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April 18 2014

Happy Birthday Chloe Bennet. Ms. Bennet celebrates her birthday today.

April 17 2014

Which Poem Makes Tom Hiddleston Cry? Tom Hiddleston contributes to an anthology called "Poems That Make Grown Men Cry". He explains why Derek Walcott's "Love After Love" makes him cry. More...
Neil Patrick Harris chats about lead role in 'HEDWIG' on GMA. In these videos, watch NPH explain what the show is about, and how physically demanding the role is. He also shares what his kids think of seeing him in costume! More...

April 16 2014

Happy birthday, Sean Maher! The good doctor and conniving villain turns 39 today.

April 15 2014

Set your DVR! Neil Patrick Harris will be on "Good Morning, America" Wednesday and Thursday. On April 16th, "Good Morning America" will air a segment featuring a Hedwig panel interview with Neil Patrick Harris and others. Then on Thursday, April 17 Neil will be live from GMA's Times Square studio to talk about his Hedwig role.

April 14 2014

Happy birthday, Sarah Michelle Gellar! Our Chosen One celebrates her 37th birthday today. More...
Neil Patrick Harris poses provocatively with snakes! He's doing promotion for Hedwig and the Angry Inch. (Perhaps NSFW) More...

April 12 2014

Robert Downey, Jr. gets his own Twitter account. The quick witted Avenger has joined Twitter.

April 10 2014

Christian Kane Cast in TNT's The Librarians. His character is Jake Stone, an Oklahoma oil worker with an IQ of 190 and an encyclopedic knowledge of art history.
Children of Tendu- Ep. 6: Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters. Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters guest on Jose Molina's podcast "Children of Tendu" about the job of television screenwriting. More...

April 08 2014

Charisma Carpenter to guest on 'Lost Girl' in season 5. "In "Lost Girl" Season 5, "Buffy" actress Charisma Carpenter (Cordelia Chase) is joining the fae-tastic cast as a guest star. Carpenter will be playing a character by the name of Freyja, who's well-known in mythology as the most renowned of the Norse goddesses."
Geek & Sundry adds Amber Benson's new show 'Morganville: The Series'. The digital media firm announced Monday the start of principal photography in Texas on Morganville: The Series, a web series based on the Morganville Vampires novels by Rachel Caine. Amber Benson stars as the founder of Morganville.
Enver Gjokaj to guest on "Rizzoli And Isles". He will have a multi-episode arc in Season 5.
Sony announces Drew Goddard as the director of 'Sinister Six' movie. He is also writing the film announced back in December, which will focus on the villains of the Spider-Man universe. More...
Nathan Fillion hints at a Guardians of the Galaxy role. At St. Louis Comic-Con, the actor drops a hint that he is in the film. More...

April 07 2014

Win tickets to see Jane Espenson at Genre Smash! in Los Angeles on April 15th. News about this event was posted the other day but we now have five pairs of tickets to give away. So if you're interested, send an email to whedonesque@gmail.com with the subject "Jane" and we'll pick the winners randomly tomorrow.
European premiere of 'Lust for Love' this Thursday in London. Dichen Lachman will be at the Q&A afterwards.
The SGU Podcast interviews James Marsters. The 15 minute long interview starts around the 45 minute mark of the show, they discuss Buffy, his career, his favorite books and science.
Diego Gutierrez returns to the supernatural in From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series. Joss Whedon's former assistant and the writer of Buffy's "Normal Again", has written the second episode ("Blood Runs Thick") of Robert Rodriguez's new Horror series.
(SPOILER) Dichen Lachman appears on Shameless. She appears in the post-credits scene of tonight's Shameless season finale. Link contains spoiler video, photos, and text for the Shameless season finale.

April 05 2014

D.B. Woodside 'Suits' up. The former Principal Wood will have a multi-episode arc in the fourth season of the USA series.
Chiwetel Ejiofor eyed to play villain in next James Bond movie. According to The Wrap, "multiple individuals familiar with the project" have told them that Ejiofor - our very own Operative - is a candidate for the villainous role in Bond 24.

April 04 2014

Happy Birthday Robert Downey Jr. Our favorite genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist turns 49.
Jane Espenson is coming to Genre Smash. The Writers Guild Foundation hosts a series of talks featuring screenwriters best known for their genre work, and Jane will be the next guest. It will be held April 15 at the NerdMelt Showroom in Los Angeles. More...

