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February 01

Mr Universe to rejoin Harold & Kumar. David Krumholtz has signed up to appear in the sequel to Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle, also returning from the first film, Alyson Hannigan's How I Met Your Mother co-star Neil Patrick Harris.

January 31

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Runaways #25. The first four pages are now up from Joss's first issue. ETA: Preview now taken down.
USA Today: Willow and Tara -TVs first lead lesbian couple. USA Today recognises Willow and Tara (see the chart on the left side) as being TVs probable first lead lesbian couple in this article about the effects of coming out on gay celebrities.
Christian Kane's band Kane wins New Country Artist of the Year for 2006. Voting is over and Kane won with 37.9% of the vote. Update: Offical announcement is on the New Country site now. More...
Moonlight Rising postpones con to 2008. "In light of recent actions and happenings in the Jossverse fandom that it would be for the best to postpone this year's event till 2008."

January 30

Kristen Bell gets asked the ultimate Buffyverse guest star question. On whether she'd want Sarah Michelle Gellar guesting on Veronica Mars, Kristen says "Oh, of course we'd take that! That would be amazing. Yeah!".
(SPOILER) Sundance Interview: Nathan Fillion on Waitress and Firefly. It has an audio transcript you can download. Looks like a pretty good interview. Has spoilers about the movie. So you've been warned. More...
Christopher Moore did intensive research for his latest book on vampires. He watched all seven seasons of "Buffy" and five of "Angel." Moore, a hilarious writer who's latest book, "You Suck," is a sequel to his previous work "Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story," had to do his research. More...
(SPOILER) Fox reveals their programming for the February Sweeps. Includes information for several Whedon cast and crew related shows such as 24, Prison Break, Bones, The OC and Family Guy. ABC has also unveiled their programming for February sweeps, related shows include Greys Anatomy, Ugly Betty and Lost. Beware that the links do contain minor spoilers about upcoming episodes. More...
Rotten Tomatoes talks Turtles, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Rotten Tomatoes previews the new TMNT movie that has SMG voicing the new April O'Neill. The movie hits theaters March 23. More...
Next month celebrate the 10th anniversary of Buffy with Nick Brendon,Juliet Landau and more! They're appearing at the New York Comic Con on the weekend of Feb 23rd-25th.

January 29

Anya in A Valentine Carol. Emma Caulfield is starring in the upcoming Lifetime movie, A Valentine Carol, to air on February 11 at 9pm. More...
"Yes, we liked the show quite a bit when it was called Angel." Zap2it points out the obvious about CBS' latest pilot pickup "Twilight". More...
My week with Whedon on 'The Office'. Pics and an account of Joss on set. "[He] came in and kicked ass". There is no higher praise really. More...
Big Damn Heroes, blueprints, crowds, and a cheerleader. SerenityStuff goes to the FX con in Orlando and meets Ron Glass, Adam Baldwin and Christina Hendricks. See pics of the actors with fan made dolls plus there's an intriguing glimpse of QMX's Serenity blueprints.
Save Tim Minear's Drive: Season 1 to your Netflix movie list. Never too early I say! More...
Brownquote of the Day. It's so gorram clever, cribbed it from Nathan's MySpace page, makes a shiny addition to your page or blog!

January 28

Entertainment Weekly's 10 greatest TV villains. Angelus comes in at no. 3 beating the likes of Twin Peaks' Leland Palmer and The One-Armed Man from The Fugitive. More...
Buffyverse action figures pics from the UK Toy Fair. Bland, almost unrecognisable, representations of Giles, Wes and Faith. The Spike figure isn't too bad though.
Tonight on SciFi - Amber Benson in 'Gryphon'. Tara of Arc fights a mythical winged beast. More...

January 27

Fillion Talks Drive and Lost. Nathan comments on his long-term commitment to Drive and reprising his role in Lost.
(SPOILER) Marti Noxon to Write a Grey's Anatomy Episode. According to the blog, the episode (co-written with series creator Shonda Rhimes) airs in less than a month. Mention is at the bottom of the blog - so, if you didn't see this week's episode and don't want to read any spoilers, you can skip to the last five paragraphs. More...
The Top 5 Most Underappreciated Actors. "The unjustly canceled Firefly should have made Fillion a TV star. The unfortunately unsuccessful Serenity should have made him a movie star". More...
Joss Whedon directing The Office as you read this! Jenna Fischer's myspace blog gushes about Joss and his directing style for an upcoming episode.

