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March 13 2017

The 50 best movie monsters of all time. One creature from The Cabin in the Woods gets a mention here. Can you guess which one?

March 08 2017

Drew Goddard to direct "Bad Times at the El Royale." He wrote the spec script and will also produce.

September 21 2016

Drew Goddard talks about "The Good Place" and "Defenders". He directed the pilot and is an executive producer on the new NBC Series.

May 11 2016

Drew Goddard to write "Wraiths Of The Broken Land". He reunites with director Ridley Scott.

February 08 2016

Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon at the Oscar Nominees Night party. Adorable. That's the only word for them.

October 30 2015

The 13 best final girls in horror movie history. A certain someone from The Cabin in the Woods made the cut.

September 30 2015

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."

September 11 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...

March 17 2015

Mutant Enemy writers room reunion from the Nerdist Writers Panel series. Ben Blacker (of Nerdist) reunites an illustrious team of script writers. More...

May 24 2014

Report: Drew Goddard has left Daredevil. This hasn't been the best two days for Marvel. Update The Hollywood Reporter says Steven S. DeKnight will take over Daredevil and indeed Marvel has confirmed it.

May 11 2014

Joe Quesada talks Daredevil and Agents of SHIELD. The chief creative officer of Marvel talks about developing Daredevil with Drew Goddard and the potential of Netflix plus the critical response to Agents of SHIELD.

December 13 2013

Drew Goddard to write Spiderverse movie "The Sinister Six". This will focus on Spider-Man's villains.

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.

September 20 2013

The Cabin in the Woods Halloween Horror Nights 23 Photo Gallery. Click on Photo Gallery. There is also a Cabin wallpaper under Extras. Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando started Friday. More...

June 27 2013

Cabin in the Woods becomes the theme for Halloween Horror Nights 23. No details on Haunted Houses yet, but it's been officially announced. Joss and Drew's terrifying world will be brought to life by the masters at Universal Orlando. He's hit theme parks. This is big.

May 16 2013

Drew Goddard in talks to adapt "The Martian". This is an e-book by Andy Weir about the adventures of an astronaut stranded on Mars.

May 13 2013

Buffy writers reunite for Hollywood Reporter article. This story was first hinted by David Fury on May 4th, there's a picture and a video. More...

January 09 2013

Robopocalypse postponed indefinitely. The Drew Goddard penned film, which was set to be Steven Spielberg's next film with Chris Hemsworth in talks to star in, has been put on hold over budget and script concerns.

November 12 2012

Interview and breakdown of the 'The Cabin in the Woods' intro titles. A discussion with Director Drew Goddard, and Main Title Designers Jarik van Sluijs and Pamela Green of PIC Agency. Extras you won't find on the DVD/BluRay...

September 21 2012

Drew Goddard does an AMA on reddit. Started about an hour ago. Spoilers for CITW I guess.

September 18 2012

'Cabin In The Woods' Director spills on movie monsters and his Boyz II Men preferences. Drew states: "Why did I choose Boyz II Men? Now that's going to haunt me. I guess "End of the Road." Doesn't everyone love "End of the Road"?"

September 14 2012

'Cabin in the Woods' director Drew Goddard on his lost weekend with Joss Whedon. EW has a video and article where Drew Goddard talks about The Cabin in the Woods.

September 13 2012

Drew Goddard downplays 'World War Z' rumors. Drew Goddard clarifies his involvement in the film: "I wrote down some ideas, but it wasn't like 'Drew's rewriting the movie,'" he said. "I will not have a writing credit on that movie."
(SPOILER) Joss talks 'Cabin' Black Room with Wired. Video interview and article with spoilers from Cabin DVD/Blu-Ray extras. More...

August 21 2012

Cabin in the Woods Q&A in actual woods with Drew Goddard & Jesse Williams. This is the two-part Q&A video from the "Kinema in the woods" that happened on March 23 in Lincolnshire, UK. FULL OF SPOILERS so beware! This is part 1 and here is part 2. In other news, the movie is opening in Germany in a few weeks, finally (Sept. 6!). More...

June 27 2012

Planning against the sequel. Why not every genre movie needs to be a franchise. Cabin In The Woods is cited as a prime example.

