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September 03 2013

Tim Minear featured as writer of American Horror Story on Sundance Channel's The Writer Room. Tim Minear explains he bought into Ryan Murphy's vision of a horror television show once he learned that all of the characters would be killed after the first season.
Den of Geek discusses: The geek credentials of How I Met Your Mother. Lot's of Joss love in here.
Chris Hemsworth talks about his new movie 'Rush'. The James Hunt biopic comes out later this month.

September 01 2013

Grigware interviews James Marsters. Interview with James Marsters talking about The Bells of West 87th and more. More...

August 31 2013

"Chiweitel Ejiofor is probably THE Best Actor contender to beat." Thus says a critic based upon his performance in 12 Years a Slave, shown at the Telluride Film Festival, and to be released October 18.
The JV Club podcast interviews Jane Espenson. An fun and quite personal interview with our favorite Jane Espenson. It is indeed laminatable.

August 30 2013

First Look: David Boreanaz on DirecTV's Full Circle. Boreanaz says that his character Jace is "a bit of a wild card and something I thought would challenge me professionally. It was daunting but at the same time very rewarding".

August 29 2013

Alyson Hannigan speaks with Entertainment Weekly. As part of their HIMYM cover issue, Alyson talks about "Buffy", JJ Abrams, and Star Wars.
Tim Minear chats about American Horror Story: Coven, Angel and Joss. Interesting insight in the differences between the Murphyverse and the Whedonverse.

August 28 2013

The cast of How I Met Your Mother on the cover of Entertainment Weekly. Willow Rosenberg, Maria Hill and Dr. Horrible follow in Joss' footsteps.
Surviving Evil premieres tonight. Charisma Carpenter hosts a new Investigation Discovery show. More...
Eliza Dushku is one of the new Time Angels on 'NTSF: SD: SUV::'. The episode airs at 12:15 a.m. this Friday on Adult Swim.
Tom Hiddleston unlocks 'melancholy side' to play vampire in Only Lovers Left Alive. He plays Adam, alongside Tilda Swinton's Eve. According to Hiddleston, "It was wonderful, because acting is the privilege of living in the shoes of someone else for a time, and Adam was a big stretch for me."
Emmy Preview: Host Neil Patrick Harris preps for the big night. TV Guide has an interview with NPH about hosting the Emmys.

August 27 2013

Nathan Fillion won top prize at The Geekie awards. Fan favorite award presenters included Buffy alums Seth Green, Sarah Hagen and Clare Kramer. More...

August 24 2013

Alana Stone getting married - let's give her a gift. Alana Stone, who was part of the Dollhouse wardrobe dept, is getting married today. To celebrate, I think we should all head over to iTunes, Amazon, or your favorite (legal) music source and pick up a copy of her album Burn. The "Gimme A Geek" song is brilliant. Congratulations, Alana!

August 23 2013

Alexis Denisof to star in Grimm. Click the link for details. Or don't, the choice is yours. (DO IT).
Miracle Laurie at the premiere of her new movie "Scenic Route". The movie opens this weekend in the US. Watch the trailer here.
Christina Hendricks Joins 'Dark Places'. In the film adaptation of Gillian Flynn's bestselling novel, Christina will play Krissi Cates.

August 22 2013

Wentworth Miller takes a stand against Russian anti-gay laws by coming out. Maybe a tenuous connection, having been a swimmer in "Go Fish" however many years ago, but this is pretty admirable, so it might warrant a post anyway. Miller is probably better known for his role on Prison Break.

August 21 2013

Tahmoh Penikett snags another gig on The CW. He has a recurring role on The CW's new midseason sci-fi drama Star-Crossed. More...
(SPOILER) Interview with Morena Baccarin. TVFanatic chats with Morena Baccarin about her Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Emmy nomination and Season 3 of Homeland, among other things.
TBS renews "Men at Work" for a third season. Adam Busch's sitcom receives a 10 episode order for its next season. More...

August 20 2013

Eliza Dushku to be at HellMouth convention in Paris. That'll be in April of next year. The website for the convention can be found here.
Happy Birthday, James Marsters. Blondie Bear is 51 today.

August 18 2013

(SPOILER) Danny Strong is in "The Butler." Besides writing the screenplay, Danny Strong has a small role in the movie, per this interview.

