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October 01

Greater union brings Cabin In The Woods back for long weekend screenings in Aus. WA, SA, QLD, and NSW will be holding screenings as selected cinemas stay open 24/7 over the October long weekend. A great chance to catch the movie on the big screen, and the first time it has screened in a mainstream cinema chain (at least in SA)

September 30

Watch exclusive clips from Much Ado About Nothing commentary. Total Film has three clips from the director's commentary of Joss discussing the movie.
The most brutal endings of SF & Fantasy. Angel gets a nod. Spoilers for a bunch of shows. Another list of a similar nature can be found here.
University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business Interviews Felicia Day. Knowledge@Wharton discusses Creativity and Building a Business on the Web. More...
(SPOILER) Amy Acker talks about the new season of 'Person of Interest'. She talks about Root's arc for the season, her biggest episode of the season (so far), and more.
The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith Podcast interviews Shawn Ryan and Jane Espenson. The Podcast includes interviews with other TV writers during WGA 101 Best Written TV Series announcement event last June and also the Panel discussions conducted during the event. More...
IFC orders 'Garfunkel & Oates' pilot to series. The comedy pilot, starring comedy duo, Whedon alum Riki Lindhome (Garfunkel), Joss' "Scary Smash" co-star Kate Micucci (Oates) will join the cable network's roster of scripted originals to premiere in 2014. More...
(SPOILER) SFX reviews Agents of SHIELD pilot. "This pilot has wit and character blended with action scenes and some high-tech gadgetry for the sci-fans among us."
Empire interviews Agent Coulson. Very nice interview with Son of Coul, nothing spoilery.
Ming-Na Wen goes badass on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. In this latest interview to TV Guide, she talks about being a vet among a cast of newcomers, the secrecy behind the show and the work regimen.
"Whedon's World' - a Much Ado About Nothing infographic. This is for anyone who wasn't sure where they'd seen the actors in Much Ado before (well kinda, there are some glaring errors).
A Dollhouse trivia question dilemna - can you remember? To get 10 cents off your order, all you have to do is know what the names are of Victor and Sierra's real personalities. However...
James Spader on playing Ultron - "I think it'll be a lot fun". More comments from him about the Avengers sequel can be found in this interview with Inquirer Entertainment.
Reed Diamond on Culturally Fixated podcast. A podcast with the likeable Reed Diamond talking twitter and Much Ado.
(SPOILER) ABC say to stick through the end credits for episode 2 of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. There's also a new teaser trailer.

September 29

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is CTV's most watched premiere in almost a decade with 1 in 3 Canadians watching in key demographics. Meanwhile in the US the show rose to a 6.48 rating in 18-49 with DVR, making it the biggest recorded show of the season to date and #1 show with 18-49 year olds.
Much Ado About Nothing U.S. theater listing for the week of 09/27/13. Showing in 8 cities in the U.S. and 1 city in Canada. More...

September 28

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is Channel 4 UK's biggest drama launch of the year. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. also "drew the largest share of 16-34 year olds from 8-9pm last night with a 27% share".

September 27

(SPOILER) Watch a clip from the next episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. You'll find out how the rest of the episode plays out next Tuesday.
Tom Hiddleston on why he loves Much Ado About Nothing. An AV Club feature where they interview people in pop culture about the stuff they get fannish about. Hiddleston chooses to elaborate on why he loves Shakespeare and that play in particular. More...
'Suspected extraordinary activity' - Agents of SHIELD premieres in the UK tonight. Channel 4's publicity stunt for the show is certainly getting a bit of attention on the various social media sites.
'The Crazy Ones' premieres big. Better numbers than 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' in total viewers.
(SPOILER) Marvel's press release for the fourth episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. This would be the second Whedonverse episode to be directed by a Star Trek actor.
Five Can't Stop the Serenity charity events this weekend. Lots of fun to be had in Atlanta, Leeds UK, Madison, Pittsburgh and Toronto: Serenity, Dr. Horrible, "Hammer vs. Horrible" something and build your own freezeray. More...
Charisma Carpenter to Guest-Star on Blue Bloods. Her episode is slated for November.
Patton Oswalt to guest on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'. The episode will air later this year.
Sarah Michelle Gellar returns to TV with The Crazy Ones. SMG talks about her role and working with Robin Williams.

