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April 01

Results of the E! Online Whedonverse Poll. It seems that many of us would like a Spike movie, please.
"The best science fiction series I've ever seen." Renny Manne reviews Firefly extensively in this week's two part 'Screen Gem' podcast. More...
Charisma Carpenter to appear at UK celebrity signing event. She has been added as a guest for the London Film and Comic Con which will be held on the 25th and 26th of June. More...
MSNBC readers pick the next Wonder Woman. Angelina Jolie was the overwhelming favorite, but Charisma Carpenter and Eliza Dushku were also mentioned.
'Angel' Alum Kane Lands CBS Pilot. Former "Angel" co-star Christian Kane has joined the cast of a pilot at CBS. More...

March 31

BtVS--THE MOVIE--Screens in LA on April 5 and April 10. The American Cinematheque in LA will screen the original Buffy movie on Tuesday, April 5 at the Egyptian and on Sunday, April 10 at the Aero in Santa Monica. It is in conjunction with a book signing (Boy Proof) that has no apparent Buffy connection.
Former WW writer and artist talks about Joss on Wonder Woman. In this long interview, Phil Jimenez discusses his work, Otherworld, Titans, Wonder Woman and mentions Buffy as well. More...
Ask Joss about Serenity. The official movie site is giving fans an opportunity to submit a question to Joss about the Serenity 'verse (reg req). And support the movie by helping Amazon tell Universal that you want the Serenity DVD.
(SPOILER) Tru Calling is Back! Fox will air the last remaining episodes in the U.S. The two hour premiere will be tomorrow at its normal time. Just click the picture of Eliza for more information.

March 30

New Amber Benson Flick Premieres in Miami on April 30. Amber's new movie RACE YOU TO THE BOTTOM will have its North American premiere at the Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. Looks like a queer 20-something version of Sideways. The festival says via email that Amber is confirmed to attend.
Kane wins 2005 Young Guns Competition. They will be playing the Arizona Concert on April 15, click here for the pdf press release.
(SPOILER) Goddard penned "Tuesday" is on this Wednesday. The new "Alias" episode written by Drew Goddard is on tonight at 9 PM on ABC. More...
Growing Whedonverse lineup at Canadian SF/Comics Expo. Nathan Fillion and Adam Baldwin (according to official Serenity site, see today's item in News segment), and James Marsters (according to his Web site) are at three-day show in Toronto. Runs Aug. 26-28. (*Edited to fix guest list.) More...
More information on Michelle Trachtenberg's new movie. "The Dive from Clausen's Pier", and a new member of the cast who has joined the movie. Minor spoilers for the movie and other projects. Scroll down halfway down the page.
"Spike would be different as a subject" says Joss Whedon. He tells TV Guide's Mike Ausiello "I don't want to try to recapture the essence of something that I've already done. I want to put a new spin on it."
Tony Head hosts BBC radio preview of the new Doctor Who tv series. The second episode of Project: WHO?, "Reverse the Polarity" is up as streaming Real Audio.
Happy Birthday Juliet Landau. A Very Happy Birthday to Juliet Landau, the actress who plays Drusilla on Buffy and Angel.

March 29

The Wit and Wisdom of Joss Whedon. Ten pages featuring some of the best Joss quotes around (pdf reader req). More...
Angel soundtrack CD gets official US release date. It will be released by Rounder Records on May 17th and will have all the tracks that were on the UK version. More...
(SPOILER) The Whedonverse SOS Results will be revealed on Friday. Kristen puts the delay down to the "Supersize" Lost column that graced her pages last week but assures us we will soon get the results! Minor Spoilers for other shows. More...
The Man Behind Veronica. A salon interview with Rob Thomas in which he discusses Veronica Mars and the Buffy comparison. The paragraph about Buffy is on page 2. (Reg. or free pass required.) More...
Astonishing X-Men #9 preview. You might wonder why Marvel released the 4 page preview a day before the issue actually comes out but ignore those thoughts and enjoy Whedon's sparkling dialogue and Cassday's sumptious artwork.
BTVSFigs Ask Diamond 23. This round of Q&A with the Buffy, Angel and Serenity action figure producers confirms that one of the Fred variant figures will be Illyria.
Alyson Hannigan's new TV pilot (yes, another one). Alyson seems really eager to get a new TV show.