August 17 2013

Harry Groener and Armin Shimerman join "Diani & Devine Meet The Apocalypse". It's a post-apocalyptic road comedy. And if you've ever wanted to see a pic of The Mayor and Snyder drinking Romulan Ale, well now's your chance.

August 15 2013

CBS interview Alyson Hannigan on the upcoming finale of How I Met Your Mother. My favorite interview answer? "I mean....yeah....I don't know....I know...I don't know...no." More...
Harry Lennix takes on 'The Butler' calls it 'historical porn'. Harry Lennix refused to be a part of 'The Butler': "...Lee Daniels sent me the script for that film he's making now, The Butler, about the black butler at the White House. I read five pages of this thing and could not go any further". More...

August 14 2013

Tony Head to star in UK sitcom with Eve Myles. It's called "Us and Them" (for now) and will air on Gold.
Happy Birthday to Zack Whedon! He turns 34 today.
Fran Kranz in a short film by Matt Spicer. Starring Gillian Jacobs and Rob Huebel.
Danny Strong: from 'Buffy' extra to 'Butler' screenwriter. NPR's "Here and Now" airs a great interview with Danny Strong. ETA: Time has an interview with Danny as well. More...

August 13 2013

Doug Jones lands a role on "Teen Wolf". He will appear when the series return from hiatus in January 2014.

August 12 2013

Tom Hiddleston and Christina Hendricks sing. Promoting their upcoming movie, The Pirate Fairy (a Peter Pan re-imagining), at the D23 Expo Tom and Christina sang Bare Necessities together. More...

August 10 2013

Of Vampires and Ghosts (of the Robot): a talk with James Marsters. He's at Wizard World Chicago this weekend and RedEye spoke to him beforehand about Buffy, Twilight and his band.
Almost the 11th Doctor? Sources tell the Daily Mirror that Chiwetel Ejiofor was offered the role back in 2009.

August 09 2013

'The Pirate Fairy': Christina Hendricks and Tom Hiddleston join newest Tinkerbell movie. Christina will voice Zarina, a Pixie Hollow fairy, and Tom will voice James, who grows up to be Captain Hook.
Felicia Day discusses all things geek. Topics include her website Geek & Sundry, which is hosting today's GeekWeek on YouTube Fan Friday, as well as who would reign in Nerd Kingdom. One guess as to Joss' role in that kingdom.

August 08 2013

Newsarama speaks with Christos Gage. He talks about his new series for DC Comics, "Justice League Beyond 2.0".

August 07 2013

Watch the new trailer for 'Thor: The Dark World'. The movie comes out in November.

August 06 2013

Mark Sheppard gets collared. Mark will be guesting starring in White Collar in a major arc as an art forger whom Peter sent to prison in the show's pilot.
Tahmoh Penikett gets cast in Supernatural. He'll be playing a fallen angel.
(SPOILER) "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" director talks about a Firefly reference in the movie and working with Nathan Fillion.
The best Enver Gjokaj interview you will ever listen to. It's that good. Enver gives great insights into his career to date, especially in regards to Dollhouse and The Avengers. And if you want more Enver, he'll be in the next season of The Walking Dead and appearing in his new web series "Hollywood Hitmen" with Dichen Lachman. The iTunes link for the podcast can be found here.

August 05 2013

(SPOILER) Watch a clip of Amy Acker in 'Husbands'. The new season will premiere on the 15th of this month on something called CW Seed.
Tony Head talks about the new Percy Jackson movie and Ripper. Sea of Monsters is out this Friday in the UK and Ireland.

August 03 2013

Sarah Michelle Gellar talks about her husband's guest stint on Bones this coming season. Freddie Prinze Jr. guest role on Bones came about when Sarah,Freddie and David Boreanaz were hanging out together a few weeks ago at a pool.
Chris Evans to helm '1:30 Train' before reprising Captain America in 'Avengers 2'. This will be Chris' feature directorial debut, which he will also star in and produce.

August 02 2013

CNN asks, "Where are they now?" Buffy edition. "But if the stars somehow aligned to bring us another Chosen One movie with SMG, where's the rest of the cast in terms of availability?"
Chiwetel Ejiofor film among awards season hopefuls looking for distribution. Chiwetel Ejiofor ('Serenity') stars in 'Half of a Yellow Sun' which Hitfix has determined as a possible awards contender. More...

