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January 27 2014

Ron Glass to guest star on CSI. He's playing the role of a mentor for one of the main characters in the show.

January 25 2014

Kristen Connolly joins NBC pilot 'Tin Man'. Set in the near future, it centers on robot Adam Sentry, accused of the first-degree murder of his creator. Kristen Connolly plays Katie Piper, a public defender forced to fight for Adam's cause.

January 23 2014

Christina Hendricks talks Firefly and mostly about red hair. Christina gives a quick little shout out to the cast of the 'verse in a mostly fashion related piece. More...
Emma Caulfield on this week's Tabletop. This week's edition of Geek & Sundry's Tabletop features Emma Caulfield joining Wil Wheaton, Anne Wheaton, and John Kavolic for a game of Ticket to Ride: Europe.
Photos of Nathan Fillion from next week's Community. He plays "the politically savvy head custodian who's not afraid to get his hands dirty."
Neil Patrick Harris named Harvard's Hasty Pudding Man of the Year. Previous winners include Clint Eastwood and Harrison Ford.

January 22 2014

The much anticipated trailer for 'Lust for Love'! Epic Dollhouse reunion goodness. Check out the poster as well. The trailer is also on YouTube and is available for pre-ordering on iTunes.

January 21 2014

Simon Helberg expecting second child with wife Jocelyn Towne. Congrats to the couple!
Tahmoh Penikett to appear on Criminal Minds. He'll appear in the 200th episode.
Mark Ruffalo wants to bring a more independent voice to studio cinema. He talks about the possibility for a standalone Hulk movie. More...
Watch Chloe Bennet on Jimmy Kimmel Live. She was on the show last night. Part two of her interview can be found here.

January 20 2014

Morena Baccarin is the voice of Talia Al Ghul in "Son of Batman". This is the next DC Comics animation straight-to-home release, that will premiere during Wondercon. If this is the movie featuring Sean Maher's voice as Dick Grayson is still yet to be confirmed.

January 17 2014

Jewel Staite's "State of Syn" premieres tomorrow on Hulu. Following up on the Nov. 7 posting announcing this project, the series goes live on Saturday.
Dollhouse's Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas join 'Agent Carter'. Deadline says they are writing/executive producing the Marvel show. More details at The Hollywood Reporter.
Clare Kramer talks about her new movie 'Big Ass Spider!'. The movie is out now. You can watch the opening scene here (bonus if you like The Pixies as well as big ass spiders).
Tom Hiddleston: from Thor to a sell-out Coriolanus. The Telegraph has a lengthy profile/interview.

January 16 2014

Amy Adams and Chiwetel Ejiofor get nominated for Oscars. Amy got a Best Actress nomination for 'American Hustle' and Chiwetel a Best Actor nomination for '12 Years a Slave'.

January 14 2014

James Marsters in Oscar Wilde's "Salome". This is on at the L.A. Theatre Works from January 30th to February 2nd. It should be streamed online and broadcast on the radio at some stage.
Sean Maher talks to Comic Book Resources about Arrow. He talks a bit about his character and about his experience working on the show. He also mentions that he's doing voice work as Dick Grayson.

January 13 2014

Bones to likely end with Season 10. FOX's Kevin Reilly at the TCA's today indicated that the David Boreanaz/Emily Deschanel series will most likely end next season.
Dichen Lachman to guest star on the new CW show 'The 100'. She'll be playing a character called Anya. 'The 100' premieres on March 19th.
Watch an Exclusive Clip from 'Knights of Badassdom'. The film - which stars Ryan Kwanten, Steve Zahn, Peter Dinklage and Summer Glau as LARPers in it over their heads - is set for a limited theatrical release on January 21st before going to VOD and Digital on february 11th. There is also an on-going text-based adventure prequel to the film going on here. In vaguely related news Maxim Magazine is curious about whom you would like to see featured on an upcoming magazine cover.

January 11 2014

Chris Hemsworth to Announce Oscar Nominations. He'll announce the nominees on Jan. 16, beginning at 5:38am PT/8:38am ET.
A musical celebration of Broadway honoring Neil Patrick Harris. The Drama League's 30th annual black-tie benefit gala will honor NPH on Feb. 3rd in NYC. Tickets are available here.
Surviving co-parenting in Hollywood. Charisma Carpenter explains some stuff about her marriage and private life.

