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April 01

A video conversation with Nathan Fillion at tribune star chat. He chats about Slither, Firefly, Serentiy, and White Noise 2. Just a side note; he's wearing a Kane t-shirt. That's just too cool.
Should Jews save the werewolves from extinction? Apparently Oz was the last in a long line of Jewish werewolves. More...
G4's AOTS says Slither is must-see movie. Nick Nunziata of Chud.com and Attack Of The Show movie reviewer recommends Slither "Fun, gore and nudity...it has my vote." "The must-see movie of the week=Slither"
Browncoat Ball 2006. Fancy shindig coming up in September. Get your pretties ready. It's time to dance! More...
Firefly listed in top 10 DVD sets on FOX.com. FOX.com lists their top ten DVDs on their home page, including a familiar looking brown cover. How many of those things have they sold, anyway?

March 31

Julie Benz in Swedish-American movie "Kill Your Darlings." Julie plays a burnt-out Hollywood mom in this movie by Bjorne Larsson. More...
Preview of Angel Spotlight: Illyria comic book. Five pages of the adventures of the Blue Meanie.
Slither rates a wicked cool 90% fresh at Rotten Tomatoes: Our Captain's first non-Firefly starring role is getting raves from both internet and media critics.
Joblo and Arrow interview Nathan Fillion. Another funny and candid interview with Captain Tightpants himself. More...
Philladelphia Film Festival is featuring "These Girls" this weekend. The writer/director John Hazlett will be there for both showings April 1st and 2nd. The film stars David Boreanaz and Caroline Dhavernas.
Adam Busch's new movie role. He plays Sholem Glickstein in 'American Dreamz'. The clips of him have to be seen to be believed. You can vote for his character as well. More...
Alan Tudyk offers some icy competition for Nathan Fillion's film this weekend. Alan voices the character Cholly in Ice Age 2 and he may well have the advantage over Nathan at the box office, since it will be the 5th largest release on record, opening on over 3900 screens.
Happy Birthday to Juliet Landau. Bringing us the most insane vampire in the verse and we love her for it. Hmmm, wonder whatever happen to Dru, don't you? She turns 41 today.

March 30

IGN interviews Nathan Fillion. Great in-depth piece covering his acting process on Slither, his affection for Malcolm Reynolds, and of course, his effort to win the role of Wonder Woman.
Teaser Poster for The Girls' Guide To Hunting And Fishing. The first teaser poster for Sarah Michelle Gellar's new film 'The Girls Guide To Hunting And Fishing' More...
Joss to attend Equality Now event as Special Honoree, May 15th 2006 in New York City, honoring men on the front lines (in this case, Joss for - well, I think we know). It's a fund raiser for Equality Now, which does very important work. More...
The CBC reviews These Girls. Have only been reading good things about this film, and here's some more. More...
Play Slither: Hunting Season. There's a good pic of Nathan on the front page there....
James Marsters - "I'm not getting any more British". A new Q&A with Mr Marsters at the Wizard Magazine website. Spike, Smallville and Joss Whedon get discussed.
Universal use Joss quotage for Slither website. Entertainment Weekly have also posted their review. It opens tomorrow in the US.
(SPOILER) Michael Ausiello posts Brainiac spoilers for SMALLVILLE finale. Also, in another link, Allison Mack (Smallville's Chloe) really really loves James.
Get silly with Nathan Fillion , Elizabeth Banks, Michael Rooker, Greg Henry, and Slither writer-director James Gunn. iFMagazine.com continues to show their love for all things Joss with some more press for our Captain.

March 29

Alexis Denisof's 1st episode of 'How I Met Your Mother' to air April 10th. The episode is titled "Nothing Good Ever Happens After 2 AM" will air 8:30pm ET on CBS.
J August's Conviction hopes to get a boost from airing a Monday night episode. "Madness" featuring the main story line revolving around J's character Billy will be airing Monday, April 10th on NBC at 10pm. More...
Three more confirmed guests for Vulkon Slayercon. Mark Metcalf, Brian Thompson and Jonathan Woodward!
Wentworth Miller's "Prison Break" is renewed for second season. Will they still be behind bars or will they finally run free when season 2006-2007 comes forth? Wentworth played Gage in the Buffy episode 'Go Fish'. More...
"We're stealing all the Joss Whedon cast". Big write-up about the 'How I Met Your Mother' panel from the recent William S. Paley Television Festival.
Christian Kane wins award at Phoenix Film Festival. He received the award, Special Jury Prize Acting Achievement - Christian Kane (Her Minor Thing).
(SPOILER) "This guy deserves to be a major star." So says David Germain of Nathan Fillion in an Associated Press review of Slither.
New Whedonverse Dragon*con Guests Confirmed! Summer Glau, Adam Baldwin, Andy Hallett, and James Leary have been added to Dragon*con's confirmed list of guests! More...
What would make a good Firefly game? "In our final installment of hypothetical game designs based on good sci-fi TV shows, we take a look at the ill-fated Joss Whedon classic series, Firefly".
The cost of really loving Joss...is to be celibate, apparently. More...