September 26

(SPOILER) 18 of the most Whedon-y moments from "S.H.I.E.L.D." A fun little .gif list from buzzfeed.
(SPOILER) Go undercover with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s hidden details. Comic Book Resources has a look at the attention to detail in the AoS premiere.
'The Crazy Ones' raises an important question: what happened to Sarah Michelle Gellar's career? Pop culture critic Alyssa Rosenberg asks, "Why can’t television find something great for Sarah Michelle Gellar to do?" and explores our Slayer's post-"Chosen" projects while musing about what kind of role might best suit her talents.
(SPOILER) The biggest unanswered questions from the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot. Via io9.
(SPOILER) Promo pics for the next two episodes of Agents of SHIELD. First up is 15 pics from "0-8-4" and here's here 24 pics from "The Asset".
The Avengers: Age of Ultron Comic-Con footage appears online (in HD). First high quality version of this teaser footage that premiered a few months back.
(SPOILER) Jim Steranko reviews Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot for Hollywood Reporter. This will be a weekly feature with the legendary SHIELD comic creator. More...

September 25

ABC to repeat "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." on Thursday at 8pm. If you missed Tuesday's premiere (or forgot to DVR it), here's your chance to see it again.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ratings - opens big, this fall's biggest drama. The "ratings a Hulk smash".
(SPOILER) Promo for next week's episode of Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Though there does seem to be footage from other episodes in the trailer. Anyhow the second episode is called "0-8-4".
Watch part of the 'Bus Ado' extra from the Much Ado About Nothing DVD/Blu-ray. The movie is currently available on VOD and will be out in DVD and Blu-ray on next month.
TWoP thinks that other Whedonverse actors deserve their own shows. Television Without Pity states, "Here's to hoping that Clark Gregg getting leading man status on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. means even more Whedon alums will be back in the spotlight."
12 Signs It's a Joss Whedon Project. EW slide show: "Strong women? Self-aware dialogue? We ID the geek auteur's signature moves to look for in 'Agents of SHIELD.'"
(SPOILER) Discuss the first episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. The first episode is titled "Pilot" and was written by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen and directed by Joss Whedon.
Clare Kramer and Ray Wise in the Trailer for "Big Ass Spider". Hits theaters and VOD on October 18th.

September 24

Tony Head joins 'Dominion' pilot. The Syfy show is based on the movie 'Legion'.
Join Whedonesque to talk about the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premiere. Registration is open.
Listen to the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. theme. As revealed by the composer Bear McCreary.
Entertainment Weekly publishes full Joss Whedon interview online. It's a good one.
Ming-Na Wen discusses Melinda May. Nice interview with TVLine about her character Melinda May and auditioning for the role. Elizabeth Henstridge is also interviewed about the show in general over at Give Me My Remote
TV Guide interviews Jed and Maurissa about Agents of SHIELD. A great interview including their approach to this universe, about a "database that shows them properties they can and can't touch" and an official confirmation about existent episode order. There's also a mildly spoilery interview with them from CBR, a interview to The Hollywood Reporter in which they address that recent Defamer report, and this piece from Blastr where they mention a big theme of season 1. Related, here's TV Guide's Matt Rousch brief review. More...
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premieres today, here's the latest epic trailer. Featuring new footage, this trailer made its debut on ESPN. And good luck for the show tonight!
Harry Lennix talks The Blacklist & what happened to Boyd in Dollhouse. Lennix talks about his new series The Blacklist, along with the twists in his Boyd Langton character on Dollhouse.

