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May 01

DVD review of Juliet Landau's film 'Toolbox Murders'. "An anorexic jogger ('Buffy' and 'Angel' star Juliet Landau) and a weird handy man are some of the hotels residents." The DVD is now availible in the US and UK. Each region offers different extras.
Some pics of Christian Kane and his band in concert in Arizona. April 15th the Young Guns competition winner Kane played to a huge crowd at the Country Thunder concert. For a fan review of the concert go to the Christian Kane thread at the booster event site. (reg req. on main link)

April 30

James posts about London. Still on the search for some food and some nice new photos.
A Shrinking Wasteland. Article about our changing habits in consumption of media with references to Firefly and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Another Whedon-ite bows at the altar of Serenity. Yet another positive review from the Australia screening, spoiler free.
Vincent Kartheiser on the "Slag Heap" of life. He talks about his character in the off-broadway play, among other things.
Best Buy to Release Exclusive "Tru Calling: Season 2" and "Best of Spike" DVD Sets. From The Futon Critic. You can order them online now from Best Buy's website.
Joss asks for decorum, sort of. Joss' post on the movie site: "The Uni brass just gave me word that certain theater managers who couldn't provide tickets were... how can I put this delicately... THREATENED. Seriously. Which is both touching and, hey, totally uncool." More at the link.
Michelle Trachtenberg's "Mysterious Skin" gets an NC-17. The director plans to appeal to the MPAA to get an "R" instead. Link to IMDB page.
Sideshow does Subway Spike. 12" figure of Spike when he killed his second Slayer. More...

April 29

Serenity the Trailer: Now in Jumbo Size! With Apple's new version of Quicktime comes a shiny new version of the Serenity trailer. Beware 108 MB download. Seems like it's for Mac users only, until Quicktime update for Windows becomes available. More...
Fan Fiction Booms as Modern Folklore. Legions of serious fans take to the Internet to let their imaginations run wild writing scenarios for their favorite shows including Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
(SPOILER) Penny Arcade sees Serenity Sneak; spills sugary secrets. Webcomic today revolves around sneak preview of Serenity. Some dialog NSFW.
Another Serenity Trailer review. But this one has some nice screencaps. :)
AICN - A non-fan of FIREFLY and Sci-Fi in general loves up on SERENITY!!! A non fan's look into Serenity and gives his honest to god opinion.
(SPOILER) A Moviehole.net reader's review of Serenity. A glowing report, it's "the 'Star Wars' movie we've been waiting for". And by way of contrast, here's a somewhat negative review, "typical sci-fi channel psychobabble " (spoilers in both reviews).
"Serenity" tops Yahoo Buzz log. "Diehard fans who've clamored for creator Joss Whedon to take his now-cancelled sci-fi series to the big screen sent searches on "Serenity trailer" from near nothing into the thousands." We're taking over the whole gorram Internet. Get used to it.
Talk About the Spike Telemovie and Faith Spinoff. More news and discussions at the moviehole mailbag about the talked about Spike telemovie, Buffy Animated and even a possible Faith spinoff.

April 28

James Marsters visits Stonehenge and comments on his visit to Britain so far. He seems to be enjoying the food. And the fertility symbols...
Whedon's 'Serenity' Takes Another New Form. Zap2it article about the new roleplaying game. More...
FOX, are you listening? At the moment, the top 10 "Highest rated" DVDs on Amazon contain 3 cancelled FOX shows (well, two cancelled, one in limbo). "Arrested Development" is #6, "Firefly" is #3, and "Wonderfalls" is #1. Since the release of the trailer, the "Firefly" DVD has shot back up to the 20's in Amazon's sales ranking.
The Chinese language revolution begins! No actual Firefly reference, just a portent of things to come. More...
Character Blogs as a Branding Vehicle. An article which answers that often pondered question "What if the producers of Buffy had produced multiple blogs to serve different people with different interests"? An interesting marketing industry insight.
Firefly and Wonderfalls Back On FOX this Sunday!!!!!! ...in the form of a reference in the season premiere of Family Guy. More...
Screening of almost finished Serenity in Oz. It's a 4.5 star review by a guy who says his high expectations were far exceeded. Absolutely no spoilers.
Vote for favourite trailer. Vote for Serenity, Batman Begins, Must Love Dogs or Manderlay. More...