March 28

Final Battle and Redemption. Review of Angel's final season from the Philippines.
Whedon considers Ben Affleck for Wonder Woman. David Boreanaz objects. Heeeeeeeeee. (a spot on parody which rightly takes the mickey out of the endless casting speculation).
The Art And Politics Of Film. Should Buffy be analysed as "a symptom of the modern spiritual malaise that has infected the entire Western world"?. Well it is only a TV show after all or is it?.
Scene stealer : Salon interviews Chiwetel Ejiofor, and he briefly mentions Serenity. More...
Buffy has one of the worst video clips of the last three years! NSFW, this of course is deemed by the PTC, so you can take as many grains of salt as needed. It would also be a really good idea not to watch the video clip at work or school(or around children)

March 27

Alan Tudyk will guest star on Arrested Development. The episode is titled "Meet the Veals" and will air on Sunday, April 3rd on Fox.
Happy Birthday to Nathan Fillion. He's 34 today.
Whedonverse and Beyond adds David Fury to the con's July line-up. "We at Alternate Universe Presents have been busy working on yet another "behind-the-scenes" surprise for Whedonverse and Beyond. We are excited to announce our newest guest, David Fury. You might recognize his name from his work on Buffy, Angel, Firefly, and this little show called Lost!" More info through the link.
Which pop culture event are you looking forward to the most? A poll at TrekToday. Scroll down toward the bottom of the page and vote for Serenity. Star Wars Episode 3 is currently in the lead at 41.2% and Serenity has 10.3%.
Whedon, Sondheim and Steamboy. IGN's Peter Sanderson is a witness to Symphony Space's Wall to Wall Sondheim and the panel that brought 'two great creative minds' together.
Which series go to DVD, and why.
Angel nominated for Hugo award. 'Angel' has been nominated for 'Not 'Fade Away' and 'Smile Time' in the dramatic presentation short form category. More...

March 26

Good Girl, Bad Girl. Where have all the action heroines gone? Author compares heroines like Buffy to the current crop of butt kicking female characters.
'Off Broadway' Baby - a Morena Baccarin interview. In which she tells us a bit about her life, her theatre work and of course Firefly and Serenity.
Zap2it reviews the DVD 'Strange Frequency 2'. The collection of 4 episodes from the short-lived VH1 series, which includes the episode "Soul Man" starring James Marsters. More...

March 25

Finally a book for slayers is out. The Vampire Watchers handbook - a guide for slayers, is a book which tells you all you need to know about vampires and how to slay them.
(SPOILER) Peter David completes script for "Spike" comic. David makes a brief post at his blog about turning in the script and his hopes that Whedon likes it. More...
Mercedes nabs a new 'Hatchet' job. Mercedes McNab has joined the cast of the Adam Green horror film. More...
Dragoncon confirms a few Firefly actors for the 2005 event. Nathan Fillion, Adam Baldwin, and Morena Baccarin are the current confirmed guests at this East Coast event. This convention is Sept 2-5 in Atlanta, GA and maybe the biggest convention closest to the release date of Serenity.
Does Wonder Woman hail from Orange County? According to a report in today's Herald Sun, Mischa Barton is another on Warner's "Wonder Woman" wish-list. More...
(SPOILER) Buffyverse actress to appear in Lost? Well Hellmouth Central has received word from a "reliable source" that the producers are interested in this person.

March 24

TV Gal urges viewers to not let Veronica Mars become a second Firefly. "Get hooked on this show now before it goes the way of Freaks & Geeks and Firefly."
Happy Birthday Alyson Hannigan. She's 31 today.
March update from Jewel Staite. Jewel briefly talks about her experiences at Wizard World, as well as what she is up to right now.
(SPOILER) Caroline Dhavernas talks WF, new films, personal fear. Popgurls.com has lengthy talk with the busy (and former) "Jaye Tyler." Caroline has completed two films and is working in Europe on a third (although timeline not so clear). More...
Seth Green to guest star on season finale of 'Will and Grace'. In the 2 part episode Seth plays a former child star. The blurb is at the very bottom of the page.
Some things onscreen are best left unseen. Cordelia's roomie Dennis and TV show Lost mentions.
Marti Noxon confirms Point Pleasant cancelation. American Idol results this Thursday. Tru Calling thereafter.
BTVSFigs' Ask Diamond 22 answers questions about forthcoming action figures releases. There's news about the Sunnydale High Library playset, strong hints about the possibility of an Illyria figure, discussion of figures which could appear in box sets rather than being sold individually, and a joke about the size of Wesley's crossbow.

