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June 30

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. not attending San Diego Comic Con this year. They hope to make it to New York Comic Con in October. Clark Gregg put out a few humorous tweets about it. Other Marvel shows including Inhumans will be there.
Daniel Dae Kim departs "Hawaii 5-0". The Angel alum was a series regular for 7 seasons.
Out now - "At Home in the Whedonverse: Essays on Domestic Place, Space and Life". "This collection of new essays explores the diversity of home spaces in Whedon's many 'verses, and the complexity these spaces afford the narratives, characters, objects and relationships within them". The table of contents has more details. More...

June 29

Trailer for Marvel's "Inhumans" series for ABC. Link is to the YouTube video; middling review of the trailer can be found at Salon. More...
Kel McDonald talks about her latest Buffy: The High School Years graphic novel. 'Parental Parasite' is out in comic book shops this week.
Whedonesque turns 15 today. Big thanks to everyone who posts here for keeping the site going all these years. More...

June 28

Joss Whedon invited to join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Joss is among 774 members of the film industry to receive invitations to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
Alyson Hannigan likes the idea of a Buffy cartoon. Same here.

June 27

20th Century Fox to release Buffy: The Complete Series 20th Anniversary Edition DVD Boxed Set. There will also be a "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: 20 Years of Slaying" fan event to be held in San Diego to coincide with Comic-Con.
Serenity getting a 4K release? According to blu-ray.com there will be a Scandinavian release in October.
Funko to bring out Buffy Rock Candy figures. The Buffy and Willow figures will be released in August.
Eliza Dushku's 'The Saint' pilot to get released on Digital HD/VOD. It'll be available on July 11th.

June 26

Joss Whedon will not be at Comic-Con this year according to a report. He's reported to have said "I won't be there. Only the second time in twenty years I won't make it."
Marti Noxon isn't afraid of the 'Ugly Stuff'. It's a very good interview.

June 24

Can you guess this villain from Buffy The Vampire Slayer? Well if you can't you're probably following the wrong website.

June 23

Philadelphia CSTS event today with Serenity and musician Sean Faust. Also today, Burbank, CA CSTS event is having a craft fair with Serenity. More...
Happy birthday to Joss Whedon! He turns 53 today.

June 22

A book about 'Serenity' is coming out in November. The book "examines the relationship between the film and its peculiar cult following, largely established before a cult object even existed, and situates the film in relation to the series and its other transmedia continuations to plumb the status of different media texts and their platforms". More...

June 21

Seth Green to make feature directorial debut with 'Changeland'. The movie is set in Thailand and Seth will also star in the movie.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 11 #8. A familiar face returns.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel Season 11 #6. It's all happening in this issue judging by the description.
(SPOILER) Corinna Bechko Slayalive Q/A For Angel Season 11 #5.
Whedon under fire for 'sexist' Wonder Woman script. An overview of the recent criticism comes via the Sydney Herald. Includes links to several of the initial critiques of the unproduced screenplay.
Trailer for Marti Noxon's new Netflix movie "To The Bone". The movie is about a young woman struggling with anorexia.

June 20

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 11 solicitations for September 2017. Buffy # 11 and Angel# 9 come out this month.
Joss Whedon already a 'big part' of DC Extended Universe. Wherein DC execs grovel dutifully to make Joss feel comfy...
Buffy the Vampire Slayer gets nominated for a Teen Choice Award. It got nominated in the Choice Throwback TV Show category. Agents of SHIELD got a couple of nominations too.
IncrediBuilds to bring out Serenity model kit and book. Amazon has a release date of March 2018 for this product.

June 17

Alyson Hannigan on Buffy, and Wonder Woman trolls: 'I'm just like, 'Dude, really?!'. Alyson Hannigan aka Willow answers questions about the misogynistic pushback on Wonder Woman as well as reflecting on one episode that meant a lot to her.

June 16

Nick Brendon on twenty years of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He also tells ScienceFiction.com that he's shooting a new show called The Wannabees which he is also wrote.
Firefly luggage tags are now available to buy. According to QMx, the "Engineered by Firefly Q-Tag has been created using the original file used to create the screen-used prop". It'll give you something to look at when you're delayed at Heathrow.

June 15

Eliza Dushku is engaged! Congrats! Eliza Dushku Is Engaged to Boston-based Businessman Peter Palandjian!
Happy birthday, Neil Patrick Harris! NPH is 44 today.

June 14

'Justice League': Danny Elfman to compose score. Danny Elfman worked with Joss Whedon on Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron." He now joins Joss once again as Joss finishes work on the DCEU's "Justice League" film. More...

June 13

Agents of SHIELD cast featured with Jeph Loeb and Defenders in pictures for the Emmy Magazine. Clark Gregg and Chloe Bennet were photographed by Kremer Johnson Photography as part of a upcoming Marvel Entertainment feature for the publication.

June 12

RockLove unveil their Firefly jewellery collection. You'll be able to get this through ThinkGeek. More info about the inspiration for the jewellery can be found at the RockLove website.
Several Whedon Alums will compete at the revived ABC's 'Battle of the Network Stars '. Including Elizabeth Rohm (Team Lawyers), Julie Benz (Team Troublemakers) and Charisma Carpenter (Team SciFi/Fantasy), the show premieres June 29 at 9/8c.
Trailer for 'Midsummer Night's Dream' - starring Fran Kranz. He plays Bottom, he really does.

June 10

Salt Lake City, Utah CSTS event today. Serenity, Browncoat, Guilds of the 'Verse' and a cosplay contest. More...

June 09

Nathan Fillion joins the cast of A Series of Unfortunate Events. He will play Lemony Snicket's brother in season 2 of the popular Netflix series starring fellow Whedonverse alum Neil Patrick Harris.

June 08

Why Willow is one of the most important LGBTQ TV characters of all time. Decider did a top 50 list of LGBTQ TV characters which was decided by "over 40 LGBTQ entertainment professionals - writers, directors, showrunners, actors, journalists".
Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie are married. Congratulations to the pair of them.
Justice League reshoots rumoured to be "extensive". Take with a pinch of salt.
Priyanka Chopra says playing Batgirl would be "cool". This was from a PR junket for her Baywatch movie. Ages ago she was linked with Joss' Wonder Woman movie due to inaccurate press speculation.
The Hollywood Reporter reckons 'Batgirl' is next on DC movie slate. "And the studio had been focusing on putting together Justice League Dark, a supernatural team-up project, and Batgirl, a Joss Whedon-helmed film (among other Bat-offerings), as the likely next movies to go into production in the DC Comics universe".

June 06

Amber Benson to star in 'The Nightmare Gallery'. It's written and produced by a fellow Whedonesque poster. There's a Kickstarter and official website if you're interested in learning more.
Tiny Fences makes a musical review of Once More With Feeling. Buffy podcast releases the very special "607: Tiny Fences: The Musical!" with all original music. More...

June 03

Dr Horrible is coming to Wizard World in Philadelphia today. Even if you miss the screening, stop at the Browncoat Ball table, Booth #409. More...

June 02

Joss Whedon calls Wonder Woman "a godddamn delight". It does look like a great movie.
A "Leaf on the Wind" print signed by Alan Tudyk is up for charity auction. This is part of an event organised by BC/EFA (Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS). It's a lovely print.
Astonishing X-Men trades are massively reduced for the Kindle. Hat tip to Bleeding Cool for pointing out the huge discount on Marvel collections across the board. More...

June 01

(SPOILER) Previews for Buffy Season 11 #8 and Angel Season 11 #6. Both issues are out on the 21st.



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