September 23

M.A.O.S. Declassified: Episode 1. Looks like ABC/Marvel is doing a weekly recap/behind-the-scenes/commentary web series for Agents of SHIELD.
ABC News goes behind the scenes of Agents of SHIELD. Cameron Matheson hangs out with the cast on "The Bus".
Villainy made interesting. Science blog Pharyngula has a brief piece contrasting stereotypical one-dimensional computer game villains with Dr. Horrible.
Ming-Na Wen talks Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: "It doesn't get any better than this". Ming-Na Wen on her character Agent Melinda May, and the show's structure.
Steve Berg in a Bud Light NFL commercial. Very funny. I love these commercials and finally the Whedonverse and the NFL join forces.
The Cabin in the Woods walkthrough with night-vision at Halloween Horror Nights 23 Universal Orlando. The video is from Orlando Attractions Magazine, here's a walkthrough sans-night vision and a 3rd shakier source that explains why everyone is holding cameras. There's also a brief review from an employee point of view and a review from a hardcore fan that list among the top mazes of the event. UPDATE: Halloween Horror Nights Lights-On Tour – The Cabin in the Woods: with pictures for a closer look (the board is there!!). More...
Watch Neil Patrick Harris and Nathan Fillion sing and dance together at the Emmys! Neil Patrick Harris is joined by Nathan Fillion and Sarah Silverman to perform a number in the middle of the show called "The Number in the Middle of the Show". Of course!

September 22

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to air at same time as US in India. Star World Premiere will beam it to India at the same time as the US airing each week. In related news, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will air in Sweden on Kanal 5, and be available early to stream online. The show will also be airing in Ireland next Sunday 8pm. And the show will have a double episode premiere in Australia on Seven on October 2nd at 7.30pm.
ABC announces Tweetapalooza including the cast of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on premiere night. During ABC's Tweetapalooza the network talent will live tweet during the episode broadcasts and fans can interact with them using specific hashtags, other Whedon alums involved include Nathan Fillion for Castle on Sept 23rd and Lisa Lapira for Super Fun Night on Oct 2nd. More...
Neil Patrick Harris speaks with Variety about the Emmys. Neil talks about his role as host and about the awards itself. There's also another Q&A on Deadline.
Lifetime orders new pilot written by Marti Noxon. Titled "Unreal", it is inspired by Sarah Gertrude Shapiro short "Sequin Raze", about the behind the scenes of a hit competition dating show to follow the experiences of a young staffer.
S.H.I.E.L.D. promotional event in Mexico. It's not a great quality video, but a building fake catches fire, there's people vaulting down it, and there's S.H.I.E.L.D. cars. The show airs Wednesdays at 9PM on Sony. Update: Here's the official network video of the event.

September 21

Clark Gregg on Agents of SHIELD - "I think this would be fun as hell to watch". One of the more indepth (and all the better for it) interviews to come out of the Marvel/ABC promotional campaign.
Wonderfalls DVD coming to Region 2. Release date is 28th of October, priced at around £29.99.
Dollhouse reunited: Miracle Laurie and Mr. Printy. Miracle and her husband chatted to Nerdy Minds at Dragon Con and did a mini photoshoot with the original imprint chair from Dollhouse.
Much Ado About Nothing U.S. theater listing for the week of 09/20/13. Yep, still showing at theaters in U.S. Here is a Canada list. More...
The Cabin in the Woods Halloween Horror Nights 23 Photo Gallery. Click on Photo Gallery. There is also a Cabin wallpaper under Extras. Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando started Friday. More...
This weekend's Can't Stop the Serenity charity events. Lots of fun to be had in Arcata, Grande Prairie, Miami Springs, Nowra, Orange County and St. Louis: A rescued Pelican, Serenity, Firefly Out of Gas, Dr. Horrible, Firefly inspired songs and Mudders Milk. More...

September 20

S.H.I.E.L.D. sneak peek includes brief footage from later episodes. A fuller 90 second trailer will air on Monday night on ESPN during Monday Night Countdown in the US.
Nathan Fillion reflects on Castle's past, eyes the future. He speaks with TVLine about the new season of "Castle" and about his great "summer at the movies".
Neil Patrick Harris on his best and worst emcee moments. With the Emmys coming up, NPH talks about some memorable hosting experiences.
"This is an auspicious day. We all know what day it is". It's Unification Day.
"He'll just randomly do a body pop halfway through explaining something". Elizabeth Henstridge on working with Joss ("The man can dance") and being a technophobe in a super-lab. Look: video of the interview!
Georges Jeanty illustrates Dark Horse's Serenity. Comic Book Resources has an interview with the artist and there's preview artwork to be had as well.
Agents Of SHIELD: Marvel's plans for Avengers world domination move into TV. Mo and Jed speak to The Guardian about their upcoming show.
(SPOILER) Press release for the third episode of Agents of SHIELD. "The Asset" was written by Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen and directed by David Solomon.
Sneak peek of Summer Glau on Arrow. The second season starts Wednesday, Oct. 9.
Morena Baccarin scheduled to be on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" tonight. That's tonight in the U.S., Thursday Sept. 19, ABC, 11:35 EDT/PDT, 10:35 Central. Scroll down to the show description for 9/19 (U.S. date with month first).
Joss Whedon video interview about Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Marvel.com conducted this cool interview.