April 27

Anthony Head's auctions benefiting the Mayhew Animal Home, Julie's Trust, and SHADA. It will begin at 4pm on Sunday 1st May and bidding will close at 4pm on Saturday 21st May 2005.
Alyson Hannigan says three "American Pie" movies were enough. She also comments on her recently shot CBS pilot.
Peace, Love And A Serenity Trailer. An Empire Online review of the trailer and if you're interested, there's comments and reaction from the likes of CanMag, Chud, JoBlo.com, BBC Cult, DVD Times and Blogcritics.org as well. More...
James Marsters interview in today's Metro the UK free newspaper they hand out on public transport. He says "outrageous sex" with his girlfriend at the time was the inspiration for Spike. Who'd have guessed?
Screenings announced More...
Margret Weis Finds Serenity. "Margaret Weis Productions to Produce Roleplaying Game Book Based on Universal Pictures' Upcoming Release Serenity"
Supporting Libraries With a Vengeance. Whedonverse.org is raffling off a limited edition Book of Vengeance action figure set to raise money to send BtVS, Angel and Firefly DVD's to libraries that have requested them. More...
Official Serenity site upgrade. The official site now has more stuff on the front page, like a link to the trailer and a photo gallery, and downloads. Didn't plan on getting any work done today, anyway...

April 26

Serenity Trailer Now Online! Time for some thrilling heroics.
Early information about the DVD release for The Crow: Wicked Prayer. The movie stars David Boreanaz as one of the villains.
Anthony Head takes part in Xfm's Bounty Hunter Competition. Click here for the direct link to his audio interview.
Serenity trailer goes up at 1pm PST says Joss. As a bleary eyed fandom waits with bated breath for the first glimpse of Serenity, Joss tells Herc at AICN what time today the trailer will be going online at.
AICN - Interview With SERENITY's Nathan Fillion & Adam Baldwin!! "Here's an interview I did w/ Nash from Radio Dead Air last September at Dragon Con in Atlanta. I've been sitting on it for months, waiting to send it 'til the trailer for SERENITY came out. So, here it is."
Promo for The Inside airing tonight and tomorrow. The link is to the Coming Soon site at FOX, but promos for Tim Minear's new show will air tonight during 24 and tomorrow during House. More...

April 25

TV Gal Mourns the Dead. "Most Honest Portrayal of Death: Joyce Summers on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer. From Buffy's numb and disconnected reaction to her friends' utter helplessness, this is the episode that got everything right." Spoilers for Lost at bottom of the page.
(Added) Joss posts some personal thoughts about The Body in this thread. More...
Juliet Landau in Justice League cartoon. She'll voice the character Plastique for the upcoming "Task Force X" episode of Justice League Unlimited scheduled to premiere on Cartoon Network on Saturday, May 21.
Scotsman Reviews Five's showing of S1 ep - 'The Pack'. A rather scathing review of one of the better season 1 episodes.
Latest Wonder Woman casting rumour not true say sources. TV Guide says don't believe the rumour that Lost star Evangeline Lilly has been cast. At this rate, we'll have more press inches devoted to this subject than who will be the next James Bond.
Message from James Marsters on tour in England. Plus a brief gig write up and some pictures too. More...

April 24

Dutch release date for Serenity moved forward (site in Dutch). The new date is October 6. Will other countries follow? More...
Small mention of BtVS in an article about bands who appear on teen-themed TV shows. Courtesy of salon.com, so this will require registering for a 'Salon Day Pass' to read (it's simple - just watch an ad and then you gain access to the article content).
More information on Seth Green's new Comedy Pilot "Four Kings" , in which he plays Barry. A new actor has joined the cast, and had become the final 'king'. The report also goes over the premise and some of the other characters in detail.
Review of James Marsters' "Civilized Man". "James Marster's first solo album is a really great mix of different music-styles, so I can't say it's pure rock or blues or something, it has a bit of all. For those of you who expected a GotR-like album, you could be disappointed". More...