March 28

Seth Green profiled by StarWars.com. Neat overview of the influence that Star Wars had on Seth Green throughout the years, culminating with an opportunity to meet George Lucas.
(SPOILER) Wormhole X-Treme to be made into a movie ... sort of! This is Firefly/Serenity related. Honest! Big spoilers for Stargate fans. More...
Superman defeats Buffy by 53 to 47 percent. The Man of Steel will carry the Hero flag against the Emperor, and perhaps that is as it should be. More...
Casting news and plot details for Tim Minear's pilot 'Drive'. Tantalising hints about which direction the show will be taking.
Attack of the TV Dream Sequences. "Restless" ranks in USA TODAY Pop Candy's five best dream sequences.
Stylin' Online licenses Serenity T-shirts. Bit of an odd situation as I'm sure Hot Topic also produce licensed T-Shirts, but hey, I'm not complain'. Apparently they have more on the way.
The Joss Whedon post we had to have. It's all about the feminism.
Make a Date with James Marsters. The only US convention for James Marsters this year will be held in Los Angeles in September.
Another wonderful Spuffy photostory. The artist who brought us "Wrecked" and "Smashed" performed by action figures now brings us "Dead Things". More...

March 27

Kali "Halfrek" Rocha's "Teachers" debuts this week on NBC. It will air after "Scrubs", Tuesday March 28th. ""Teachers" is no "Scrubs," at least for now, but it has potential."
Happy Birthday, Nathan Fillion. The captain turns 35 today.
THR writes on the Sam Loeb story. "Sam Loeb was a superhero", Comic book released April 19.
Richard Kelly on Southland Tales Comics. Film to be finished April/May, release date still TBD but sometime in the fall.
How to explain the birds and the bees through teen TV shows. Entertainment Weekly picks Buffy to show that "sex can turn some boys into monsters".

March 26

BE Scared with Juliet Landau and Dennis Christopher. Both will be appearing at the Halloween themed event Oct 13-15, 2006 in Burbank, Ca.
The Movie Timeline. "The Movie Timeline is the history of everything, taken from one simple premise - that everything you see in the movies is true..." Serenity can be found at the bottom in the year 2517, sandwiched between Jason X and Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure.
Great second seasons in television history. Buffy is described as one of a number of shows which hit their stride in their second season.
Female role models in Sci-Fi. The Fembot explains why Firefly's Zoe is the type of woman she would want her daughter to grow into.
That fabulous Fillion. Nathan speaks to his hometown paper about fame, crappy party tricks, Harrison Ford and whether he regrets not becoming a teacher.

March 25

Kane goes acoustic in London and sells out in less than a day. May 15, 2006 at the Troubadour and it was more like they sold out less than 16 hours after the tickets were announced. They are looking into adding another date (May 16th). More...
Global Pop covers Wizard World and has interviews from the Verse. Talking with a gentleman, a cop, and two evil lawyers and finding what makes them pop with culture.
True Glory - a Clare Kramer interview. Random factoids from reading this interview. Clare and her husband have a night club in L.A. and she's thrilled that Glory was voted number one Buffy villain.
Christian Kane performs an acoustic concert for charity in Las Vegas. The concert is for the Las Vegas Animal Foundation. It is being held at the Rio on April 23rd. There are only 60 tickets availible for the concert and meet-n-greet and they are onsale now.
Seth Green on next Friday's (March 31st) "Real Time with Bill Maher," on HBO at 11 PM. The show's HBO website still has this week's guests listed. Just saw Seth Green's name on the "next week's guests" crawl.
A few moments with Stephanie Romanov, Christian Kane and Elizabeth Rohm. Brief interviews with these guests from the Booster Entertainment booth at Wizard World in Los Angeles.

March 24

Seth Green Appears On 'The Howard Stern Show.' He joins Sarah, Alyson, and Charisma as Buffy castmembers who've appeared on Howard's show. More...
Lileks on "Our Mrs. Reynolds". Brief commentary on today's (permalinked) Bleat, the last two paragraphs.
Slayers no more - the curse of Buffy? Have the cast of the show been affected by what is known in the entertainment industry as the Seinfeld curse?
Take a trip on a Firefly. Grab Orbiter, then grab Firefly Jumbo, together with the extras Firefly Verse, Scenario-Pack and Sounds, and take a trip on your own Firefly. Screenshots! Discussion! More info follows. More...
Alyson Hannigan to provide voice for 'Farce of the Penguins'. If you haven't guessed already, it's a parody of the hugely successful documentary "March of the Penguins". Alyson also turns 32 today so happy birthday. More...
Bones gets a second season. More David Boreanaz will be coming your way this Fall.
David Boreanaz on the Best Sports Show on Friday. The show is on the Fox Sports Channel.
Vote for SERENITY and James Marsters for the Spacey awards. James is nominated for best new character (Brainiac) and Serenity for best movie.
Harry Groener to be King Arthur in Spamalot. According to Broadwayworld.com, Harry Groener (Mayor Wilkins from BtVS) will be taking over as King Arthur in Spamalot on Broadway starting April 25th.