March 23

I won't do anything silly with Wonder Woman says Whedon. An insightful MTV.com interview (and there's video clips of Joss as well). If you're interested in the development history of the movie, have a look at this review of a pre-Whedon script from 2001.
TV Guide Ausiello talks to Joss about Wonder Woman and Spike TV pic. The latest on casting of Wonder Woman and Ausiello lobbies for a Spike tv film. Joss reacts positively to the idea. More...
Horror Makeup: BtVS and AtS. On this comprehensive, fun-to-explore site featuring before-and-after shots of female actors in character and prosthetic makeup, BtVS and AtS each have their own sections, with sub-categories. More...
Whedon to Feature Fans on 'Serenity' DVD. "This DVD feature is a big deal to Joss -- kind of a tribute to the fans."
Anthony Head hosts BBC 'Doctor Who' radio program. Anthony Stewart Head hosted the first part of BBC Radio's "Project: Who" radio program tonight, where he talks about the Doctor Who concept and how it's endured. This is to promote the upcoming new "Doctor Who" series premiering Saturday on the BBC. The entire radio show is available at that link.
MSN ranks the 7 most romantic TV couples. And of course Buffy and Angel make that list.
Joss and Wonder Woman are Buzz Worthy. Explains how interest in Wonder Woman jumped 64% once news broke that Joss signed on to direct the project. In addition, searches on Joss went up 123%.
Gail Berman Leaves Fox. Entertainment President of Fox Network is headed for Paramount Pictures. More...
Alias alum will play the lead role in Kitchen Confidential. Can you guess which popular Alias actor will star in Nick Brendon's new sitcom? More...
James Marsters to come to Toronto. He's due to appear at SFX in Toronto in August. More...

March 22

Fox To Air The Final 6 Episodes Of "Tru Calling". Starting with two episodes on Thursday 31st March. More...
Angel is Cursed Again: More blurb about the comic book miniseries. It may be a press release dressed up as an article but there's some new quotes from Jeff Mariotte on what to expect and an issue one cover you may not have seen before. More...
Sarah Michelle Gellar talks about acting. SMG interview published earlier in german papers is now available as a transcript. Topics include "The Grudge", "Southland Tales" and acting in general (pdf viewer req). More...
(SPOILER) First look at prototype Serenity action figures and also previews of forthcoming Angel and Buffy figures and Palz, from Wizard World LA. And also a shot of Joss riding Nathan. (Spoiler tag due to presence of accessories which may be from the "monster" figure in the Serenity line, which is not pictured.)
IESB.net Video of the Wizard World Serenity Panel, in eight parts. It's in Windows Media Player, and lasts approximately 52 minutes in total. Big thanks to IESB.net and Robert Sanchez for making this available. More...
SciFi's poll asks if Joss is the right man for Wonder Woman. More...

March 21

Joss and Stephen Sondheim: Side by Side (by Side). A quick summary of Joss' (brief) participation in the Stephen Sondheim 75th birthday celebration in New York on March 19th. Joss posts about the Sondheim event in this thread.
Video Interview with Joss and Morena on Serenity and Wonder Woman. "Joss was able to give us some insight on Serenity and of course we had to take the opportunity to ask him about Wonder Woman " (Requires Windows Media Player). More...
'Ice Princess' dives in at Lifetime Trachtenberg set for 'Pier'. "Ice Princess" Michelle Trachtenberg is gliding to Lifetime. She has signed to topline cabler's original movie "The Dive From Clausen's Pier," based on the bestselling novel by Ann Packer. "Dive" reps Trachtenberg's first adult role -- a marked departure from previous projects "Eurotrip" and "Buffy" (reg req).
Joss and the Serenity cast at Wizard World L.A.. Yes it's the thread for Whedonesque posters to let us know what said by Joss, Nathan, Sean, Jewel, Ron and Morena at Sunday's panel at Wizard World L.A.. And we have an excellent report with details on what Joss said about Serenity, Wonder Woman, the Angel comics and a Spike TV movie. IESB has some great pics from the panel. More...
Michelle Trachtenberg: Rising Star. The AOL Moviefone site recently selected Michelle as a featured up-and-coming actress and posted a video interview/retrospective regarding her career. The streaming clip looks back at her past projects, as well as forwards towards her future plans, and includes commentary from Michelle, herself.

