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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...
Chiwetel Ejifor Stars in 'Dancing on the Edge' airing on PBS this June. "The series follows a black jazz band's (The Louis Lester Band, Louis Lester is played by Ejifor) experiences in London in the 1930s." More...

June 25 2016

Preview of "Penn and Teller: Fool Us". A short preview of Penn and Teller: Fool Us, hosted by Alyson Hannigan.

June 24 2016

(SPOILER) Riki Lindhome talks about Joss Whedon's guest spot on "Another Period". According to her it's a big acting turn for Joss.
Details released regarding Con Man: The Game. A mobile game where you are a Convention Manager, interacting with Con Man characters. Including a Joss Whedon janitor. More...

June 22 2016

James Marsters will star in an 'Once Upon A Time' Season 5 DVD feature. According to the press release, he'll play "an all-new ONCE character" set in the Underworld. Spoilers for Season 5 if you haven't seen it yet.

June 19 2016

Film starring Alyson Hannigan is on Kickstarter. It's called "Do You Take This Man" and it's about marriage. It's already shot. They just need money for post and distribution. More...

June 17 2016

Danny Strong signs overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV. Under the pact, he'll continue to serve as an EP, writer and director on 'Empire', and will also develop, write, direct and supervise new projects for the studio.
Eliza Dushku joins Con Man Season 2. Much fun was had on Twitter about it yesterday.

June 13 2016

Anthony Head's new show 'Guilt' premieres tonight at 9pm on Freeform. He plays the recurring role of James step-father for protagonist Grace, played by his real-life daughter Daisy Head.

June 07 2016

SMG's 'Cruel Intentions' series gets an update. Roger Kumble, creator, weighs in on the series' progress after the pilot was leaked and received mostly positive reception.

June 04 2016

Alyson Hannigan cast in 'The First Wives Club' TV pilot. She will play Maggie in the TV Land remake of the 1996 movie.

June 02 2016

Lifetime renewed UnREAL for a 10-episode Season 3. Just a few days ahead of its Season 2 premiere on June 6, co-created by Marti Noxon, the show stars Constance Zimmer, and includes B.J. Britt among the new cast members for its sophomore year.
Comedy Central releases 'Another Period' season 2 trailer. Created by Riki Lindhome (Buffy, MuchAdo) and Natasha Leggero, the new season which debuts on June 15. Christina Hendricks is also part of the cast and Joss is slated to cameo in an episode.

June 01 2016

(SPOILER) Amy Acker on the 100th episode of 'Person of Interest' She reflects on last night's events and gives a bit on her role in the last few episodes.

May 31 2016

"The Nine Truths About Eating Disorders" - a PSA by Marti Noxon and others. The cast and crew of 'To The Bone' made this video to mark World Eating Disorders Action Day on June 2nd.

May 30 2016

Lionsgate & Comic Con International to air Con Man Season 2. A new Video On Demand platform will be the home of Alan Tudyk's comedy series. More...

May 27 2016

Zack Whedon's 'Come and Find Me' acquired by Saban Films. They have picked up the North American rights to his feature directing debut.

May 24 2016

Full video for Joss Whedon's Speech at HeForShe Media Summit in LA. Joss starts speeching around 27:30. Q&A starts about 35:00.

May 23 2016

How to keep a musical great. Focused on the female replacements in two Broadway shows (Heather Headley and Marin Mazzie), but, also has some kind words about Daniel Dae Kim in The King & I. More...

May 20 2016

Emma Caulfield's love letter to The 100. Here's why the 'Buffy' actress went all in on The CW post-apocalyptic show. More...

May 19 2016

Trailer for 'Powerless' - featuring Alan Tudyk. This NBC superhero comedy looks like it could be worth watching.

May 18 2016

Trailer for 'Still Star-Crossed' - featuring Tony Head. This is the tv series sequel to Romeo and Juliet.
Trailer for 'Lethal Weapon' tv show - featuring Buffy actor Clayne Crawford as Riggs. He, as we all remember, played Rodney Munson in the Buffy ep "Inca Girl".

