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June 01

Video interview: Amy Acker talks about Much Ado About Nothing. As well as some other stuff.

May 31

'Much Ado About Nothing': a DIY film project at the Cole/Whedon home. The L.A. Times profiles Much Ado About Nothing and speaks to Kai, Joss, Amy and Alexis.
Alan Tudyk leaving 'Suburgatory'. He and Rex Lee have not been picked up for next season.
Much Ado About Nothing theater listings in the US. Looks like Roadshow Attractions has heard some of the nudging and opened a page for listing where the film will be playing, starting with its June 7 limited release.
Highlights from last night's Q&A with Joss Whedon. This was held after the Much Ado About Nothing screening at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Joss talked about Shakespeare's female characters, his library ballet, dancing and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..
Much Ado About Nothing out in New York, San Fransisco and Los Angeles on June 7th. It will roll out to the rest of the United States on the 21st. More...
Watch Joss Whedon introduce Serenity at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. This is from yesterday evening. There was a Much Ado About Nothing screening and Q&A before hand.
Top 10 unexpected movie deaths. "Serenity" comes in at 2'15''.
Audiences demand story arcs. Buffy is used as an example of the growing demand for overarching story arcs in genre TV and film. More...
A Whedon alum returns to Arrested Development. Season 4 is now available to stream on Netflix.
Alexis Denisof talks Much Ado, Avengers 2 and How I Met Your Mother. This interview is with PopSugarTV.

May 30

It's Mark Sheppard's birthday! He turns 49 today.
Summer talks about Texan Wind Energy. A short video on YouTube posted by Summer's official fansite (www.summer-glau.net), where Summer talks about her home state's efforts to develop wind energy technology and infrastructure. More...
Jewel Staite in The Killing Season 3. Jewel Staite will be starring in The Killing Season 3 on AMC. Link includes a clip from the new season.
'Much Ado' about a set visit with Joss Whedon's family and friends. Film extra/Whedon family friend Lisa Rosen describes her on-set experience for Written By, the magazine of the Writers Guild of America, West. Alternate text-only link to the story is here.
Another Much Ado About Nothing Q&A in London. Joss Whedon, Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof will be at the Apple Store on Regent Street in London on 11 June.
Top ten Jane Espenson episodes. A selection of Jane's best from Buffy, Firefly, Angel and a few others.
See Mark Ruffalo in "Now You See Me." Presumably the actor who plays Dr. Banner in the Marvelverse will not turn green in this film about stage magic and theft, but he is one of the stars. The film opens May 31 in the U.S.
Joss Whedon talks Quicksilver, Firefly and...Batman? Q and A with Joss after a "Much Ado" screening hosted by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. ETA: Clips of the Q&A can be found here and here.
A clip from Much Ado About Nothing. This footage was originally shown when Joss was on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

May 29

Neil Patrick Harris is the host with the most. Neil Patrick Harris will be hosting the Emmy Awards for the second time on September 22nd. This is in addition to his previously announced hosting gig for the Tony Awards next Sunday (June 9th).
Extended Trailer for Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters. Both Anthony Stewart Head (playing the centaur Chiron) and Nathan Fillion (Hermes) are in the movie. This trailer has a longer scene with Nathan than the earlier trailer.
Dr. Horrible / Calvin & Hobbes Art from Hero Complex Gallery. Artist Alice Lin re-imagines Dr. Horrible and Captain Hammer in this piece from the "Arch Nemesis" gallery show.
Joss Whedon presents the Much Ado About Nothing fan art contest. The Regal Cinemas competition is only open to those in the US (via ComingSoon).
Ron Glass: 'Firefly' fans around the world have 'just kept me soaring'. Interview covers how Glass came to do Sci-Fi after years avoiding it and how he feels about Shepherd Book and Firefly fans.
Jewel Staite guest stars in the 4th season premiere of CTV's The Listener. The new season of the Canadian show premieres tonight (May, 29th) at 10pm, she plays a character named Lori Black.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith #22. It's the second part of the "What You Want, Not What You Need" arc.
Shakespeare, comic books - for Joss Whedon, it's all the same thing. The Village Voice speaks to Joss about Much Ado About Nothing and more.
Mark Ruffalo on returning for 'Avengers 2': 'I'm there'. He tells Hitfix he's signed on for the movie.
Dragged to the Altar. This supercut of forced marriages in sci-fi & fantasy includes Firefly & Dollhouse. More...