January 26

(SPOILER) Tony Head to guest star in animated Doctor Who adventure. But he won't be reprising his scene stealing stint from season 2 of new Who.
AICN covers "Waitress", Nathan mentioned. A short but positive and personal review of the late Adrienne Shelly's "Waitress" at Sundance Film Festival. Nathan's role is mentioned.
They Shoot, He Scores. Interview with Shawn Clement talking about his life and work, including how he got his job on Buffy. "When a friend, actor Anthony Stewart auditioned for the role of Giles," he gave the producers a copy of Clement's "Savage Dragon" demo."
Ron Glass interview from FX Show in Orlando. His nickname was "Big G" back in high school. "In 2002, Ron landed a role as one of the main characters, Shepherd Book, on Joss Whedon's hit sci-fi show Firefly."
"The Invisible Jet Is Confusing". The not so glamorous side of being Wonder Woman. More...

January 25

(SPOILER) Supernatural producer loves Buffy, wants Marsters to guest. Robert Singer tells iFMagazine.com "I never thought I would particularly like Buffy, but my wife got me hooked on it, and I was hooked on him [James]". Amber Benson, Amy Acker and Julie Benz have already guested on the show (interview contains spoilers for upcoming episodes btw).
Michael Muhney proudly considers himself a Browncoat. The Veronica Mars star just finished watching Firefly (thanks to a Backup Bash attendee) and is a newly converted Joss minion.
Brief "Waitress" article and picture from Sundance. The cast talks about the late writer/director/star Adrienne Shelly. Nathan is pictured along with his costars.
Morena Baccarin to guest at Dallas Comic Con. She'll be appearing at the event on March 17th. So good news for Irish Texans.
More Buffy and Firefly at Parkway Speakeasy in Oakland, CA. Thursday, February 16, 9.15pm, the Parkway will be showing three episodes of Buffy, including OMWF. Admission $6. Thursday, March 15, 9.15pm, the Parkway will be showing episodes 4-6 of Firefly. Admission $6.
Happy Birthday to Stephanie Romanov, today.

January 24

Beta version of the Firefly online game ready for 2008? That's what Corey Bridges at Multiverse is hoping for.
(SPOILER) David Boreanaz on the relationships in Bones. There's also some amazing guest star casting news for that show as well. More...
"Waitress" to be featured on "Festival Dailies" on Sundance Channel. This daily half-hour collection of reports on films at Sundance and interviews with filmmakers and cast will include a segment on Waitress on Wednesday 1/24's show (9pm, according to the promo). More...
Steve Brust's LJ entry about Firefly. Just one long sentence in his official LiveJournal, but the comments are longer. There's some give and take with Brust and a few of the comments are pretty revealing. More...
Smulders open to Wonder Woman. In the tradition of naming every brunette actress in Hollywood as the next Wonder Woman, Cobie Smulders of How I Met Your Mother says she'd be open to auditioning for the role. More...
Doug Jones film 'Pan's Labyrinth' is nominated for 6 Oscars. Doug Jones is best known to the Buffyverse as one of the main gentlemen in Hush. Doug plays 2 characters in this film, including Pan, the other character is called Pale Man. More...
Serenity Midnight Screenings 1/26/07 1/27/07 and beyond! Well over a year later, theaters are still screening Serenity. More...
Tonight's Gilmore Girls written by Rebecca Rand Kirshner. The first new Gilmore Girls episode of the year penned by former Buffy scribe Kirshner. More...
Christian Kane Interview at New Country Star website. They talk with Christian Kane and he explains just how important the fans are to him. Also don't forget to vote for Kane as 2006 Artist of the Year at New Country while you're there.

