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August 20 2017

David Fury talks about Buffy and The Tick. He tells that he considers his new show to be "very much like a Mutant Enemy show very much like Buffy. We really want it to resonate in the same way that Buffy does 20 years from now."

August 19 2017

Liz Craft and Sarah Fain interview Felicia Day for their podcast, Happier in Hollywood. In case you didn't know, TV writers/producers have a podcast about working in Hollywood. In episode 13 they interview writer, actor, and producer Felicia Day. More...
Danny Strong to do live Q&A at screenings of his movie "Rebel in the Rye." IFC Center in New York is having multiple screenings of "Rebel in the Rye," written and directed by Danny Strong (with Adam Busch in a small role). There will be Q&As with the filmmaker at most screenings.

August 17 2017

Marti Noxon's 'Dietland' casts Joy Nash in lead role. "Joy is everything I hoped we'd find in our leading woman - beautiful, smart and blazing with talent," Noxon said in a statement. More...
Gina Torres is the new face of Epcot's Mission: SPACE attraction. She provides the pre-show briefing for the attraction which relaunched on 08/13, replacing Gary Sinise

August 16 2017

Charisma Carpenter and Julie Benz talk about being on "Battle of the Network Stars". As you'll see from the interview they have a great friendship.

August 08 2017

Ruth Negga joins the cast of 'Ad Astra'. The movie is described as an adventure about one man's journey across a lawless and unforgiving solar system to find his missing father, a renegade scientist who poses a threat to all of mankind. Negga's role is being kept under wraps for now.

August 05 2017

Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me with Patton Oswalt. He was a guest panelist on NPR's "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me." More...

August 02 2017

Chiwetel Ejiofor in talks to voice Scar in Disney's 'Lion King'. Connected fact: Joss wrote a song for Lion King 2 back in '98.

July 25 2017

Margo Chase, designer of 'Buffy' and 'Angel' logos, dies. Margo Chase prematurely died at age 59 after being in a plane crash while practicing as an aerobatic pilot.

July 24 2017

Happy Birthday, Summer Glau! Weaponized ballerina kicks ass with extraordinary grace. More...

July 22 2017

Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion's 'Con Man' to air on Syfy this fall. The first two seasons of the web series are set for a September premiere.

July 19 2017

Ben Edlund and David Fury talk about the return of The Tick. The show debuts on Amazon on August 25th.
Tom Lenk cast on the play "Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist". He'll play "Tilda Swinton" at the play which will be seen at the Celebration Theatre at The Lex in Hollywood between 08/10 to 08/31. More...

July 18 2017

Happy Birthday, Jed Whedon! The master of music-making, script-writing, and show-running turns 42!

July 07 2017

Jeremy Renner broke both arms in stunt accident. An earlier version of this article erroneously reported that he sustained the injuries while filming a stunt for Avengers: Infinity War. He was instead shooting the comedy Tag.
Patton Oswalt & Meredith Salenger are engaged. The Dollhouse, Agents of SHIELD and BtVS alums have just confirmed their engagement. More...

June 30 2017

Daniel Dae Kim departs "Hawaii 5-0". The Angel alum was a series regular for 7 seasons.

June 27 2017

Eliza Dushku's 'The Saint' pilot to get released on Digital HD/VOD. It'll be available on July 11th.

June 26 2017

Marti Noxon isn't afraid of the 'Ugly Stuff'. It's a very good interview.

June 21 2017

Seth Green to make feature directorial debut with 'Changeland'. The movie is set in Thailand and Seth will also star in the movie.
Trailer for Marti Noxon's new Netflix movie "To The Bone". The movie is about a young woman struggling with anorexia.

June 15 2017

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 12 2017

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 09 2017

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 2017

Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie are married. Congratulations to the pair of them.

June 06 2017

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.

May 29 2017

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 23 2017

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

May 16 2017

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 2017

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 2017

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 09 2017

(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 04 2017

Sneak Peek of Eliza Dushku on Bull. Her first of a 3 episode arc airs on May 9th.
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.

April 27 2017

Chloe Bennet joins the cast of the "Valley Girl" remake. It will be a musical.
Brett Matthews becomes the new 'Scream' showrunner. The former Mutant Enemy alum was an assistant to Joss on Buffy, Angel, and Firefly back in the day. Brett wrote the Firefly episode "Heart of Gold" and co-wrote the Serenity comic books "Those Left Behind" and "Better Days".