March 23

Bring 'Buffy' or 'Angel' Back? The UK branch of FOX Home Entertainment wants to know. Poll asks: "Now we've brought back Family Guy for another series, which of these would you like to see resurrected for another series?" Buffy and Angel are both choices in the poll. More...
Amy Acker's official website launched. STARFURY put together and is hosting the Official Website of Amy Acker.
Clip of Joss Interview from the UK's MTV Screenplay is online. For those of us not living in the UK, you can now watch a video clip online containing a portion of the Joss Whedon interview where he mentions the Spike movie. More...
Universal UK announce legal movie download service - with Serenity and King Kong. In a fairly groundbreaking industry move (which is basically expensive to the point nobody will use it), you'll be able to download some of the best movies of the year from April 10.
Buffyverse news from Wizard World LA. Clare Kramer praises Joss Whedon and Andy Hallett reveals that he's working on an album.
Kari and Les talks to David Newman. David Newman, the composer for Serenity, is interviewed in this weeks Signal More...
Lindsay Lohan as Wonder Woman? Apparently, Lohan now wants to be considered for the part.
IDW Solicitations for July. Previews and covers for Angel related comics coming out this July. More...
Mal's Coat is Back on EBay. This came in via e-mail from the Mile High Browncoats...
Serenity gets nominated for a Hugo Award. It's up against 'Batman Begins', 'Harry Potter', 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe' and 'Wallace and Gromit'. More...
Part 2 of The Buffy Season 4 GeekIntertainment BuffCast is Now Online. "Another week, another podcast. in todays episode of the BuffCast, we take a look at the second half of the 4th season."

March 22

Toon Zone reviews Robot Chicken DVD set. Great review describes an "insane" amount of special features, including Seth Green commentary on every episode, and SMG commentary as well.
NBC pulls Seth Green's 'Four Kings' from its schedule. There's no word on whether the remaining six unaired episodes will be shown.
Out today in comic book shops - Angel Script Book #1 'City Of'. "Seems we have a new player in town". A steal at four dollars, it's an absolute must have for Angel fans. And for newcomers, it's a good starting point for finding out why the show was essential viewing right from the beginning. More...
Industry rag Screen Daily reviews Slither. Spending half the review praising Nathan, in fact. "Thankfully, the terrifically understated Nathan Fillion does great work". Variety review slither, also (many spoilers, spoilers many).
(SPOILER) Six new film clips from Slither posted. Provided to IESB's "The Movie Reporter," the clips are available in Quicktime or Windows Media. More...

March 21

'These Girls' - It's all about the peanut butter. Don't know much about David Boreanaz's latest movie? Well here's some quotes from the man himself and his co-star Caroline Dhavernas.
Roseanne Season 3 DVD set now available. "Soon-to-be-big stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Alyson Hannigan guest-star." More...
New Serenity RPG volume coming in May. 'Out In The Black' (not to be confused with 'Into The Black' or AC/DC's 'Back in Black') is set in a wild mining town way out there on the Rim.
George Lucas Vs. Serenity - the webcomic version. According to the PopcornPicnic's Lucas, all that pesky character development is where Joss went wrong...
Nathan goes Into The Black. He goes out drinking with Captain of fan-film production Into The Black, because he is awesome. Please note, no lawyers were killed in the production of this series. Uhm, yet. More...
Buffy vs Superman. The Slayer took out the Dark Knight. Now she takes on the Man of Steel.
Second Batch of "Serenity" Tin DVD (R4) Cases On The Way. EzyDVD will have more of copies of Serenity with the tin cases in stock from April 10th.
Nathan Fillion chats with ComingSoon.net about White Noise 2. "With 'White Noise 2' I'm saying, 'Guys, the name. Let's go Whiter Noise. Let's go White Noisier. Still White Noise after all these years.'"
Vote for Christian Kane's band Kane. New Country Star is looking for who will be the next new country star. Kane is nominated for best new country duo or band. You have until March 30th, and you can vote everyday.
Once more, with singing. USA Today's Whitney Matheson attends a Buffy the Vampire Slayer sing-along at the Alamo Drafthouse during SXSW.