January 23

Exclusive podcast interview with Steven DeKnight. He discusses working on Buffy and Angel, his favorite episodes from the two series, the animated series, and James Marsters, to name a few (11.6 MB download).
New Photos of Alan Tudyk and his "Prelude to a Kiss" cast. There was a photo op on 1/19/07 that featured the cast of the upcoming Broadway play, "Prelude to a Kiss". More...
When Joss Whedon met George Lucas. Mega scifi genre icon crossover heaven! Also at the American Film Institute website, there's a Joss penned tribute to Jack Lemmon. More...
Blade star meets for Wonder Woman. "Jill Wagner, formerly of the short-lived "Blade: The Series", stopped by FlickDirect to talk up her future plans, and mentioned that she's actually met – yeah, 'met' is one better than 'stalked casting director’ or 'have emailed Joss Whedon via his MySpace' – for "Wonder Woman"." More...
Buffy Season 8: "Forgotten Memories" - 40-minute post Chosen episode. First announced more than half year ago, it's really here! While you wait for Joss Whedon's Buffy Season 8, why not try Emma Paige Langley's version of a continuation of Buffy post-"Chosen" first. It may not be canon but it's fun (77MB download). More...
The first Astonishing X-Men figure is out, and it's Emma. Hasbro has released the first figure based on Joss Whedon and John Cassaday’s Astonishing X-Men designs, with (reportedly) more to come. Here's a review, and it's not wildly impressed while still remaining cautiously optimistic, a neat trick that.
Robbie is the vampire layer. If you scroll down to read the story, you'll see that Buffy's sister is all grown up and rumored to be dating Robbie "ex Take That" Williams.
(SPOILER) Vampire Puppets. Teaser for the new comic, Spike: Shadow Puppets, by Brian Lynch and Franco Urro. Looks like it's slated for a May 2007 release. More...

January 22

Keith R.A. DeCandido's online Q&A is now posted to SaveAngel.org. KRAD talks Blackout and more. More...
Nathan Fillion attends premiere of "Waitress" at Sundance Film Festival. After appearing at the premiere of "Smokin' Aces" on Thursday (the day filming on "Drive" began) and at the Winter TCA tour yesterday to talk to the press about "Drive," Nathan Fillion's great week continues today (Sunday 1/21) in Park City, UT, where the late Adrienne Shelly's film "Waitress" (co-starring Nathan) makes its premiere. And the movie has been picked by Fox Searchlight. More...
Steven DeKnight has brought 'Justice' to Smallville. He wrote and directed this latest episode and took a shooting page from the Buffy/Angel playbook. The writer points out, the episode "delivered exactly what we’d want from the Justice League, complete with Buffyesque 'hero walk'." More...
Three cancelled shows that could be worth watching on DVD. Article talks about "the very best of the very cancelled" availible on DVD. Including Wonderfalls, Greg the Bunny, and also mentions the DVD success of Firefly and Family Guy. It's good to see some people still keeping Wonderfalls alive.
Did Joss Whedon start a killing trend in television? SyFy article wonders if the rescent trend of killing main characters might have been influenced by Joss. "'Lost' star Josh Holloway said that he and the rest of the cast constantly live with the knowledge that no one is untouchable on the show." More...
The Clicker does it 'Once More With Feeling'. The article's writer was inspired by the 'Scrubs' episode to look back at other muscial tv episodes and break down the concept of why they worked.
Marti Noxon now on Grey's Anatomy. If you watched the credits from last week's episode, you'd have seen that she's now a consulting producer for the show. More...
Moonlight Rising schedules Jewel Staite and Armin Shimerman as guests along with other Whedon 'verse stars: Michael Bailey Smith, Elisabeth Rohm, Jonathan Woodward, and Ken Feinberg. Writers Jim Butcher and Carol Davis are also scheduled to appear. More...
Review of 'Dresden Files', draws comparisons to Buffy and Angel. USAToday.com reviews the supernatural sleuth series from the SCIFI channel, praises BtVS and Angel.
NYT reviews "Waitress". Loving (yes, also lovely, but I think the word loving is appropriate here) review-cum-obit of director Adrienne Shelly in the NYT. Mentions Nathan. Registration required, but painless.

January 21

(SPOILER) The report!?! Oops! The Video Game Museum presents the (pretty funny) ending to the Buffy videogame "Wrath of the Darkhul King" for the GBA. Nice read for those who don't have the game or were unable to finish it. More...
Check out promo pics from "Drive". Also includes some pictures from FOX' TCA presentation. Sadly, Amy Acker is MIA from the pictures.
Spend a 'Summer Knight' listening to James Marsters. The new audiobook from Jim Butcher's Dresden series as read by James Marsters is now up for pre-order. If you cannot wait to hear it, they have put up 3 chapters you can download.
(SPOILER) Jewel Staite speaks. About a lot of things actually: her movie "The Tribe", Firefly and Serenity, kissing Sean Maher, Wonder Woman, The X-Files, Stargate Atlantis (hence the spoiler tag) and lots more. It's a very enjoyable interview. More...