September 19

The Stranger's I Love Television Column weighs in on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Non-spoilery appreciation of the show and Joss.
(SPOILER) What 'Agents of SHIELD' has in common with Joss Whedon's best work. The Atlantic Wire deliberates on whether Agents of SHIELD has the spark of Joss' earlier work.
Join Neil Patrick Harris for a pre-Emmys Google hangout this Friday. EW and Google are teaming up for a live Google+ hangout with NPH on Sept. 20th at 11:45am EST to chat about the Emmys and the upcoming final season of HIMYM. To submit a question for the chat, add your question on the Google event page or tweet @EW with the hashtag #EWtalksTV. More...
Chloe Bennet hacks her way into Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. She talks with CBR about her role as Skye and how it is like to work with Joss and the rest of the cast, with comments about her Asian and musical background. There's a similar CBR interview with Brett Dalton as well. More...
"Agents of SHIELD is like the best of Buffy and Avengers". SciFiNow gets all excited for Joss' new show.
Ruth Negga gets a recurring role on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. UK readers might recognise her from the Channel 4 shows "Secret State" and "Misfits".
Second Marvel tv series rumoured to be in development. According to Deadline's Nellie Andreeva, "I hear the company is working on a concept for a potential TV series inspired by Agent Carter, a one shot, which will be featured on the upcoming Blu-ray release of Iron Man 3".

September 18

Miracle Laurie in American Horror Story promo photo. On her Facebook page (here) she states that she is not in this AHS season ("yet"!), but this is indeed her in the promo photo.
34 awesome things happening behind the scenes on S.H.I.E.L.D.. Some fun stuff on this list from Buzzfeed.
Watch part of the first scene from the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot. You can watch the first 30 seconds on the Xbox site.
TV's most traumatic scenes: from Breaking Bad to Game of Thrones. No prizes for guessing which Buffy episode makes the list. Spoilers for Breaking Bad, The Sopranos, Dexter, Game of Thrones, The Shield and Spooks in the article and quite a few other shows in the comments.
(SPOILER) Behind Buffy S9: Andrew Chambliss on Buffy #25. Has season 10 teases.
Joss rewrote some scenes for Thor: The Dark World. As revealed in the latest issue of SFX magazine. More...
TV Guide breaks down Agents Of SHIELD's chances for success. Time slot, competition etc are considered as the Coulsen/Gibbs dukeroo looms.
Melbourne CSTS Auction. The New Melbourne Browncoats have launched their auctions in support of this years Can't Stop The Serenity event. They have many great items available from many Whedon properties including Firefly/Serenity, Dollhouse & Cabin In The Woods. So head on over and take a look, and remember: Bid Early, Bid Often!

September 17

Gina Torres on Suits, towering over her male co-stars, and playing badass women. Vulture interview with Gina Torres... she plays strong female characters. ;) More...
The BBC's "The Hollow Crown", with Tom Hiddleston as Prince Hal/Henry V, comes to the US. The New York Times reports that Great Performances on PBS will begin broadcasting the series this Friday. More...
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. invading New York Comic Con. Jeph Loeb will be there, as will "Lola".
New cast promotional photos for Agents of SHIELD. One for each actor/character.
"On the Edge of Slander" - Stephen Greenblatt's review of Much Ado About Nothing. As featured in the latest issue of The New York Review of Books. More...
Bear McCreary wins an Emmy. The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. composer won an Emmy for his work on the Main Title Theme Music for "Da Vinci's Demons". The award was announced last Sunday during the Creative Arts Emmy Awards Ceremony, a two-hour, edited version of it will air Saturday, September 21st on FXX. Bear tweeted some pictures from his award and the event.
Agent Coulson is on the back cover of Time magazine. Inspired advertising for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..
Buffy & Angel Complete Series Box Sets are Amazon.com's Gold Box Deal of the Day. If you still don't own the shows on DVD you can snag Angel for $54.99 and Buffy for $59.99 today. Get yourself some Jossy goodness!
Win a chance to work on the set of 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. All you have to do is make a Dorios ad. The good news is that it's a worldwide competition.
Trailer for David Boreanaz's new show 'Full Circle'. Catch a quick glimpse of him at 0:14.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Avengers minus superheroes plus paperwork. A pre-emptive parody video.
Joss crashes London Serenity Con. Joss Whedon crashed the Starfury "Serenity Forever" convention in London this past weekend.
One Twitter user tweets Serenity in the clouds. I thought this Serenity-shaped cloud would make everyone's day shiny.

