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May 29

Anthony Head's new show "Still Star-Crossed" premieres tonight on ABC at 10pm. Produced by Shondaland, he plays Lord Silvestro Capulet, in this period drama that picks up where Romeo and Juliet ends, charting the treachery, fight for power between the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers' tragic fate. More...

May 26

Justice League: Joss Whedon was involved prior to Snyder's departure. Whedon seemed to be involved with "Justice League" film in role akin to script doctor before Snyder's departure. Snyder himself, convinced Whedon to finish directing "Justice League" film, so Snyder could spend time with family. More...

May 24

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 11 #7. It's a good story this season, let's find out what happens next.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel Season 11 #5. That cover art is incredible.
(SPOILER) Your Buffyverse comics for August. Angel Season 11 #8 and Buffy Season 11 #10 are both out that month. There's also solicitation info for the Serenity: Everything's Shiny Adult Coloring Book which is out October 11th.

May 23

Nathan Fillion's Simon Williams (aka Wonder Man) MCU movie posters. The Arkon one is a sheer joy.

May 22

Joss Whedon to shepherd Justice League movie to completion. Following a personal tragedy, director Zack Snyder will be handing over the reigns to Whedon for some additional filming and post-production.

May 21

15 Things CBR wants to see in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 5. #1 would certainly be a surprise.

May 20

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 5 returning in January? Screen Rant points to statements made by visual effects supervisor Mark Kolpack on Twitter. Even with no breaks this likely means the show will run into next June.
Firefly Online: Alive or Cancelled? The Augmented Reality podcast tries to find out the fate of the MMO. There's some interesting discussion about gag orders, licensing agreements, active servers etc.

May 19

Soundgarden's Chris Cornell, author/performer of song "Live to Rise", passes away at 52. TW: Suicide. The song "Live to Rise" was the first song written and performed by Cornell and alt-rock band Soundgarden, after they had re-formed in 2010. "Live to Rise" is the only song on the soundtrack inspired by "'Marvel's The Avengers" to appear in the film. The song played over the film's end credits. More...

May 18

Shawnee Kilgore talks about working with Joss Whedon. Unforgiven, the latest single from "Back to Eden" is out now.

May 17

Why "Buffyworld" still matters. CBC radio program on the 20th anniversary of Buffy.
'UNLOCKED' - Joss Whedon's video for Planned Parenthood. More information about this short film can be found in this Buzzfeed interview with Joss.

May 16

(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4x22 "World's End". The season finale was written by Jeffrey Bell and directed by Billy Gierhart.
Guests and schedule now up for WhedonCon May 19-21 in Los Angeles. Guests include Tim Minear, David Fury, Nicholas Brendon, stunt coordinator with BtVS behind-the-scenes footage and a lot more. Location is the Valley.
The best one-season wonder TV shows. A certain shiny show of course gets a few mentions in this article via Indiewire.
Clark Gregg AMA on Reddit today. Mostly questions about AoS/MCU.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. moves to Friday 9pm when the Inhumans finishes its run. Variety says "Tuesday is capped at 10 p.m. by the Jason Ritter drama "The Gospel of Kevin." The previous occupant of that slot, "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD," will move to Friday 9.m. after the eight episodes of "Inhumans" wrap".
Alan Tudyk joins Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. Agents of SHIELD's John Hannah will also be in the second season of the BBCA show.

May 15

TVLine speaks with Jed Whedon and Jeffrey Bell about the Framework arc. The different developments are discussed and the upcoming season 5 is teased.
(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x22 "World's End" Sneak Peek #2. That sounds cooler then a GPS.
Adrianne Palicki starring in 'The Orville,' a new sci-fi series on Fox. It's a comedy-drama from Seth McFarlane. No Mockingbird in AoS season 5, looks like.

May 14

A trailer for Marvel's upcoming TV series, The Gifted, has arrived. The new FOX show stars Amy Acker and others.
Powers Boothe,'The Avengers' and 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.', actor dies at age 68. Known for playing wealthy men of power, Boothe was a recent addition to the Whedonverse playing a World Security Council member in 'Marvel's The Avengers', and then a member of Hydra named Gideon Malick in 'Marvel's Agents of SHIELD'.
'Timeless' gets cancelled and then uncancelled in a matter of days. One of the show's co-creators is Shawn Ryan who was a writer and producer on Angel.

May 12

(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x22 Sneak Peek "World's End." One is reluctant, the other is bloodthirsty.
Why Joyce Summers will forever remain a beloved TV mom. With Mother's Day taking place in the States this Sunday, Nerdist takes a look at Buffy's mom.
Camden Toy talks about being one of The Gentleman on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. "The original name of the Gentlemen was not the Gentlemen, it was the Laughing Men, if I remember correctly".

May 11

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. renewed for Season 5. The team will be back for another season.

May 10

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 11 #7 preview pages. The issue is out May 24th.

May 09

(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x22 Promo "World's End." She's going to kill everyone he loves right in front of him...
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4x21 "The Return". The episode was written by Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed Whedon. It was directed by Kevin Tancharoen.
(SPOILER) Amy Acker's 'The Gifted' ordered to series on Fox. The show about a suburban family on the run once they realize their children are mutants will premiere this fall.

May 08

(SPOILER) Angel Season 11 #5 preview pages. The issue is out May 24.
(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x21 "The Return" Sneak Peek #2. The most unromantic beach trip ever?

May 07

Do teens know 90's TV shows? Prepare to feel old.

May 05

Joss Whedon's genre screenwriting, ranked. Syfy Wire attempts to rank Joss' writing for "TV episodes to movies and beyond".
Why do some shows spoil surprises in the opening credits? SHIELD's recent return of an actor is discussed in this article about why some returnees can be hidden and others may not be.

May 04

(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x21 Sneak Peek "The Return". The conversation got a little awkward.
Sneak Peek of Eliza Dushku on Bull. Her first of a 3 episode arc airs on May 9th.
The second Serenity Adult Coloring Book will be out in October. 'Everything's Shiny' will contain "45 pieces of highly detailed black and white artwork".
Hulu officially orders 'Runaways' to series during their upfront presentation. Originally created by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona, the initial pilot order has been expanded to series which will launch this winter. The adult cast include Whedon alums James Marsters, Kevin Weisman (BtVS) and Brigid Brannagh (Angel).
James Marsters joins the cast of 'A Bread Factory'. 'A Bread Factory (Parts One & Two)' will be sequels that revolve around a small town community arts center.
'The Avengers' turns five today. Where does the time go?

May 02

(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x21 Promo "The Return." The penultimate episode of Season 4.
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4x20 "Farewell, Cruel World!". The episode was written by Brent Fletcher and directed by Vincent Misiano.

May 01

(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x20 "Farewell, Cruel World!" Sneak Peak #2. Simmons and Daisy face some tough choices.
(SPOILER) Another returning actor for the SHIELD Season 4 finale. Hmmm...

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