January 10 2014

Eliza Dushku on voicing She-Hulk, kicking cartoon butt and the Faith spinoff. She talked to HuffPost Canada TV about her role in Marvel's animated series, "Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.".

January 09 2014

Investigation Discovery renews Charisma Carpenter's Surviving Evil. She's returning as the show's host for 10 more episodes.
Genre Smash! with Marti Noxon in Los Angeles on January 21st. It's an event run by the Writers Guild Foundation. Tickets cost $15 but we have four free tickets to give away to our readers. So you're interested in winning one, send an email to whedonesque@gmail.com with the subject "Marti" and we'll pick four people randomly tomorrow.

January 08 2014

Happy Birthday Amber Benson! She's 37 today.
Sarah Michelle Gellar visits Sesame Street. She talks with Elmo about disappointment in this clip.
Sean Maher talks to The Backlot. He talks about Much Ado, though nothing really new as far as I can tell, and about his personal life, mostly about deciding whether or not to get married.

January 07 2014

Marc Blucas' new show "Killer Women" premieres tonight on ABC at 10pm. He plays DEA Agent Dan Winston a love interest for the main character played by BSG's Tricia Helfer.
Olivia William's Fishlove poster by Denis Rouvre is now available to buy. The images on the webpage may not be safe for work.

January 02 2014

A first look at Neil Patrick Harris in "A Million Ways to Die in the West". His character runs the local "moustachery".

December 30 2013

Happy Birthday, Eliza Dushku! She who brought Faith and Echo to life is sharing birthday love with Gulu. Grant her wish?

December 24 2013

See Loki dance. Amazing footage of Mr Hiddleston dancing, in a sharp suit or a Thor t-shirt. More...

December 22 2013

Neil Patrick Harris is the host and a performer at the 30th Annual Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade. The complete parade will air on ABC on Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25th, at 10am ET/9am CT/PT.

December 21 2013

How Steven S. DeKnight got his first professional writing job on MTV's Undressed. With added bonus J. August Richards. More...

December 20 2013

Lionsgate Developing a Comedy With BriTANick. Short article by Variety.com. More...

December 19 2013

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' star Clark Gregg earns his brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. "It turns out the soft spoken Gregg is also an active student learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under famed teachers Rigan Machado and Renato Magno at their academy in Santa Monica, California".

December 18 2013

Trickster God impresses in Coriolanus. More proof (like any was needed) of the impressive range of the multi-talented Mr Hiddleston. It looks like a very impressive production all round, though being at the Donmar, I would imagine the entire run will be thoroughly sold out.
Once Hollywood's best kept secret, Chiwetel Ejiofor is now a name to remember. Variety has a feature on Ejiofor, who's on the cover of their new issue.

December 16 2013

Danny Strong set to script Guys And Dolls remake. He's doing amazingly well in Hollywood. It's well deserved.

December 15 2013

Someone *other* than SMG as Buffy? Natasha Lyonne of "Orange is the New Black" has hinted in the past that she had been given scripts for "Buffy" and turned them down. Could she have been our Slayer?
Morena Baccarin no longer a series regular on "Homeland". It sounds like the door is open for her to return as a guest star.

December 13 2013

Chiwetel Ejiofor writes and directs a new short film. The short film is called "Columbite Tantalite". More...
Summer Glau's Knights of Badassdom movie finally gets a release date. According to Dread Central, it will be out on limited release on January 21st and then available On Demand and Digitally on February 11th. This will be the producer's cut and not the director's cut.
Drew Goddard to write Spiderverse movie "The Sinister Six". This will focus on Spider-Man's villains.

December 12 2013

Chiwetel Ejiofor nominated for Best Actor in a drama at the Golden Globe Awards. The Operative is sweeping awards season. We all knew he was a brilliant actor way back when.