March 20

AOL interview Nathan Fillion - with fan questions, with Elizabeth Banks and Nathan asking each other the questions. Much hilarity ensues.
Serenity nominated for best film at the Anti-Oscars. Okay, so it's not a real award. But it's still nice to see Serenity get some love. [ETA: Look down at the second section for the mention.] More...
From flirty to fabulous: Alyson Hannigan goes shopping. Read all about her fashion choices in this USA Weekend article.
Is Harrison Ford Too Old to Play Indy? And should Nathan Fillion replace him? This is the question asked in this week's Sci Fi Wire Poll.
Whedonverse Multimedia Project Fan Challenge. A Whedonverse fan issues a challenge to the rest of fandom. More...

March 19

List of Top 25 TV series cut short too soon includes Firefly and Angel.
WHEDONesque.com gets a shiny plug in issue 14 of Marvel's Runaways as one of Brian K Vaughan's most frequented websites. More...
Brazilian Region 4 Buffy, the Vampire Slayer 4th season DVDs on pre-sale. The box art is very different from either US (region 1) or UK (region 2) versions and release date is scheduled for April 27th. The same goes for Angel Season 1 (Region 4) Box Set, about differences on US and UK box arts. More...
Sam Loeb and (a bunch of) The 26. A quick report from the frontlines -- of awesome! More...

March 18

Fan fiction is unworthy of you. Don't do it. Author Robin Hobb (Meghan Lindholm) crushes fan fiction and slash writers, but her rant "does not include professional authors writing...Buffy the Vampire Slayer stories." To read the essay, enter the attic and click on the madwoman's red shoe. More...
1967 Wonder Woman TV pilot. I wonder if Joss is going to be able to beat this... More...
Creator of Grey's Anatomy says she can understand how fans take the show so seriously because she felt strongly about 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' and was very emotional "about what happened to those characters". About halfway down the article.
Felicia Day: Hollywood's Deadliest Level 60 Gnome Warlock. Liquid Generation's interview with Felicia Day (ex-Buffy potential Vi and USPS commercial star), and her life-time love of video games... especially her obsession with World of Warcraft.

March 17

Astonishing X-Men #13 takes number one sales slot for February. After a six month break, Joss' X-title returns and sweeps all before it. More...
"Bones" does well in its NEW new slot. In its new 8 p.m. timeslot, "Bones" won the 8 p.m. hour among households with a 7.6/12 -- although CBS' "Survivor" clip show, 7.4/12, had more total viewers (12.69 million to FOX's 12.13 million). More...
BBC Radio Four interview Joss at 4.30pm (UK time). He "talks about the film that made him want to become a director, Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining'". BBC will have it online later in the day.
Dark Horizons interview Nathan Fillion. He talks about how Firefly wouldn't get cancelled, Slither, White Noise 2 etc. He gets asked a question about acting a goofy horror character and gives an answer which makes you think 'Gee, he really does think about these things. Like, a lot.'
SciFi UK picks up all five seasons of Angel. After the shameful treatment of the show by Channel 4 and Five, will the SciFi channel finally do the show justice? More...

March 16

Happy Birthday Alan Tudyk. Everybodies favourite gay robot German alcoholic pirate pastor pilot is 35 today. He's still feeling heart burn.
Astonishing X-Men Hardcover Collection, Volume 1. Due out 3 May 06. You can pre-order now. ISBN: 0785123016 More...
Details on second prequel book for SMG's "Southland Tales". "Southland Tales Book 2: Fingerprints" is the second of a series of three prequel graphic novels that will lead readers to the point where the movie will begin. You can find some info on the first book here.
Mammoth scheduled for 22 April. Date finally set for Summer Glau's Sci Fi Channel movie.
Buffy versus Batman - who would win? Ludicrously fun poll over at UGO.com. More...
Firefly, Fandom and Revenge. Nathan Fillion speaks to Sci Fi Wire about his character Capt. Mal Reynolds.
Star Wars TV series or bring back Firefly. "We can't help but think that resurrecting Firefly might be a better option". More...
Watch vintage Wonder Woman for free. AOL's new 'in2tv' features vintage television, as announced last year, including Growing Pains, Babylon 5, Chico and the Man and... Wonder Woman. More...
Gellar scene comes in at 5 in 'Sexiest Moment on Film' survey. Sharing the moment with Selma Blair for the kissing scene in the movie Cruel Intentions.
Some Highlights from 'How I Met Your Mother' at Paley fest. The Museum of TV & Radio's annual William S. Paley TV Festival hosted the cast and creators of CBS's sitcom How I Met Your Mother last night in Hollywood.
Amy Acker announced for Vulkon Tampa Convention. One more headliner and bonus guests announcements to come. Little hint by the organizer in their forum of a possible Trio of people.