March 20

Look into underappreciated cinema, Atlantis:The Lost Empire. Reviewer visits a movie he thought was overlooked and one of the reasons he liked it was the Joss touch. "I think the fact that Joss Whedon (a writer known for his snappy dialogue) contributed to the script is a major plus, because its full of quirky humour."
How to Succeed at Vampire Slaying and Keep Your Soul. Jane Espenson talks about working women on television.
Which actress should play Wonder Woman? - a TV Guide Poll. The usual Buffyverse suspects feature but at the moment Lucy Lawless is leading. And at Superhero Hype!, there's a poll asking punters what they think of Joss writing and directing Wonder Woman.

March 19

James Marsters narrates 'Grave Peril' audiobook. You can pre-order the 10 cd audiobook that is due out March 28th. In it James, once again for his 3rd audio reading, takes you into the world of the Jim Butcher novel about a Wizard named Harry Dresden. You can listen to some audio clips of the book at the website.
Adam Baldwin's staring in a new Adventure. He is set to star in the Hallmark 4 hour mini-series updated remake of the Poseidon Adventure that will to air on NBC next fall. More...
Wonder Woman will not affect Astonishing X-Men says Joe Quesada. Marvel's E.I.C. confirms the break between Astonishing X-Men years one and two. Whilst he doesn't how long the break will be, Joss directing Wonder Woman should not affect the comic book. More...
James Marsters in talks to co-star in Urbane. According to the writer/director Frazer Lee, they are in early talks to have James Marsters join Robert Englund and Doug Bradly in the horror flick. More...
ASH in new English film. More work for our favourite gold blend smoothie librarian.
(SPOILER) Cool Money: Cool, Charming Caper Flick. Very complimentary review of Cool Money from Eclipse magazine.com. Discuss tonight's TV movie in this thread. More...
More Bonus Boost for the Bash with Mark Lutz and Brigid Brannagh joining the event. The Angel Booster Bash just keeps growing, now up to 13 guests with the most female guests at a verse convention ever. They have recently altered some of the seating to day passes as well for those who may not want to attend the whole weekend. More...
Angel: The Curse #2 to be released in July from IDW. Check out the solicitation info and the four covers for the second issue of IDW's first Angel mini series. More...

March 18

Astonishing X-men #12 cover art. Don't look back in anger? More...
Middling review of the indy film 'Way off Broadway' staring Morena Baccarin. The good news is: the film is playing at the Laemmle Fairfax theatre in LA and according to FF.net there is a chance to meet the lovely Morena this weekend.
Ice Princess in theaters today. So far, the movie has a fresh tomato rating at Rotten Tomatoes.com. More...
"Veronica Mars" Wins E! Online's Save One Show. The show which featured a guest appearance by Alyson Hannigan, took a massive 56% of the votes. Point Pleasant and Tru Calling fail to get a look in. More...
How's the WB doing? The futon critic takes a look at the network in a year-to-year comparison of ratings and finds that on Wed night at 9pm, Jack & Bobby had a 41% drop and Big Man On Campus had a 61% drop in viewership compared to Angel last year. More...
Angel Vamp's Afterlife of Crime. James Marsters tells TV Guide about his character in the upcoming TV movie "Cool Money".
Marsters expands his presence at the Alternate Universe event. Besides performing in concert at the event on Friday night, James will be in attendance at the convention on Saturday only for autographs, photo ops, and a Q&A.
An Open Letter To 'Wonder Woman' Director Joss Whedon - "Just a few words of advice ... from a fan." More...

March 17

(SPOILER) Variety Cool Money Review. Rather lukewarm review of Cool Money - liked the actors though, including James. (reg. req.) There's also a review of his TV movie at The Hollywood Reporter. More...
Nick Brendon as Chef in New Pilot. He's been cast in the new Fox Pilot "Kitchen Confidential".
Joss Whedon Confirmed for Wonder Woman. Joss Whedon has signed to write and direct Wonder Woman, a live-action film adaptation of the DC Comics character for Warner Bros. Pictures. Joel Silver and Leonard Goldberg are producing. Update: Click here to see the official movie teaser poster.
Wizard World (LA) in Long Beach will feature Joss, Nathan, Jewel, Morena, and Sean at Serenity Panel and post-panel signing. Note that a "special event" ticket must be picked up, at no extra cost, from Booth #1003 from 10 a.m. on Sunday 20th March. More...