May 28

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. gets applause and positive comments from foreign buyers at LA screenings. WorldScreen reports on the Disney presentations held a couple of Sundays ago. And if you didn't know the inspiration for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., you will after reading the article.
(SPOILER) Preview for Buffy Season 9 #22. This issue will be out on the 12th of next month.
Joss is dropping by EW Radio. He's going to stop by for a chat on EW.com's Sirius XM Channel 105 at 10:15 AM EDT tomorrow (May 29th). More...
Michelle Trachtenberg to play Marina Oswald in Killing Kennedy. The National Geographic's two-hour original factual drama will see Michelle speak only Russian and is tied to the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination. More...
Joss talks to Empire Magazine about Avengers 2 and Star Wars. He mentions his excitement for the yet unnamed villain as well as not trying to "top" what he did before.
What if Shakespeare had written for Buffy? SFX has a bit of fun.
Much Ado About Adelaide. Much Ado About Nothing is coming to Adelaide, South Australia for an advanced screening! Tuesday 18 June at Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas at 1830. More...
The fifty greatest Joss Whedon moments. It's click-through heaven.
TV spot released for Much Ado About Nothing. The movie is rated PG-13 in the States.
Kickstarter for Amy Acker movie, "The Energy Specialist". A feature film from budding film-makers, starring Amy Acker, and others was shot in 2000, but was never completed due to lack of finishing funds. Pledge enough and the goal reached, and you can get the DVD, listed in credits, or even an invitation(s) to the premiere. More...

May 27

Emma Bates talks Much Ado About Nothing. She talks about her role of Urusla and how she came be in the movie.
Brief Harry Lennix clip in Man of Steel promo. This is TV spot #7 -- Harry Lennix can be seen around the :20 mark.

May 26

"You have a responsibility to listen to the dissent in yourself" - Joss Whedon's Wesleyan speech. Tor.com provide a transcript of Joss' commencement speech from earlier today. ETA: a video can be found here. Joss also received an honorary doctorate.

May 25

The top ten weirdest Buffy episodes. There were a lot of them.

May 24

Tonight on NBC - Joss Whedon guests on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon'. It should be a lot of fun. ETA: Clips on him on the show can be found here and here, the episode in full can be watched here (US only). Various sites are reporting what Joss said about Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch.
Joss mentioned in Daily Dot story about fandom and Yahoo's purchase of Tumblr. Aja Romano name-drops Joss in her piece arguing for Yahoo to embrace fan norms and practices. More...
Joss speaks to the New York Times about 'Much Ado About Nothing'. It's a handy recap of how he came to film the movie. Plus there's a nice quote about The Avengers 2.
Empire Magazine review of 'Much Ado About Nothing'. They gave the movie four stars out of five and said "Whedon and Shakespeare are a perfect match."
New Melbourne Browncoats giving away "Much Ado" passes. The New Melbourne Browncoats have some double passes to give away to next week's Much Ado About Nothing Advance Screenings in Melbourne and Sydney on Thursday 30 May.
Trailer for 'Don Jon' starring Scarlett Johansson. The film is Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut and releases in the U.S. on October 18th.
Another Much Ado screening gets a Joss Q&A. Joss will be at the Arclight Hollywood for the 7:45pm screening of Much Ado About Nothing on June 7th. ETA: It sold out, so they moved it to a much larger screen, but now it is sold out again!
IGN briefly interviews Joss about Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. The interview took place during the ABC Upfronts, but was just posted today. Joss reinforces that this is a show about "the lives of these people as they're dealing with this super-world."

May 23

David Boreanaz cast in DirecTV Drama 'Full Circle'. Ten episode drama series that also features Kate Walsh, Minka Kelly, Tom Felton, and others. More...
Evan Peters cast as Quicksilver in X-Men:Days Of Future Past. Director Bryan Singer has confirmed the news on his twitter. Joss had already confimed the character for The Avengers. ETA: Hitfix sheds some light on the matter. More...
Saoirse Ronan talks about Joss Whedon and The Avengers. The Mary Sue asked her about that story of her being a prototype for the Scarlet Witch.
Adelaide, Australia to get Much Ado About Nothing in July. Palace Nova Eastend will be showing the movie.
References made to "Buffy" on TV. Someone has compiled various scenes that Buffy has been referenced in from several TV shows, right up until 2013, and put them into a video.
'Much Ado About Nothing' will be shown at the New Zealand International Film Festival. The movie is "confirmed for the full NZIFF tour after premiering in Auckland and Wellington in July".