August 01 2013

Available today on DVD: Justice League: The FlashPoint Paradox. Featuring Captain Tightpants as Green Lantern Hal Jordan. More...

July 31 2013

Jane Espenson and Brad Bell on Husbands Season 3. A post comic-con interview with the duo reveals some new stuff about the upcoming season and their process when it comes to comic books.
Marc Blucas to guest on Blue Bloods. He will play a movie star researching a role.
Alyson Hannigan and Alexis Denisof to renew vows. "And now we get to have our kids at this ceremony :)" . . . "It'll be shorter. We'll get to the cake sooner! YAY renewal!!!"

July 30 2013

Amber Benson talks Buffy and her new book series. On being a role model for young people exploring their sexuality, Amber says "I very much feel like Alyson and I really got to knock on the glass ceiling, and say "Screw you glass ceiling, we are going to knock you down."".
Sarah Michelle Gellar comments on The Crazy Ones at the TCA. "Crazy Ones is such a joy.... We had a great time [shooting the pilot] and it was a great schedule. I've never had this much fun."

July 29 2013

Meet and Greet event for James Marsters and Juliet Landau's new play. Mutant Enemy alum David Fury tweeted that he, James, Juliet and Dagney (yes, that Kathy) will at the meet and greet for 'The Bells of West 87th' on September 15th.
Axe Cop cartoon can officially be watched online! Vincent Kartheiser (Connor in Angel) voices Bat Warthog Man in "Night mission: Stealing Friends Back". Patton Oswalt (Joel Mynor in Dollhouse, writer of "Serenity: Float Out") will appear in future episodes as the character Sockarang. (Works in Sweden, so might not be geo-blocked.)

July 28 2013

A Comic-Con Diary from NPR. Joss's Dark Horse panel is mentioned in this wrap-up post form NPR, particularly the rarity of the human connection it offered.

July 27 2013

Sneak Peek of Vincent Kartheiser on Fox's High School USA! The show premiers this Saturday.

July 26 2013

Tonight: Miss U Much on VH1 features Nicholas Brendon. The new VH1 series catches up with stars from the 90's. More...
Happy Birthday, Olivia Williams! She turns 45 today
'Surviving Evil' new doc series hosted by Charisma Carpenter gets premiere date. Set to premiere August 28th on ID (Investigation Discovery). The first episode will deal with Charisma's own encounter with a rapist.

July 25 2013

Distributor picks up Knights of Badassdom, but which version? The longish-lost film featuring Summer Glau has been picked up in North America by eOne, but unanswered is which version we will be seeing, as earlier this year it was revealed that the film was taken away from the director.
Interview with NTSF:DS:SUV:: cast reveals upcoming Whedonverse guest stars. Along with the previously announced Anthony Stewart Head, Summer Glau and Eliza Dushku will also guest on the show. Summer's episode airs tonight.
Hollywood actress had played a 17 year old for over 17 years. Gawker highlights Bianca Lawson's career of playing teens. More...
Happy Birthday Summer Glau! Our favorite ballerina, one-armed scientist and Reaver killer is 32 today.

July 24 2013

Jewel Staite at Space City Con. Space City Con has posted their (draft) panel schedule. More...

July 23 2013

Happy Birthday, Charisma Lee Carpenter The most beloved Queen in the history of Pylea turns mumbletty-three years old. More...
Alan Tudyk and the Tiniest Kaylee Cosplayer. An adorable picture from Supanova Sydney.

July 22 2013

Video for the second Nerd HQ Conversation with Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk. Nathan and Alan also return for a third Nerd HQ panel. Additionally, here's the video for the Nerd HQ conversation with Tom Hiddleston.
Felicia Day returning to Supernatural. She will be reprising her role as Charlie in the fourth episode of season nine.

July 21 2013

Meet Arrow's new Black Canary in the first season 2 trailer. Our favorite kick-ass woman join Arrow. More...
Cobie Smulders to voice Wonder Woman in 'The Lego Movie' The 3D animated film hits theaters February 7, 2014.
Amy Acker now a series regular on "Person of Interest". The announcement was made during the POI panel at SDCC '13.
Whedonverse winners at the Eisner Awards. Brian K Vaughan and "Saga" took several awards. Artist Chris Samnee and colorist Dave Stewart also won awards. More...

