "Wax Lion" nominated for Episodic Comedy More...
(SPOILER) An Average Joe's take on the above-average Serenity. A Serenity review from somebody who hasn't already been camping out in front of the theater in his browncoat, spurs and very fine hat. More...
Whedon's Absence Leaves a Vast Wasteland. Ms. Magazine's daily blog on women, media and culture commenting on the recent "O Joss, My Joss" article. More...
Buffy House of Parliament Special - Spoof. "The hit show Buffy The Vampire Slayer today confirmed they are in talks with the Palace Of Westminster to film a Houses Of Parliament special"
Buffy Cross up for bid on Ebay This is a 12'' by 7'' wooden cross that has been used throughout the series. Expensive though. It is currently at $175.00. More...
Zoic Helps Create Space Raiders For NFL. Interesting ship there ... sort of reminiscent of our very own Serenity, if I'm not completely mistaken.... Could this be an exquisitely subtle form of cross-brand subliminal advertising for the movie? More...

December 16

Angie the vampire slayer. An interview with Angie Hart who sang twice at the Bronze in BtVS and who also played one of the outpost whores in Firefly. (Added) And a couple more posts from Joss.
(SPOILER) 5-page preview of Astonishing X-Men #7 at Comics Continuum. Can't wait until December 22nd for the latest installment to astonish? Comics Continuum has the first five pages. More...
Buffy the Vampire Slayer in top ten list for internet searches. Not bad since it's not even on the air anymore if you don't count syndication! More...
(SPOILER) Yet more praise for Joss - the medium is comics this time. If you haven't read the 'Gifted' arc yet, the spoiler is major.
Joss Whedon #2 Mover & Shaker for 2004 in SyFy Portal Annual List.
Diamond Select's Buffy Book Sets Are Back. Wizard has details of the "Vengeance Demon Box Set" which features "Fear, Itself" Anya, Anyanka and D'Hoffyrn figures. And there's a bunny and the magic Troll hammer thrown in for good measure too.
'Ice Princess' trailer hits the web. The promo for Michelle Trachtenberg's family-friendly Disney movie is now available for viewing. More...
DarkWorlds' Serenity review. Much praise for what was screened last night. But in complete contrast, a brief and less than complimentary report of the screening at CHUD.com. (Added) Joss has posted some brief thoughts on the screening in this thread.
"..it's not about the watching. It's about the owning." Tim Goodman's SF Gate articles are among the best critiques of television's best and worst. Today's includes a list of TV-DVD's to buy, including BtVS, Alias, and Wonderfalls.

December 15

(SPOILER) Aintitcool Reports On Last Night's Serenity Screenings , while the rest of us wait another 10 months.
O Joss! My Joss! A columnist laments on the lack of Whedonverse TV. "There was more truth in a single episode of Buffy or Firefly than there is in the entire two-year run of The Swan".
USA Today ranks Whedonesque number 70 in Top 100 People of 2004. Whitney Matheson's Pop Candy column lists Whedon Fans ahead of SpongeBob, and just behind Regis -- with a special plug for this fine site! (That's not a self-link, is it?)
'Smile Time' gets a 'best guest appearance' rating for the 2004 TV season. The quality of 'Angel' is recognised again! Spoiler for a recent 'Lost' episode.
Spike's poem from "Fool For Love" being sold on Ebay. This is a handwritten note of Spike's poem used in the season five episode Fool for Love. It's the poem he wrote for Cecily More...
(SPOILER) Reports on the first look at Serenity. Interested in knowing a bit more about what happens in the movie? Then this is the spoiler thread for you. More...
Yay or Nay for Serenity test screening? A non-spoiler thread for reports on tonight's screening. (First reports are now in!). More...
Drusilla's Gown being sold on Ebay. It's her gown from way back in Season 2. I'm not sure why this wasn't sold a long time ago, but it's from vipfanclubs so I think it's authentic.
The Joss Touch: Comic teams emulate it, reviewers take note. Two writers at Silver Bullet evoke the Whedon name in separate Marvel reviews for "Marvel Knights Spider Man #9" and "She Hulk #10. [Spoilers for both issues.]. More...
More than one 'Serenity'. A hit-and-run survey of several of the 'Serenity' cast (presumably conducted during their 'In Good Company' premiere appearance) makes it plain they're all looking beyond September 2005 to more sequels.
Joss Whedon to write and direct Wonder Woman movie? Fox still want him to direct X-Men 3? Read the latest (bizarre to say the least) rumours at AICN.