June 20 2012

Drew Goddard to receive Filmmakers Showcase Award for 'The Cabin in the Woods'. He'll be receiving it at the 38th Annual Saturn Awards on July 26th. Robert Holguin, president of the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films, says "Drew is one of the strongest voices in genre entertainment. With his directorial debut, he showed strong leadership in bringing his original vision to the screen."

June 11 2012

Drew Goddard reflects on why The Dark Knight matters. As featured in this month's Empire Magazine. More...

April 21 2012

Joss Whedon: Hollywood's golden boy. The Guardian says Joss is the "hottest property in cinema..." (My take: "Like most overnight successes, this one only took twenty years.") Anyway, we knew him when.

April 16 2012

(SPOILER) Drew Goddard speaks freely about 'The Cabin in the Woods'. Drew speaks in detail about the reasons behind everything in the film, including why the ending is his favourite part of the movie.

April 15 2012

Fran Kranz talks with AssignmentX about Cabin in the Woods & more. Telephone interview with Fran Kranz about "Cabin in the Woods", working with Drew Goddard, and working on "Lust For Love".

April 12 2012

No 'Catching Fire' for us say Whedon and Goddard. Variety's Showblitz asked Joss and Drew if they fancied directing the second movie in Suzanne Collin's trilogy.

March 22 2012

The Cabin in the Woods screening in Lincolnshire in UK with Drew Goddard and Jesse Williams. It's tomorrow at 7.30pm, with a Q&A afterwards.

March 13 2012

Drew Goddard's SXSW festival diary. A unique insight into what it's like to promote 'The Cabin in the Woods'. The article also features a rather fab pic of Joss, Drew, Bradley Whitford, Richard Jenkins, Kristen Connolly and Anna Hutchison.

March 11 2012

(SPOILER) HitFix live Q&A with Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard. The Ustream page for the EpixHD stream of the HitFix Q&A session with Joss and Drew about The Cabin in the Woods and presumably other things. I think HitFix's Drew intends not to spoil the movie in this, but I've marked it anyway to make sure people decide for themselves about watching.

March 09 2012

(SPOILER) Two new images from 'The Cabin In The Woods'. Featuring Fran Kranz, Kristen Connolly and more questions raised.
"Cabin is this weird anachronistic movie" says Drew Goddard. With the movie premiering tonight at SXSW, the PR campaign has stepped up a notch. There's a great interview with Drew at where he chats about studio involvement, special effects, secrecy and the aborted 3D conversion. And Bloody Disgusting has an interview with Brian White where he talks about working with Joss and Drew.

March 07 2012

(SPOILER) Whedon and Goddard talk about Cabin and horror (huge plot reveal). The ending of The Cabin in the Woods gets revealed in this interview so caveat emptor.

March 06 2012

Drew Goddard talks about prospects for a Cloverfield sequel. While promoting Cabin In The Woods, he talked a bit about the prospects for a sequel to the film he wrote and J.J. Abrams produced. More...

March 05 2012

Watch the SXSW Cabin In The Woods Q&A with Joss and Drew this Sunday. Hitfix moderator Drew McWeeny says we will be able to watch it in several places that day livestreamed. You can leave questions at the FB page.

February 09 2012

SXSWorld enters The Cabin in the Woods. With the film opening SXSW Film this year, the magazine takes a look-see, including some stuff on the process of actually writing it that I don't believe we've heard before, and a look at its days at MGM.

December 05 2011

Our first look at 'The Cabin in the Woods' trailer. It's finally here, the first trailer for Joss and Drew Goddard's horror film, 'The Cabin in the Woods', at long last freed from development hell.

August 15 2011

Marti Noxon picks The Cabin in the Woods as a favorite horror comedy. The writer of Fright Night puts the forthcoming Whedon/Goddard flick on a top ten list. The US and UK find out for themselves on April 13, 2012.

July 28 2011

No comic tie-in for The Cabin in the Woods? FEARnet talks to Joss about, amongst other things, his horror film with Drew Goddard and whether or not the planned comic is still on the agenda. Also discussed: whether or nor the film even has a mythology that could be tapped for other material.

