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December 13 2013

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.

October 30 2013

Anthony Head interview. References to Buffy and Much Ado About Nothing.
(SPOILER) Summer Glau on Power Struggles, Jealousy and Superhero Suspicions. A discussion with the Hollywood Reporter about things yet to come (including the possibility of a Tam sibling reunion) in reference to her recurring role as Isabel Rochev on this season of Arrow. Update: A similar interview with ET Online may be found here. More...

October 29 2013

Why we (heart) vampires. New special this Friday night on NBC at 8 about vampires with James Marsters.
Happy Birthday, Tim Minear! He turns 50 today.

October 28 2013

Tony Head to appear on 'Cool Gothic and the New Vampire' panel at the BFI. This'll be on November 4th. Also appearing on the panel are Lily Loveless (The Fades), Dominic Mitchell (In the Flesh), Darren Blackburn (The Fades), Damien Molony (Being Human) and Toby Whithouse (Being Human).
Armin and Harry meet Diani And Devine Meet The Apocalypse. Promo video for "Diani & Devine Meet The Apocalypse: A Feature Film" Kickstarter featuring Armin Shimerman and Harry Groener.

October 27 2013

Reed Diamond will be back in tonight's episode of 'The Mentalist'. He's back as Red John suspect, Ray Haffner. More...

October 26 2013

Seth Green's 'Dads' gets full-season order. Fox has picked up the back nine for a full season of 22 episodes.

October 25 2013

Shawna Trpcic is answering questions on io9. "Just in time for Halloween, Shawna Trpcic - the woman behind the amazing and enviable outfits worn in Firefly, Angel, Dr. Horrible, The Cabin in the Woods, Power Rangers, and many, many more - is here to answer your questions about dressing up and getting costumed!"
Chiwetel Ejiofor was a guest on latest 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart'. He's promoting his latest movie "12 Years a Slave" on the show originally broadcast on October 24th. Video may not be available in all territories.

October 24 2013

Congratulations to Morena Baccarin and Family! Morena has given birth to a healthy baby boy named Julius.
USA Network renews Suits for a fourth season. The series has been picked up for another sixteen episodes, so that's more Gina Torres on our televisions.
Scarlett Johansson and Chiwetel Ejiofor nominated for The 2013 Gotham Independent Film Award. The winners will be announced on December 2nd, they were respectively nominated to the Best Actress and Best Actor categories. As the movie award season begins, we'll probably start to see a lot of headlines like this one.

October 23 2013

Sean Maher will guest star in Arrow. He will appear in the tenth episode of the season as the serial bomber Mark Scheffer, also known as Shrapnel. More...
Showtime renews Homeland. Good news for Morena Baccarin. The show has been picked up for a 12-episode fourth season.

October 22 2013

Joss Whedon loves BriTANicK and so should you. Mashable speaks to Brian McElhaney and Nick Kocher about working with Joss and Much Ado About Nothing.
Lovely interview with Amy Acker at Collider.com. Among other things, she talks about Much Ado, working with Joss, and the connection between Beatrice/Benedick and Fred/Wesley.
Tom Hiddleston does an impression of Samuel L. Jackson as Loki. Go watch (NSFW).

October 19 2013

Chris Hemsworth interview. Includes a reference to Joss Whedon's contribution to the first Thor film.

October 18 2013

Sarah Michelle Gellar's "The Crazy Ones" gets picked up for full season. James Wolk tweeted the news.
A fan makes Maurissa Tancharoen blush. She tweeted about this fan song "I'll fight a Whedon for you", by Thom Dunn.
Interview with Sarah Paulson and photos of Chiwetel Ejiofor. Although they had no scenes together in "Serenity," Sarah Paulson (the doomed Doctor) and Chiwetel Ejiofor (the Operative) are reunited in "12 Years a Slave". Nice pix of Mr. E.
(SPOILER) Sneak peek of Felicia Day on Supernatural. She's appearing in the Oct. 29th episode.