May 15 2016

SMG's 'Cruel Intentions' revival still alive at NBC. Our Buffy is starring in and producing the pilot. More...

May 13 2016

Armin Shimerman on Inside the Extras Studio. Buffy's former principal guest stars on the latest episode of the web series Inside the Extras Studio as a typecast Star Trek extra.
Jewel Staite talks "How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town". It's a comedy movie about a sex columnist returning to her old town.
J. August Richards' show 'Notorious' picked up to series. Our favorite Gunn/Deathlok will be back on tv. More...
Nathan Fillion's 'Castle' cancelled. Wow. Not a good day so far for our shows on ABC.

May 12 2016

Alan Tudyk's "Powerless" is ordered to Series at NBC. The comedy is set in the DC Comics universe.
Drew Goddard to write "Wraiths Of The Broken Land". He reunites with director Ridley Scott.

May 06 2016

Alan Tudyk chats about 'Con Man' new comic book 'Spectrum'. And does his best not to talk about 'Rogue One'.

May 05 2016

Tom Lenk recreates every Meta Gala outfit (for free). Très chic, Tom.
Nicolas Noxon, father of Marti Noxon, dies at 79. He had quite the career in documentary filmmaking. Our condolences to his family on his passing.

May 04 2016

Alan Tudyk is visiting several SoCal comic shops for Free Comic Book Day. The website Celebrity Book Signings and Events is reporting Alan Tudyk will be visiting a number of comic book shops in Southern California on May 7th to sign Spectrum #0 for Free Comic Book day. An additional signing in Santa Clara, CA is listed for May 11th.

May 03 2016

Nolan North announces 'Con Man: The Game'. Also references a Season 2 pickup of the show itself. More...

May 01 2016

Happy Birthday Julie Benz! She turns 44 today.

April 28 2016

Fran Kranz spits insults from 'King Lear'. This was done for HitFix's "Shakespeare 400" video series. If you liked Fran in Much Ado About Nothing, then you'll love this.

April 25 2016

(SPOILER) Nathan Fillion rumored to appear in Guardians of the Galaxy 2. Looks like our Captain will be making another appearance in the MCU. Based on the description, though, it may be blink-and-you'll-miss-it.

April 24 2016

Fabrizio Filippo's "The Summoned": World Premiere. Toronto's Tarragon Theatre is presenting the world premiere of new work by Fabrizio Filippo (Scott Hope in Buffy).

April 23 2016

Michelle McNamara, writer and wife of Patton Oswalt, dies at 46. Our condolences to her family and friends.

April 22 2016

Maurissa Tancharoen reveals Lupus attack during pregnancy. In a fundraising appeal for the Lupus Foundation, Maurissa describes how lupus threatened the life of her unborn daughter.
Fran Kranz joins 'The Dark Tower'. He'll play Pimli, the right-hand man of the Man in Black.
From Gavin Park to Broadway royalty. TheaterMania gives a first look at Marin Mazzie and Daniel Dae Kim in costume for "The King and I". The pair enter the Broadway revival on May 3.

April 21 2016

Enver Gjokaj plays a Comic-Con security guard. He's in the play "Future Thinking" at South Coast Repertory in Southern California, through Sunday. "Castle" fans should note Arye Gross (Perlmutter) is also in the cast. This is a link to the production's available-to-the-public press page, with photos.

April 18 2016

Video: Mark Ruffalo talks with Joss Whedon at Tribeca. The event is part of their Directors Series. Recaps of last night's event (which is getting a fair bit of press attention) can be found at Mashable, Variety, and Deadline.
Check out a sneak peek of Clark Gregg performing Britney Spears' "Toxic". This is for Spike's Lip Sync Battle where he'll be facing Agent Carter's Hayley Atwell. Taped last October, the programme will be on Thu, April 21st at 10pm.

April 17 2016

Jewel Staite to guest on Castle. These Firefly reunions on Nathan's show are delightful.

April 15 2016

Doug Petrie and Drew Goddard will work on 'The Defenders'. Doug is one of the showrunners and Drew will be an executive producer for the Netflix Marvel show.