December 11 2013

(SPOILER) Alexis Denisof on Grimm's Charismatic New Villain. His character debuts this Friday.
Chiwetel Ejiofor is nominated for two SAG awards. Both for his performance in "12 Years a Slave", one as an individual, and one as part of the ensemble.
Neil Patrick Harris and producers talk Tonys opening number. As part of EW.comís Best of 2013 coverage.

December 08 2013

Christmas Carols and chat from Reed Diamond. A Reed Diamond Christmas special podcast

December 06 2013

Marvel confirms that Drew Goddard is on board for Daredevil tv series. "Goddard will write and direct the "Daredevil" first episode, setting the tone and look for the show, while also serving as series Showrunner and Executive Producer for the 13-episode series premiering on Netflix in 2015."
The top 25 underappreciated films of 2000. Den of Geek have been doing a great series of lists about underappreciated films from 1990 onwards. The 2000 list gives some love to Titan A.E.. Joss Whedon and Ben Edlund were two of the screenwriters.
Sarah Michelle Gellar and Alexa Davalos interviewed by Variety. Both our former slayer and electro-thief are featured among Taylor Schilling, Lizzy Caplan, Malin Akerman and Anna Faris in Variety's Awards Roundtable interview with TV actresses.

December 05 2013

Anthony Stewart Head: a great actor in a terrible movie. Our former watcher/librarian makes Total Film's countdown of fifty terrible movies featuring great actors with the 2004 film "Fat Slags."

December 04 2013

Syfy picks up "Dominion" to series. The series (as previously posted here) stars Anthony Head.

December 03 2013

The Blacklist renewed for season 2! It stars "Avengers: Age of Ultron" star James Spader and "Dollhouse"s Harry Lennix. More...

December 01 2013

Chloe Bennet's AMA on Reddit. This was originally scheduled for last week.

November 30 2013

Ming-Na Wen on family, comfort and reclaiming her father's name. Great interview over at Babble.

November 28 2013

James Marsters stars in a radio adaptation of Macbeth. The link goes to the version you can pay to download but note that you have several options to hear this including live radio today! More...
Happy Birthday, Maurissa Tancharoen! This year Maurissa co-show-ran Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., co-wrote the pilot, "0-8-4", "The Asset", and last night's utterly awesome "Repairs", raised Lupus awareness and money, appeared on Learning Town, released "Sigh No More"* as a music video on the Much Ado About Nothing DVD, and inspired love and devotion and song! More...

November 25 2013

(SPOILER) Enver Gjokaj appears in tonight's episode of The Walking Dead. Zap2it has a pic of him.

November 22 2013

Trailer for "Sabotage" with Olivia Williams. Set for release in theaters in April 2014.
Eliza Dushku chats about playing Faith. She'll be appearing at the Boston Super Megafest this weekend. Another recent interview with Eliza, where she talks about her Camp Hale work, can be found at the Boston Herald.

November 21 2013

Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky expecting second child. Congrats to the couple!

November 20 2013

Happy Birthday Ming-Na Wen! To another women who has broken the Hollywood mold. Strong, smart, sexy...
In-depth interview with Chiwetel Ejiofor. David Poland chats with Ejiofor about his career and '12 Years A Slave'. Very interesting interview.

November 19 2013

Video interview with Seth Green about his company Shodog. What Mr. Green is doing these days as a producer.
(SPOILER) Christophe Beck works on recording the 'Frozen' soundtrack. Video of him, songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, and others in the recording studio. More...

November 18 2013

(SPOILER) Enver Gjokaj on next week's 'The Walking Dead' 4x07 "Dead Weight". You can watch the preview for next week's episode in which Enver Gjokaj has a role.

November 16 2013

Michelle Trachtenberg to guest-star on NCIS: LA. Her episode will air Dec. 17th.

November 15 2013

Summer Glau to appear on tonight's 'The Late Late Show' with Craig Ferguson. According to the show's official upcoming guest list. More...
Tom Hiddleston sings karaoke in a car and gets in a dance-off against Zachary Levi. This is pretty much exactly how you imagine it to be.