April 26 2017

Nathan Fillion reveals more details about his 'Cars 3' character Sterling. He's a marketing genius who buys the once-simple Rust-Eze Racing Center and transforms it into a state-of-the-art training facility. More...

April 25 2017

'Powerless' disappears from NBC's schedules. Two episodes of the (presumably) cancelled Alan Tudyk show have still to air.
Jewel Staite to guest on 'Blindspot'. She appears in the April 26th episode.

April 24 2017

Eliza Dushku to star in 'The Black Company' series adaptation. She will play The Lady.

April 14 2017

Andrew Chambliss named one of the new co-showrunners for AMC's 'Fear the Walking Dead'. He will take the role starting on the just announced Season 4 of the show.
Felicia Day talks her villainous turn on Mystery Science Theatre. The revived show premieres on Netflix today, with Felicia playing mad scientist, Kinga. More...

April 13 2017

Drive turns 10. Co-created by Tim Minear and starring Nathan Fillion, the series about an illegal, cross-country road race turns ten years old today!

April 10 2017

Eat, Slay, Love. Tasting Table has the dish (sorry!) on Sarah Michelle Gellar's new cookbook and subscription organic baking service.

March 29 2017

Emma Caulfield's father passes away. Emma posted a picture on Instagram of her father holding her daughter, giving us the sad news that he passed away last week. Our hearts are certainly with her and her family.

March 28 2017

The Bones series finale is tonight. David Boreanaz's twelve year run as Seeley Booth comes to a end. More...

March 27 2017

Happy birthday, Nathan Fillion! Captain Tightpants turns 46 today.

March 24 2017

The new X-Men series "Gifted" has started filming. The first behind the scenes photo has been released featuring Amy Acker being directed by longtime X-Men film director Bryan Singer who is shooting the pilot. More...
Happy birthday to Alyson Hannigan. She turns 43 today. More...

March 23 2017

Eliza Dushku joins CBS' 'Bull'. She will have a 3 episode arc beginning May 9th with the possibility of a promotion to series regular for Season 2.

March 22 2017

David Boreanaz to star in CBS Navy SEAL drama. He'll be replacing Jim Caviezel on the untitled pilot.

March 21 2017

Star Wars Celebration with Sarah Michelle Gellar. She'll be doing autographs and photo ops at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, April 14 and 15.
Chris Evans is Ready to Fight. A profile of the actor from the April 2017 issue of Esquire magazine.

March 16 2017

Amber Benson co-writes new comic book based on the '90s film Clueless. I was, like, totally buggin'.

March 14 2017

J. August Richards joins 'The Gospel Of Kevin' ABC Pilot. The pilot is written and executive produced by former Mutant Enemy staffers Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters.

March 11 2017

(SPOILER) Fox's mutant TV show gets tentative title: 'Gifted.' Some basic details about Amy Acker and Stephen Moyer's roles.

March 10 2017

Nathan Fillion joins the cast of Disney Pixar 'Cars 3'. He'll voice Sterling, a brilliant businesscar who runs Rust-eze Racing Center, one of the most successful elite training facilities in the country.

March 09 2017

Eliza Dushku opens up about her sobriety. Some frank talk from Eliza about her battles...

March 08 2017

Drew Goddard to direct "Bad Times at the El Royale." He wrote the spec script and will also produce.

March 03 2017

Ming Na-Wen and Brett Dalton guest star on the animated series Milo Murphy's Law. Promo clip for the episode which airs on March 14 at 7 a.m. ET/PT on Disney XD. More...

March 02 2017

Amy Acker Set as Female Lead in Fox's still untitled Marvel / X-Men Drama created by Matt Nix. She'll play Kate Stewart, a woman who is struggling with family troubles, who finds that she's stronger than she thinks.

February 25 2017

Mark Ruffalo on Tackling Miller "In The Price, Ruffalo takes on the character of Victor Franz, who is estranged from his brother, Walter (Tony Shalhoub). NY1 entertainment reporter Frank DiLella recently caught up with the actor to chat about his latest project." More...

February 24 2017

Julie Benz talks about playing Darla on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. This is part of the AV Club's Random Role series. The whole article is a good retrospective look at Julie's career.
Bradley Whitford's new horror movie "Get Out" is certified fresh 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. The "Cabin in the Woods" star and Drew Goddard stand-in character, acts in the new horror movie, highlighted for its social commentary on race, written and directed by Jordan Peele, "Get Out".

February 22 2017

Drew Goddard reportedly takes over as screenwriter on Deadpool 2. Collider reports that Goddard is working with star/producer Ryan Reynolds to bring the script to the finish line. Update: Though Ryan Reynolds has tweeted that this is not the case. More...
USA Network developing "Suits" spinoff for Gina Torres. Her character was written off the show last year.

