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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 23 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 16 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 10 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.
Alan Tudyk on being Van Wayne. He loves playing characters who'll say anything...

February 06 2017

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.
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.
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 19 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.
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 10 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 04 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 03 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.

January 02 2017

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

December 24 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.
Alan Tudyk describes unique challenges developing 'Rogue One' droid K-2SO. He talks about doing motion capture and the voice work for the character.

December 02 2016

Eliza Dushku and Tom Lenk get their rap battle on! Check out Eliza and Tom playing Rapunzel and Flynn from Tangled in this all new Princess Rap Battle. Gonna say it's NSFW due to some language.

December 01 2016

Con Man season 2 trailer and release date debut online. Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion's hit web series returns December 8th.

November 30 2016

Doug Jones cast in Star Trek: Discovery. In alien makeup, of course.

November 29 2016

How Firefly's Ron Glass quietly helped hundreds of kids reach college. The Hollywood Reporter speaks to Naomi McSwain, executive director of the Wooten Center, about Ron's work with the Center. Information about donating to the Center can be found at www.wootencenter.org/ronglass.

November 27 2016

Ron Glass has passed away at age 71. In addition to his role as Shepherd Book, he was known for playing detective Ron Harris on Barney Miller. Our condolences to his family and friends.

November 17 2016

Danny Strong joins 'Billions' as a recurring character. He will play a stylish and smooth hedge fund whale. More...

November 15 2016

NBC is developing a series set to star Morena Baccarin. The show is about a former police officer turned high-powered attorney in New York City.

November 11 2016

Joss Whedon will moderate a Q&A for Zack Whedon's new movie in Santa Monica tomorrow. The Q&A will follow the first evening screening of 'Come and Find Me'. This will be held at the Monica Film Center.

November 04 2016

Netflix releases first teaser trailer for 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' starring Neil Patrick Harris. The series will be released on January 13, 2017.

November 03 2016

Sarah Michelle Gellar talks about her new company and name recognition. According to her, name recognition is "a double-edged sword".

November 01 2016

'Cruel Intentions' sequel show not moving forward. The midseason schedule is apparently too crowded to move forward with SMG's pilot.

October 31 2016

Video of Eliza Dushku's "Working with Joss Whedon" panel at Paris Comic Con. This was held two weekends ago. It's a good watch. There's some interesting insights into Dollhouse's ratings.

October 29 2016

Happy Birthday, Tim Minear! Next up for the writer of "Epiphany" (Angel), "Omega" (Dollhouse), and "Out of Gas"(Firefly) is an anthology series, Feud, that starts with Joan Crawford v. Bette Davis.

October 28 2016

Harry Groener stars onstage in the Center Theatre Group's production of "Vicuna." The play is by Jon Robin Baitz and described as political satire.

October 27 2016

(SPOILER) Bones The Final Chapter announced. David Boreanaz's long running series begins its 12th and final season on January 3,2017. More...

October 26 2016

Jane Espenson delights the internet with a crafty Pringles experiment. As always, this interview with her is a really fun read.

October 25 2016

(SPOILER) Check out Emma Caulfield first recurring TV diary column she's writing for Entertainment Weekly. This first one is about 'The Walking Dead' Season 7 premiere (thus the spoiler tag). EW invited her to write a recurring column for the 2016-2017 TV season, after loving what she wrote about 'The 100' Season finale a few months ago.
James Marsters talks about the fans, Vidiots, Once Upon a Time, and more. One tidbit - his appearance on the Once Upon a Time DVD extra was filmed by Jane Espenson (her directorial debut).
Teaser trailer for Zack Whedon's new movie "Come and Find Me". The movie, which co-stars Enver Gjokaj, is out on November 11th in theaters and on VOD.

October 23 2016

(SPOILER) Sneak peek at Charisma Carpenter on 'Lucifer'. Her episode airs tomorrow night on Fox.

October 21 2016

Tony Head's show "Guilt" gets cancelled. The show aired on Freeform.

October 18 2016

Con Man AMA with Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, & Felicia Day. Along with Nolan North and PJ Haarsma.

October 14 2016

Vincent Kartheiser is the new younger, 'sexier' Colonel Sanders. I guess they ran out of comedians.
Amber Benson talks Supernatural, Buffy, and The Crooked Man. She always gives a good interview and this one with Movie TV Tech Geeks is no exception.

October 13 2016

R.I.P. Buffy and Angel makeup FX artist John Vulich. Various sites are reporting his passing. Our condolences to his family and friends. A clip of John talking about his work on Buffy can be found on YouTube and a list of his extensive credits can be found on IMDB.

October 05 2016

From 'Buffy' to 'Once': Jane Espenson on creating TV's best female friends. It's a great interview.

October 01 2016

Olivia Williams to star in new drama "Counterpart". The show will air on the Starz Network.

September 27 2016

Alan Tudyk got married at the weekend. Which may explain this gorgeous pic that Joss tweeted the other day.

September 21 2016

Drew Goddard talks about "The Good Place" and "Defenders". He directed the pilot and is an executive producer on the new NBC Series.

September 19 2016

Patton Oswalt wins Emmy and dedicates it to his late wife Michelle McNamera. He won for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Special and I'm sure she would be proud.

September 15 2016

Dichen Lachman to play DC comic baddie Roulette on Supergirl. ComicBook.com confirmed this with Warner Bros after set-spy videos and pics of Dichen surfaced online.
Gina Torres will recur on Shondaland ABC drama 'The Catch'. There's not much more information beyond that at the moment.

September 12 2016

Tim Minear lands new showrunning job on Ryan Murphy's "Feud". Technically a co-showrunner on the new anthology program that will begin with the story of Joan Crawford and Betty Davis' rivalry.

