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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!

May 15 2015

Fox's Lucifer, costarring a familiar former Principal. Check out the trailer for Fox's upcoming DC Comics-based Vertigo adapted series Lucifer, costarring D.B. Woodside.

May 14 2015

Indiegogo campaign for Billie Bob Joe, a film with a James Marsters cameo. "A loopy conspiracy about people named Joe, people named Bob, and two brilliant stepsisters."

May 13 2015

Variety interviews J. August Richards about diversity in tv casting. "I kind of believe that this is the turning point. I hope that it is." This is a follow up to an LA Times piece from 2000 where a reporter followed him through a year of auditions, including his initial hiring for Angel.

May 12 2015

Morena Baccarin promoted to series regular on Gotham. Everything's coming up Morena!

May 08 2015

David Boreanaz's 'Bones' renewed for Season 11. It will also have new showrunners.
Lucasfilm Story Group courting Whedon? According to Latino Review,Lucasfilm is interested in bringing Joss Whedon into the Star Wars Universe.

April 28 2015

"Get Inspired by Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon". Audrey Magazine did: "Through it all, she always seems to evince a true-life superhuman resolve."

April 24 2015

Reed Diamond's new show Wayward Pines to get worldwide free preview. "In what's believed to be the first global preview event, the Fox network and Fox International Channels are making the premiere episode of event series "Wayward Pines" available for free in the U.S. and to Fox International viewers across more than 126 countries."

April 23 2015

'Con Man' from Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion finds a home in Vimeo. A good interview with Tudyk about his webseries 'Con Man'. There's a lot of good stuff about interactions with fans, conventions, and the perspective Con Man takes.

April 22 2015

J. August Richards AMA on reddit. This was yesterday, so missed out on the live interaction, but you can still view it all.
Doug Petrie joins Daredevil's second season as showrunner. He'll co-run the Netflix show with Marco Ramirez, while Steven DeKnight steps down.

April 16 2015

Happy birthday, Sean Maher! Our good doctor and unscrupulous villain turns forty today.

April 14 2015

Happy birthday to Sarah Michelle Gellar. She turns 38 today.

April 11 2015

(SPOILER) Steven DeKnight on Daredevil, working with Joss, and more. An enjoyable interview over at IndieWire. Spoilers for specific episode developments and general plot arcs of Daredevil Season 1.

April 10 2015

(SPOILER) Steven DeKnight's first season of Daredevil is now streaming on Netflix. IGN is hosting a review in progress. If you have Netflix you can watch Daredevil here. Let the bingeing (and extremely spoilery timeshifted discussions) begin!

April 07 2015

Alan Tudyk and PJ Haarsma are answering questions about Con Man over on Reddit. Their Indiegogo campiagn ends in 4 days.

April 06 2015

Eliza Dushku to join Cinemax's Banshee. Article details what role / plotline she'll be working on.

April 05 2015

Character actor Tom Towles dies at 65. The actor played the role of starting a fight with Mal and our heroes on Unification Day in Firefly. More...

April 04 2015

Happy Birthday to Robert Downey, Jr. He turns 50 today. More...

April 03 2015

(SPOILER) Steven DeKnight's Daredevil is getting positive advanced reviews. IndieWire has reviews from Esquire, ScreenCrush, Village Voice, Variety and MTV. IGN, Collider, Den of Geek, CinemaBlend, Superhero Hype, Forbes and JoBlo also have reviews. Is it the 10th yet? More...

April 02 2015

Nathan Fillion writes a love letter to The Walking Dead. From Entertainment Weekly.
Happy birthday to Clark Gregg. He turns 53 today.

March 29 2015

Coverage of J. August Richards and Amber Benson at Toronto Comicon. Includes some interesting advice from a Meryl Streep interview that helped J. August Richards land the role of Gunn.

March 28 2015

(SPOILER) James Marsters joins HBO pilot about Salem Witch Trials. Marsters' role in The Devil You Know will be quite different than his role as Spike on Buffy. He'll play a minister who gets involved in the witch trials. More...

March 27 2015

Happy birthday to Nathan Fillion. He turns 44 today.

March 24 2015

Happy birthday to Alyson Hannigan. She turns 41 today. More...

March 23 2015

Sean Maher was in last night's season finale of 'Looking'. He played Jake.
Wisdom in tow, Eliza Dushku comes home. She spoke about Dollhouse and more at a recent event at Boston University.
33 behind the scenes photos from Buffy you need to see. Behind the scenes photos of cast and crew of Buffy. More...

March 20 2015

10 Questions with Danny Strong. There's a brief mention of Danny Strong's role as Jonathan on Buffy, but this Q&A sheds light on how Strong went from struggling actor to "unparalleled success" as a writer on movies and co-creator of the hit new show, "Empire." More...
Television that Home Video forgot: Drive. Sight on Sound looks at Tim Minear and Nathan Fillion's show from 2007. The site also covers Marti Noxon's Point Pleasant which aired back in 2005. More...
(SPOILER) Morena Baccarin's role confirmed for 'Deadpool.' At least according to - and Morena herself.
Sean Maher will attend the Batman vs. Robin panel at Wondercon. Batman vs. Robin, for which Maher reprised his Nightwing role, makes its premiere at Wondercon on April 3, and the panel will follow. More...