March 16

Gellar leaves William Morris Agency. "Gellar was upset after William Morris president Dave Wirtschafter dished and dissed his clients - and her - in the highbrow weekly, THE NEW YORKER."
'Ice Princess' garners a good review. Michelle Trachtenberg's latest film is praised by Times Argus for being a good wholesome family film. However, The Onion A.V. Club gives it a fairly lukewarm review. More...
CHUD: Troma slithers on set. Devin covers the horror movie Slither starring Nathan Fillion. He gives a shoutout to Whedonesque and there's a cool picture of Fillion on the set. Also Lloyd Kaufman's Slither set visit features some background info on Slither director James Gunn, more pics of Nathan, and one pic that shows Gregg Henry, who starred in The Train Job.
'Firefly' Actors Enjoy a New 'Serenity'. Universal's promotion for Serenity rolls on with this Zap2it behind the scenes feature. The movie itself, the delay till September and who now wears the tightest pants gets discussed by Adam Baldwin, Nathan Fillion and Gina Torres.
James Marsters 'Civilized Man' Available for Order. You can pre-order now. Album available April 15th. There will also be an exclusive European variant album cover available for his UK tour.

March 15

Marti Noxon "pretty much counting on not coming back" To Point Pleasant. And the writers are making a season finale that can also serve as a series finale.
(SPOILER) E! Online's Kristin loves 'Cool Money'. She praises James Marsters' TV movie and says he's up for leading man roles (spoilers for Lost and other shows in this chat transcript).
Clips of Joss and Serenity cast at last month's WonderCon. Eeeek! The official movie site finally has some video clips up (reg req). Very funny material, go watch it and enjoy. More...
AICN - 'Two Days!' WONDER WOMAN Producer Joel Silver Tells Herc!! Will there be an announcement soon on Joss and the Wonder Woman movie?
Michelle Trachtenberg gets asked about a Buffy movie. If it did ever happen, would she appear in it? Maybe seems to be the answer.
The Marvel Cover Of The Year Winner. Congratulations to Astonishing X-men artist John Cassaday. More...
Booster Events is holding a Members Appreciation Contest. Register for a chance at a single day pass to the Booster Bash in July by signing up on the booster events forum before March 27. They are also holding a T-Shirt Design contest that is open to everyone who is an Angel fan.
See the cast of Family Guy Live. Seth Green and the rest of the cast of Family Guy are going to do an episode reading live. At the Wilten in LA on April 15th and the Town Hall in NYC on April 29 & 30. Tickets available at ticketmaster. More...
Armin Shimerman will appear at Borders for a King Lear reading. He will be at Borders in San Diego's Mission Valley for a special reading from the San Diego REP's King Lear on March 29 to promote the play.

March 14

Whedonverse.org pays tribute to Alyson Hannigan. More...
An interview with the director of "Unholy." He mentions the movie and says some very nice things about Nicholas Brendon.
X-Men 3 Director named - Not Whedon. Matthew Vaughn, best of luck to him.
Dolly Magazine chats with Julie Benz. "I got paid to work on a daily basis with amazing people like Joss, David Greenwalt, Tim Minear and David Boreanaz." There's also an Iyari Limon interview as well (all part of the promotion for July's Slaycon in Adelaide). More...
No fool he: Shimerman goes 'full circle' to Globe. The first actor to play the Fool in "King Lear," circa 1606, was Robert Armin. At the San Diego Rep, another Armin will take on that pivotal role: Armin Shimerman....
John Byrne's Angel comic book cover artwork. IDW are really pushing the boat out with their variant covers. Well done!
Happy Birthday Mercedes McNab! The Actress who plays Harmony on both Buffy and Angel turns 25 today! More...

March 13

The Conservative Voice reviews Keanu Reeves' "Constantine" making some lovely references to Buffy. "Mostly, it feels like an episode-any episode-of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." Actually, "Buffy" was like Shakespeare compared to this. It's as if they gathered up the dregs of the worst "Buffy" episodes and slung them together in a drunken stupor." More...
Fangoria has some additional info on SMG's Revolver. New info about the cast and plotline. Film now "untitled" until a new title is announced.
Peter David reveals Spike comic book plot line. It seems that a loose end will be resolved as Peter explains that "this story [will shed] some interesting light on Spike's origins". More...
(SPOILER) Chance: Even Buffy fans may not dig this. A rather harsh review of Amber Benson's movie. More...
IDW Solicitations for June - Angel: The Curse #1. Aside from the usual blurb, the artists for the four variant covers are named and other trivialities that haven't been mentioned thus far are covered.