December 14

CoA coverage of the David & James Halloween Event. A wonderfully extensive report with pics and highlights of the Q&As.
Serenity test screenings reportedly start tomorrow. Well that's the rumour at the fansite SerenityMovie.net. So if you do live in Los Angeles, you may get the chance to see it before everyone else. Update: It has been confirmed that the first screening is tonight.
Hindsight - by Daniel Erenberg (Slayage Opinion Piece) "'I Robot...You Jane', still one of the worst episodes of Buffy eight years later, excited me on repeat viewing more than any episode of new TV I've seen this year (with the possible exception of the Lost pilot). And that's a shame. " More...
Kristine Sutherland makes a rare con appearance in the US. Buffy's mom will be at the Big Apple Con in New York on Jan 22-23, 2005.

December 13

Joss Whedon and Serenity cast to appear at WonderCon on February 19th in San Francisco. If you want to go along and hear them talk about the movie, a 1-day pass will cost just $12. More...
Photos of all three Deluxe Buffy figures. And all three Faiths as well. More...
Staff writer from the OC compliments Buffyverse. Allan Heinberg, also the writer for the Marvel comic book Young Avengers, has some nice words to be shared with other Whedon fans. More...

December 12

Serenity's Premiere. Chris Buchanan has posted about the possible date of the Serenity Premiere, stating that it is usually the Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday before the release date. More...
More Buffy Props auctioned on Ebay. There are two crosses used on set and a stake seen in "Tabula Rasa".
Faith's knife prop for sale on 'Sword-Trader' site.. This is the same site that was selling the scythe and the sword that killed Angel. More...
Vampire Willow Arrives. Nice little article on the Sideshow Toys website about Vampire Willow's history in their promo for the new doll.
Win "Tales of the Vampires" from the BBC Cult Website by answering a simple question regarding one of the very creatures that this graphic novel is about. UK residents only.

December 11

Will the SciFi Channel show Firefly reruns? Seeing as Universal owns that American channel and is producing 'Serenity', FilmForce reckons the original 14 episode series could be picked up for "cross-promotion purposes".
The Slayers' Stake - Prop Replica. The Stake will be shipping early 2005 and comes in a "satin-lined, black wooden box" with the words "Into every generation a Slayer is born, one girl in all the world, a chosen one..." on it. More...
President and CEO of Marvel Studios praises Joss Whedon. Avi Arad tells IESB that "he would love to see him [Joss] helm a Marvel movie and that he loves his style of directing."
(SPOILER) Clip from 'Point Pleasant'. For those of you who are curious to see what Marti Noxon can come up with, have a look at this 90 second clip from her new show.
Review: The Seven Basic Plots by Christopher Booker. Brief mention of Whedon's work as "some of the most interesting story-telling of our time". More...
Do you love weekly cliffhangers? The Chicago Tribune's television critic does, naming BtVS S3 and AtS S3/S4 as some of the best seasons of serialized TV. More...
The Serenity Ten are a group of draft horses, named in honor of our favorite space western, at the Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue. More...

December 10

Abrams Taps 'Angel' Vets for 'Alias,' 'Lost'. Great interview with J.J. Abrams and Jeff Bell at Zap2it. Well worth reading, especially for the Drew Goddard comments.
Should the Buffy Movie be remade? - Poll. A real poser of a question for Buffy fans courtesy of Sky One.
Gina Torres Official website 2.0. This woman never stops. Find out was she is currently working on and check out her gallery and her interview section, where she talks about Firefly, and sci-fi fans' loyalty (or is it flans now). More...
A Buffy singalong. Herc at Ain't It Cool News has details of a fun sounding event in Texas. More...
Tim Minear Posts About 'The Inside'. Actually it's not him posting at the Chud message boards, but the comments were actually said by Tim Minear at another board. So the information is correct - Simon. More...
The annual Drew Goddard charity appeal. This year the Minions of Ultimate Drew are asking fans of Drew to donate to the American Diabetes Association. There's also a chance to send him a message as well.

December 09

(SPOILER) New York Post article about The O.C. with some mentions of Buffy. Be warned, this article may annoy a fair few of you. (contains OC spoilers, not Whedonverse) More...
Alyson Hannigan plays 'Dodgeball'. At a dodgeball celebrity tournament to celebrate the DVD release of the movie 'Dodgeball', Alyson joined Team All-American (with fellow teammate & former costar Chris Klein.) More...
Serenity Cast Video Interviews! Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau, Alan Tudyk and Morrena Baccarin chat to IESB about the movie at the premiere of 'In Good Company' (Windows Media Player required). Truly wonderful stuff and yes it is a kilt Nathan's wearing.
(SPOILER) Another Blade review which draws comparisons to Buffy and Angel and also makes mention of SMG. More...