September 16

Sarah Paulson talks about Serenity and working with Joss. She has somewhat mixed feelings regarding the movie but really wants to work with Joss again.
(SPOILER) 'Marvel's Agents of SHIELD': 'Pilot' review. Cultbox review, says not spoilery, but does contain a few details of plot. Generally positive, 4 out of 5 stars. Hi, first post!
Plane, not simple: On set with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. It's a plane! It's a Bus! It's home and HQ for the 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' More...

September 15

(SPOILER) Intriguing Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. pics from Stockholm! Quite the mystery.
Amy Acker on Husbands: The Series, Much Ado About Nothing and more. Interview during Husbands Season 3 screening reception at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills, talking a bit about everything she’s got going on right now, including being cast as a regular on Person of Interest. [So how soon will EVERY TV series be part of the Whedonverse?].
'Binge-watching' viewership casts bigger spotlight on TV composers. Buffy's Robert Duncan gets quoted in this article about tv soundtracks.

September 14

Can't Stop the Serenity charity events in Chicagoland, Edmonton and San Francisco this Saturday. Lots of fun: Serenity, Dr. Horrible, The Guild, Costume Contests and a Jayne Hat Flash Mob. More...
10 characters TV Guide wants to see on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. TV Guide.com comes up with a list of ten Marvel characters and which actors they think should play them. More...
Marti Noxon's 'Divorce' dramedy nabs pilot order at Bravo. "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" was originally developed for Showtime, and Noxon will write the pilot. More...
Another sneak peak from the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D premiere. Coulson asking Melinda May to "just drive the bus".

September 13

Georges Jeanty's Slayalive Q/A for Buffy #25. Georges talks about the last issue of season 9 and his time on both season 8 and 9.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ready for prime-time action. Another feature on the show, this time courtesy of Hero Complex. There's some new behind-the-scenes pics to be had and some very minor spoilers for the fourth episode.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has a website. It has lots of stuff. Be warned, there's an intro with sound.
Cobie Smulders wins an "EWwy" Award. These are Entertainment Weekly's own TV awards. She wins for Best Supporting Actress, Comedy.
Trailer for "Last Days on Mars" with Olivia Williams. May be NSFW.
Cover art for Angel & Faith Volume 5 "What You Want, Not What You Need'. Included in Dark Horse's December Solicitations, this volume will be out in February of next year.
That's not what it looked like onscreen! Fifty comparisons between the concept art for Marvel's movies and what showed up in the finished film - including several scenes from The Avengers.
Details of The Cabin in the Woods maze at the Halloween Horror Nights 23. Michael Aiello, Assistant Director of Creative Development for NBC/Universal Theme Parks, explains how they worked with Drew Goddard in this project and how the visitor experience will be like. From the same event a props preview from the event's official instagram account. Tickets for HHN23 are on sale and will happen on select dates between September 20th till November 2nd. More...
'Much Ado About Nothing' to be shown at Athens International Film Festival. The festival runs from the 18th to 29th of this month. Much Ado is also being shown at the Helsinki International Film Festival on the 21st and 24th.

