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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.

July 17 2015

Christophe Beck talks about the 'Ant-Man' score. The award winning composer talks mixing super-heroic flourishes with funky embellishments, and honoring Vince Guaraldi on 'The Peanuts Movie' score.
Anthony Head on Buffy's influence on Doctor Who. Promoting the return of Dominion, in a brief interview, he made a comparation of the shows.

July 15 2015

Christina Hendricks cast in TV series Hap and Leonard. This 80's set drama will air on Sundance.

July 14 2015

Tahmoh Penikett's web series Riftworld Chronicles now available in the US. The show is a fantasy/comedy about a wizard who lands in our world. Available in Canada on CBC and internationally on YouTube here. More...

July 09 2015

Anthony Head talks about the new season of Syfy's 'Dominion'. The new season debuts tonight at 10/9c.
Amy Acker to guest on 'Suits'. She'll be playing a recurring character.

July 08 2015

Teaser trailer for Enver Gjokaj's 'Hollywood Hitmen'. Dichen Lachman is also in it.

July 07 2015

Marti Noxon's "Unreal" gets renewed for a second season. 10 additional episodes will be produced to air in 2016.

July 06 2015

Felicia Day announces her Book Tour details. Our own Joss Whedon will be providing the foreword for Felicia's memoir (available Aug 11). More...

July 01 2015

Kristen Connolly talks about her two summer TV shows. She's starring on ABC's 'The Whispers' and also on CBS' 'Zoo' which premieres tonight at 9pm.

June 30 2015

Enver Gjokaj returning for Agent Carter season 2. So says Other cast remembers are expected to return as well.

June 28 2015

Morena Baccarin in the ultimate PSA from the Onion. Our favorite companion joins other celebrities to speak out in a powerful PSA.

June 25 2015

Charisma Carpenter cast in new series "Scream Queens". She will be guest starring/have a potentially recurring role in the new comedy-horror anthology series coming to Fox this fall.

June 23 2015

Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas named the new writers for 'Captain Marvel' comic book. They will start after the conclusion of 'Secret Wars' event, succeding Kelly Sue Deconnick on the title.

June 18 2015

Congratulations to Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed Whedon. On the birth of their daughter.

June 17 2015

Alyson Hannigan joins gay marriage drama "Modern Love". This is an indie project which will be shot in Los Angeles.
Jane Espenson honored at 2015 Etheria Film Night. The event celebrates female filmmakers who create genre content. Jane received the Etheria Inspiration Award, presented by Tricia Helfer and Amber Benson.

June 13 2015

KNOW LUPUS PSA featuring Felicia Day and Agents of SHIELD cast. For more about this campaign, head over to

June 11 2015

Chiwetel Ejiofor's Doctor Strange role confirmed. He will play Baron Mordo in the upcoming Marvel film.
(SPOILER) Chris Hemsworth cast In Ghostbusters. He's been cast as...

June 08 2015

Steven DeKnight joins 'Transformers' writers room. This was set up to create a shared universe franchise.
Trailer for 'The Martian'. It's written by Drew Goddard and co-stars Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Television writers reveal their favorite thing they've ever written. Whedonverse writers are on the list: Jane Espenson (#15), Maurissa Tancharoen (#20), and Drew Z. Greenberg (#47). Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is mentioned twice.

June 04 2015

Colin Trevorrow & Bryce Dallas Howard comment on Joss Whedon's Jurassic World tweet. The Jurassic World co-writer/director and star have some interesting comments and are clearly Whedon fans.

June 02 2015

Happy birthday, Jewel Staite! She turns 33 today. And it's Morena Baccarin's birthday today as well! She's 36.
Two Whedonverse actors take home Critics Choice Awards. Both Bradley Whitford and Sarah Paulson were honored for their performances in Transparent and American Horror Story, respectively.

June 01 2015

Marti Noxon's new show 'Unreal' premieres on Lifetime tonight at 10/9c. This provocative drama gives a fictitious behind-the-scenes glimpse into the chaos surrounding the production of a dating competition program. On a related note, Kristen Connolly is part of the cast of ABC's The Whispers also premiering tonight on ABC at 10/9c.

May 29 2015

Promotional quotes for Felicia Day's upcoming memoir. Some glowing commentary from Neil Patrick Harris, Jane Espenson, and other notable personalities. The book will be available August 11. More...
Your favorite Agents of SHIELD are in some really wacky Chinese Coke commercials. "In which Grant Ward reports to a man dressed as a polar bear."
Sarah Michelle Gellar reunites with two Cruel Intentions cast members. Joined by Reese Witherspoon and Selma Blair to watch a musical parody of their 1999 film.
Alexis Denisof and Alyson Hannigan are doing a panel tomorrow at Phoenix Comicon. How cool does that sound?
Iain De Caestecker talks about 'Lost River' and 'Agents of SHIELD'. SciFi Now talked to him about the reaction to his new film and the "growing pains" of Agents of SHIELD.

May 26 2015

Jewel Staite announces baby news on Twitter. Her poor pup loses his place in December, apparently.

May 25 2015

Sarah Michelle Gellar and Alyson Hannigan reunite. Lovely photo of the two from SMG's instagram.

May 16 2015

Sorry boys, I'm off the market! Congratulations to the fabulous Jewel Staite on her engagement!

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