December 08

(SPOILER) Review: 'Blade: Trinity' A Bloody Mess. Yet another article that links our Buffy with Blade. A brief mention regarding BTVS's ability to make things seem fresh. Spoilers for Blade.
TV Movie The Librarian seen as Buffy take-off. More precisely, the reviewer (a librarian!) describes the movie as a " cheesy morphing of other movies: Buffy vs. Tomb Raiders of the Lost Ark or something like that." More...
Buffy, Angel, Firefly, who is the best? The Results. to the poll held on Slayerverse. And the winner is........Buffy the Vampire Slayer! See the facts and figures of the poll by clicking on the link!
Another indepth review of the S7 DVD. The reviewer mentions that Fox have cut out the 'previously on' intros from the Region 1 release and an important scene involving Faith. More...
Nathan Fillion on Serenity, Joss Whedon and Firefly's cancellation. Find out what he thinks about the movie's delay (a couple of mild spoilers in this article).
BTVS S6&7 Mini-Review In Onion's Blade: Trinity Write-Up. First paragraph mini-review sums up pretty much everything about the final two seasons in a neat little bow.
Sarah Michelle Gellar's salary per film on People Magazine's web site (reg req) More...
Buffy Week at Action-Figure.com. Click the "Buffy & Angel" logo on the article header for the full list of topics so far, including a first look at Palisade's Marcie Ross Palz figure... if "look" is the right word for an invisible character...
Yet Another Buffy Prop. Two leather demon vests More...
Away message become online art form. First quote mentioned is a Spike quote; "I know you'll never love me. I know that I'm a monster. But you treat me like a man, and that's..."
DVD Talk Reviews Buffy S7 DVD. A mostly negative review of S7. More...
Summer Glau Talks About "Serenity". (Spoilery) "[Joss is] a magician.... I would love to play any character in this movie. It’s so meaty. Everyone has their moment. Everybody has their 'hero' moment. There’s not a moment to breathe.". More...

December 07

Nathan Fillion in a skirt. Last night our BDHs went to a movie premiere. Check out these photos, particularly Nathan in his leather kilt.
E! Kristin comments on Point Pleasant, M. Noxon's new show. (Spoilery) Tru calling mentioned as well.
There's Nothing Super About Heroes Wearing Trench Coats. MTV.com tries to figure out why anyone "wear such a cumbersome garment" and of course there's the obligatory Angel and Spike mention.
Buffy vs Abigail (from Blade Trinity): who would win? Jessica Biel, who plays Abigail, gives us a take on this "what if" fight, do you agree? More...
Jewel Staite comments on seeing Serenity. I think we can safely say she loved it.
Picture of James from his new telemovie The Pierre Heist. This forum may not be work safe(slash-y banners). No pic reposting, but I assume the link is okay to spread around. You have to scroll down the thread a bit.
Serenity Stars to Attend Movie Premiere in Hollywood Tonight. Nathan Fillion, Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, Summer Glau, Alan Tudyk, plus Seth Green.
First Buffy book published in Italian by Barbara Maio at a very reasonable price of ten Euros. Which can only go to show the international appeal that Buffy the Vampire Slayer has.
I'm With Lucy. Region Two DVD release for the forgotten David Boreanaz movie. Never released theatrically in the UK, I saw it in Paris in August 2002 and can report it's much more interesting than the box suggests. [imdb entry]

December 06

Nathan Fillion at GenCon SoCal... playing a Firefly RPG! A large photo taken during a session of a Firefly roleplaying game when Nathan Fillion turned up to join in. More...
James Marsters official album launch party and concert. "James will be talking about his album, offering a signed copy of the CD to all ticket holders and also performing in concert." Only 180 tickets at 75GBP are for sale for this event. More...
Rumor column states Serenity Animated prequel dead at Universal. Scroll down a bit to see. The heading is Serenity Now. More...
Clare Kramer autographed items for a charity auction. You get a 'Be A God' tote bag and an autographed 8x10, all proceeds from the auction goes to Kids 4 Kids which buys toys for terminally ill children with cancer. More...

December 05

Fan-made Sunnydale lots for Sims 2. Pretty accurate 3D designs of the Summers house, Xander's apartment, Spike's crypt, Giles's flat, the Bronze, the Magic Box, Willy's Place, and the Sun Cinema. More...
"Serenity" Trading Cards Postponed. Due to the movie's release date being pushed back, so have the the trading cards made by InkWorks. There is now no official release date. Also for those interested, there also appears to be a "Lost" set as well.
Happy Birthday Amy Acker! The actress who really quite brilliantly portrayed Fred Burkle and later on Illyria, is today 28. Many best wishes to you and your baby and have many more years and success to come!
Buffy PALz Series Set 2. Buffy, Cordelia, Jenny Calendar, Oz, Drusilla and Spike as you've never seen them before. Each PALz comes with an extra body part which once assembled will turn into The Judge.
Best Kisses - TV Guide poll. The online magazine asks "which is your favorite memorable TV kiss" and Buffyverse fans can choose between Buffy and Angel in "I Will Remember You" or Buffy and Spike in "Once More With Feeling".
(SPOILER) IMDB Serenity page has an interesting tidbit. The IMDB page for Serenity has not been that spoilery, except for cast and crew info. This is a very minor spoiler. More...
How many copies did the Once More With Feeling CD sell? In an article about the company that put out the musical CD, the figure is revealed. There is also an interview with Alison Krauss, who has contributed two songs to the Buffyverse, and whose music can be found on both of the other soundtracks. More...
Original Hero Ray Gun Prop From BUFFY. "The ray gun features the removable diamond, as well as the wooden stand." Has no bids but they want $3000 to start and a $5,500 "Buy it now" option!
Nathan Fillion and Morena Baccarin at Gen Con in Anaheim. Awww. There's another photo that is just too cute for words. And you can see Morena's new hairdo.
James Marsters Finishes Filming a T.V. Movie