May 22

Full Trailer for The Crazy Ones. Sarah Michelle Gellar is also singing in it. Official Facebook Page can be found here.
Much Ado About Nothing screening in LA with Joss Whedon and some of the movie cast. It's on June 7th at 5pm.
"Which Buffy Character" is Emma Caulfield. In honor of the 10th Anniversary of Chosen, Emma Caulfield takes a Buffy personality quiz.
Nominations for the 2013 Critics Choice Television Awards. Simon Helberg, Patton Oswalt, and Sarah Paulson are all nominated this year.
Joss will be taking part in BAFTA's Life In Pictures. It will take place on June 14th.
Advance screenings of Much Ado About Nothing in Melbourne & Sydney. This'll be on May 30th. More...
Brilliant clues hidden in the background of movies. Tony's "That man is playing Galaga!" line may actually have deeper meaning.

May 21

Joss, Amy and Nathan chat about 'Much Ado About Nothing'. This interview was conducted before the screening of Much Ado About Nothing at the 39th Seattle International Film Festival.
Joss Whedon on casting Buffy actors in Agents of S.H.I.E.LD.. Will he? Won't he? Had he even thought about it?
Joss' Twitter account renamed to... what you'd expect his account to be. Our man of purple is now living 140 characters at a time at @JossWhedon. @jossactual is being squatted by unknown parties. More...
Pictures of the Agents of SHIELD cast at the Disney Upfronts. Available from zimbio.com. More...
David Boreanaz's speech at Ithaca College. He was at his alma mater on Sunday to speak at the school's commencement. USA Today has some of the highlights - "You might even get canceled; don't take it personally. Just get back out there. Because you know what? If you make it through season two, they might even give you a spin-off." A full transcript of David's speech can be found on Tumblr.
Slayage calls for papers on The Cabin in the Woods. A special issue of Slayage will focus on "Critical Reflections on The Cabin in the Woods". Proposals are due by June 7.

May 20

Tim Minear returns to Redemptioncast for Angel's "Reunion". The Introcast devoted to watching Buffy and Angel for the first time brings back Angel writer, Tim Minear to discuss season 2, episode 10, "Reunion".
10 things we love about Buffy. The Huffington Post looks back on "Buffy" with a slideshow of 10 things they love about the show.EW adds their own list as well. More...
Sarah Michelle Gellar on the 10th anniversary of Buffy's finale. "I'm incredibly proud of that show -- proud of everybody on it, of what we did... You can't be prouder of that show. It still holds up in reruns and I'm blessed every day ... I've been pretty lucky." There's some quotes from Danny Strong as well.
Tom Hiddleston returns to the Shakespearian stage. He is set to play the title role in a new production of 'Coriolanus' at London's Donmar Warehouse.
It's Tahmoh Penikett's birthday! He's 38 today.
On this day 10 years ago Buffy aired its final episode. Here is a link to the UPN promo for "Chosen".
Don Draper is Angel from Buffy, but without the danger. As part of Slate's "TV Club," discussing last week's episode of Mad Men, writer Paul Ford parallels Don Draper with Angel as the "handsome brute with awful secrets." More...

May 19

SIFF Much Ado About Nothing Panel Q&A. "An excerpt from the Q&A after Much Ado About Nothing; the Seattle International Film Festival's Opening Night Film. Joss Whedon explains why it wasn't bad shooting in his own home and the actors weigh in on their favorite moments of the film".

May 18

Joss Whedon's 'Much Ado About Nothing' kicks off Seattle Film Fest with great fanfare. EW.com covers Thursday's screening in Seattle. A video of the red carpet event featuring interviews with Alexis, Amy, Clark and Joss can be here and some fab pics from the Q&A can be found on Flickr.