July 20 2013

(SPOILER) Buzzfeed's SDCC party report with Husbands' clip. Buzzfeed's post has clips of shows shared at last evening's apparent drinkfest outside SDCC. The clip from Husbands' upcoming season on CWSeed is great. Enjoy!
Video for the Nerd HQ Conversation with Joss Whedon. Also, here's the video from the Robot Chicken panel, which includes Seth Green.
Happy Birthday, Reed Diamond! The Prince of Aragon who's also the Dollhouse's head of security turns 46 today.
Auction Posters for Nerds Versus Aliens Charity. "The superstar nerds have posed for an impressive array of pictures and posters that will be on sale at Comic-Con this year." Proceeds go to Operation Smile.
Nerd HQ Conversations for a Cause Mystery Panel. Ruining the mystery - Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk join Zachary Levi and Rob Kazinsky for a 1 hour discussion about everything. Both Alan and Nathan will help host the rest of the weekend at Nerd HQ.

July 19 2013

Harry Groener is Cyrano! at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, begins September 24th. More...
Joss' costume designer: 'I love working in sci-fi because there are no rules'. Shawna Trpcic speaks to Salon about working on Firefly, Dr. Horrible and Much Ado About Nothing.

July 18 2013

Morena Baccarin & Christina Hendricks nominated for Primetime Emmys. Morena Baccarin and Christina Hendricks have both received a nomination as "Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series" for Homeland and Madmen. The Emmy Nominations were co-hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, who was a last minute addition. More...
Neil Patrick Harris performs "Love: A tragedy" with Joseph Gordon-Levitt. This was recorded during The Fall Formal at Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles for Levitt's HitRECord mass collaborative production company.
Sean Maher will be appearing at Supanova Brisbane and Adelaide. Sean Maher has been confirmed as attending Supanova in Brisbane and Adelaide, Signatures at $30 and Photos at $40.

July 17 2013

Alexis Denisof runs the Course of the Force relay race dressed as C-3PO. E! online covers the event at George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch. Yes, there's a photo! Could that family be any cuter? More...
Kali Rocha is on Disney Channel's new series "Liv and Maddie". The show premiers on Friday.

July 16 2013

Joss records a podcast with The Nerdist . Our namesake records a podcast with Nerdist (Not released yet.) Joss also mentions it on his twitter.
Trailer for "12 Years a Slave" starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Sarah Paulson. The film releases December 27th.

July 15 2013

Brian K. Vaughn's "Saga" leads the Harvey Award Nominations. Other Whedonverse-related nominees include Chris Samnee and Jenny Frison.

July 14 2013

Juliet Landau plays future Romana in Big Finish Audio Series. Landau announced on Twitter that she will become a future incarnation of the Fourth Doctor's Time Lady Assistant in "Gallifrey VI", a new series of audio dramas from Big Finish Productions. Lalla Ward stars as Romana II and Louise Jamison as Leela. Landau will arrive as a future version of Romana. Pre-orders are being accepted More...
It's Jane Espenson's birthday! She's 49 today.
(SPOILER) Felicia Day guests on Kevin Smith's "Smodcast"! Kevin talks to Felicia about homeschooling, conquering the internet and her role in the new film, "Rock Jocks". Contains adult language.

July 13 2013

Happy birthday, Fran Kranz! Fran turns 32 today.

July 12 2013

Alyson Hannigan and Daniel Dae Kim featured on the series premiere of NBC's new game show, Hollywood Game Night. They appeared on tonight's episode alongside Kristen Bell, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Martin Short, and host Jane Lynch.

July 10 2013

Summer Glau joins the cast of Arrow. TV Line is reporting that she will be a reoccurring character for season 2. More...
A Season in the Congo: interview with Chiwetel Ejiofor. The Telegraph has a profile of Ejiofor, discussing his role as Patrice Lumumba in A Season in the Congo. The article also mentions that Ejiofor will be directing a film adaptation of William Kamkwamba's memoir.

July 09 2013

Adam Baldwin's COHEN & TATE released today on Blu Ray. Scroll down the link for a gushing blurb from AICN's Harry Knowles. The film is from 1988 and is directed by Eric Red (Hitcher, Near Dark) More...

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