March 12

Preview of Sideshow Collectibles 12" Xander figure. No pre-order is currently available.
Take a Chance, meet Benson. Amber Benson will be answering questions tonight at the 7:30 and 9:30 showings of her film.
Article on Doctor Who, with a strong Buffy influence. Buffy, Joss Whedon, and Anthony Stewart Head all merit mention and discussion in this article on Doctor Who.
Save One Show? How About Resurrect a Whole Universe! Remember that call for fans to vote to Bring Back the Whedonverse in Kristen's Save Our Show Poll? Well, you guys voted and she noticed! Oh, and news about James Marsters too.

March 11

A Willow and Tara ecomic - 'Punish With Me Kisses'. Hilarity ensues as our favourite couple go flower picking. More...
Audio interview with Anthony Stewart Head. He talks about his support for Comic Relief, his other charity work and his favourite comedy programmes.
Newsweek interview with Michelle Trachtenberg. Newsweek interviews Michelle about her upcoming film and whether or not she owes Sarah Michelle Gellar a kidney.
Angel: The Curse #1 preview. 8 page preview of Angel: The Curse #1 from IDW at Newsarama. And it has been confirmed that Peter David will do a Spike one-shot comic book in August. More...
Buffy on Five in the UK? Is it just me or does this come as a surprise to anyone else? More...
Who's the coolest Hollywood comic creator? - A Wizard poll. Joss retains a slim lead of around 80%. More...
Lost box art found! Care to take a look at what the first season boxset will look like? More...
Trailer up for James Marsters' COOL MONEY at USA Network.

March 10

UK Buffy DVD's are now 17.99! I believe this is the new M-Lock packaging, but the price is well worth it for anyone who has held back for cheaper boxsets.
(SPOILER) More from Chiwetel Ejiofor on Serenity. He tells Sci Fi Wire that the script was great and praises Joss Whedon and his version of science fiction (very minor spoilers).
Vote for Christian Kane's band Kane at the 2005 Young Guns Competition. The competition will determine who will get to be part of 2 all-star country concert weekends. April in Arizona, and then July in Wisconsin. You can vote once a day until March 29th. More...
Amber Benson Pop Culture Con Article. It talks about her appearance at the con, as well as her film Chance. And the site also features a fairly scathing review of Chance.
(SPOILER) "The Crow: Wicked Prayer" Gets Reviewed At Aintitcool. He seems to like the picture, which features David Boreanaz.
'These Girls' promo movie pics. Featuring the highly photogenic David Boreanaz and the ever adorable Caroline Dhavernas. And there's a plot synposis as well (one pic probably not safe for work btw).
Michelle Trachtenberg: Soon to be a star on ice. A recent interview with the young star where she reflects on her life, her career, and her latest movie.
Nathan Fillion drops out of this weekend's Grand Slam. Nathan had to drop out due to a film job, but has been replaced by Alan Tudyk. More...
James Marsters Solo Album Title Announced. Find out the name of his solo album. Also, status on UK tour dates.

March 09

The Original "Reivers" were in Scotland. At WonderCon, a member of the audience brought up the original "reivers" of Scotland to Joss, who said he had not heard of them. This is a link to a current story regarding a stone that contained a curse laid upon the reivers by the Archbishop of Glasgow 500 years ago.
Amy Acker signs on for a new pilot. The Pilot is called "The Unit" and is by CBS. More...
Kill Your TV - but Keep Your DVD Player. USA Columnist Whitney Matheson talks about watching tv shows on DVD. Angel, Buffy, Firefly and Wonderfalls are all mentioned. More...
Elizabeth Rohm Co-Heads the Cast of Fox's "Briar & Graves". The Futon Critic reports that Rohm has snagged the co-lead role of Briar opposite Charles Mesure's Graves ("Boogeyman") in the upcoming religious/supernatural-
flavored drama. More...
Second UK advance screening of Serenity! Universal have kept their word and agreed to a second showing of the unfinished movie, but looks like all tickets have already gone...
Diamond Select Toys Announces 'Serenity' Figures. They made the news official in a press release and said that they have picked up the action figure licensing rights to 'Serenity'. More...
Boston Herald article on TV on DVD. This article focuses on Firefly and Wonderfalls, and mentions the internet push to get those shows on DVD.