December 04

Buffy Complete Series DVD Set on Harry Knowles' List of Picks for December. He says he prefers Carnivale, though.
IGN's very positive review of Tru Calling season 1 on DVD.
Adam Baldwin on seeing the rough cut of 'Serenity'. "With temp effects, the BDM still kicks a$$!!! You'll love it!". He also mentions that there may be test screenings in the very near future. And if you're looking for a bigger version of the cast pic that recently appeared on the Dutch UIP website, then click here. More...

December 03

Eliza Dushku to guest on 'That 70s Show' in February. This will be her first TV appearance since Tru Calling ended. She will be the third major Buffyverse actor to appear on the comedy show. More...
Harmony (well, Mercedes, anyway) on a unicorn! Promotional photo from the otherwise unremarkable TV movie Escape from Atlantis (1998). More...
Peter Facinelli Exits "The Inside". "After reading the new pilot script, which features a significantly changed story line, Facinelli asked to be released from the project, sources said".
Full spec features of Angel S5 DVD (Region 2) They also have a larger picture of the artwork on the site. Featurettes look good, but it's strange that the Smile Time one is on disc 1.
Michelle Trachtenberg participates in Young Storytellers event. MT recently attended an event that's designed to promote the artistic endeavors of young students. At the event, Michelle and other celebs performed from scripts that were written by fourth and fifth graders. More...
SMG to attend Dutch premiere of The Grudge. She'll be at the Utopolis cinema in - g*d help her - Almere on Monday. Links to a Dutch site. (via Puck)
Blogger K. W. Taylor discusses the Serenity delay. Why the date change could be a good move.
Buffy Roleplaying Game Revised Core Rulebook due March 2005. Having sold over 16,000 copies of the original Buffy The Vampire Slayer tabletop roleplaying rulebook, the decision has been made to release a new edition with errata, rules updates, and information on the sixth and seventh seasons of Buffy. More...
(SPOILER) New Series Description for Tim Minear's The Inside More...
Original Elektra Score Coming January 11. "The music is composed by Christophe Beck, whose approach to the score was to experiment with unusual sounds and textures." More...
Another Buffy Prop. This is the $10,000 check that Giles gave Buffy in "Life Serial" in Season 6. More...
Amber Benson's Chance Gets distribution deal. Benson Entertainment have signed a distribution contract with Small Planet Pictures for Chance and a theatrical release may be possible in the USA next year. More...
A 'Chance' reunion in Houston. Vulkon Conventions has just announced changes to its Houston, Tx event including new date, hotel and some new headliners. James Marsters and Amber Benson will be joining the previous announced Andy Hallett. More...

December 02

Nathan Fillion and Adam Baldwin signing autographs in Anaheim , California this weekend. What kind of a convention is this? Only autographs no Q&A ?
Plum deal for Buffy scribe. Rebecca Rand Kirshner will co-create a project turning Plum Sykes' bestselling novel "Bergdorf Blondes" into a WB comedic drama series.

December 01

"I'm shamelessly ripping off Angel". At the Mid-Ohio Con comic-book creator John Byrne talked about his upcoming project "Blood of The Demon" and wonders if Joss Whedon was inspired by Jack Kirby's "The Demon" when he created Angel. This article does not go into a whole lot of detail, but it was kind of fun. More...
Buffy reference on Gilmore Girls. You knew it was coming. More...
James Marsters to tour the UK in April 2005 in order to promote the release of his solo album. His first date kicks off on the 22nd at the famous Cavern Club in Liverpool.
New Buffyverse props and wardrobe items up for auction. You can bid on the bath robe Buffy wore in that controversial scene with Spike from 'Seeing Red', a Dingoes Ate My Baby poster and a hotel door plate from 'Not Fade Away'. More...
No cinematic release for David Boreanaz's Crow movie. Dimension Films have announced that that 'The Crow: Wicked Prayer' will be one of their direct-to-video DVDs for 2005.



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