January 20

A.P. Sing-a-Long story. Another story on the Buffy "Once More With Feeling" Sing-a-Longs, this time focusing on the New York-based shows. Includes video footage of the show and some comments and sound clips from Joss.
Investigating Firefly and Serenity. A collection of 'Verse essays coming soon. Read the proposed table of contents over at Slayage.
Nathan Fillion video interview on IESB.net. Mentions the future of Firefly, the first day of shooting on Drive, working with Amy Acker, and Flanvention/B3 (sort of).

January 19

'Day Break' to resurface online, dates announced. ABC has finally announced when they plan to upload the remaining episodes of the show starring Adam Baldwin. More...
Jewel Staite (Kaylee) signed the Ariel Ambulance! "Shiny Ride". Awwww, she drew a heart too! More...

January 18

"Scrubs" creator a huge fan of "Buffy". Bill Lawrence describes his love for "Buffy" and how it has influenced "Scrubs." Comments are about half way through the page.
Brisco Firefly Jr.? The opening credits to Brisco County Jr. with an awfully familiar theme tune. It works surprisingly well. More...
Amy Acker joins Drive. She will play Kathryn Tully.
Backup Bash financial report. Since WHEDONesque was one of the places where people were asking how to donate to Backup Bash when Flan 2 was cancelled, figured you all might like to see what the B3 organizers reported on Wednesday, and where all the money came from. More...
IMDB reports that Serenity in HD has now been pirated. After the HD hack by Muslix64, the HD version of Serenity is now on internet Bit torrent sites.
Tony Head coming to Sydney - exclusive concert for fans! The Hub Productions is holding a convention in Sydney, Australia featuring Tony. He'll also be performing an exclusive concert! More...

January 17

Buffy makes it into today's crossword. If you're bored at work and feel like completing today's LA Times crossword, you should at least be able to figure out 65-across after a little thinking.
Author Interview: Deborah Wilson Overstreet - Declares Joss Whedon a modern-day Shakespeare. Lots of Buffy mentions in this interview with the author of "Not Your Mother's Vampire: Vampires in Young Adult Fiction" More...
(SPOILER) New York Daily News compares "Scrubs" musical episode with "OMWF". "In terms of delivering a special musical episode, nothing matches the excellence of Joss Whedon's "Once More With Feeling" musical episode of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." Tomorrow night, though, "Scrubs" comes impressively close." It contains plot details and spoilers for the episode. More...
Fox announces Spring line up. There's the end date for the current season for Wentworth Miller's "Prison Break", return date for Gina Torres' "Standoff" and official confirmation on start date for Tim Minear and Nathan Fillion's "Drive". David Boreanaz's "Bones", D. B. Woodside and David Fury's "24", Melinda Clarke's "The OC" and Seth Green's "Family Guy" are all also mentioned.
Christian Kane thanks the fans for voting for his band via video. Currently in the studio recording their new album, Chistian took time out to send a video thank you to the fans that voted in the New Country Star poll and made them Band of the Year 2006. More...

January 16

Serenity mini-series was the 4th top selling graphic novel of 2006. So when Dark Horse's Scott Allie said "we've had to reprint four times in just a year", he really wasn't kidding. Astonishing X-Men featured highly in the Top 100 Comics of 2006 as well.
(SPOILER) Marvel April Solicitations. Including Runaways #25, Astonishing X-Men #22 (no cover, unfortunately) and for those hoping to catch up on Runaways before Joss's arrival, the Runaways vol.3 oversized hardcover. More...
'Ask Seth' on Seth Green's Offical Site. Want to ask Seth Green a question that has been burning in you head for awhile or do you want to read the question other's have asked along with his Greeny answers. Well his offical site is now giving you the opportunity to do that.
Pulled ABC "Day Break," ... to See Light Again Online. Good news for all the Jayne fans! More...
Astonishing X-Men Vol. 3: Torn will be in stores 1/31/07. As posted on Marvel.com, you'll be able to buy Astonishing X-Men Vol. 3 (issues 13-18) on the 31st. Amazon still had no date indicated with pre-order.
It's Official - Booster Events is Closing up Shop! There is a brief note on their website saying the website will be shut down as of January 18th.
Global Sci-Fi Charity Event! A global event. Wish it involved our favorite other solar system...oh wait it does. More...
New Season of '24', brings in more former verse guest into the fold. This time around Eric Balfour (Jessie from BtVS) re-joins the cast and DB Woodside as a series regulars. 24 had it's premiere this past Sunday and Monday night. Tick-Tock only 20 hours left. More...
"Drive" to air on Mondays before "24"? The latest rumor from "a reliable source" is that "Drive" will premiere April 15th with two eps back-to-back, then go to airing Mondays at 8:00 PM, which would make it the lead-in to "24". And Variety has confirmed the airdate. ETA:View the new Drive promo here. More...