March 08

Latest BtVS book out - title is "Colony". Due out in October 2005. Authored by Laura J. Burns and Melinda Metz but I couldn't find the cover picture or description. The publishers do seem to be continuing to produce books in the "Buffy" line (unlike the "Angel" books which appear to have come to a halt).
'Astonishing X-Men' #9 Cover Art Online. Marvel Comics has posted the cover to 'Astonishing X-Men #9' on their official website. More...
Vote Astonishing X-Men for Marvel's Cover of the year. Issue six goes head to head against the first issue of New Avengers in the final (reg req to vote). Though how this issue 2 cover got knocked out in the first round is anyone's guess.
Angel's Vincent Kartheiser to Headline Slag Heap at the Cherry Lane Theatre on Broadway. Previews of Anton Dudley's play, Slag Heap, which is set in Manchester, England, are scheduled to begin at the Cherry Lane Theatre on March 29.
Anthony Stewart Head - the new narrator for "Project: Who". This is a forthcoming two-part radio documentary "Project: Who" airing on Radio 2 on March 22 and 29 and is part of the lead up for the new Dr Who series. More...

March 07

Seth Green talks about his new comic book 'The Freshmen". Starring in a cult genre show, successful movie roles, his own tv show and now writing a comic book. Is there nothing this actor can not turn his hand to?
Whedonverse.org Tribute to James Marsters. James Marsters is the latest nominee for the Whedonverse Multimedia Project's library donations. More...
Free CBS Taping of "How I Met Your Mother" on April 7th. Free tickets available for the taping of Alyson Hannigan's pilot "How I Met Your Mother." More...
(SPOILER) Chiwetel Ejiofor talks Serenity and tells Coming Soon! how working with Joss Whedon compares to working with Woody Allen. And he reveals a little bit about his role in the movie.
James Marsters and Common Rotation in concert at Whedonverse and Beyond... Friday night, July 8th, 2005 -- concert in Sacramento at Whedonverse and Beyond...
Marsters takes it to Detroit Rock City on June 2nd. James Marsters will be performing in concert, Thursday night to promote his new album prior to the Motor City Buffy event that weekend, which will include a concert on Saturday night by Common Rotation. More...
'Mysterious Skin' International Trailer. Though subtitled for a French audience, it's still a nice, evocative glimpse at the indie film that co-stars Michelle Trachtenberg. More...
Michelle Trachtenberg will be a guest on "The View" March 9th. It airs at 11am ET on ABC.

March 06

Can sci-fi fans face the future? Article about fans that talks mostly about Enterprise but also talks about Farscape, Battlestar Galactica, and brief mentions about BtVS and Firefly.
Eliza's Tru Calling added to Kristin's SOS campaign. E Online's Kristin has added Eliza Dushku's currently canned "Tru Calling" to the Save Our Show campaign, which ends March 12. More...
David Greenwalt's 'Profit' will be released on DVD (R1) on August 9, 2005. Now available for pre-order on Amazon.com for $20.99.
Ice Princess recommended. Some good words for Michelle's movie in a sum up of March movies. Even if it does repeat the Buffy was "cancelled" fallacy. Grrr...
Doug Jones Reported On Working On The New DOOM Movie. For those of you who don't remember, Doug Jones is the one who played the lead gentleman in "HUSH."

March 05

(SPOILER) More Info on Clare Kramer's new movie The Gravedancers. More Info from Clare Kramer's (Glory) new horror movie, "The Gravedancers" in which she stars alongside Dominic Purcell and Josie Maran. The film is to be directed by Mike Mendez.
A Whedon-free BtVS? Uh...is this some kind of early April Fool's Day joke? (please don't take this article seriously, it's a publicity stunt - Simon).
Ubervamp bust coming in August. Diamond Select unveiled this bust of the Turok-Han at the US Toyfair and action-figure.com has photos. The article doesn't list the size, but judging by the detail and the $45 price tag, I'd guess this fighting Turok-Han will be big...
Fug Exposure: Janine Turner arrives for her audition for Buffy: The Mid-Life Crisis Years: A snark on Janine Turner arriving somewhere, but a nice compliment to SMG tucked in there.