April 03 2014

ECCC14: J. August Richards panel. CBR has a panel report from J. August Richards' ECCC panel where he talked Angel and Agents of SHIELD.
Alyson Hannigan talks birthday crafting. A two-part talk-show excerpt in which she talks about her birthday, her husband's crafting skills versus her own, and the ending of that show she's been in since Willow days.

April 01 2014

Fran Kranz guests on 'Dallas'. A familiar face on this week's episode. More...

March 31 2014

(SPOILER) Cobie Smulders talks about her training for Marvel's The Avengers. Smulders talks about her role in the upcoming Captain America: Winter Soldier movie and her firearms training for Marvel's The Avengers. Small spoiler for Captain America: Winter Soldier. More...

March 29 2014

ECCC14: Eliza Dushku panel report. CBR has a report from the panel where Eliza discussed her career.
Emma Caulfield bids adieu to YouTube Vlogging. After 20 amazing months of weekly musings and advice to fans, Emma's vlog has ended.

March 28 2014

Alyson Hannigan talks Willow on 'Buffy'. On Inside the Actor's Studio James Lipton asks Alyson Hannigan if her personality is similar to the character of Willow Rosenberg. More...

March 27 2014

Watch Eliza Dushku in 'The Gable 5'. There's an interview with Eliza about the Machinima Prime pilot over at Big Shiny Robot.
Happy birthday Nathan! Our captain turns 43 today.

March 25 2014

Chris Evans says he's ready to leave acting behind after fulfilling his Marvel contract. He will make at least three more appearances as Captain America in Marvel films.
Chris Lowell launches Kickstarter campaign for film featuring Brett Dalton. Beside Still Waters is a love story to Lowell's family lakehouse in Georgia. More...

March 24 2014

Happy birthday to Alyson Hannigan. She turns 40 today. More...

March 21 2014

Ashley Johnson to star in Geek and Sundry series "Spooked". Felicia Day's web channel presents "Spooked", a comedy about a team of Paranormal investigators. Ashley Johnson is on the team, Dichen Lachman and Tom Lenk will guest star.

March 20 2014

(SPOILER) Sean Maher talks Arrow, voice work, and singing. Among other things. But the bulk of it is on his Arrow appearance last night and his personal life. The interview also confirms his previously announced Dick Grayson/Nightwing voice role as for Son of Batman. More...
(SPOILER) Amy Acker on the evolution of Root on Person Of Interest. The Angel actress speaks about her newest role as the character Root on the show Person of Interest.
Grimm renewed for 4th Season. According to Deadline Hollywood, Buffy exec. producer and Angel co-creator David Greenwalt's latest show Grimm has been picked up by NBC for a fourth season.

March 17 2014

Tom Hiddleston sings. This link, posted by Disney, has side-by-side footage of Tom Hiddleston in the booth recording a song for "The Pirate Fairy" with the finished animated sequence. There are also bits of interview with Mr. Hiddleston.

March 15 2014

Make Alan Tudyk fall down. He's skiing to raise money for Operation Smile and promises to fall down the mountain for every $10 raised.

March 14 2014

David Boreanaz to appear at Wizard World Philadelphia and Chicago. He is scheduled to attend June 20-21 in Philadelphia and August 22-23 in Chicago.
Joss Whedon and Clark Gregg featured in Marvels "Tales to Astonish" docuseries. The first episode is about the "Civil War" Marvel event.

March 12 2014

Neil Patrick Harris: Metamorphosis. Out.com has a lengthy feature on NPH -- "From Doogie to Barney to Hedwig, the shapeshifting career of Neil Patrick Harris is immune to typecasting". Also, EW has a promo video for his upcoming run as Hedwig, which begins previews on March 29 and opens on April 22.

March 11 2014

Energy Times interview with Juliet Landau. "Healthy living is integral to this actress and producerís personal life AND craft."

March 07 2014

Eliza Dushku on strong female roles, comic conventions and her charity work. She's appearing at the Toronto Comicon this weekend.
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amy Adams, and Chris Hemsworth nominated for MTV Movie Awards. The awards air on April 13th.