April 23

Joss says "Trailer. Serenity. Tuesday." (reg req) Yep, this coming Tuesday we'll see the arrival of the very first official trailer of our BDM. More...
Joel Silver talks Wonder Woman. The movie producer slams other female oriented action films and says "Joss has a fantastic take on the story". And there's more from Joel at CHUD. Wonder Woman will be "a full-on origin story" and once Joss finishes the script, a decision will be made about the casting.
An overview of Joss' commentary for 'Objects in Space'. To somehow mark that today was the original release date for 'Serenity', here's a look at what many consider to be Joss Whedon's best ever DVD commentary. More...

April 22

(SPOILER) Matt Roush Answers Questions Comparing Veronica Mars to Buffy. Also addresses questions about Tru Calling and Lost.
TV's Bubble Troubles. A quick Angel mention. Also, more about the WB's failure to get more viewers. More...
Tom Lenk in "The Book of Liz" Play. April 30-June 5 in Los Angeles.
X-Men 3 director reads Astonishing X-Men. In a Superhero Hype! interview, Matthew Vaughn admits "a fondness for Joss Whedon's recent run on the characters". In related comic book news, another actress reveals that she wants to play Wonder Woman. More...
Even the NHL respects Buffy! Funny little mention of BtVS in an article about the lack of a National Hockey League this year. More...
Hip to be square - Alyson Hannigan mention. "It used to be easy to spot them. All you had to do was open your high school yearbook to the computer club page and there they were - the nerds. Those days, as they say, are over. Today, geek is chic.."
(SPOILER) Ultimate Super Heroes, Villains and Vixens. Buffy will be one of the Super Vixens featured in the upcoming Bravo television countdown starting May 21. **SPOILERS** Contains the order of certain spots on the list. More...

April 21

Fangoria behind the scenes report on Nathan Fillion's horror film Slither. Not much on NF but the film sounds interesting.
Alexis Denisof talks Angel. "We have to be grateful for the five years we did get on air, which is more than most shows get" (Excerpt from an interview in the latest Angel magazine). More...
Moviehole Mailbag posts some letters re: Spike movie. All "card-carrying member of the Sunnydale Saviors department" should feel proud.
TV Guide's Ausiello thinks Eliza might do more That 70's Show. He thinks this is more likely than a Faith spinoff. More...
New cast member and plot details revealed for Southland Tales. The Rock? Oh crikey. However, the plot seems to be very intriguing as is the fact that Sarah's new movie is the final part of a "nine part interactive experience". More...

April 20

BTVSFigs' Ask Diamond 24 includes a strong hint that the "Shells" Illyria action figure won't be the only version of her we see and confirmation that they "have scans of several members of the cast" of Serenity, suggesting that we might see more figures than just Mal and Jayne.
Buffy Mortem Week 5: An interview with Jeff Parker. In which the artist relates his experience of working on "Dust Bowl", a Jane Espenson story which appears in the Tales of the Vampires comic book mini-series. Interesting behind the scenes info. More...
"Reading Angel" due out May 2005. Following the book "Reading The vampire Slayer", edited by Roz Kaveney, comes the corresponding version for Angel, edited by Abbott. There's also "Sex and the Slayer" by Lorna Jowett and "Why Buffy matters: The Art of BtVs" by Rhonda Wilcox which examine some of the longer-term themes of the series .
Cast update for Amy Acker's new pilot "The Unit". Via The Futon Critic. More...
Official Serenity Board shuts down for makeover. Yay! I smell a teaser trailer coming soon. Reg. req. serenitymovie.com "Your petitions have been heard. We are going to upgrade this site as you have requested. In order to do this we will have to take the site offline early in the morning on Thursday, April 21." More...
David Greenwalt's Miracles arrives on DVD. Brief review/blog post by Paul Alvarado-Dykstra.
Joss Whedon's Introductory Note for the Angel Soundtrack. Previously only available with the UK CD, Rounder Records have updated their Angel OST page with Joss' introduction. And have a look at the cover art for the US release, is it better than the British version's cover art?.