March 19 2015

Raina trades her flower dresses for Tulip. Ruth Negga is the first actor cast in AMC's "Preacher" pilot, according to a Wednesday evening report from Deadline. She'll be playing the female lead role of Tulip, a main character from the comics and the ex-girlfriend of Jesse Custer, the story's titular preacher.

March 18 2015

Jenny Agutter on the filmmaking styles of Joss Whedon and the Russo brothers. She also gets asked if she's going to be in Age of Ultron.

March 17 2015

(SPOILER) A Whedonverse cameo on the Season Premiere of "Community". One of our favorites makes a brief appearance in the new episode available through Yahoo.
Mutant Enemy writers room reunion from the Nerdist Writers Panel series. Ben Blacker (of Nerdist) reunites an illustrious team of script writers. More...

March 16 2015

Happy birthday Alan Tudyk! The "Con Man" turns 44 today.

March 13 2015

Iron Man shares his bionic expertise. Robert Downey, Jr., presents a child with look-alike bionic arm in video for a good cause.

March 11 2015

SMG lets her inner princess out. A YouTube "Princess Rap Battle" featuring Sarah Michelle Gellar as Cinderella vs Whitney Avalon as Belle. Some cleverness.
Support Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion's IndieGogo Project "Con Man". Alan & Nathan are trying to fund their new series "Con Man" through IndiGoGo. The series follows an actor (played by Alan Tudyk) who was once the pilot on cancelled sci-fi series and his trip around the various sci-fi conventions he visits. There's interviews with Alan and Nathan about the project at and More...
Two superheroes visit Seattle. Captain America and Star Lord visited sick kids in Seattle on Saturday.

March 10 2015

(SPOILER) Final trailer released for Steven DeKnight's Daredevil. All thirteen episodes of the first season debut on Netflix on April 10th.

March 07 2015

Buffyverse comic book writer Christos Gage is writing for Marvel/Netflix Daredevil. In addition, his wife is also writing for the series. More...

March 04 2015

Promo for Chris Hemsworth's hosting gig on Saturday Night Live. Hemsworth and SNL cast member Kate McKinnon make fun of various aspects of the actor's public persona including his role as Marvel's Thor.
Let's Play Together: charity livestream with Whedonverse guests. Geek and Sundry is hosting a 48 hour charity livestream to raise money for lupus in honor of Maurissa Tancharoen. It's just started a few minutes ago. You can learn more about the event here. More...

March 03 2015

Sarah Michelle Gellar is joining Star Wars Rebels' second season. SMG will provide the voice for an undisclosed role.

March 02 2015

(SPOILER) Latino Review reports Drew Goddard will write & direct the MCU Spider-Man film. Set for release on July 28, 2017,the new Spider-Man film will be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. More...

February 27 2015

Daniel Dae Kim makes directorial debut on 'Hawaii Five-0'. Variety interviews the 'Angel' alum about his experience directing an episode of his current show.
Felicia Day's 'Geek & Sundry' is Launching a Twitch Channel. It kicks off with a 48-hour Charity Drive, dedicated to Maurissa Tancharoen and the fight to cure Lupus. More...

February 25 2015

Everybody's favourite rogue demon hunter's birthday. Happy Birthday Alexis Denisof.
Chris Hemsworth to host 'Saturday Night Live' on March 7th. Guess he is finally "funny enough" to host SNL.

February 23 2015

Watch Neil Patrick Harris sing the opening musical number from The Oscars. The song is titled "Moving Pictures" and also features Anna Kendrick and Jack Black.

February 20 2015

Happy birthday to Anthony Stewart Head. He turns 61 today.

February 19 2015

Nathan Fillion appears on The Chive podcast. "We talked about everything from Spider-Man rumors, to his Firefly days, to kidnapping Ryan Reynolds in Mexico."

February 18 2015

Morena Baccarin nabs female lead in 'Deadpool'. The Hollywood Reporter has the story. More...
Doug Jones to appear on "Arrow". The former Gentleman will play the villain Deathbolt.
(SPOILER) CBR interviews Enver Gjokaj about his role as Daniel Sousa on 'Agent Carter'. How he was cast, the character's motivations and upcoming events on the show are discussed. It contains mild spoilers if you're not up to date with the show.
Nathan Fillion guest stars in Gravity Falls. Nathan voiced Preston Northwest in last night's episode of Gravity Falls on Disney XD.

February 17 2015

Kickstarter campaign for Riftworld Chronicles web series starring Tahmoh Penikett. Tahmoh stars in Riftworld Chronicles, the web series that is a continuation from the short film, The Portal. The 8-episode series has finished shooting, and the producers are looking for funding to help with post-production work. More...

February 16 2015

Felicia Day and J August Richards play a Marvel video game. A comedic gaming session on Felicia's 'Co-Optitude' Let's Play series. More...

February 12 2015

Christian Kane's "The Librarians" renewed for a second season. The renewal is for 10 episodes.

February 11 2015

Neil Patrick Harris is having quite the month! Tomorrow (Thursday, February 12) he will be interviewed by James Lipton on Bravo Channel's Inside the Actor's Studio. Also, NPH and husband David Burtka opened up their gorgeous Harlem townhouse for a tour in this month's Architectural Digest . Oh, and in case you haven't heard, he is hosting yet another awards show the following weekend. More...

February 10 2015

This is who should direct the new Spider-Man movie. Cinema Blend backs Drew Goddard for the job.

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