March 05 2014

The Primary Instinct: A Stephen Tobolowsky Storytelling Film. Stephen Tobolowsky, who played the first Principal Flutie of Sunnydale High in the unaired Buffy pilot, wants to bring his master storytelling to the big screen in this Kickstarter project. More...

March 04 2014

Jose Molina teams up with Javier Grillo-Marxuach for Children of Tendu podcast. In the first episode, they talk about breaking into television.
Alan Tudyk Returns To Suburgatory. Alan returned to Suburgatory last week, and will reoccur in additional episodes according to IMDB. Link is a clip from last week's episode.

March 03 2014

Scarlett Johansson pregnant! Actress expecting first child with fiance Romain Dauriac. Congrats to the couple!
Nathan Fillion's favourite TV. As told to The Guardian.

March 02 2014

Tom Lenk's "13 Audition Signs That Only Actors Will Appreciate". Tom says "Here are some of my favorite signs and images from my adventures in Auditionland. Enjoy".

February 28 2014

A chat with the Master from Buffy, Mark Metcalf. Nice overview of his career with some tidbits from Buffy as well.

February 27 2014

Sarah Michelle Gellar's AMA on reddit! Started at 6pm (EST).
Michelle Trachtenberg to co-star in CBS comedy pilot 'Save the Date'. The sitcom centers on Katie (played by Maggie Lawson), "who drunkenly books a wedding venue and now is faced with the task of meeting the right man in time. Trachtenberg will play Hillary, Katie's buttoned-down, no-nonsense sister who is sharing an apartment with her."

February 25 2014

Happy birthday Alexis Denisof. He turns 48 today!

February 22 2014

Happy Birthday, Dichen Lachman! This year, Priya (Sierra) reunited with Dollhouse peeps to produce and star in the indie rom com, Lust for Love, available on iTunes and Amazon. More...
(SPOILER) Promo pics of Sean Maher in 'Arrow'. We haven't seen the end of his character, Mark Scheffer/Shrapnel.

February 21 2014

Miracle Laurie on this week's Tabletop. Miracle Laurie, Wil Wheaton, Angela Weber, and Audrey Weber play a game of "Lords of Vegas" on the latest edition of Geek & Sundry's Tabletop. More...
Homeland's Morena Baccarin joins ABC medical drama Warriors. Her character is Tory Sterling, "a soldier, psychiatrist, mother and wife who just returned to work at Walter Reed after completing a nine-month tour in Afghanistan".

February 20 2014

Happy Birthday to Tony Head. The best Watcher a Slayer could ask for turns 60 today!
Marti Noxon's "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" is greenlit at Bravo. The show has received a 13 episode order.

February 19 2014

Cobie Smulders is a woman we love. As published in Esquire's March issue.
Tom Hiddleston wins ELLE Man Of The Year. There's a video message from him on the page.

February 18 2014

Dollhouse's Olivia Williams to star in WGN America's 'Manhattan'. The drama is about the development of the first atomic bomb.
The Cast of How I Met your Mother delivers the Top 10. Alyson Hannigan, Cobie Smulders, and Neil Patrick Harris appear in this video from Late Show with David Letterman.

February 17 2014

Danny Strong on HBO's "Girls" this week. The "Beach House" episode first aired last night. Danny appears as Elijah's new boyfriend.
Looks like there was a little informal Whedonverse reunion yesterday. Maurissa, Jed, Felicia, Seth, Nathan... I'd hang out with these guys any day!

February 16 2014

Chiwetel Ejiofor awarded with Best Leading Actor at The 67th BAFTA Film Awards. He was recognized for his role in "12 Years of Slave". BBC1 (for the UK) and BBC America (for the US) will be showing the ceremony later on tonight. More...

February 15 2014

Elisabeth Rohm is part of TNT's new pilot "Guilt by Association". She's once again playing a tough-as-nails but by-the-book LAPD detective, this time named Bailey Keller.
Tom Lenk on the Nerdist Podcast. He's the special guest on their SF Sketchfest podcast. Nerdist also has an instagram video of Tom Lenk's Muppet Dance from the podcast.

February 14 2014

Alyson Hannigan to star in CBS' Tom Papa pilot produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. "Based on the stand-up of Papa and the experiences of Damon, More Time With Family centers on Tom (Papa), a husband and father making a career change to spend more time with his family. Hannigan will play Tom's wife Cindy."