April 19

Hollywood going crazy for comic books. These days if it's not on the comics page it's not on the stage. Scroll to the end and the article has a useful comprehensive overview of comic adaptations 'in the works' and 'coming soon', incl of course Wonder Woman.
UIP confirms Serenity release date in Brazil for November 11th. Official Portuguese title still to be confirmed.
Test screening of Serenity in Sydney, Australia [reg required]. United International Pictures would like to invite you to a special test screening of Serenity in Sydney, NSW, Australia. More...
'Fox dumps Tru Calling finale for The Simple Life'. That's all Futoncritic reports on this late breaking news, except that Simple Life will be on at 9 p.m. EDT April 28 and provides show summary. More...
Details of The Grudge R1 "Unrated Extended Director's Cut" DVD release. Via SMGFAN. More...
Sneak Peek At Joss Whedon/Neal Adams X-Men Story. Some great pencil sketches courtesy of the legendary comic book artist. The eight page story will appear in Giant Size X-Men #3 and should ship sometime in May. More...

April 18

Lost Scribe Finds Middleman. "It's got elements of shows that have been on the air, like Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
Angel & Firefly producer/writer Ben Edlund brings The Tick back to comicbooks. Angel and Firefly producer & writer Ben Edlund will bring back his cult hero The Tick in a limited-series named The Tick: Days of Drama and published by New England Comics. (Sadly you need to scroll down past a bunch of Superman related info).

April 17

Jewel Staite interview with Sci-Fi Talk from the recent I-Con event. It's available as a podcast or direct download (21 mb). Well worth listening too especially in regards to what she says about Serenity, her cast mates and Joss.
Happy Birthday Kristine Sutherland. A Very Happy Birthday to the Wonderful Kristine Sutherland, who played Joyce Summers on Buffy.
Bring back the Whedonverse: Part Two. Whedonverse.org is commencing the second part of their campaign for the Whedonverse to be brought back to their screen. 'Here's another opportunity for fans of "Angel" to demonstrate that they will not fade away. Within the next few weeks the networks will determine which of this season's TV series will return next fall. Tell USA Today - and the networks - what you hope to see next year.'
Buffy Bootleg toys. Welcome to the world of Bootleg Action figures. Starring, our very own, POWER SLAYER!

April 16

Buffy theme cover version by The Civil Tones. Fans of 'interesting' covers will probably no doubt enjoy this 60s surf guitar rendition of the Buffy theme. Amazon.com has an audio clip of it and you can listen to it at iTunes as well.
SMG's future movie Southland Tales has a teaser website up. The website is incomplete and there is no actual information about the movie or SMG, but interesting none the less. Quite similar to the Donnie Darko website in that it is confusing but it will probably make more sense after you've seen the movie. More...

April 15

Whedon confirmed for Dragon*Con. Joss and co continue to barnstorm across the USA in their efforts to promote Serenity. This time they will be in Atlanta in September at one of the largest conventions around. More...
Serenity UK release moved... forward! How does October 7th sound? More...
Nostalgia television is back. Recycling the showbiz way: Article discussing the resurgence of classic US TV series on European TV and the trend towards film remakes of classic TV series. Mentions Joss and Wonder Woman as one example. More...
(SPOILER) Trailer for next week's Veronica Mars featuring Alyson Hannigan. Though why UPN are using a Buffy season 2 promo pic of Willow on their front page to promote next week's episode is anyone's guess.
Details about J. August Richards' new play 'Lobby Hero'. This'll be on from May 21st to Jun 26th at The Old Globe theatre in San Diego. Click here to read the press release (pdf reader req). More...
Finally, the James Marsters Q&A from Halloween 2004. James Marsters did a solo q&a at the London Halloween 2004 event. Here it is from MoreThanSpike, courtesy of the esteemed Bookworm54
James Marsters Thanks SlayerCon Fans. Message from James about meeting fans at the Houston Vulkon Convention.