May 17

Avengers 2 to shoot in South Africa? This rumor bolsters the notion that Black Panter may be a superhero addition to the sequel.
Joss Whedon talks Quicksilver, the Scarlet Witch and Iron Man's roles in Avengers 2. This interview was conducted at this week's ABC upfronts. Spoilers for the end of Iron Man 3.
Warehouse 13 renewed for fifth and final season. Warehouse 13 has featured quite a few Whedonverse guest stars, such as Jewel Staite, Sean Maher, J August Richards, Amy Acker and James Marsters, plus Anthony Head will be guest starring later in the 4th season.
Joss Whedon talks to TV Fanatic about SHIELD. Short little video interview from the upfronts. Its a bit hard to hear with all the people in the background.

May 16

The ultimate spaceship face-off. Nine famous space vessels (including the smoothest ride in the Verse) face off to see who is the fastest in this article from Slate.com.
Joss Whedon to appear on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' next Friday. He'll be promoting Much Ado About Nothing on the 24th.
Much Ado About Nothing cast on a Seattle morning show. Alexis, Amy and Nathan graced the set of a Seattle morning TV show in advance of tonight's premiere of Much Ado at the Seattle International Film Festival. More...
Scarlett Johansson to make directorial debut. She'll be directing Summer Crossing, an adaptation of Truman Capote's novel.
Entertainment Tonight talk to the S.H.I.E.L.D. cast. There's a video towards the top, they talk to Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton and Elizabeth Henstridge about the show. E! Online also have some nice video interviews. More...
Joss Whedon to speak at the Lincoln Center Film Society (NYC) on May 29. Tickets and details for "An Evening With Joss Whedon" in the link.
Joss Whedon will be at the British Film Institute's 'In Conversation' series on June 12. For tickets and details hit the link.
Drew Goddard in talks to adapt "The Martian". This is an e-book by Andy Weir about the adventures of an astronaut stranded on Mars.
Cover art for Buffy Season 9 Volume 4 'Welcome to the Team' tpb. It's another fab Jo Chen cover. This volume will be out in October.
Jeffrey Bell confirms J. August Richards is NOT playing Luke Cage. His interview with IGN reveals some new stuff about the role and the overall tone of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Hero Complex talks to Joss Whedon and Clark Gregg. The LA Times blog discusses the return of Coulson with our heroes.
How Sarah Michelle Gellar landed her role in 'The Crazy Ones'. She also touches on the possibility of guest starring on Agents of SHIELD.

May 15

"Much Ado About Nothing" screening kicks off the Oscars Outdoors 2013. The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will open its summer movie screenings with "Much Ado About Nothing" on June 5th.
"The Crazy Ones" preview, with Sarah Michelle Gellar. CBS just released the first look at the new comedy.
Jeff Bell profiled By The Science & Entertainment Exchange. Check out The Science & Entertainment Exchange's interview with former "Angel"/now "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." writer Jeff Bell on his writing career and a bit about "S.H.I.E.L.D.." More...
Sarah Michelle Gellar's comedy given prime timeslot. The Crazy Ones, Sarah's new comedy with Robin Williams, is scheduled for Thursday at 9:00 pm.
Who is J. August Richards playing on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.? Let the guessing begin!
Agents of SHIELD cast talks to Access Hollywood. A few short exchanges with some of the actors, in NYC during ABC's upfronts.
First trailer for ABC midseason show Killer Women co-starring Marc Blucas. Also features Tricia Helfer & Michael Trucco from Joss' beloved Battlestar Galactica. More...
12 memorable portrayals Of Dracula. A Buffyverse character makes the list! More...
Amber Benson to star in Neil Gaiman's acting debut. The movie is a vampire love story set in 1940s Los Angeles, was written by Michael Reaves, and will star Neil Gaiman, Amber Benson and Christina Moses. More...
(SPOILER) Angel & Faith # 22 preview pages. CBR has the preview for the next issue of Angel & Faith.
Check out Maurissa's Instagram. There are quite a few photos of SHIELD's cast from yesterday.
Clark Gregg on Agent Coulson's return. "I have a feeling if they killed me off again it would be for good so I'm very careful to read the end of the script every time I get one." More...
Morena Baccarin is going to be a mom. Morena and her husband are expecting their first child together.
Have a meal with Principal Snyder. Armin Shimerman is participating in an online auction benefiting the Antaeus Theatre Company in Los Angeles; he is on the theatre's board. Winner gets choice of lunch or dinner with Mr. Shimerman and Linda Park (of "Star Trek: Enterprise"). Some of the other auction items pertain to "Castle" and "Once Upon a Time."