July 06 2011

First image from The Cabin in the Woods. Bloody Disgusting brings the first image from the horror film by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard. UPDATE: An actor from the film tweeted this poster today.

April 12 2011

(SPOILER) State of the Cabin in the Woods. Popmatters Spotlight: Joss Whedon continues with a Cabin Report. More...

December 11 2010

Bradley Whitford on working with Joss and Drew on 'The Cabin in the Woods'. "I love them. Joss is one of those people I'd work for any time. They have a fierce vision, it's a fierce, crazy, wonderful movie and I loved working with them".

October 22 2010

Confirmed: Steven Spielberg will direct Drew Goddard script. It's an adaptation of the Daniel H. Wilson novel "Robopocalypse".

August 10 2010

The A.V. Club does Random Roles with Richard Jenkins. The Onion's sister site takes a look back at the various roles he's played in his career, including the briefest and least informative of bits on the upcoming The Cabin in the Woods.

June 06 2010

(SPOILER) Radio interview with 'Cabin in the Woods' actress Anna Hutchison. New Zealand actress Anna Hutchison describes the intense secrecy surrounding the Cabin in the Woods audition process, and discusses the experience of working with Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon. [Spoiler warning relates only to Amy Acker's revelation about the film from early new spoilers!] More...

March 12 2010

Steven Spielberg to direct Drew Goddard's new script? It's called 'Robopocalypse' and it could be Spielberg's next directing gig.

January 26 2010

"Showing people the proper etiquette of being disgusting." That's Brian White, one of the film's stars, describing Drew Goddard directing The Cabin in the Woods. No plot details in the Cabin portion of this interview.

January 25 2010

Buffy Season 8 Volume 3 is a 'Great Graphic Novel for Teens'. The American Library Association picked Drew Goddard's 'Wolves at the Gate' arc as one of their graphic novels that met "the criteria of both good quality literature and appealing reading for teens" in 2010.

September 16 2009

(SPOILER) A review of 'The Cabin in the Woods' script. The CinemaBlend reviewer says Joss and Drew's movie "has the potential to be something special, but it's by no means a slam dunk".

July 23 2009

The Cabin in the Woods official site goes live. And there's a little Flash teaser for all to enjoy plus a logo as well.

April 14 2009

Whedon denies that 'Cabin in The Woods' is a musical slasher. Fun quotes from Joss about his and Drew's upcoming movie.

March 22 2009

Cabin in the Woods gets a new cast member. THR reports that Brian White (of Stomp the Yard, apparently) has joined the cast. Article contains his character's name, but no more new information.

January 27 2009

What are Whedon and Goddard building with Cabin in the Woods? "Joss Whedon is one of the best in the world when it comes to building - and manipulating - online hype for his projects, essentially getting fans to do his PR work for him." More...

January 20 2009

"Cabin in the Woods" casting begins with Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford. The Hollywood Reporter reports that Jenkins ("The Visitor", "Burn After Reading", "Step Brothers") is signed and Whitford ("The West Wing", "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip", "Bottle Shock", "An American Crime") is in final negotiations.

December 08 2008

2009 Writers Guild Awards Nominees Announced. Danny Strong is nominated by his peers for "Recount." Plus, lots of familiar names are up for their respective shows: Drew Goddard, Brian K. Vaughan, Marti Noxon, and Zack Whedon. Congratulations to them all!

December 05 2008

Cabin in the Woods of 2010. Looks like the release date for Saw VI proved intimidating enough. More...

November 16 2008

(SPOILER) Drew Goddard, no longer 'Lost'? During an interview at Screenwriting Expo, it was implied that Drew Goddard is no longer a staff writer for the Fifth Season of Lost. More...

November 12 2008

Buffy Season 8 'Wolves at the Gate' tpb out this week. This is the third collection of Buffy's post-Chosen adventures. And it features Drew Goddard's four issue arc and Joss' stand-alone 'A Beautiful Sunset' story. More...

August 01 2008

Fake Flak from Fake Thomas Jefferson. MTV gets corrected on reporting "pointlessness" of Fake Thomas Jefferson. And I think he's dreamy. More...