January 15

'How I Met Your Mother' is not a traditional sitcom. "It's definitely ... a lot easier than a one-hour [show], but it's a lot harder than a traditional sitcom," says Alyson Hannigan. Article refers to the show as a "single-camera" comedy hybrid and talks about the new breed of comedies being offered, focusing on Aly's show in particular.
James Marsters latest Q&A. James talks about what he and Sarah did on 9-11 and Kathy Bates, among other things.
"Master Whedon, again we salute you." James Moran, writer of Severance, uses Serenity as an example of how to introduce a large cast quickly and effectively.
Amber Benson film racing into theatres in March 2007. The film 'Race you to the Bottom' staring Amber has been touring the festivals this the past year. Now it has been picked up for theatrical release. More...
Boreanaz in 'Suffering Man's Charity' premieres at the South by Southwest Film Festival. The Alan Cumming directed film, co-staring David will be shown this March at the Austin, Texas film festival. More...
Lost producer invokes Whedon. Carlton Cuse tells a Joss anecdote when talking about the trickiness of expectations for shows like Lost.
Jhiera from AtS episode "She" is Bai. The Angel guest-star, Bai Ling, talks about her sexual experiences, preferences, etc. Juicy stuff. ;).
Another newcomer tries on the lasso and boots. Stuff On My Cat gets into the Wonder Woman act.
Nicholas Brendon's Fire Serpent to air Feb. 24th. From Nick's site: Nick's next TV project, formerly titled Alien Fire has been renamed Fire Serpent It will air Saturday, Feb. 24, on the SciFi Channel. The network has posted a synopsis of the movie. More...

January 14

'Will the Vampire People Please Leave the Lobby?' available for pre-order. Book by Whedonesque's own Allyson about her life in online and offline Whedonverse fandom is due in August 2007. More...
HD-DVD copy protection cracked - with Serenity. A few weeks ago, somebody cracked HD-DVD, but didn't release the 'keys' needed, but hinted about them - including the word "Reaver". They're now available, so discs can be copied. The title which was first used to break the keys and encryption? Serenity. More...
An interview with Astonishing X-Men's Laura Martin. Everything you wanted to know about being a colorist and more. There's very nice tidbits about Astonishing X-Men #19.
Jewel answers some questions. Jewel posts a new MySpace blog and answers some of the questions she's been getting. Features appearances by Vegas, half-siblings, dogs. Also: She is considering attending the Browncoat Cruise.
In Real Life - A documentary about Bronzers; the residents of the official BtVS/Angel message board. Ten years ago (yikes!) The Bronze opened and the first BtVS fans found each other online. This documentary explores the real life, life long relationships that grew from the board and spilled over into "Real Life." More...
Sarah Michelle Gellar's stringent requirements. On her website, Jo Chen posts the pencil sketches she did to audition for the Buffy Season 8 covers... and suggests that SMG had some say in the use of her likeness.

January 13

(SPOILER) Witchy, witchy wallpapers. The Buffy Zone has a very witchy wallpaper available for download--posibly taken from the #3 cover. I have a new appreciation for Jo Chen now. Also available are wallpapers of the #1-2 covers. Spoilers if you consider covers to be such. More...
"Drive" recasting complete. Now starring Richard Brooks and Dylan Baker among others.
Charisma vs. Morena - results of the Wizard Wonder Woman poll. It was a pretty clear cut victory for one of the actresses (spoilers for Veronica Mars S3 Ep 1 btw). And Wizard Universe are currently running another comic book casting poll where Nathan Fillion is one of the choices for who should play Green Lantern.
Coming soon - Serenity Blueprints. QMX are promising blueprints which "will be *the* definitive resource on Serenity's design, layout and systems". And get this, they'll be created by two of the Serenity movie designers, Geoffrey Mandel and Tim Earls.
(SPOILER) Running in a different direction. Marvel reveals solicit and (spoilerish) cover for Joss's Runaways #25. More...