February 13 2014

Neil Patrick Harris hops in bed for sexy new music video. NPH sings in a music video for the "SLEEP with neuro" drink campaign.

February 07 2014

Eliza Dushku, Bradley Whitford and Joel David Moore join Gregg Allman biopic 'Midnight Rider'. The movie is expected to be shooting this month in Savannah, Georgia. More...
Lust for Love now available! Buy/rent from a multitude of online locations, including iTunes, Amazon and Google Play as well as cable on demand.
(SPOILER) Knights of Badassdom is a sweet, gory tale of geek social life. io9's Annalee Newitz gives an in-depth analysis of what to expect from the long-awaited LARPing musical horror comedy. More...
Neil Patrick Harris in 'Hedwig': 6 things to expect. NPH and members of the creative team briefly talk about the Broadway musical.
Cast of "Lust for Love" on life after "Dollhouse". The cast sits down with BuzzFeed to discuss how Dollhouse, and Joss, made their new film possible.
Marti Noxon's "Unreal" gets a series order at Lifetime. The show stars Shiri Appleby and chronicles the behind-the-scenes activities of a Reality Dating Competition.

February 06 2014

Chiwetel Ejiofor cast in 'Triple Nine'. The film will be directed by John Hillcoat.
Tom Hiddleston to star in J.G. Ballard adaptation 'High-Rise'. The film is slated to start shooting this summer.

February 05 2014

Drew Z. Greenberg on Buffy, Firefly, and various other shows. A video interview with writer Drew Greenberg on many of the shows he has written for. Over 30 minutes of live interview. More...

February 04 2014

Dichen Lachman on building the community behind 'Lust for Love'. It's quite an interesting and insightful interview. Another interview with her can be found at CraveOnline (bonus clip of Fran headbutting Enver).

January 31 2014

Alan Tudyk is the new host of Adult Swim's 'Newsreaders'. Newsreaders, Adult Swim's absurd take on the television news magazine, is currently in production on season two in Los Angeles.
(SPOILER) Red Band trailer for "A Million Ways to Die in the West". NSFW trailer for Seth MacFarlane's new film co-staring NPH, hilarity ensues. I repeat, NSFW!

January 30 2014

(SPOILER) Nathan Fillion guests on tonight's episode of Community. EW.com has an exclusive clip from his episode.
MTV picks up drama Finding Carter to series. 12-episode drama co-stars Alexis Denisof.
Armin Shimerman plays Leo Tolstoy in "Discord." The play is a three-hander running now through Feb. 23 in North Hollywood. Makes you wonder what Principal Snyder thought of Russian literature.
Alyson Hannigan is the new face of Pandora Jewelry (or Jewellery). Good for her.
Bones renewed for season 10. Good news for David Boreanaz!

January 29 2014

(SPOILER) Tonight - American Horror Story: Coven's last episode, written by Buffy alum Doug Petrie. ScreenCrush has some preview info.
Alyson tears up with NPH and Cobie on HIMYM ending. This is a short video from The Talk.
(SPOILER) Danny Strong is in tonight's "Justified" on FX. The episode is titled "Over the Mountain," and he plays Albert, an abusive prison guard. Also, Alan Tudyk appears in the preview for next week's episode, "Shot All to Hell."
Christina Hendricks in 'Pirate Fairy': First Look. EW has a clip from the upcoming film.

January 28 2014

Win tickets to the "Lust for Love" premiere screening in Los Angeles. The first five people to reTweet this link will win tickets to the premiere and Q&A for "Lust for Love," starring and produced by Dichen Lachman, also starring Fran Kranz and Enver Gjokaj, with many other Whedonverse actor appearances.
Tom Hiddleston stars in "Why Are All Bad Guys British?" Super Bowl spot. Why, indeed? It's good to be bad!

January 27 2014

Danny Strong lands a pilot with Fox. The show is called "Empire", and is set in the world of Hip-Hop music. More...
Cobie Smulders and Michelle Tratchenberg are guests on tonight's 'Hollywood Game Night' on NBC. Hosted by Jane Lynch, Cobie along her husband Taran Killam are guests in the first hour airing at 8pm, and Michelle is among the guests participating in the second hour airing at 9pm. There's a preview picture gallery: here.

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