March 15

Firefly the complete collection promo card available , and the latest news about the upcoming trading card set are available in the new NSU magazine. More...
"Go Ask Malice": New details only just revealed about new Buffy book. By Robert Levy. Due out June 27, 2006 in US, July 3 in UK. Best of all, it's all about Faith! More...
Kids review Serenity and various other films as part of the Family Valued film awards.
Nathan Fillion chats about White Noise 2: The Light. He talks about researching paranormal activity as part of his character preparation.
Comic Outreach Program, helping to spread the 'verse. The Whedonverse Multimedia Project has joined forces with the International Comic Arts Association. The organization stresses reading, and the value of the comics in making it fun and exciting for children while helping to spark their imaginations and creativity.
Win Reaver Weapon With The London MCM Expo & The Prop Store Of London. By answering one easy question and joining their message board you can win a weapon used by the reavers in Serenity. More...
Breaking the Story with Tim Minear. This issue of Creative Screenwriting magazine has articles involving former verse writers, Tim Minear and Shawn Ryan. If you're interested in how ideas are created behind the scenes and how writers minds work, this is an excellent read. More...
"How I Met Your Mother" DVD on the way. No date or anything, just confirmation that it's in the works.
James Marsters answers your questions. Some interesting insights over at his official website. And there's some new spoilerish pics of James from an upcoming episode of Smallville over at KryptonSite.
Pics, Glorious Whedonverse Pics. Extemely lovely photos of Tony Head, Summer Glau, Morena Baccarin and Adam Baldwin from the recent "Grand Slam XIV: The Sci-Fi Summit".
Some detailes on Michelle Tratchenberg's role on "Black Christmas" and future projects. "She is an obnoxious and sarcastic sorority girl who provides comedy relief and has a darker side to her than the rest."
The Signal, Season 2, Show 4. The new edition of The Signal is out. More...

March 14

Gina Torres joins Fox's hostage negotiator drama Primary. Also, Kevin Pollack has joined the cast of Alan Tudyk's CBS drama.
Coming out this week: Angel: Old Friends #4 and Spike Vs. Dracula #1. Check your comic store for these releases on March 15th, 2006. Angel: Script Book #1 will be out the following week.
IGN's Slither set visit and exclusive clip. Registration required to view the video. iFMagazine also has an interview with Nathan up and Sci Fi Wire has a brief interview with the cast.
When Vern had Serenity. Ain't it Cool's lovable lug and the leading seagalogist watched Serenity during the opening weekend. This is old, but looks like it's never been linked. (NSFW if plain text can be) More...
The six degrees of Adam Baldwin. Day Break, Joss and why David Boreanaz is such a nice guy all get a mention in this interview.
(SPOILER) Charisma Carpenter talks to TV Guide. Cool interview which covers Veronica Mars, Buffy, Wonder Woman, her family and lots more.
The micromanagement of Joss Whedon. Some insight into how Universal dealt with the press when it came to the marketing of Serenity.
That went well... the newest Little Damn Hero in *all* his glory. More...

March 13

Movies Online review Slither. "Without a doubt, Slither is the most entertaining movie I've seen this year." Horror Channel say "(the director) is just taking bits and pieces of his favorite films and giving them a fresh spin and having a blast doing it". Cinema Blend say "Look for a mass Browncoat suicide after the debut of Slither."
Learn to speak English with Joss Whedon and the BBC (pdf). RealPlayer users can listen in. They also have their DVD review up: "For discerning sci-fi fans, this DVD opens a porthole to a refreshingly new frontier."
"I almost drowned" says Nathan Fillion. He tells Sci Fi Wire about his near death experience in Costa Rica.
Wonder Script Almost Done. Joss says he is going to turn it later this coming week.
Serenity takes #1 on DVD rentals for 2nd week in the UK, climbing from 2nd, trumping Oscar winners Wallace and Gromit and Crash (!). Additionally it's taken 2nd for it's 2nd week of DVD Retail sales according to the official chart company. Uh, well done Joss - these are really excellent results!
89 photos of Firefly props. They were on display today at Honiton in Devon. Credits to Zol for photos.
An Astonishing Colorist - A Laura Martin interview. The highly talented colorist on Astonishing X-Men and the Serenity comic book mini-series discusses her work in this Sequential Tart interview. If you're a comic book fan and like to know about what goes on behind the scenes, it's well worth reading.

March 12

Joss Whedon's universes explained. Only recently discovered Joss' works? Don't really have a clue about his shows and recent movie? Well here's a handy beginner's guide. Part one covers Buffy and Angel, part two covers Firefly and Serenity.
IESB cover Slither premiere. Interviews with Nathan, Joss, James Gunn and friends. "The Flan debacle" is covered in Nathan's interview. There's also video interviews with Joss Whedon and Nathan Fillion from the premiere over at About.com.
Fans go to Slither premiere to see Nathan (they don't like horror films, and don't have tickets). They end up being invited into the screening by Universal, loving the film, and talking to Joe Sweden. It's stories like this that bring Hollywood back down to the fans - I love these tales.
Nathan's Pasadena episode tonight at 9pm on the Soap channel. He was in 3 episodes in total, which never aired due to the show getting cancelled 3 episodes in.