April 14

Whedon and Serenity cast confirmed for Wizard World Philadelphia on June 4th according to the official Serenity movie site. There's also some footage from Wizard World LA on the site as well. Click here to view (reg req). Update: Joss will not be appearing.
Joss nominated for four Eisners. Best Writer, Best Serialized Story, Best Continuing Series, and Best New Series. John Cassaday gets five nominations.
Astonishing X-Men shipping dates changed. Despite Marvel saying #10 will be out next week, it has been pushed back to May 11th. #11 and #12 have also had their shipping dates pushed back. More...
Nathan Fillion provides voice for new X-Box game 'Jade Empire'. Thus following in the footsteps of fellow Whedonverse stars David Boreanaz and Julie Benz who provided their voices for 'Kingdom Hearts' and 'Halo 2' respectively. More...
A Young Man's Jaunty Ride on the Road to Perdition. Review of Slag Heap, the off Broadway play starring Vincent Kartheiser (reg req). More...
Happy birthday to Sarah Michelle Gellar. She celebrates her 28th birthday today. More...
New Shots of the next Angel Figures. Diamond Select has the latest pics of Season 5 Angel (very good likeness), Season 3 Fred (vague passing resemblance) and last but not least Illyria (not too bad actually).

April 13

Amber Benson to attend the London MCM Expo on May 14th and 15th. She will premiere the full trailer of her new movie, currently titled "Dirty," as well as host a presentation.
Meet a real life Whedonesqueteer. Since Meetups.com have started charging groups to pay for the service, Whedonesque gatherings are now posted to Upcoming.org (which is free, and promises to stay free.) More...
For all you girls who would love to have Spike's arms around you: This would make a great conversation piece for any household.
'Calling' It As An 'A' For Effort. Scott Nance at Syfy Portal looks back at Tru Calling and describes it as "something of the red-headed stepchild of the "greater Whedonverse"". So with hindsight, was it better than most people thought?
(SPOILER) Titan Publishing Group steps aboard 'Serenity'. The Futon Critic reports that Titan Publishing Group, a big supporter of Joss Whedon's work, has two major Serenity projects in development: The Serenity screenplay book and Serenity: The Official Souvenir Magazine. More...
Readers respond to the SMH "Jump the Shark" article. (Reg. may be req.) "Harrison Ford and Nicole Kidman probably have jumped the shark, along with Prince Charles, Blue Heelers, Will and Grace, JAG, Heath Ledger and David Dale. But Julia Roberts probably hasn't, and Buffy never did jump the shark and never will. ... That seems to be the consensus with strong minority dissent..."
Book with an interview with Joss coming out in July. "A bevy of A-list series creators have contributed to Steven Prigge's upcoming book, "Created By: Inside the Minds of TV's Top Show Creators," which hits bookstores in July." More...

April 12

Universal Pictures moves top execs. Vice Chairmen, Mary Parent and Scott Stuber will transition into a producing agreement. Donna Langley will become the President of Production. It leaves one to wonder what effect this will have on the promotion of 'Serenity' in the next few months.
Peter David at I-Con. The writer of the new Spike comic got to meet Jewel Staite and won a chance to be in a fantasy novel written by Christopher Golden and Amber Benson. Keith R.A. DeCandido, author of the Serenity novelisation, was at I-Con as well. Click here to read his report.
Sony and Ghost House Pictures signed up for 'Grudge 2'. They've signed a two-picture distribution deal to release "The Grudge 2" as well as the English-language debut film from the Pang brothers. Sarah has not yet committed to the sequel.
Tony Head is my choice to portray me says Blair. Now if only the British Prime Minister would give him a knighthood.
Happy birthday to Nicholas Brendon. He's thirty four today.

April 11

Buffy Series Two PALz Page. Pictures of the Buffy Series Two PALz and their accessories. More...
Pics of Sarah Michelle Gellar on the set of her new movie "Revolver". Courtesy of RJ at the SMGfan Message Boards.
SyFy Portal Genre Awards 2005 nominees. Battlestar Galactica dominates the list but Amy Acker, 'Not Fade Away', Sarah Michelle Gellar and Astonishing X-Men get nominated in various categories.

