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November 25 2015

Nathan Fillion is on tonight's Drunk History. It's their season finale, and it's about space exploration. It airs on Comedy Central at 10:30 pm Eastern. It seems Nathan is a fan and asked very nicely.

November 23 2015

Joel Hodgson confirms Felicia Day's involvement in Mystery Science Theatre revival. Felicia is slated to play Kinga Forrester, the Mad Scientist tormentor. More...
Can Hollywood handle decent, modest, good-humored Chris Hemsworth? A very complimentary profile in Vanity Fair. The Cabin in the Woods gets a mention.

November 20 2015

Alexa Davalos talks about her new show 'The Man in the High Castle'. The new show from Amazon debuts its full season today, November 20 adapted from the book by Philip K. Dick.
Getting intimate with Nathan Fillion. Great interview with Nathan at The Advocate website.
(SPOILER) Gina Torres joins the cast of Star Wars Rebels in the latest episode. A new character was introduced last night, and she's voiced by Gina. Spoilers for Rebels. I'm not sure if the role is recurring. More...

November 19 2015

Felicia Day in talks to join the cast of a revived "Mystery Science Theater 3000". She apparently would be playing the offspring of the mad scientist character Dr. Forrester. Creator Joel Hodgson has launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring back the series. More...

November 18 2015

A Horse Tale, starring Charisma Carpenter, released on DVD today. "Saddle up for the adventure of a lifetime!" More...

November 17 2015

"Whedon fans in particular are devoted and loving" says Summer Glau. She was speaking to ahead of her first trip to Adelaide for Supanova Pop Culture Expo.

November 14 2015

Brett Dalton to narrate the final audiobook in "Tales from Shadowhunter Academy." The "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." actor is narrating the final ebook in the series, "Angels Twice Descending," authored by Cassandra Clare.

November 10 2015

Brett Dalton plays Until Dawn. In this fun video from IGN, he plays the game for the first time in which he voices and provides likeness for the character Mike. Spoilers for the game if you plan to play it yourself.

November 06 2015

James Marsters talks new project Metal Hurlant, Buffy and more. Marsters met with Be for an interview while he was in Paris.

November 05 2015

Christophe Beck discusses his Peanuts movie score. Beck discusses the differences in scoring for animation as opposed to live action, and discusses how to make an orchestral sound appeal to kids who are more used to pop music. More...

November 04 2015

Emma Caulfield to guest on Supergirl. She will be playing Cameron Chase. More...

November 03 2015

Candidates for Captain in the Star Trek tv reboot. Two Whedonverse alumni make the wishlist.
Felicia Day's Reddit 'Ask Me Anything' Video. Discussion on acting, writing, community, and other topics including Whedonverse references. More...
The name's Bond, Sarah Michelle Bond. Time has the Slayer in 12th place in its list of possible replacements for Daniel Craig (if he chooses to leave 007). A little bit further down the list, Chiwetel Ejiofor would be an excellent choice. More...

November 02 2015

Jesse Williams - Holden in "Cabin" - talks racism with the New Yorker's Scene. It's a video interview.

October 29 2015

Happy Birthday, Tim Minear! The Man Called @CancelledAgain By Himself No Less failed to live up to his Twitter name by bringing his genius to bear on the fourth and fifth (that's four more than one) season of American Horror Story.

October 28 2015

"Muzzled the Musical" Season One. Juliet Landau plays the Black Matron in this YouTube musical comedy about singing princesses. More...

October 27 2015

Juliet Landau launches crowdfunding campaign for vampire doc. This film features an interview with Joss himself. The link to the Indiegogo page can be found here.
James Marsters surprises Spike fans. The Buzzfeed gang had James Marsters surprise Spike fans in this awesome video.

October 26 2015

Seth Green talks about the new season of 'Robot Chicken'. The 8th season of the show co-created by him started airing on Adult Swim on October 25.
"Supergirl" premieres tonight starring Mehcad Brooks. Brooks guest starred in the "Dollhouse" episode "Echoes" as Sam Jennings. More...

October 25 2015

Alan Tudyk on Blue Beetle/Booster Gold: "If it's working with Nathan, I'm in." Alan expressed interest in playing Blue Beetle if Nathan is cast as Booster Gold.
(SPOILER) Richard Jenkins in horror/western "The Bone Tomahawk" with Kurt Russell. According to this review, Mr. Jenkins is funny. Spoilers for the film in question.