March 04

Chaos? An Article on Illyria. An academic essay on Illyria, from a postmodern point of view.
David Boreanaz joins the cast of Fox pilot "Bones." He will star as an FBI agent in the procedural drama revolving around the work of a female forensic anthropologist. (reg. req.)
More 'Smile Time' Puppet Angel pics. This seems to be the final version which still doesn't explain what's up with those eyebrows.
Ice Skating Party being held for Trachtenberg's "Ice Princess". From March 18th - April 10th, in LA at the El Capitan Theatre. Walt Disney Studios will offer the "coolest" event of the spring season with the back-to-back royal entertainment experience of Disney's "Ice Princess," and a "Disney Princess Ice Skating Party." More...
Nathan Fillion 'stock' now trading on Hollywood Stock Exchange. Started trading Thursday, March 3 at US$20. Up a $1.25 so far. More...
Alyson Hannigan rumored to have signed to new sitcom pilot. Her dad has posted on the AH Appreciation Society forum that she's signed onto the pilot for CBS, How I Met Your Mother. More...

March 03

Whedon and Wonder Woman - Destiny? This article from the University of Washington's student paper "The Daily", discusses the origins of Wonder Woman, and Joss' suitability as director of the project, and ends "I can think of no one more capable of this endeavor than Whedon. I can also think of no one more worthy." (not "another rumor" piece)
(SPOILER) Amber Benson's 'Chance' reviewed by Acid Logic. Not very spoiler-y at all, but this serves as fair warning for anyone not wanting to know anything about the film. They give it a GREAT review.
Short blurb about 'Point Pleasant' from the Onion. Gives a brief plot synopsis and infers the predicted (non) future of the show.
AICN feature on Nick Brendon's new movie "The Unholy". There's a lot of info about the movie from the creators and a link to some cool but somewhat gruesome production stills as well.
Houston Convention offering a "Chance" of a lifetime. Besides Amber hosting 2 showings of her movie, they are also offering a limited number of photo ops with the cast of 'Chance' (Amber, James, and Andy). Photo ops will go onsale this weekend.
Christian Kane's band Kane is at the Key Club in LA July 30th. Tickets onsale now at the booster event site. The concert is open to the public, but people attending the Angel Booster Bash get a discount on their admission and a chance to meet the band after the show. More...
"The Crow: Wicked Prayer" Premiere Tonight at Universal Citywalk in Los Angeles at 5pm. More...

March 02

Probably the best Whedonverse sweepstakes ever. The good folk at Hellmouth Central have really pushed the boat out with this one. One lucky winner will get all the Buffy, Angel and Firefly DVDs, the two Buffy X-Box games and a X-Box too and for good measure a portable DVD player as well. More...
Interview with Dark Horse writer Scott Allie. Scroll down for some info on the serenity Prequel comics.
(SPOILER) TNT's "Into The West" with Kane and Tudyk gets an air date. The Epic mini-series that co-stars Alan Tudyk and Christian Kane will begin to air June 10th at 8pm in 1 hour installments, with new episodes each Friday for 6 weeks, the last new episode airing July 22. More...
"Lost" Coming To (R1) DVD On September 6th, along with 5 hours of bonus material.
James Marsters still game for Spike telepic. "As long as I could do it within, say, the next four or five years; past that, I'm too old. Spike's a vampire, man, and I've got high standards". More...
Creation Entertainment's GRAND SLAM XIII: THE SCI-FI SUMMIT. With the lovely Nathan Fillion and Adam Baldwin, Zoic folks and some other alumni hitting up Pasadena 11-13 March 2005.
New con with guest stars Nathan Fillion, Adam Baldwin, and Jonathan Woodward scheduled for July 8-10, 2005 in Sacramento, CA. Tickets go on sale March 2nd. More guests to be announced. Lordy, just those 3 fellas are tempting enough as it is. I wonder if NF and AB will have a Serenity trailer to show by then?
New show for Sean Maher. From the Futon Critic development update for March 1st. More...

March 01

Angel Mansion Red-tagged. The landmark mansion is sliding due to all the rain in Socal. So sad.
New pilot for Gina Torres. This article covers a number of different pilots, with information on Gina appearing at two different points.



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