November 14 2013

In Fear starring Iain De Caestaecker opens in the UK at 100% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. Iain De Caestaecker stars in the British horror movie In Fear which opens across the UK tomorrow. It currently stands at 100% fresh at Rotten Tomatoes. No US release date has been set yet.
(SPOILER) Summer Glau discusses the future of her character on "Arrow". She hasn't gotten to do much yet besides be a foil for Oliver. Sounds like that's going to change. Mild spoilers for last night's episode.

November 13 2013

Michelle Trachtenberg twerks. She also discusses her feet and squishing a baby during 'Killing Kennedy' filming in separate clips (see comments), all from her November 6th appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show.
(SPOILER) Summer Glau talks about her recurring role as Isabel Rochev on Arrow this season. Her next big episode is tomorrow night. More...

November 12 2013

Drew Goddard in negotiations to write Daredevil series for Netflix. So says The Wrap. I swear someone (here maybe?) was just talking about wanting him to be involved in the Marvel/Netflix deal.
Ever wondered how Brett Dalton looks shirtless while holding a puppy? Here's the video for you, thanks to People. More...
Elizabeth Rohm to appear on "Beauty and The Beast". The "Angel" vet will have a four-episode arc.

November 09 2013

Michelle Trachtenberg and Rob Lowe spill 7 things to know about Killing Kennedy. They talk to E! News about the show, which airs Sunday at 8pm on National Geographic.

November 07 2013

Jewel Staite stars in motion novel State of Syn. Set in 2043, the motion novel follows Staite's character as she is entangled in a mystery surrounding her father's former tech company after he inexplicably dies. It is composed of eight five-minute episodes, the first of which was posted to YouTube today, and a companion game for iOS and Android. The YouTube channel also includes two, older, short interviews from Staite, including one about her character and how she believes the series is relevant today.
Tom Hiddleston on the Empire Podcast. There's a great interview with Tom Hiddleston on the Empire podcast this week. More...
Michelle Trachtenberg on Carson Daly tonight. She is scheduled to be on Carson Daly tonight, 7 November at 1:35 EST on NBC.
Roundtable with Danny Strong and six other writers. The Hollywood Reporter invited George Clooney, Jonas Cuaron, Grant Heslov, Julie Delpy, Nicole Holofcener, John Ridley, and Danny Strong to talk about their craft.

November 06 2013

Tom Hiddleston on the Nerdist Podcast. Topics include Comic-Con, Thor, Avengers, Loki, being a British actor, and Harry Potter. More...
Sarah Michelle Gellar is hosting a Twitter contest. SMG gets into the spirit of tweeting.

November 05 2013

The Whedonverse is represented in the People's Choice Awards Nominations. Neil Patrick Harris, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. are among the nominees.
Alexis Denisof to co-star in MTV pilot 'Finding Carter'. The show is described as "a family coming-of-age drama".

November 04 2013

Tom Hiddleston in trailer for 'Only Lovers Left Alive'. Tom Hiddleston plays a vampire in Jim Jarmusch's 'Only Lover's Left Alive'. The trailer is Indiewire.com's trailer of the week.
Den of Geek chats with Amber Benson. Laura chats to Amber Benson about Buffy, Tara and Willow's relationship, Alyson Hannigan, network censorship and more.

November 03 2013

Chiwetel Ejiofor reportedly linked with Star Wars VII. Bleeding Cool's Brendon Connelly does his best to sort truth from internet speculation.

November 02 2013

Cast of The Crazy Ones supports the John Ritter Foundation. The John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health will be an official charity in this year's ING New York City Marathon. Lots of celebs, including cast of The Crazy Ones, are supporting.
Tickets on sale for Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch, starring Neil Patrick Harris. Previews start March 29, 2014 and opening night is April 22nd.

October 31 2013

I am James C. Leary, I play Clem! AMA. Hooray for fun details about Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Neil Patrick Harris on HuffPost Live. NPH talks about Nothing to Hide (a magic show he directed), the end of How I Met Your Mother, coming out as gay, and other topics.
Iain De Caestecker nominated for a Scottish BAFTA. He's up for the Best Actor award for his role in Not Another Happy Ending.
Drew Greenberg talks about being a gay writer in Hollywood. He was interviewed by The Backlot as one of their 40 Influential Gay Men in Television. He mentions writing a certain Buffy scene as one of his favorite things about his job.

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