May 14

Extended trailer for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. It's up on the ABC site. ETA: Now on Facebook. ETA: And on YouTube.
Another short Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. teaser. "Welcome to level 7".
(SPOILER) First pics from the 'Agents of S.H.I.E.LD.' pilot episode. Two from the episode itself, one behind the scenes with Joss. There's a character gallery as well.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to air Tuesdays at 8pm this Fall. A dancing show will be moving out of the way for our agents.
Much Ado About Nothing UK website live, includes details where to see the movie. There's also a bunch more pictures and such on the website.
Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas named showrunners for upcoming new fall drama "Resurrection". This is one of the new shows on ABC, that will join the network's 2013-2014 fall line-up, which also includes "Agents of Shield". Butters and Fazekas worked on Dollhouse during its second season.
"You'll Be Safe Here" - a celebration of geek culture. Can you spot Buffy and Mal? (Via SFX).
'Much Ado About Nothing' gets a 12A certificate in the UK. The movie will be coming out on the 14th of next month.
'Mars Needs Women' - a Firefly essay. This originally appeared in the Serenity Found anthology.
Australian release for Much Ado About Nothing - July 11! It will be a limited release.

May 13

Wil Wheaton writes: "In which Nathan Fillion sweeps Anne Wheaton off her feet". With photographic proof.
Alyson Hannigan on HuffPost Live. A very nice interview. Includes talks about Willow and Tara's relationship and SMG.
(SPOILER) Mark Ruffalo says he will return in The Avengers sequel; addresses recast rumors. I'm starting to think that Deadline article was a bunch of go-se.
Buffy writers reunite for Hollywood Reporter article. This story was first hinted by David Fury on May 4th, there's a picture and a video. More...
Joss Whedon is now on Twitter. As confirmed by Maurissa Tancharoen. More...
SteveVader101 dissects Joss Whedon's brain. This popular YouTube personality examines the unique brand of existentialism, feminism and humanism Whedon uses in his work. More...
Jim Butcher's next book inspired by Firefly. The Author describes the book as "kind of "Hornblower" meets "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen", it's very focused on the characters, with very strong influence from Firefly I think." More...
The full S.H.I.E.L.D. first look TV spot is released. 'Nuff said.
The Rising Tide uncovers the truth about S.H.I.E.L.D.. And the Internet promotion for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. begins.
Other Whedonverse alums' pilots have been picked up too. Harry Lennix (Dollhouse's Boyd) is on NBC's 'The Blacklist', Marc Blucas aka Riley is on 'Killer Women' from ABC and Seth Green (Oz) - on Fox's 'Dads'.

May 12

First look at Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., via Vine. I don't know what else to say about it except: Coulson lives. ETA: YouTube version here.
(SPOILER) Scott Allie podcast interview with Word Ballloon from C2E2. The Scott Allie part starts at 38:34. More...
20 TV Mum's Entertainment Weekly loves. It features the mum of a certain slayer.
Morena Baccarin will appear on next week's The Nerdist. Baccarin will be appearing on the talk show on May 18 with Joe Manganiello.

May 11

QMx is now selling the Browncoats' flag and Mal's dog tags. The dog tags can be found here.
Team Whedon celebrates the S.H.I.E.L.D. pickup with a Vine movie. All this Marvel work may be making Joss tired. More...
ABC renews Castle, Suburgatory, Once Upon a Time, and Grey's Anatomy. Good news for Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, Jane Espenson, and Jesse Williams.
Summer Glau no longer able to attend Ottawa ComicCon. She has made a video apologizing to her fans and supporters.
'Marvel's Agents of SHIELD' OFFICIALLY picked up by ABC! And now it's officially official (for real)! Marvel's Agents of SHIELD has been picked up. Update: EW has the logo, Zap2it the cast photo and ABC the cast photos.

