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February 11 2016

Danny Strong returning to 'Gilmore Girls.' He joins a number of actors recently confirmed to return for the Netflix revival.

February 09 2016

Buffy begins baking. Sarah Michelle Gellar has started a baking company called Foodstirs. There's a video of her talking about the company on Forbes.com and a promo video at Foodstirs.com. Enjoy.

February 04 2016

Alan Tudyk asks fans to send him fan fiction. Firefly, Con Man or Spectrum fan fiction. More...

February 03 2016

WGN America's Manhattan cancelled. There won't be a season 3 for this show starring Olivia Williams.
Eliza Dushku speaks at Bernie Sanders event. Mentions fighting demons, slaying vampires, and something scary: paying college bills.

February 02 2016

Nathan Fillion will appear on the Late Late Show tonight.

January 31 2016

Nathan and Alan discuss Con-Man with Kevin Smith. Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk are the first guests on Kevin Smith and Mark Bernardin's new show, Fat Man on Batman. More...

January 29 2016

MTV's Finding Carter cancelled. The show starring Alexis Denisof won't come back for season 3.

January 28 2016

Gina Torres talks to TVLine about her roles on Firefly, Angel, and more. "Coming out of the fog and a sand storm with a shotgun with Mal saying, 'What does that make us, Zoe?' 'Big damn heroes.' It doesn't get better than that!"

January 25 2016

Capt. Tight Pants takes a ride. "Nathan Fillion, who plays the title role in ABC television's detective drama Castle, will reign as monarch in the Krewe of Orpheus' Lundi Gras parade in New Orleans, the krewe announced Monday (Jan. 25)."

January 18 2016

(SPOILER) What Agent Carter has in store for Season 2. TV Guide interview with the showrunners Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas (Dollhouse) ahead of tomorrow's premiere.
Drew Goddard to direct Mike Schur NBC comedy series 'Good Place'. Goddard will make his TV directing debut with "Good Place" which was created by Mike Shur (Parks & Rec) and stars Kristen Bell & Ted Danson.
Charisma Carpenter books recurring role on Chicago PD. She's playing a lawyer-turned-marijuana dispensary owner who's appearing first on the Episode 15, titled "A Night Owl", which will be broadcast mid-February.

January 16 2016

Neil Patrick Harris in negotiations to star in "A Series of Unfortunate Events". The show will air on Netflix and is based on the Lemony Snicket books.
"Supergirl" episode promo guest starring Emma Caulfield. She will portray DC Comics character Cameron Chase, in the live action debut of the character. More...

January 15 2016

Bones' eleventh season may be its last. David Boreanaz's long running series may be coming to a end. If this is its last season then it had a great 11 year run.

January 14 2016

Drew Goddard and Mark Ruffalo get nominated for Oscars. Drew got nominated in the Adapted Screenplay category for his 'The Martian' script and Mark in the Supporting Actor category for his role in 'Spotlight'.
B.J. Britt cast in major role for 'UnREAL' Season 2. A few of SHIELD's departed cast will be sharing another show.

January 07 2016

Summer Glau to guest on Castle! She'll play a private eye on the show.
Jewel Staite will guest star in Legends of Tomorrow. She's cast as tech genius and roboticist Rachel Turner. She will appear in episode ten of this season.
Chris Hemsworth and Nathan Fillion win People's Choice Awards. Chris got Favourite Action Movie Actor and Nathan Favorite TV Crime Drama Actor.
Christina Hendricks joins "Bad Santa 2". Hendricks will play a new character who runs a charitable organization. Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox and Brett Kelly will reprise their roles. Kathy Bates has also been cast. More...

January 06 2016

Den of Geek rounds up underrated film performances of 2015. Nicholas Brendon is praised for his performance in Coherence. "It's by far the best thing Brendon has done post-Scoobies and in a complex ensemble sci-fi story, he delivers the most nuanced performance."
Agent Carter Season 2 Cast Photos. Includes Enver Gjokaj as Daniel Sousa.

January 04 2016

The Q&A Podcast interviews Drew Goddard about his work on 'The Martian'. A great in-depth 80-minute podcast interview, including great behind-the-scenes stories from Buffy and Firefly.

December 30 2015

Happy Birthday, Eliza Dushku! You know her best as Faith, Echo or, quite possibly, Eliza Dushku! Celebrate soulfully with a gift to THRIVEGulu.

December 22 2015

Alan Tudyk is getting married. Alan is engaged to performing artist Charissa Barton.

December 14 2015

Drew Goddard and Vincent Kartheiser nominated for the 2016 Critics' Choice Awards. Drew is nominated for his work on Adapted Screenplay for 'The Martian', Vincent is nominated for his work on NGC's 'Saints & Strangers'. Marti Noxon's work is also recognized for the show 'UnReal' nominated for Best Drama.

December 10 2015

Neil Patrick Harris may reunite with Felicia Day in Mystery Science Theatre. The kickstarter for the revival of the show is ending soon. NPH is being courted for a cameo. More...

December 09 2015

Jewel Staite gives birth to a baby boy! After documenting her pregnancy for months on Twitter, she finally gave birth to her son early this morning.

December 05 2015

(SPOILER) Jane Espenson (and others) discuss Jessica Jones. Insightful interview of some of the women who brought the amazing Jessica Jones to life on Netflix.

December 01 2015

Alan Tudyk scores his 2nd Annie Award nomination. It's for his voice work in Star vs the Forces of Evil. Alan won the Annie in 2013 for voicing King Candy in Wreck-It Ralph. More...
Lisa Edelstein praises Buffy. Joss has a cameo on tonight's Season 2 premiere of Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce. She also mentions her ending on 'House.'
Patton Oswalt is the evil henchman in "Mystery Science Theater 3000" revival. He'll be playing TV's Son of TV's Frank, working for Felicia Day's Kinga Forrester (daughter of Dr. Forrester).

November 28 2015

Happy Birthday, Maurissa Tancharoen! She co-shepherded Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. through its 50th episode with husband Jed Whedon, inspired record-breaking fundraising to fight Lupus, and gave birth to a girl who, letís get real, will probably rule us all one day. More...

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 ripitup.com.au 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...

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