September 12

'Killing Kennedy' trailer. National Geographic drama starring Michelle Trachtenberg coming November 10th. More...
'Much Ado About Nothing' gets a release date in France : January 29, 2014. Wonderful news for the French Whedonites. The film is distributed by Jour2féte.
(SPOILER) Scott Allie's Slayalive Q/A for Buffy #25. There might be light hints for season 10.
"Buffy Gave Me Butterflies" - an open letter from Georges Jeanty. Talking about his time on Buffy Seasons 8 and 9.
Joss Whedon talks SHIELD, superheroes, and secrets: "I guess I'm just not very good at reality". James Poniewozik interviews Joss about the new show and mentions the column he wrote for the latest print issue of Time Magazine.
CSTS is seeking opinion on charity donation distribution percentages. The discussion on whether or not to let cities donate more of the current 25% of monies raised to a charity other than Equality Now and they are seeking opinions from the fandom. If you wish to comment on twitter, they are asking you use #cstssay as a hashtag.
(SPOILER) Synopsis and title for the second episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Some of the footage from this episode may have already been seen in this trailer.
How Hollywood ruins relationships with Kristen Connolly. Our favorite "Virgin" stars in a CollegeHumor spoof story "of love, loss and whether Deep Impact is better than Armageddon".
An Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. featurette. Joss and the cast talk about what to expect from the show.
Doug Jones on The Nerdist Podcast. Buffy's Gentleman Doug Jones talks about such topics as costumes, makeup, and what he's working on now.
Harry Lennix featured in August Wilson play "Seven Guitars". Harry Lenix ("Dollhouse") will be part of a livestreamed reading of "Seven Guitars" on Friday Sept. 13 at 7 pm edt.
Christos Gage interviewed by The Nerdist Writer's Panel. The Angel & Faith writer talks "about working for Marvel and smaller publishers, Avengers Academy, company crossovers, developing characters, and lots more".
Wentworth Miller speaks at the HRC dinner. Miller, whom we know as the Creature from the Blue Lagoon (not Brooke Shields; Gage from "Go Fish") gives a speech about his life experience and recent coming out, at the Human Rights Campaign dinner.
Morena Baccarin appears at the Homeland season three premiere. The screening was at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C..

September 11

TV critics name Agents of SHIELD best new show. Agents of SHIELD was named best new overall show in a recent poll of members of the Television Critics Association.
Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Henstridge! Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. show runner Maurissa Tancharoen celebrated by dressing like her. More...
Joss Whedon on why he cast James Spader as Ultron. Marvel's 'The Watcher' quotes Joss as saying "He's the guy to break The Avengers into pieces."
Behind Buffy S9: Christos Gage on Angel & Faith #25. Christos Gage discusses the final issue and the season as a whole.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 9 #25. The season finale is out now.

September 10

Joss Whedon rewrote a SHIELD script, according to Defamer. As of right now it's just an unsourced rumor on a gossip site.
(SPOILER) Five sneak peeks at the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot episode. Two weeks to go till the show airs in the States.
Local news coverage of the Joss Whedon exhibit at Wesleyan. Gaze upon Joss' handwritten notes for Buffy. More...
Slayalive Q/A with Rebekah Isaacs for Angel & Faith # 25. The issue came out two weeks ago and was the conclusion of season 9 for Angel & Faith.
Juliet Landau has bowed out of her starring role in "The Bells of West 87th". James Marsters will remain in the production.

September 09

Buffy Season One review. A very interesting and fun review of Buffy's first season. The same guy also did an in-depth analysis of the pilot, part 1 and part 2.
Robin Williams & SMG talk about their new show. Brief article & video on TV Guide online with Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar discussing "Crazy Ones" and who they'd like to guest star.
Summer Glau coming to Supanova in Australia. Summer Glau is joining Sean Maher in Brisbane and Adelaide in November this year! Yay!

September 08

"How to pronounce Joss Whedon" according to Pronounciation Manual. You think you know, but there is no excuse for anyone to not watch this excellent educational video.
AV Club recommends Serenity. Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: The genre-blending sequel Riddick inspires five days of space Westerns.
Tom Hiddleston talks about his character in "Only Lovers Left Alive" and Hamlet as an influence. The interview is also with his director and co-stars. He also discusses his physical transformation for the role and his love of Detroit. More...
The New York Times profiles Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Find out how out Marvel and ABC will marry two seemly mismatched audiences.
Casting a hypothetical Joss Whedon Hamlet. Two fans talks about which Whedonverse actors they'd like to see in such a movie.
Vote for Mal Reynolds on IMDb Poll. For best US TV antihero. There's also Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D on a Most Anticipated New Shows Poll here (Log in required).