March 11

Mormon Vampires? Makes you think twice before asking those boys in for a quick bite. A tounge in cheek look at characters, writers and actors that are in some way related to Vampires and The Church of Later Day Saints. Mentions of Eliza Dushku, Larry Bagby III and Mark Deakins.
See Serenity on the big screeen for a quid. For anyone in the London area wanting to see 'Serenity' on the big screen again there is a screening at the Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square on Friday 17 March. Tickets cost just one pound!
Joss Whedon interview from the premiere of 'Slither'. Find out his reaction to Nathan's new movie, whether or not a Serenity sequel could happen on direct to DVD and the status of the Wonder Woman script.
Astonishing X-men #15 info and cover art over at Joe Quesada's latest interview at Newsarama (stay away if you don't want to be spoiled for the cover of Ultimates 2 #12). This issue of Astonishing X-Men will come out in June. More...
Chat with Camden Toy today. He's had a distinguished career in the Buffyverse, so why not ask him a question? The Q&A starts at 6pm EST.
(SPOILER) Meta Grrlfight! Tonight's Justice League Unlimited episode pits Amy Acker against Juliet Landau against Gina Torres against Morena Baccarin.
Slug it out. It's time to judge the fan TV spot efforts for Universal's Slither.
Jeffrey Bell to Executive Produce Day Break. He's signed on to be an Executive Producer on Adam Baldwin's new show Day Break.
Curious Serenity DVD on Amazon. To be released this April: Serenity/The Chronicles of Riddick. More...

March 10

2005 Wizard Fan Award nominations. Help nominate the people and things you want honored from 2005, in comic books writers, artists, tv shows, and dvd. Joss and John Cassaday are on the list in some categories.
The Watcher Meets The Slattern. Kim Cattrall joins Anthony Head's new Elton-produced sitcom.
Joss Whedon appears on tonight's MTV UK's 'Screenplay'. He'll be talking about the Spike movie. If you're a Brit and like to see Joss on the telly tune in at 7pm. More...
Interview with 'Slither' director James Gunn. He says of Nathan "I think it's wonderful that a retarded young man can make it so far in the film industry. But I kid Nathan. He's the best actor I've ever worked with." Direct link to interview. Over at the SFX website, you can find out more about the James Gunn/Joss Whedon Fox sitcom that never happened.
Alyson Hannigan's 'Date Movie' to be released on DVD in June. No further details are available.
To Slither in LA. Joss, Nathan, Alan, and other people (the ever lovable James Gunn and Eli Roth) walk around and pose for those cameras. More pictures, analysis. And don't forget "Nathan really does make everything more gay".
Bones merits more attention, according to USA Today critic. Robert Bianco in his what to watch column points out,"...as the series has progressed, the interaction between the stars and their Scooby gang has blossomed into one of its best assets." More...
All new The Inside tonight in the UK. ITV4 catches up with Fox Broadcasting Corp. Read for a 'previously on' summary of Tim Minear's show up until this point. More...
Lileks enjoys floating chandeliers in Firefly. James Lileks on his first time viewing of Firefly. More...
Happy Ninth Birthday Buffy! It is nine years to the day since Buffy burst onto the small screen! More...
Susanna Clarke, author of "Jonathan Strange & Mr Norell", lists Joss as one of her favorite writers. He and the other BtVS writers are among her 5 favorite writers, and the only non-text based authors listed. More...
The television will not be revolutionized. "Good shows, like Firefly and Veronica Mars, will prosper if freed from the whims of TV executives."
Entirely inaccurate Firefly shout-out. Shameless unrelated promotion of Firefly. More...

March 09

Fighting for the custody of characters. Who knows best? The fans or the creator?
Highlights of the Slither panel and more at the Fangoria event in Chicago. As ever, Nathan seems to be top form (slight spoilers for the movie in this report btw).
The top 6 best Sci-Fi/Fantasy movies from TV shows. Serenity stands alongside such luminaries as Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan and The Muppet Movie in this list that highlights the top movies that come from genre shows.
First episode of the Angel Investigation Podcast. Brought to you by the guys who did the Buffcasts. Covers the first half of the first season of Angel.
Our Mrs. Reynolds on "Without a Trace". Christina Hendricks, former Mrs. Mal on "Firefly" will be on the show as an advice columnist who vanishes despite the fact she's been afraid to leave her apartment for two years. Last October, she was seen on CBS' "Cold Case".
Busch and Benson trek to Toronto in July. Adam Busch and Amber Benson will be attending this year's Toronto Trek, celebrating it 20th year, July 7-9, 2006.
Home Media Retailing on Serenity: "My New Favorite Movie" This is one of two trade magazines for the home video industry, and this is a new column where writers highlight their favorite movies (as opposed to just reviewing the week's new releases). More...
David Boreanaz to guest star on 'Charmed'. It is episode 21 of this season of Charmed which puts it sometime in May. He will play Inspector Jason Jackson in the episode called 'While You Were Orbing' or 'Kill Billie Vol. 2' depending on the spoiler boards you read.
Sci Fi Channel Firefly Marathon guerilla marketing posters. The Sci-Fi Channel (U.S.) will be showing a Firefly Marathon on March 10th. More...