January 12

Eliza Dushku in IMDB poll today. Vote for more big screen appearances for Eliza in today's poll (which is now closed btw). More...
Nobody gets rich, everybody gets paid. Very intriguing article about US networks by John Rogers at his Kung Fu Monkey blog. He puts a different spin on Angel's cancellation and there's a Joss Whedon mention as well. More...
2006 at the Movies Part II: Bottom Ten. Alyson Hannigan's movie Date Movie ranked 2 out of all of the movies in 2006. Sarah Michelle Gellar's Return is mentioned as well.

January 11

The Serenity DVD needs your vote at DVD Reviewer! In the category of "best disc of the year". More...
Happy Birthday To Marc Blucas who is 35 today.
Imposters, iPhones, and Jewel Staite. So even though I am not a member of Nathan's myspace, I click view more on his new blog. Just checking ya know. Well, everybody can read it. More...
Magic Shop girl! Michelle's line of jewellery. What did you think Dawnie did with all those pieces she stole from the Magic Shop? More...
Jewel Staite joins the fun at MySpace. No doubt inspired by Nathan Fillion (and by Whedonesque of course), Ms. Staite has created a public MySpace page to battle the scourge of imposters.
Nathan Fillion to participate in environmental charity. Nathan Fillion and his White Noise: The Light costar, Katee Sackhoff,will be participating in Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s Celebrity Sports Invitational, an annual environmental charity event. More...
Runaways 23 Released Today. The penultimate issue by BKV includes a joss whedon/wil wheaton joke in the letters page. More...
Angel writing duo involved in ABC pilot for "Women's Murder Club". Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain who were responsible for such fine episodes as "Souless" and "Shiny Happy People" will write the pilot treatment for ABC from the James Patterson novel series (Second Bullet item in the article).
Gail Berman to leave Paramount Pictures. One of the driving forces behind bringing 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' to TV is 'negotiating a separation settlement' to leave her position as the current president of Paramount Pictures. Gail is credited as an exec producer on both Buffy and Angel.
NBC Universal confirm that Joss Whedon will direct 'The Office'. Popwatch at Entertainment Weekly has the details.
Doug Jones interview on Ain't it cool news. Doug Jones talks about Pan's Labyrinth , Hellboy, Fantastic four sequel, and working on the Buffy episode "Hush".

January 10

(SPOILER) "Angel: Auld Lang Syne #3" Is Out Today. The issue with the major smack-down between Spike and Angel. More...
Details on QMX's Serenity replica. "She'll be approximately 20" long, will feature the blue/grey deco and detailing as seen in Serenity, and will basically rule the display shelf in your home". More...
A Guide to Werewolves. Oz was the coolest of the lot.
MSNBC reports 'Buffy's sister' has heated run in with Lindsay Lohan. Can't she 'wake up on fire' too? More...
FOX position Drive as mid-season front runner. A press release states "Drive is scheduled to premiere on Thursday, March 1, 2007 on the FOX Broadcasting Network." ETA: However it has been confirmed that this is not the start date.
D.B. Woodside on Larry King Live tonight with the cast of "24". More...
Joss has written two issues of Runaways so far. In Brian K. Vaughan's latest blog on MySpace he talks (briefly) about his final issue on Runaways and Joss's takeover. More...

January 09

Farpoint loses Summer, gains Ron. Alas, Summer Glau has a commitment precluding her from attending the Baltimore-based Farpoint, where she was previously slated. Ron Glass will be taking her place. The convention is Feb 16-18. More...
(SPOILER) Buffy #2 comic book cover art revealed. And there's plot info for the second issue as well. This'll be out on April 4th. More...
Serenity Saturdays in Telford, PA start this weekend! Wish my library was cool enough--I mean shiny enough to show Firefly episodes, The River Tam Sessions and Serenity.
Sean Maher's wonderful independent movie Living 'til the End is finally being released on DVD on January 23rd.It can also be pre-ordered from amazon.com or amazon.ca. More...
Letter of Thanks to the Multimedia Project's for their donation. "Back in November, the site closed down after raising enough money to supply DVDs to all the remaining libraries on our waiting list. Well, we had $450 in extra money raised that was donated to the LA Foodbank." For more on the donation click over to the flickr thread. More...
BTVSFigs' Ask DST 46 confirms that the Initiative Xander figure will be coming out after all, and the Giles and Faith figures should be in stores within a month, among other things.
Firefly online game company post about Firefly. Roughly, it charts their experience of going to the big launch at Flanvention 2, and what actually happened that weekend. Anybody wanting to get involved in the creation of the game can do so. More...
Serenity in Cake Form. Charm City Cakes, which has a show on the Food Network, features a Serenity-shaped cake on their Web site. More...