April 10

Anthony Head Talks To Scifind.co.uk. In which Tony chats about his new series True Horror, drops some tidbits about Ripper and Buffy Animated (has it been picked up?), reveals whether he would play Doctor Who and suggests what Joss should do next. More...
"Into the West" official site finally opens. The official site for the 6 part TNT drama, featuring Alan Tudyk (Wash), Christian Kane (Lindsey) and Sean Astin (director of 'Souless'), contains trailers, pictures and cast and crew biographies. Looks great. Minor spoilers for the show.

April 09

Preview of Angel magazine (US) # 9 at CityOfAngel. Notable for the Amy Acker quote "According to Joss, Illyria survived the finale".
David Boreanaz and Bai Ling to attend the Chrysalis Butterfly Ball. On April 9th in Bel Air, CA. This fundraiser for the non-profit organization, Chrysalis, which helps economically disadvantaged and homeless people to find jobs.
Happy Birthday Emma Caulfield! A Very Happy Birthday to Emma, who is 32 today! Many More to Come!
IDW Solicitations for August - Angel: The Curse #3 and Spike: Old Times. Including alternate covers by David Messina, Ashley Wood, Alex Garner and Igor Kordey. More...
Amber Benson's role in 'Intermedio' praised on Acid Logic.com. Amber co-stars alongside Edward Furlong in this direct-to-video production. The review is on the right-hand side of the screen.
Drew Goddard gives his thoughts on a possible Spike Spin-off in this issue of Buffy Magazine. Link leads to Titan Magazines Homepage. The Information can be seen by clicking on 'More' where you will find the relevant part of the interview. More...
Buffy and Angel actors up for new "Witch" Movie. Some of those considered are Vladamir Kulich(The Beast), and Robin Riker(Amy's mom Kathy the witch).

April 08

Slay-A-Thon. Their 3rd Annual Make-A-Wish Foundation Benefit is July 30th in Chicago.
Another chance to Vote For Firefly. Which one cancelled sci-fi TV show do you wish could have been produced for another season? More...
(SPOILER) Gotta love a mystery! Strange things are afoot at The Unholy website. Recent updates since the last time this film was mentioned here. This is apparently the early makings of a guerilla marketing campaign for Nicholas Brendon's upcoming independent film with Adrienne Barbeau. More...
Point Pleasant washes up on British terrestrial TV. Having vanished from Channel 4's satellite and cable spinoff E4 after eight episodes, Point Pleasant starts a terrestrial run at 1pm on Saturday. Expect it to be censored for the timeslot. (The link is to the show's E4 site, updated only to show its C4 air time.)

April 07

David Fury to be interviewed on LOST radio tonight. The show is on from 7-9pm EST, and I think Fury's interview starts at 8pm. Click the Listen Live link to hear it on your pretty desktop talky box.
Stephanie Romanov's interview with Sci-Fi talk is now available in Sci-Fi's podcast. Subscribe to the feed, or grab the plain old download. (23 mb) More...
A Firefly Cast Painting by Jason Palmer. "Shiny!" as someone once said. According to Jeremy who runs the fansite SerenityMovie.net "Rumor has it, Joss has a copy of this hanging in his office". More...
Jane Espenson Wrote Tonight's TRU CALLING!! Herc at AICN gives us reasons to watch tonight's episode and praises Jane in his own unique style "She's Hunter Thompson good. She's Alan Moore good. She's Joss Whedon good". There's also an update about David Fury working on The Inside.
"Firefly" (R2) retailing on Amazon for less than 13 pounds. Joss Whedon's rather brilliant space western is now selling for a very cheap price. Now nobody in the UK has an excuse not to have this! Buy Buy Buy People! More...

April 06

Sydney Morning Herald reveal when they thought Buffy "Jumped the Shark". "Other JTS moments on TV were when Lois Lane slept with Superman in Lois and Clark (it took eight years, and a show called Desperate Housewives, for Teri Hatcher to recover); when Chandler married Monica in Friends and when Willow became a lesbian in Buffy the Vampire Slayer". More...
Tony Head and Kali Rocha join the Collectormania line-up. They will be there along with James Marsters and Alexis Denisof. The event is April 29 - May 2, 2005. Please check with site for scheduled appearance time. More...
Diamond Select release pics of Serenity action figures. Big guns, it must be said. These figures will be out in September. More...
(SPOILER) No truth in rumours about Emma Caulfield guesting on Lost says TV Guide's Mike Ausiello (contains spoilers for umpteen US shows). Hellmouth Central who originally broke the story have posted their response. In somewhat related news, Daniel Dae Kim compares Angel's Gavin to Jin in this interview.
Fury speaks! David Fury on leaving Lost and moving to The Inside and 24. More...
Preview of the artwork for the Spike comic book. Peter David has posted the first few pages (including the cover) for the Spike one-shot. And very nice it looks too.