October 23 2015

Sarah Michelle Gellar on Good Morning America. She discusses Star Wars Rebels, Foodstirs, and Buffy is mentioned.

October 20 2015

Watch the short horror film 'Yummy Meat: A Halloween Carol' starring Miracle Laurie. This was shown at the recent 2015 Screamfest Film Festival. If you're a bit squeamish, then best avoid.
Watch 'Zombie Overpopulation' - a short film narrated by Tony Head. It's an enjoyable parody done in the style of a BBC documentary.

October 16 2015

Fill in this survey about the reuse of actors in the Whedonverse. Help fellow Whedonesque poster whedongeek with her research.
Syfy cancels 'Defiance'. Bad news for Julie Benz fans.

October 15 2015

A Felicia Day AMA on Reddit. Already includes some Whedonverse responses regarding Dr Horrible and Con Man. More...
Alan Tudyk talks about the cameo-filled fun of Con Man, joining Star Wars universe. Includes a short article and video interview conducted by EW at NYCC. There are also a great interview from The Hollywood Reporter.

October 14 2015

The passion of Sarah Michelle Gellar. Great interview about her new endeavour Foodstirs. A quote about Buffy which didn't make the cut can be found here.
Syfy cancels 'Dominion'. Sad news for Tony Head fans.

October 13 2015

James Marsters joins Twitter! Welcome James at @JamesMarstersOf!

October 12 2015

10 actors you forgot were in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. We didn't forget, but a nice list of 10 guest stars.

October 11 2015

Eliza Dushku and Ivana Milicevic talk about female roles in genre at NYCC. The Whedonverse alums discuss their roles on Cinemax's Banshee and discuss women role models in fiction and their work on BtVS is also mentioned. More...
Christian Kane Says There'll Be a Season 2 of Kane's Kitchen. Christian Kane has a cooking show on iTunes (website here). In this video he says there'll be a season 2 (from New York Comic Con).

October 10 2015

Brad Kane (a.k.a. Tucker) and Lea Salonga reunite to sing "A Whole New World" from Disney's Aladdin. Kane provided the singing voice for Aladdin in the original film (alongside Salonga as Jasmine).

October 09 2015

Video of Eliza Dushku's panel at New York Comic Con. This took place yesterday.
Video of Summer Glau's panels from Comic Con Russia. In which much fun was had - most especially by Summer (if singing George Strait songs and dancing is any guide.) The link is to a video of the 2nd panel she did for the event - highlights of the 1st panel (including a hands-on fight choreography lesson) are floating out there as well. More...

October 07 2015

Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion on last night's Last Call with Carson Daly. The pair talk about Con Man, science fiction fandom and "nerds", conventions, and all that related stuff in this five minute spotlight.

October 05 2015

Hayley Atwell and Clark Gregg to continue their Dubsmash rivalry on Lip Sync Battle. They will face each other on Spike's Lip Sync Battle programme, their episode will air sometime in 2016.

October 03 2015

Harry Groener, aka the Mayor, will be on stage in "Uncle Vanya." Harry Groener has been announced as part of the "Vixens" cast (there are two sets of casts) in the role of Serebryakov for the Antaeus Theatre Company's upcoming production of Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" in North Hollywood, CA.

October 02 2015

(SPOILER) Sarah Michelle Gellar's Star Wars Rebels character revealed. Will be making her debut on the show in season 2.

October 01 2015

Felicia Day takes us behind-the-scenes on Con Man. Fun backstage discussion with Alan Tudyk and other cast-members. More...

September 30 2015

Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion's Webseries "Con Man" Premieres Today. The first four episodes of the Indigogo-funded, Firefly-inspired comedy are now available on Vimeo. FastCompany has an article about how the project "rallied the geeks" and why it was so successful.
Why Drew Goddard refuses to be influenced by internet chatter (even the good kind). "Sometimes my mom will read stuff and say, 'Why didn't you tell me this?' and I'll just say, 'Mom, it's not true. Turn off your Google Alert, Mom.' Please turn it off."
'I'd love for Joss Whedon to direct 'Into The Woods'' says Tony Head. All that and a great chat about Dominion, Anya in The Body, and Tony's new play 'Ticking'.