May 10

Alyson Hannigan and Alexis Denisof to attend "secret screening" at SIFF. Tickets on sale Saturday morning, 10:00 AM PDT, for an unspecified film (hence the "secret") as part of Seattle International Film Festival.
"Crazy Ones" picked up by CBS. Sarah Michelle Gellar's comedy series is picked up by CBS. The comedy stars Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar as father and daughter and owners of an ad agency.
Saoirse Ronan rumoured to be the "prototype" for the Scarlet Witch in Avengers 2. Superhero Hype reports on the latest casting gossip for the Avengers sequel.
David Fury confirms his involvement in the return of "24". Fox is looking to bring back "24" as a limited-run series. More...
(SPOILER) Alyson Hannigan talks about the finale of "How I Met Your Mother". She was on the Late Show with David Letterman last night. More...
(SPOILER) Buffy Season 9 covers & solitations for August. Buffy #24 and Angel & Faith #25 which is the final issue of Angel & Faith's side of season 9. Extra warning for the Jeanty and Isaacs covers which could be considered very spoilery.
Neil Patrick Harris to host Tony Awards for fourth time. NPH returns to host the 67th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 9.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. picked up by ABC? So says TV by the Numbers as today's pilot pickups news continue to flurry. Promo to air during the season finale of Once Upon a Time. ETA: FWIW, another outlet has since pulled their own story, it apparently not being official yet, or some such. ETA 2: Jace Lacob tweets: "ABC won’t confirm the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. order at this point." More...

May 09

The CW passes on The Selection. Tony Head was one of the leads and Angel/Dollhouse writers Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain wrote and executive produced the pilot.
Robert Downey Jr: "...the better the writing is, the more annoying it is..." The man who is Tony Stark graces the cover of Off Camera issue #5 and sits down with the host of this magazine/website/podcast/television show, the photographer/director Sam Jones. More...
Nathan Fillion will not be at Wizard World Philadelphia. The website says he "canceled due to a scheduling conflict".
Out this week - Buffy Season 9 Volume 3 'Guarded' tpb. It collects issues 11 to 15.
Tom Lenk and Amber Benson to attend LeakyCon. The event will be held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland from June 27 to 30.

May 08

Writer Joe Hill explains his love for Joss Whedon. The horror novelist and son of Stephen King calls Joss "One of the guiding lights of my generation."
Olivia Williams joins David Cronenberg's new film "Maps to the Stars". She'll play a manipulative mother of a drug addicted child star.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 9 #21. It's the first part of the final arc 'The Core'.

May 07

The Avengers cast versus Marvel Studios. Deadline reports on the behind the scenes (probably now public) negotiations regarding the money the cast would get for the Avengers sequel. ETA Joss has commented on the article.
Watch the trailer for Adam Baldwin's new show 'The Last Ship'. This TNT series will air next year.
The best gateway episode of Buffy. Slate makes the case for 'Earshot', saying that "[it] offers the best of Buffy: human themes explored by way of superhuman phenomena and a skillful latticing of playful comedy with suspenseful misdirection, and moments of heart and vulnerability".
(SPOILER) CBR's Behind Buffy Season 9: Angel & Faith #21. Christos Gage talks about the first issue of the final arc. More...
Serenity Steelbook Blu-ray coming out in the US. Amazon.com has it listed for a release on June 25th. Plus you get three other formats of the movie thrown in for good measure.

May 06

(SPOILER) NPR on Tony Stark as the new Captain America. An interesting discussion of Joss's juxtaposition of the Captain and Tony Stark in Avengers and where Iron Man 3 takes that. More...
Joss Whedon talks about The Avengers and S.H.I.E.L.D.. This is the second part of an interview conducted with Joss at the Glasgow Film Festival back in February. Part one, which focusses on Much Ado About Nothing, can be found here.
Check out the official 'Much Ado About Nothing' website. You've probably already seen the trailer but there's several pics you may not have seen before.
Elisabeth Rohm to be in David O. Russell's next film. David O. Russell was the director of last year's Oscar-winning crowd-pleaser "Silver Linings Playbook". His next film will be called "American Hustle", featuring, among other big name actors and actresses, Kate Lockley herself, Elisabeth Rohm.

May 05

Joss, you beautiful badass. "Characters, characters, characters": a discussion of the directorial panache setting awesome Sir Jossome in a league of his own.
Kevin Feige talks Iron Man 3 and Avengers 2. He says that "the scenes that Joss has of just the characters sitting around and interacting are hilarious and are awesome and are moving and a notch or two above the first movie."
Eliza Dushku to be a guest on the Nerdist. Eliza Dushku will be a guest on tonight's episode of the Nerdist. The show airs tonight at 10pm on BBC America.