February 15 2017

Tom Lenk's "Lewks" reaches the New York Times. An interview with Tom Lenk about his red carpet instagram parodies is featured in the Fashion & Style section.

February 09 2017

Sean Maher talks about his career and his new film "Beyond the Edge". The movie came on out on VOD and DVD this week.

February 07 2017

Nathan Fillion to guest on Brooklyn Nine-Nine. He'll play an actor playing a detective. And Nathan will also be appearing on Modern Family tomorrow night.

February 06 2017

Alan Tudyk on being Van Wayne. He loves playing characters who'll say anything...
Buffy Season 2 composer needs our help. After being hospitalized this week, a GoFundMe page has been set up to help Shawn Clement in his time of need.

February 03 2017

Alan Tudyk's new show 'Powerless' aired yesterday. Alan plays Bruce Wayne's cousin Van Wayne.

February 02 2017

Emma Caulfield has joined Fear the Walking Dead. She'll recur in the upcoming third season.

January 31 2017

Casting suggestions for the 13th Doctor who aren't straight, white men. Nice to see a couple of Whedonverse alumni on the list.

January 30 2017

Felicia Day has a baby girl. She tweeted it today. More...

January 27 2017

Seth Green guest stars on "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend." The episode airs tonight on the CW.

January 24 2017

Ruth Negga nominated for Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress for "Loving."

January 23 2017

Marti Noxon talks about her eating disorder movie "To the Bone". There's some new quotes from Joss about her in this Hollywood Reporter article.
Danny Strong on his Sundance debut with J.D. Salinger film "Rebel In The Eye". He wrote and directed the movie.

January 22 2017

Playing dead: my part as a corpse that came back to haunt me. A beautifully written and touching true story from the great Olivia Williams.

January 18 2017

Screen Rant suggests several Whedonesque actors who could play Bruce Wayne/Batman on CW. Five out of 15, if we count major cast members, and 2 more who guest starred on Whedonesque shows. Though the article admits that one of them would make a great Bruce Wayne, but a terrible Batman.

January 12 2017

Neil Patrick Harris gets more horrible as Count Olaf. Neil Patrick Harris stars in a Netflix adaptation of Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events". He thinks the project is something Joss would like.

January 11 2017

Nick Brendon and Clare Kramer are in a new anthology series called "Dark/Web". Also starring in the eight-part sci-fi horror series is Agents of Shield's Gabriel Luna.

January 09 2017

Kyle MacLachlan's 'Twin Peaks' returns May 21st on Showtime. It will run for 18 episodes with a two hour premiere and episodes 3 & 4 will be online soon after.

January 06 2017

Nathan Fillion will guest star in Drew Barrymore's new horror comedy show on Netflix. "Santa Clarita Diet" will be available to watch on February 3rd.
Marti Noxon's adaptation of Gillian Flynn's first novel "Sharp Objects" will air on HBO. The project stars Amy Adams who played Cousin Beth in the fifth season episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer entitled "Family". Joss wrote and directed that epsiode.

January 03 2017

Felicia Day announces she is pregnant. She broke the news with a photo. She says she is due in a few weeks and the baby is a girl. Congratulations Felicia!

January 02 2017

Nathan Fillion talks Firefly, Destiny, Halo, and his passion for gaming. This is an extended version of an interview that ran originally in Game Informer.
ITV premieres Olivia Williams' new show 'The Halcyon" tonight at 9pm. The eight-part series, set in 1940, tells the story of a bustling and stylish five star hotel at the center of London society and a world at war.

January 01 2017

Tom Lenk bares it all for New Year's photo. The Buffy actor is well-known for his celebrity parody photo shoots.

December 23 2016

The 'Cruel Intentions' tv series will not go forward in its current form. With the contractual options on the cast up - and not to be renewed - next week, the project is officially dead. There is however some chatter about redeveloping it.

December 18 2016

D.B. Woodside talks about Buffy and working with Joss Whedon. This is from The A.V. Club's Random Roles series which looks at actors' memorable roles.

December 16 2016

Neil Patrick Harris comments on Supergirl/The Flash musical rumours. He's heard about the rumours (including that Joss is involved) and that's about it.

December 09 2016

When Buffy met Illyria. And here's your Whedonverse pic of the year.

December 07 2016

Watch the Season 2 premiere of 'Con Man'. Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion's show returns for another season.

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