October 17 2013

The new season of 'Husbands' is now available internationally on YouTube. The videos are up on the CW Seed channel.
Jane Espenson at NYCC: Serenity, crossovers and Once Upon a Time. As ever, an enjoyable interview with Jane. Her thoughts on what she'd like to see in the new Serenity comic book mini-series are very interesting.
Neil Patrick Harris debuts first ad image for Hedwig and the Angry Inch. It's very glittery.

October 15 2013

New season of 'Husbands' will be entirely available internationally on YouTube on October 17th. The new season premiered back in August 15th via CW Seed, will finally be viewable outside the US this month. Created by Jane Espenson and Brad Bell, this new season includes Amy Acker and Seth Green among the guest stars. UPDATE: Worldwide release will be via CW Seed Youtube Channel. More...

October 13 2013

Chiwetel Ejiofor and Anthony Stewart Head in "Dancing on the Edge" trailer. "Dancing on the Edge" is a five-part miniseries that begins on Starz in the U.S. Sat. Oct. 19. Chiwetel Ejiofor stars. ASH is visible at the beginning of the trailer; he's not mentioned on the Starz site, but he's listed on IMDB as being in all five episodes as "Donaldson". Extended trailer here.

October 11 2013

Tom Hiddleston does an impression of Owen Wilson as Loki. Not much else to say about that. Just watch it.
Trailer for Tony Head's new sitcom "You, Me & Them". Rupert Giles and Gwen Cooper! Together!

October 10 2013

Dollhouse's Enver Gjokaj lands major role on Witches of East End. His first appearance will be in the Nov. 17th episode.

October 09 2013

Nathan Fillion to guest on AMC's Talking Dead on October 13, 2013. This is the opening episode for the new season of the TV show, which is a companion to The Walking Dead series.
Chiwetel Ejiofor on 12 Years a Slave's Oscar Hype. He does an interview with Esquire.com, and he also appears on The View and The Today Show.

October 08 2013

Adam Busch explains how to enjoy John Mayer. Boston punk at a Deadhead show runs into Adam Busch. A brief interview/encounter with AB near the end of the article.
Scarlett Johansson is 2013's Sexiest Woman Alive. In Esquire's November issue, she wins the title for the second time in seven years and is the only woman to win it twice.

October 07 2013

Patton Oswalt discusses his crushes from the Whedonverse. "You know who serves up the perfect geek crush is anyone from the Joss Whedonverse." It starts out as a general "who is your crush" question and becomes a walk through of all of the Whedon shows.
Clark Gregg to guest on The Chew on October 7, 2013. The show airs on ABC in the afternoon. It looks like they'll be making sandwiches.

October 06 2013

Reed Diamond will be back on The Mentalist tonight. He plays ex-CBI agent Ray Haffner. More...

October 05 2013

Reed Diamond back as Agent Flynn on Monday's new "Bones." Or Don Pedro reunites with Angel, if you want to look at it that way. Per the IMDB episode credits, plus the TV Guide description (but the latter doesn't give Diamond's name and IMDB does).

October 04 2013

'Back in the Day' starring Morena Baccarin and Emma Caufield gets 2014 release date. The raunchy high school reunion comedy was directed by, and stars, Michael Rosenbaum. It is due on VOD January 7, 2014, followed by a theatrical bow February 7. More...
Nathan Fillion to guest star on 'Community'. He'll play Bob Waite, a "politically savvy head custodian who's not afraid to get his hands dirty but is smart enough to wear rubber gloves".

October 03 2013

Sarah Michelle Gellar remembers her first David Letterman Show appearance. She was on the Late Show on Oct. 1st, and Letterman brings up a picture of SMG as a young girl doing a safety skit.

October 02 2013

Olivia Williams is on BBC Radio 3's 'Essential Classics'. She is Rob Cowan's guest of the week. More...
Tom Hiddelston live at Books Kinokuniya, Sydney, Australia, October 9. Something very special for Sydney fans of Thor and the Avengers! Check it out and make sure you're there at 10am next Wednesday for your certified opportunity to meet Tom 'Loki' Hiddleston! More...

October 01 2013

Sarah Michelle Gellar joined Twitter! Robin Williams said "Welcome" to her.
Constantine casting call: 10 picks for NBC's Hellblazer. Newsarama's choices include Tom Hiddleston and James Marsters.

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