March 08

Forrest (Leonard Roberts) becomes a "Hero". Buffy guest star gets a pilot. More...
The Art of Motion Picture Costume Design. Live in Los Angeles or thereabouts? Then why not toddle along to the latest exhibition at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise Museum and have a look at some pretty Serenity costumes.
X3 cast argue over the themes of the 'Astonishing X-Men' inspired script of new film at interview roundtable. Many compliments about the script too. I wonder if any of Joss' dialogue survived...
David Boreanaz on Carson Daly (NBC) tonight. If you can stay up this late, DB will be on live on Carson Daly's show.
Amy Acker guest stars in How I Met Your Mother. Amy will be reunited with Alexis in the season finale of HIMYM.
A Serenity question on Ask MeFi. Can we answer it? More...

March 07

Anthony Head to appear on Richard & Judy this Thursday, March 9th It airs on Channel 4 at 5pm.
Michelle Trachtenberg to guest star on April 4th episode of Fox series House. She'll play a teenage girl who recently had a heart transplant.
Gary Numan on Firefly: "It's brilliant". The legendary synth pop king reveals that Firefly is his favourite ever sci-fi series. More...
Jane Espenson gives insight into a tiny bit of Joss screenwriting. More...
Way Off Broadway on IFC 10 March. The Independent Film Channel will be showing Morena Baccarin's movie this Friday at 4:30AM ET. More...
"How I Met Your Mother" gets second season. CBS has already decided to give the Alyson Hannigan sitcom a second season. The cast is sure to celebrate when it's featured at the Paley Television Festival March 13th in Los Angeles. More...

March 06

Serenity debuts 2nd in UK DVD industry charts. UK Browncoats just heard the Hit40UK countdown on the radio. A strong opening. Update: The HMV charts show #1, which are syndicated as the DVD Retail charts. Play also show it #1.
Who Got Snubbed? A Shout-outathon. Forget Serenity (if humanly possible). I want everyone to weigh in with one person -- in any category -- they think did statue-grabbin' work this year that nobody (in the academy) noticed. Be heard!
NYPD Blue season 3 now available on R1 DVD! Featuring our favourite librarian in one of the episodes. More...
Check out Cousin Beth at the Oscars! Tune in tonight to see if Amy Adams nabs the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in "Junebug". More...

March 05

Site proclaims Jewel Staite Celebrity Hottie of the Week. "Why She's Hot: Anyone that has seen "FireFly" knows just how hot Jewel Staite is. Her hottnes is mixed with a cuteness and innocence that is irresistible." More...
Rest In Peace, Chocky. Everyone give out the comforting thoughts to our fellow Browncoats in Australia, mourning the loss of one of their own. Says the lead-off post on Serenity Oz: "Our dear friend Chocolate died early this morning at St Vincents Hospital."
More comparison between Prison Break and [Boreanaz's] Bones from Matt Roush. Roush also responds to a question saying Supernatural is reminiscent of shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel.

March 04

Mark Sheppard and James Leary to appear at a convention in May. 'Love Letter to Itty' is a Charity con in Burbank, CA May 12-14, 2006. James Leary is the MC of the event, Mark Sheppard is one of the guest that weekend. More...
(SPOILER) The Air I Breathe official website. Info about SMG. The blog of co-writer Bob DeRosa includes several references to SMG, which might be of interest to some people here. I'm not sure about spoilers, but there is mention of various scenes in the film.
Whedonesque is Blog of the Week in the (UK) Times. Our site has been announced Blog of the Week in the Arts Section of The Knowledge magazine free with today's UK version of The Times.
Ask Nathan Fillion anything about Slither, thanks to AOL. Nathan is also officially now a hunk.
For the love of Brigadoon. Joss Whedon tells all to the Daily Telegraph. More...
Slither world premiere details announced. So who will be there to see Nathan's new movie at The Vista Theatre on March 9th? Well Bryan Singer for one. Freddie Prinze Jr and Rob Zombie too. Plus Joss of course.