May 04

27 Reasons Darla Is The Best Vampire In The Buffyverse. In honor of Julie Benz's 41st birthday, BuzzFeed celebrates the show's most badass female vamp.
David Fury casts Marsters and Landau in his play. David Fury tweets a photo of our favourite deranged vampire couple. More...
Anthony Stewart Head joins NTSF:SD:SUV:: TV Movie. Paul Scheer announced that this summer, Adult Swim will air a TV movie version of NTSF:SD:SUV:: and he released a poster. Doesn't that guy in the top right look like our favorite watcher?

May 03

Alan Tudyk, Adam Baldwin, and Jewel Staite will appear at FandomFest. The event will be held in Louisville, Kentucky from July 26 to 28.
Meet the people making the Firefly RPG. (Also: female artists wanted.) The blog of the official Margaret Weis website offers a look at the people making their officially-licensed Firefly role-playing game. Relatedly, the art director is seeking female artists to balance his team.
Jewel Staite and J. August Richards will appear at Hal-Con. The event will be held at the World Trade & Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia from November 8 to 10.
The Cabin in the Woods now streaming on Netflix. Now you can tell all your friends with Netflix who still haven't seen it that they don't have any excuse.
Netflix's Ted Sarandos on whether he'd revive Buffy and Firefly. Stuff spoke to Ted Sarandos (Netflix's Chief Content Officer) recently and the conversation got onto shows that Netflix might bring back. His answers may surprise some fans.
Christos Gage signing at Golden Apple Comics in Los Angeles. The Angel and Faith writer will be appearing on 5/4/13 for Free Comic Book Day.
Kristen Connolly joins movie adaption of the Stephen King novella "A Good Marriage". She will play the daughter of Joan Allen's main character.
The Man who Lives in a Paris Bridge, Buffy fan. Tangential perhaps, but in the midst of this already fascinating story, the only (apparent) pop culture reference in James B's house is a framed poster of the cover of the Buffy novel, Immortal.

May 02

Robert Downey, Jr. would be open to a cameo on SHIELD! I'm loving how people are talking about Marvel's Agents of SHIELD: they are certainly open to the idea of using more of the Marvel characters in the TV show.
Horrible Poetry 101: Arise and Sing. Fantastic analysis of Dr. Horrible's final song, Everything You Ever.
The horrible secret behind every Stan Lee cameo. "The mustachioed strangers have been at the scene of every disaster and attack since superheroes started showing up."
Doug Petrie joins American Horror Story. According to Tim Minear on Facebook last night, the writer and/or producer on Buffy and Angel (and Professor Normal in Dr. Horrible) joins the FX show, where Minear is a writer and producer, for season three.
Vote in The SFX Awards 2013. The Avengers, The Cabin in the Woods, Joss Whedon, Drew Goddard, Tom Hiddleston, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Loki and SHIELD have been nominated for various categories.
Dichen Lachman starred in last night's CSI episode. Last night, Dichen played a woman who turned out to be much more than she seemed, in a story that became more convoluted as it evolved. And she hits on Nick Stokes.
TV Guide says Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is "an action-packed thrill ride". The show features in their 10 Promising Pilots list.
'Much Ado About Nothing' wins Audience Award at IFFBoston. Independent Film Festival of Boston granted 'Much Ado' with the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature of 2013. More...
Entertainment Weekly confirms Avengers 2 rumour. Remember last week when Joss dropped that bombshell of a hint about who might be appearing in the sequel? Well EW confirms who we all thought it might be. Though Marvel's Kevin Feige says "I'm not confirming or denying. The draft could change six months from now."

May 01

Nathan Fillion joins Ottawa ComicCon but Jonathan Frakes cancels. Fillion joins several previously announced Whedonverse guests, but Frakes will no longer appear at the event.
Sofa Dogs Podcast Commentary for ANGEL: "Darla" with special guest Tim Minear. Due to positive feedback from the listeners and the success of the previous commentary for "Reprise", Tim returns to talk about directing his first episode of Angel, parallel story structure and tying together mythologies from the Buffy episode, "Fool For Love". More...
Nathan Fillion and Morena Baccarin will appear at Fan Expo Canada. The event will be held August 22 to 25 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
10 characters who got more interesting after they died. Fred Burkle makes an appearance on this io9 list.
Much Ado About Nothing screening and Q&A in Los Angeles. The University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts will host a free screening of the film, open to the public, followed by a Q&A with Amy Acker on Tuesday, June 4th, at 7pm.



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