September 29 2015

Watch a clip of Felicia Day and Alan Tudyk in 'Con Man'. The web series debuts tomorrow on Vimeo.

September 28 2015

Confessions of a G-List Celebrity from a Buffy the Vampire Slayer actor. A very candid account from James C. Leary aka Buffy's Clem.
Morena Baccarin on the Nerdist podcast. "[She] talks with Chris and Matt about filming Gotham in New York, what studying at Juilliard was like, and being a mom in show business. She also talks about being Brazilian, how Brazilian culture differs from American culture, and the upcoming season of Gotham!"

September 27 2015

USA Today article on Gina Torres. Nice, short bio piece on our favorite warrior woman. More...

September 25 2015

James Marsters at the Edmonton Comic Expo this weekend. Amber Benson and Eliza Dushku will also be appearing. More...
Six female celebrities who could be Nintendo princesses. Dichen Lachman could be...

September 24 2015

Morena Baccarin revealed she's pregnant. Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie (The O.C., Gotham) are expecting a child together. Congratulations to them both!

September 23 2015

Mark Sheppard (Badger from Firefly) is now a US citizen. Always nice to see someone from the old homestead.

September 22 2015

Shawnee Kilgore gives an update on the EP she's making with Joss Whedon. According to her, it should be out next year. She also talks about what's it like to work with Joss.

September 21 2015

Hadley and Sitterson both win Emmy Awards. That is, Bradley Whitford and Richard Jenkins both won Emmys on the same night, Whitford for guest performance in a comedy and Jenkins for Lead Actor in a miniseries or movie. So who's running Ops while they're collecting statuettes?

September 13 2015

Juliet Landau to screen the trailer for her vampire documentary at 'Son of Monsterpalooza'. Remember Gary Oldman taking a pic of Joss? That was for this documentary. The trailer and the panel will take place at 2pm on the 19th at the horror convention in the Marriot Burbank Hotel in Burbank, CA.
'Beginnings' podcast interview with Jane Espenson. In which Andy Beckerman chats to Jane about her life in Iowa, her background in computer science and linguistics, being a TV writer, and lots more.

September 12 2015

Drew Goddard scripted 'The Martian' launches to acclaim at TIFF. Goddard adapted Andy Weir's bestselling novel for the screen, preserving and translating it's sass and science-speak. Ridley Scott directs. More...
Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Henstridge! Hope she's celebrating in this dimension.

September 09 2015

"Eddie" from Buffy Season Four on his current gigs. Pedro Pascal talks about playing a vampire in Bloodsucking Bastards (with Fran Kranz!), as well as his work on Game of Thrones and Narcos. More...

September 08 2015

Fran Kranz's 'Blood Sucking Bastards' in select Theaters. Check for local show times. Review here. Another review here.

September 01 2015

Fran Kranz talks 'Bloodsucking Bastards' (and why he wants to be killed by Thor). He also speculates on what Joss might do next.
Nathan Fillion is in the Halo 5 Guardian's opening cinematic. And, you know, the game.

August 31 2015

Tony Head returns to The Rocky Horror Picture Show for a gala night charity performance. This will be on the 17th of next month at the Playhouse Theatre in London. Tony says "Who wouldn't jump at the chance (and to the left) to be a guest Narrator for Richard O'Brien in aid of Amnesty International. Let madness take control."
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Seth Green, Patton Oswalt, and others pay tribute to director Wes Craven. The horror film legend passed away at age 76.

August 28 2015

NBC wins bidding war for 'Time' the new Shawn Ryan time travel action drama. Developed with Eric Kripke for Sony Pictures TV, it is described as - a high-octane hour about an unlikely trio traveling through time to battle unknown criminals in order to protect history as we know it.

August 27 2015

Julie Benz joins "Hawaii Five-0". She will be in a recurring role in the coming season.

August 26 2015

Agents of SHIELD's Clark Gregg makes things weird in new 'Muppets' promo. Like Nathan Fillion, Clark Gregg does a promo for the new mockumentary style Muppets show.
Sarah Michelle Gellar reportedly to guest star In 'Those Who Can't'. Independent comedy troupe "The Grawlix" (Andrew Orvedahl, Ben Roy and Adam Cayton-Holland) have a sit-com happening soon and our beloved SMG guest stars in ep. 2!