September 11 2016

Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Henstridge! Join TV's Most Underrated Actress on the Smile Train.

September 09 2016

Tony Head talks about missing his family when he played Giles on Buffy. He's currently doing promotional work for his new movie "The Brother" which comes out in the UK next week.

September 08 2016

James Marsters talks about 'lucky' career spike, passion for music. "If you hit cherries, that's great, but most people don't."

September 07 2016

Emma Caulfield to guest on "Training Day". The CBS series will air mid-season.

September 04 2016

Clare Kramer guest stars in new 'Star Trek Continues' episode released today. Today is also her birthday!

September 03 2016

James Marsters' ViDiOTS sizzle reel. The sizzle reel for James Marsters & Mark Devine's new web series ViDiOTS. More...

August 30 2016

'Grimm' to end after Season 6. The show was created by Mutant Enemy alum David Greenwalt (Buffy, Angel) and Jim Kouf (Angel).

August 25 2016

'Dollhouse' actress Aisha Hinds to play Harriet Tubman. Aisha Hinds, who played the character Loomis alongside Tahmoh Penikett's Paul Ballard, will play Harriet Tubman in WGN's slave drama "Underground" in the show's second season.

August 23 2016

(SPOILER) Alan Tudyk on his role in "Rogue One". He talks with StarWars.com about playing the droid K-2SO in the upcoming film. More...

August 19 2016

Ben Edlund talks about the new The Tick pilot for Amazon Prime and the Whedon influence on his career. Include fun story about him mistaking Tim for Joss. On the obscure side of things Titan A.E. is also mentioned.

August 12 2016

Rumor Alert: Joss Whedon directing the Supergirl/Flash musical crossover? Holding a salt shaker right this second. More...

August 11 2016

Reddit Ask Me Anything with Dichen Lachman. It was for her new movie, Too Late, which was shot on film in one shots.

August 10 2016

Charisma Carpenter joins the cast of "Lucifer." The DC Comic/Vertigo series will be starting its second season this fall.

August 08 2016

Christina Hendricks' film 'The Neon Demon' featured at MIFF. Encore screening on Sunday August 14 in Melbourne, Australia.
Sarah Michelle Gellar comments on 'Cruel Intentions' and 'Buffy' reboots. One is far more likely to happen than the other.

August 05 2016

(SPOILER) Dichen Lachman cast in Netflix series 'Altered Carbon'. The series is based on the 2002 cyberpunk novel of the same name. She is cast as Reileen Kawahara, killer-for-hire turned revolutionary. More...
Nathan Fillion working on the Fox lot again. Nathan will be guest starring on Modern Family for an arc next season. More...

August 02 2016

A Joss Whedon executive produced film will premiere at the HollyShorts opening night on August 11th. Daniel Kaminsky's 'The Deal' is about a "former high school quarterback who discovers everyone around him has suddenly changed". Details about how to get tickets for the film festival can be found here. More...

July 29 2016

Adrianne Palicki joins Seth MacFarlane's space drama. The show has been ordered for 13 episodes. This would appear to make a SHIELD return less likely.
Amy Acker will guest star in MacGyver reboot. She'll play a CIA operative in the CBS show.

July 23 2016

(SPOILER) Clip from "Once Upon A Time' DVD featuring James Marsters. The Season 5 DVD releases August 16th, featuring James as a new character in "Tales from the Underworld: A Knight with Cruella.'

July 22 2016

Recap of the Con Man Comic-Con panel with Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion. Looks like everyone had a good time.

July 14 2016

Marti Noxon nominated for 'Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series" at the 68th Emmy Awards for her work on 'Unreal'. Other Whedon project alums of note nominated for this year's award include double nominated Sarah Paulson (Serenity), Tom Hiddleston (Avengers), Idris Elba (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Bradley Whitford (The Cabin in the Woods), Constance Zimmer (Agents of SHIELD), Riki Lindhome (Much Ado) and Robert Duncan (BtVS). The Emmy winners will be announced on September 18. Marti talks about the nomination and her current involvement with the show on Vulture. More...
Patton Oswalt is a Little Pony. He will voice a pony named "Quibble Pants" in the mid-season premiere of "Friendship is Magic".

July 12 2016

Check out the trailer for Fran Kranz new Netflix movie 'Rebirth'. The movie premieres this Friday, July 15th, which is part of a series of indie movies the streaming service recently acquired. More...

July 11 2016

While we weren't looking, a 'Buffy' baddie became a national treasure. Tom Lenk gives us more Lenk Lewk For Less.

July 01 2016

Directed by Steven DeKnight, Universal announces 'Pacific Rim 2' release date. Produced by Thomas Tull, Guillermo del Toro and Mary Parent, the sequel will hit theaters on Feb. 23, 2018. More...

June 30 2016

Alan Tudyk talks about Eliza Dushku's role in 'Con Man' Season 2. There's also some new images from the show including a pics of Eliza and a behind-the-scenes one featuring Nathan and Alan.

June 28 2016

Happy birthday to Felicia Day, She turns 37 today.
Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon on parenting and how to achieve your dreams. She talked to Elaine Sir about "how her life has changed since becoming a mother - and her top tips on how she survived her previous seemingly insurmountable career struggles and landed where she is today".

June 27 2016

Alan Tudyk will be at Comic-Con for 'Powerless' screening and Q&A. This will be on the Friday at 2.30pm in Room 6BCF.
Watch Jesse Williams accept the 2016 BET's Humanitarian Award. His passionate speech pays tribute to activists, working classes, African American mothers, and others. He talks about his speech with People Magazine. More...

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