January 08

Joss Whedon to direct an episode of 'The Office'? A curious rumour surfaces over at the Televisionary blog.
Joss gets picked as an ideal mate in poll. He features alongside the likes of Cary Grant and Clark Gable. Tampa Bay women described Joss as "Witty, bright, a feminist, creates strong female characters". More...
Happy Birthday to Amber Benson who is thirty today. More...
(SPOILER) Tim Minear talks Drive in Entertainment Weekly's Winter TV Preview special.
Serenity charity screenings for June 23rd 2007. So far there's plans for 33 screenings in over 6 countries and it's only January! More...
Fox Television: The Two-Hit Wonder, Maybe Three. Firefly and Whedonesque get mentions in this all too true SyFriday article by Michael Hinman. More...
More Angel promos from SciFi UK. Relive seasons 3 and 4 with some Dark Wes and Lilah trailers and more. More...
"Happily N'Ever After" opens with an estimated 6.8 million according to BoxOfficeMojo.com in sixth place for the weekend. The tally will likely go down further when all the figures come in. Fits in line with people being tired of animation movies I would guess.
A Local Life: Pierce Askegren. A nice extended story in today's Washington Post about the author of the Buffy novel After Image.

January 07

Actress "linked" with Wonder Woman role. In an unprecedented move, a movie website has printed a rumour about the casting for Wonder Woman.
Summer Glau at FarpointCon 2007, Feb. 16th-18th. A confessed Star Trek Fan, Summer Glau will be the Guest of Honor at FarpointCon 2007 in Hunt Valley MD, Feb 16th-18th. This is described as a "Sci/Fi Media Con" as opposed to a StarTrek Con (Though it is, for the most part). Among the Guest list are a great many authors, including our own Keith R. A. DeCandido, author of the Serenity Novelization. More...
New Eliza Dushku video interview from the set of her new movie. Eliza is interviewed from the set of her currently shooting film,"Open Graves." More...
Tom Lenk will appear in Jim Carrey thriller. Found this film today at IMDb. The one user comment indicated they thought Jim Carrey was strong in this film by Lost Boys director Joel Schumacher. Tom plays a bookstore clerk. You can also view the official site Here, though it doesn't seem to provide much at this time except kicky atmostphere. You can also view the trailer. The film releases in the U.S., what else, 2/23/07.

January 06

Gina Torres expecting a baby. Congrats to her and husband Laurence Fishburne, who are expecting their first child this summer :)
(SPOILER) White Noise: The Light--Firefly reference left in! A review at the White Noise fan site points out the reference. Also for myspacers, Nathan has a new blog up. "Station Identification." More...
Seth Green videos from the Secret Policeman's Ball. Seth preformed in a few skits at the Amnesty International event. The one linked above is with Chevy Chase and then there's another one called Murder at the Manor.
(SPOILER) Dark Horse's preview for the Buffy #1 comic book. Bigger pics than the ones that accompanied the Joss Whedon TV Guide interview last month.
MWC's Picks for Best/Worst Figures of 2006. Our Cordy Chase gets double mention for best and worst female action figure of last year. Includes the line: "to take a woman that's real, truly beautiful, and half nekkid, and turn her into the shaved butt of an ugly dog, - that's a crime." More...
(SPOILER) Spike:Asylum #5 Advanced Review From Fractal Matter. A review of this month's concluding issue of Spike:Asylum from Brian Lynch and Franco Urru. More...
Amazon.com 50% off sale on FOX TV dvds. This includes the Angel and Buffy slim-sets, and the price works out to $20 a pop. More...