April 05

The "Hush" Convention, running from April 29th to May 1st has been cancelled "due to circumstances beyond our control". Guests were set to include Tony Head, Iyari Limon, Tom Lenk, Danny Strong and Adam Busch, who would have also performed with his band Common Rotation.
Go see RavenU's Slayercon pictures, if you hadn't yet already done so. They're fab and funny. More...
David Fury has left LOST. Herc at AICN reports that David Fury has joined Tim Minear's 'The Inside' for six episodes and then become the new co-executive producer for '24'. In related news, ABC has renewed Lost for a second season.
(SPOILER) Dread Central's set report for Unholy. Don Kaye visited the set of Nicholas Brendon's new film and interviewed the director, screenwriter and Adrienne Barbeau. The report contains minor spoilers, including more details about NB's character in the film.
War Stories About The TV Business. A write up of the 'Mass Market, Smart Content' panel held in L.A. in March. It features some very interesting quotes from Tim Minear which touch upon Angel, Firefly, Wonderfalls and The Inside.
Firefly/Serenity 'Guerilla' poster art. 11th Hour offers up this funky, gorgeously designed series of downloadable rock flyers and posters promoting "Firefly" and "Serenity." Plaster your telephone pole today!
Jane Espenson's "Finding Serenity" is on the shelves! Haven't started reading it yet, just now opened the box. But I can give you the back cover description. More...
Solicitation Info for Serenity #1 from Dark Horse Comics. Dark Horse releases information about the first issue of a three part mini series tie-in to "Serenity" which goes on sale on July 6th. This first issue alternate covers features John Cassaday's Malcolm Reynolds, J.G. Jones' Inara Serra and Bryan Hitch's Jayne Cobb. More...
Two Buffy Summers Busts from Diamond Select Toys from the Season Two episode "Becoming Pt 1" and the Season Five episode "Buffy versus Dracula". More...

April 04

Transcript of James Marsters' Q&A from Houston Slayercon. He's still very enthusiastic for a Spike TV movie and find out is it Caveman or Astronaut? (Courtesy of Teep at the Cold Dead Seed forums).
The Guardian Unlimited: The Art of Mimicking. Lists the best AND worst artificial accents. James Marsters gets #3 of the best while Marlon Brando garners the top WORST accent. More...

April 03

Slayage: Number 16. New essays about the Buffyverse. This latest collection features essays about the final Angel season, Dawn and Spike's relationship, James Marsters' performance as Spike and last but not least whether or not Joss Whedon shares the philosophy of Thomas Aquinas.
Jewel Staite surprises Vancouver fans by attending Firefly meetup. "...guess who just casually shows up?" Photo of Jewel Staite with fans. Reg. req. at the official Serenity board. Located in the Browncoats Forum > General Discussion. More...

April 02

Astonishing X-men #9 Review. The reviewer hates the "Danger Room is Angry" premise, but says "I know your next storyarc will be so incredible that it will break the sound barrier." More...
Buffy is the second most influential SciFi Show of the '90s. "Though many other shows have tried, they haven't quite been able to mimic the complex character development or the originality of this truly great series".

April 01

Seth Green Draws 'Four Kings' at NBC. Seth Green is putting aside his puppets to star in a comedy pilot for NBC. More...
CityofAngel interview with author Nikki Stafford. Very interesting article about the unofficial Angel guide "Once Bitten". What Nikki says about Alexis Denisof is one particular highlight.
Astonishing X-Men #9 review at Comixfan. Despite being underwhelmed by the plot, the reviewer says "this is one book that you should be reading and buying both the individual issues and the trade. It's just that good".



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