April 14 2016

Sarah Michelle Gellar turns 39 today. Happy Birthday to our favorite slayer.

April 13 2016

Marti Noxon's 'Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce' gets a 3 season renewal from Bravo. This pick-up includes seasons 3, 4 and 5. TV Insider has a nice write-up about why the cable network chose to do so, including comments from Marti about the creation of the show. More...
Trailer for 'Doctor Strange'. Serenity's Chiwetel Ejiofor is in it.

April 10 2016

James Marsters on Dudes & Dragons, the end of Angel, and having fun with John Barrowman. It's a really thorough interview. A good read to have with your Sunday coffee.

April 08 2016

Tony Head joins Shondaland's 'Romeo and Juliet' sequel. "Still Star-Crossed" is an ABC pilot, Tony will play Lord Capulet in it.

April 03 2016

Eliza Dushku's ass-kicking days are not over. Good to hear.
Sean Maher is married. He announced the news today on Twitter. Congratulations to him and his husband.

March 31 2016

Alyson Hannigan named the new host of 'Penn & Teller: Fool Us.' The 3rd season will be on this summer.

March 30 2016

Anthony Head joins his daughter Daisy Head in Freeform drama 'Guilt.' He will play her stepfather on screen, with possibly shady connections to a crime.
Happy Birthday to Juliet Landau! Our vampire seer turns 50 today!!

March 29 2016

Amber Benson and Adam Busch co-star in web series "Self-Obsessed". The series is based on Sina Grace's autobiographical graphic novel of the same name. The main link goes to today's episode which Amber and Adam appear in. Episode one is found here (may be NSFW).
Wentworth Miller opens up after body-shaming meme goes viral. Gage from "Go Fish" opens up in a moving Facebook post, which is covered by a number of media outlets.

March 28 2016

Jewel Staite pops up in latest Legends of Tomorrow Trailer. Not sure of her role yet.

March 27 2016

Happy Birthday to Nathan Fillion! Our Captain turns 45 today.

March 24 2016

Alyson Hannigan becomes the Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything. She turns 42 today. More...

March 23 2016

(SPOILER) 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.': Jeff Bell discusses that big goodbye, and what's up with 'Most Wanted'. An interview with Jeff Bell about the latest episode and the spin-off. And now there's an EW interview with Adrianne Palicki and Nick Blood.
Watch a clip from Eliza Dushku's new movie "Jane Wants a Boyfriend". The movie is a "romantic comedy focuses on a young woman with Asperger's navigating the pitfalls of finding Mr. Right".

March 21 2016

Joss to sit down with Mark Ruffalo at Tribeca Film Festival. The two are scheduled to have a conversation-style panel on Monday, April 18th, part of a panel series that also includes conversations with JJ Abrams, Alfonso Cuaron, and Tina Fey.
Jed Whedon allowing free access to his Discography. Under a name your price model, funds go to the musicians. But Jed notes you can access the songs for free if you choose. More...

March 17 2016

AV Club interviews Bear McCreary. An interview with a "dominant force in genre TV".

March 16 2016

'Person of Interest' to end with Season 5. Amy Acker stars on the show.
Marti Noxon to make directorial debut with "To The Bone". The movie is described as a "dark comedy inspired by her [Marti's] own experience with anorexia".

March 15 2016

James Marsters to Appear at Wizard World 2016. Spike in Tulsa. Brilliant.

March 12 2016

Julie Benz to co-star In 'Training Day' CBS pilot. According to Deadline, the pilot is " a present-day reimagining of Antoine Fuqua's acclaimed 2001 feature".

March 11 2016

Anthony Stewart Head is in the cast of the "Robin of Sherwood: Knights of the Apocalypse" audioplay. "Robin of Sherwood" was a (IMHO) wonderful ITV series that ran 1984-1986. The late Richard Carpenter, who created the series, left behind an unproduced screenplay. The production company Spiteful Puppet has reassembled the entire cast (except for two actors who have passed away in the interim) to do the screenplay as an audioplay. Anthony Stewart Head plays a character new to the story.
Morena Baccarin has a baby girl! Congratulations.

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