January 05

Linwood to star in Wicked in LA! John Rubinstein (Wolfram and Hart's President of Special Projects Division in Angel) and Carole Kane Set for L.A. Wicked... More...
I once shot a man in Reno... xkcd shows how much the cancellation of a Joss series can affect someone, just as long as it rhymes with die...
The reviews are in for SMG's Happily Never After, which opens this Friday. "There's little else so original and inspired in this by-the-storybook affair, and the German studio's computer animation looks state-of-the-art from five or ten years ago. But in the right context, we may have here a fabulous cult classic." More...
Serenity flies again for 11 seconds. Fans are experimenting with producing Zoic style special effects using their home PCs, using a budget of $0. There's two more attempts here and here. More...
Buffy is an "Entertainment Weekly Big Event for 07". Buffy Season 8 comic checks in at number 8 on the Top 20 Big Events EW anxiously awaits in 2007.
(SPOILER) White Noise: The Light review from The Scotsman. It's the first review of the movie, and quite spoilerific. They didn't like it. The Metro also review it, and didn't like it (also spoilers).

January 04

Once More With Feeling screenings. A site with lots of information about the Once More With Feeling screenings that are spreading through the country. Support the Buffy revolution!!! More...
(SPOILER) Second-Rate Letters Page. The letters page in Peter "Spike Vs Dracula" David's X-Factor #13 (now published online in the X-Blog on Marvel.com) brings up Serenity to argue a point. Serenity wins all arguments. (Spoilers for X-Factor #1-12.) More...
Live podcast with 'Firefly' VFX artist Lee Stringer Jan. 7. Got a question for effects artist Lee Stringer ("Serenity," "Firefly," "Angel," "Battlestar Galactica")? On Sunday, Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. (Eastern), Geekza.com will take your queries during a live Talkshoe.com podcast. (A free Talkshoe account is required to participate). More...
Second Trailer for White Noise: The Light. This one features Nathan Fillion (no dialog) and you see Katee Sackhoff. A much better trailer than the first one.
The Hot Stars of 2007. And they picked Nathan Fillion! Hey, "His second major leading role in a film " is White Noise: The Light??? What about SLiTHER? I'm telling SLiTHER Director James Gunn. edit: The article has been corrected to mention SLiTHER. Whoo-hoo! More...
Angel director directing Australian horror movie. The director of 'Over the Rainbow' grabs the megaphone for the upcoming 'Worst Nightmare'.

January 03

It's back - Dark Horse's Buffy Zone returns. And to kick it all off, there's a wonderful insight from Scott Allie on how the Buffy season 8 comic book came to be. More...
Bellflower: A Firefly Fanfilm. Currently in pre-production. More...
And don't forget about K. Todd.... Our Mr. Trick is still on tour with Wicked, playing Dr. Dillamond. More...
The 76th Independent Battalion to march on Dragon*con.. Formed as a Browncoat version of the massive 501st Legion, they will be marching at Dragon*Con 2007 in full costume. More...
Wash on the Great White Way. Alan Tudyk will return to Broadway in March for the Roundabout Theater's revival of Prelude to a Kiss. More...
Long Island Buffy Sing-Along Tonight! Tonight, Wednesday January 3rd, there will be a screening of Once More with Feeling at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, New York. Festivities begin at 7:30pm. More...
"It's the End of the World ... Again! Why Buffy Still Matters" 2007 Mini-Con Schedule Posted. A number of papers on a variety of interesting (and some possibly controversial?) topics are listed to be presented, with at least three looking to focus on Spike exclusively. More...
Jason Palmer's Shepherd Book print is now available. Shepherd Book is the fourth print to be released in the limited edition series. Already available are Mal, Zoe, River and Kaylee. Coming soon are Jayne, Wash, Inara, Simon and Serenity. An Operative print will also be available, but only when you order the complete set. More...

January 02

Details about the January fundraiser for the "Star for Joss" campaign. And you can also read the letter of agreement from Joss on the calendar page.
The Buffy Summers premium format figure - a study in progress. A behind the scenes look at Sideshow's Collectibles Buffy figure (perhaps not safe for work - really). There's some wax portrait pics of their Buffyverse 12" action figures as well. More...
First Look at the Silver Surfer. The teaser trailer is a first look at Silver Surfer in motion, played by Doug Jones, our favorite creepy Gentleman. More...
Buffy Sing-Along in Chicago!!! Come check out Once More With Feeling on the big screen at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago next Friday, January 12th and Saturday, January 13th. Both shows start at 11:55 pm. Tickets are $12 and are available via phone or online. More...
Drivefans.com Launches! For all your Drive fandom needs. Obviously, not much about the show just yet, but basically everything available is right there in one convenient spot.

January 01

George Lucas has seen Firefly. How cool is that? More...



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