August 25 2015

Crowdsourcing campaign for "The Way it Begins", a short film starring Amy Acker. Rewards include a lunch date with Amy.
Marti Noxon developing new drama series for Fox. Titled 'Hungry', it is an hour long soap set in the down and dirty, cutthroat and exciting restaurant world of New York City.

August 24 2015

Nathan Fillion makes his move. Hopefully kids don't pick up on this.

August 23 2015

Felicia Day is a New York Times Best Selling Author. Her memoir has debuted at #3 in the Non-Fiction category. More...

August 21 2015

Nathan Fillion questions Kermit. Television's newest love triangle?

August 20 2015

Last chance to buy Nathan Fillion's Firefly shirt, for charity. It's a shiny shirt (photo from his Instagram), and it goes away in 6 hours. All of the proceeds go to Kusewera.

August 18 2015

Comedy Central renews 'Another Period' for Season 2. The show was co-created and starred by Riki Lindhome (Much Ado, Buffy) and includes Christina Hendricks among its cast. More...

August 15 2015

Alan Tudyk is in Star Wars: Rogue One. He's playing a performance-capture character in the movie.

August 14 2015

Miss Piggy ogles Nathan Fillion. She really does.
Cobie Smulders is reported to be in talks to star in Jack Reacher 2. The Wrap says she's in early talks to play the female lead opposite Tom Cruise.
Felicia Day plays 'Do, Marry, Kill' with Whedonverse characters. Witty answers on Buzzfeed as Felicia decides who she'd bed and who'd be dead.
(SPOILER) 'Castle' Spoilers: Adam Baldwin to return for season 8. According to Entertainment Weekly he will be reprising his role as Detective Ethan Slaughter for an episode set to air early in the season.

August 11 2015

Felicia Day's memoir is praised for being an 'illuminating and frank' look at injustice and insecurity. BoingBoing does a deep dive into the book, which released today. More...

August 10 2015

Win lunch with Nathan Fillion. Donate to the restoration of the theater Nathan Fillion used to perform at and receive various rewards from Nathan, including a chance for a trip to have lunch with him.

August 07 2015

Watch Gary Oldman take a pic of Joss Whedon for Juliet Landau's film. More details about the vampire documentary 'A Place Among The Undead' can be found on the movie's website and Facebook page. Gary's pic can be found on our Tumblr.

August 03 2015

Adam Busch to recur on 'Empire' and 'Colony'. Danny Strong is the co-creator of 'Empire' so it's a Buffy alum reunion.

July 29 2015

Enver Gjokaj signs up for Zack Whedon's 'Come and Find Me' movie. The screenplay for the movie made the Black List back in '12.

July 27 2015

Watch "Hollywood Hitmen" - The Web Series. This stars Enver Gjokaj and Maximilian Osinski. Dichen Lachman also appears in it.

July 24 2015

Happy birthday to Summer Glau. She turns 34 today. More...
James Marsters cast in LA Theatre Works' "As You Like It". James will perform the dual roles of Duke Senior and Duke Frederick, in Shakespeare's "As You Like It" in April 2016 at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA.

July 21 2015

Talking with Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk about fans, con and comic books. This is an enjoyable Con Man interview from Comic-Con. The Serenity comics come up for discussion as well.
Clea DuVall making directorial debut with film starring Cobie Smulders. Invisible girl Marcie Ross is directing Maria Hill. The untitled movie from a script written by Duvall herself will also feature Melanie Lynskey, Jason Ritter, Natasha Lyonne, Vincent Piazza, Ben Schwartz and Alia Shawkat.
Sean Maher and Morena Baccarin will reprise their roles for Batman: Bad Blood. Bad Blood continues the storyline running through Batman vs. Robin and Son of Batman, and it will see release in early 2016, direct to home media in the way of all DC's animated films. Maher voices Dick Grayson/Nightwing, and Baccarin voices Talia al Ghul.

July 20 2015

Jenny Mollen to host "After Paradise". Angel's Nina will join Chris Harrison for the "Bachelor in Paradise" aftershow.

July 19 2015

The WGA interviews Marti Noxon about 'Unreal'. Along with the show's co-creator they talk about how it was created, about their Writers Room and how writing for this show differs from writing for BtVS.

July 18 2015

Happy Birthday, Jed Whedon! The J before the dash turns 40 as a father.

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