September 07

Neil Patrick Harris on his Emmys plans. "I want it to be classy and smart. If I can make the three-hour show feel even like it's two and a half hours long, then I've done my job. I'm just hoping to keep the energy, the mood in the room, light and celebratory."
The official synopsis for the first episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. As well as the blurb for "Pilot", there's a behind the scenes video as well.
Can't Stop the Serenity charity event today in London. Lots of fun: Serenity, Dr. Horrible, cosplay competition, afterparty, raffle and a quiz. More...

September 06

Yet another Serenity comic teaser from Dark Horse. Panels two through five of page six of something the filename truncates to SERENLW.
Tom Hiddleston joins Guillermo Del Toro's "Crimson Peak". He will replace Benedict Cumberbatch. The movie begins filming in 2014.
Neil Patrick Harris to join David Fincher's "Gone Girl"? Deadline reports that NPH is finalizing a deal to join the cast.

September 05

A new Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. trailer. Just over two weeks to go until another Whedonverse series begins. And here's the UK trailer from Channel 4.
Joss Whedon on filmmaking: directing and discipline. It's the third and final part of the BAFTA Guru interview. Also available on YouTube.
Watch the Dollhouse panel at Dragon Con 2013. It's really good. Eliza, Tahmoh and Miracle were on top form.
"Stripping" River Tam's Amygdala - a Firefly essay. This chapter from 'The Psychology of Joss Whedon' anthology examines whether the Alliance could really make a psychic.
More Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. pics. Very serious pics.
Scarlett Johansson is engaged! She's engaged to journalist Romain Dauriac. According to People, the proposal took place about a month ago.
Christina Hendricks lands new 'Dark Places' role. Instead of a supporting role, Christina will play one of the leads, Patty Day. Producers offered Christina the role after Samantha Morton pulled out.

September 04

Joss answers the question "How do you make SHIELD the underdog?". Aside from that, there's some other nice tidbits to be found in this io9 feature on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and its cast and crew.
Cookie Monster learns a lesson from Tom Hiddleston. Loki schools Cookie Monster on the importance of delayed gratification.
An open letter to Joss Whedon on female superheroes. Celeste Mora describes ladies she'd like to see in future Marvel films/Avengers 3.
Joss Whedon on filmmaking: characters, comedy and tv. It's the second part of the BAFTA Guru interview. Also available on YouTube. More...
TV Guide's Sneak Peek: Sarah Michelle Gellar's return to TV in The Crazy Ones. SMG shares her thoughts on being asked to sing in the pilot episode. More...

September 03

Tim Minear featured as writer of American Horror Story on Sundance Channel's The Writer Room. Tim Minear explains he bought into Ryan Murphy's vision of a horror television show once he learned that all of the characters would be killed after the first season.
Joss Whedon on filmmaking: starting out and story. Recorded back in June, this is part one of BAFTA Guru's video interview with Joss. It can also be viewed on YouTube.
Den of Geek discusses: The geek credentials of How I Met Your Mother. Lot's of Joss love in here.
(SPOILER) Behind Buffy Season 9 #24. Andrew Chambliss discusses the penultimate issue of Buffy Season 9. More...
Chris Hemsworth talks about his new movie 'Rush'. The James Hunt biopic comes out later this month.
Kaylee the Riveter. Happy Labor Day, everybody!

September 02

Channel 4 in UK to air Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. three days after US. It starts Friday September 27th.
Much Ado About Nothing grosses over $5 million World Wide Box Office. For some reason, you have to do the math yourself to add up the Foreign total. More...
The Avengers has won a Hugo! It won for Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form. Sadly this means The Cabin In The Woods did not win. The link goes to the livestream for now.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. preview available on iTunes. USA only.

September 01

Christos Gage's Slayalive Q&A for Angel & Faith #25. The last issue came out on Wednesday.
Grigware interviews James Marsters. Interview with James Marsters talking about The Bells of West 87th and more. More...
Tonight for US viewers, check out: ABC Fall Preview Special Presented by The Chew at 7pm. This special presentation will probably show preview scenes for The Agents of S.H.I.E.l.D and it'll include interviews with the cast and crew (confirmed by Ming-Na), along the other new fall shows from the network. More...
Angel against Alias. SpoilerTV is having their favorite show contest and you have a very short time to vote. Angel is losing to Alias.



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