March 03

Creators of "Done The Impossible" on next Slice of SciFi Podcast. On Mar 7, Slice of SciFi Show #47 will feature the creators and crew of the Firefly/Serenity documentary "Done The Impossible". You can capture this show on your podcatcher, or just listen online. More...
Adam Baldwin added to 2006 Adventure Con. The con is June 24-26 in Knoxville, TN.
Lovers, Liars & Lunatics. Charity pre-screening of Amber Benson's new film which she wrote, directed and starred in, will be held in Pasadena. Also you might want to know there is a Myspace profile with a trailer for the film at Lovers, Liars & Lunatics. More...
Larry Bagby and John Billingsley added to Sydney convention. They join Jewel Staite, Clare Kramer, Jonathan Woodward, and others at May 6-7th The Hub Productions convention.
"Firefly" DVD price has dropped. As part of their "up to 50% off" sale of television series DVDs, Amazon.com (US) has just lowered the price of "Firefly" to $24.96, a savings of about $10 off their usual price. More...
Serenity gets voted "Most Underrated Movie of the Year" in the Golden Schmoes awards run by JoBlo.com. The movie came runner up in a couple of other award categories as well.
Up The Down Slide is a DVD commentary of Firefly's "Ariel" by The One True b!X, webmaster for Big Damn Commentaries. Worth a listen. More...
J. August Richard's "Conviction" premieres tonight. The series airs at 10/9c on NBC.
Notes from the Wasteland: A writers medium. Article about the power of writers in television. Mentions Joss as an example of how the quality of a show declines when the head writer leaves.
Serenity DVD (R2) now available in Germany! Special 2 disc limited edition currently #5 at Amazon.de

March 02

Kevin Smith discusses Joss' work from Roseanne to Astonishing X-Men. In this episode of GeekDrome, a podcast/vidcast, two proclaimed-geeks praise Firefly and Serenity to Kevin Smith, famous for the Jay and Silent Bob films as well as "Jersey Girl." More...
Joss On Serenity, Spike And More. Lovely new interview with Joss over at Empire Online.
Lileks continues to watch and comment on Firefly. Some clever commentary and analysis. In short, he likes it. A lot. (About half-way down the page.)
(SPOILER) IDW Solicitations for June. Previews and covers for Angel related comics coming out this June. More...
Review of David Boreanaz's 'These Girls.' He wins over a reviewer who was unimpressed with his work on Angel.
Interview with 'Slither' director James Gunn. He says of Nathan: I think he's a guy who has the chance to be the next Harrison Ford.
60 Seconds with Joss Whedon. Reflection on Buffy, Angel, Firefly and Serenity, Buffyverse straight to DVD movies and what to expect from Wonder Woman all get a mention in this Metro interview with Joss.
Joel Silver gives latest update on Wonder Woman movie. He tells Sci Fi Wire "Hopefully, we'll have a script very soon". Meanwhile Gossip Monkey at Moviehole.net relates a tale of The O.C.'s Mischa Barton giving "good meeting" over the Wonder Woman project. More...
Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses. The draft program for the second Slayage conference is available. More...
Serenity featured on Empire Awards nominations shortlist for best sci/fi fantasy film, and Nathan gets a nod for Best Newcomer. The results will be announced on March 13th
Serenity Role Playing Game Game Master's Screen hits stores. It includes a poster with a floorplan of Serenity (and the RPG's example ship) at a scale for use with miniatures. Take a look at the poster here.
Christian Kane in "24: The Game". The just released "24" game features the likeness and voice of Christian Kane. He is in the trailer and seems to be one of the main bad guys .(Fury influence here?)
An audience with Joss, Summer and Nathan. To celebrate today's release of the Serenity DVD in Germany: here's a previously unseen interview, courtesty of bschnell, from the German press screening last October. (Click on the Firefy icon to access English and German versions of the interview). More...
(SPOILER) My next Buffy person would be Seth Green says Veronica Mars' Rob Thomas in the second part of this iFMagazine interview. Part one has Rob talking about emailing Joss about fan phenomena (contains spoilers for the latter half of Veronica Mars season two).

March 01

Interview with Phina Oruche. The "Footballers Wives" star talks about her new role as Liberty Baker, mentions her stint on Buffy, and also tells us what she thinks on Footballers Wives VS Desperate Housewives. "I thought that Desperate Housewives ripped off Footballers' Wives, personally, I mean, Footballers' Wives have been going longer. I think somebody saw it" More...
James Marsters Online Q&A Announced. Missing those convention Q&A's ? Have you always had a question for James but never had the opportunity to ask? Well, now's your chance! James has agreed to answer five of your questions each and every month!
Some details about first prequel book for SMG's "Southland Tales". "Southland Tales Book 1: Two Roads Diverge" is the first of a series of three prequel books that will lead readers to the point where the movie will begin.
Harry Groener in The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial. Everyone's favorite Mayor will have his play recorded for "The Play's the Thing" broadcast series.
"Slither" set visit. The first installment of JoBlo's visit to Nathan Fillion's new film. Check out the latest one-sheet for the movie over at AICN.



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