July 08 2008

Into the Woods again - 'Cabin in the Woods' greenlit. Mary Parent (woo-hoo!) at MGM has acquired and greenlit Joss and Drew's film as her first at the studio. More...

July 02 2008

'The Cabin In The Woods' isn't dead...'s just pining for the fjords. No, seriously, Drew Goddard tells Ain't It Cool News at the Saturn Awards that "we'll get some exciting news about that much sooner than later". More...

June 25 2008

Saturn Award Winners Announced. Summer Glau, Amy Adams and Drew Goddard's Cloverfield are among those honored. Congratulations to the winners! More...

June 19 2008

Drew Goddard is one of Variety's 10 Screenwriters to Watch. A short feature including quotes from Drew and J.J. Abrams, with whom Drew is working on another film project.

June 05 2008

(SPOILER) IGN Reviews Buffy #15. A mostly favorable review of the conclusion to Wolves at the Gate.

June 04 2008

(SPOILER) For the discussion of Buffy #15. It's the final part of Drew Goddard's Buffy season 8 'Wolves at the Gate' arc.

May 19 2008

Buffy #13 is 11th biggest-selling comic of April 2008. It's that time again - sales charts are released, and issue 2 of Drew Goddard's "Wolves at the Gate" arc just misses out on a top 10 placing. Serenity: Better Days #2 reaches 32nd, Angel: After the Fall #6 is 45th. More...

May 07 2008

(SPOILER) For the discussion of Buffy #14. The Buffster takes the fight to Japan in the third part of Drew Goddard's 'Wolves at the Gate' arc.

May 01 2008

(SPOILER) Buffy 8.14 "Wolves at the Gate", Part III preview. Dark Horse has released a preview of the 3rd chapter of Drew Goddard's current story arc of Buffy Season 8. ETA: Three extra preview pages to read at Newsarama! More...

March 17 2008

Paramount releases dvd cover and early details for Drew Goddard's "Cloverfield". Underrated or overrated you decide, the DVD will be released on April 22nd.

March 07 2008

(SPOILER) Scott Allie comments on Buffy #12 and Whedonesque's reactions. Scott updates his Buffy column on the DH site and talks on this very blog's take on the "event". Plus he explains why the NYT/ABC interviews came to be.

March 06 2008

(SPOILER) Solicitation for Buffy # 15. Dark Horse has released the cover art and info for the last part of Wolves at the Gate.
(SPOILER) Preview for Buffy 8.13 "Wolves At The Gate" Part II. And just after a day after issue 12 coming out, Dark Horse gives us the preview for next month's. Spoilers for issue 12's "mysterious" guest star.
(SPOILER) Media coverage of Buffy #12 continues. speaks to Joss and comic book experts about that aspect of the story. And has a word with the writer himself Mr. Drew Goddard.

March 05 2008

(SPOILER) For the discussion of (the rest of) Buffy #12. Asides the plot arc that The New York Times revealed, some other stuff happened in this issue. Come tell us what you thought of it all. Also a big huzzah to Drew Goddard's return to Buffy. More...

March 03 2008

Buffy Season 8: #12 Wolves at the Gate ships this week. According to Diamond's shipping list.

February 29 2008

Drew Goddard's other Buffy season 8 story. Dark Horse puts online "Antique", a story from the Tales of the Vampires mini-series. It's all to get us excited for Drew's upcoming "Wolves at the Gate" arc which begins next week.

February 14 2008

(SPOILER) Variant cover for Buffy #14. The cover is now online at the Dark Horse site.

February 07 2008

(SPOILER) Tonight on Lost - it's a Drew Goddard/Brian K. Vaughan episode. That's two Buffy writers for the price of one. More...

January 28 2008

(SPOILER) BtVS #12 rumors from Lying in the Gutters. According to comics gossip columnnist Rich Johnston, something major is going to happen in issue #12 and retailers have been urged to order extra copies. More...

January 24 2008

(SPOILER) Finished variant cover of Buffy Season 8: Issue 15. Georges Jeanty sent the finished version of the cover to

January 22 2008

Fake Cloverfield MySpace Profiles. As part of the marketing for the film, MySpace accounts were created for each of the main characters. Something tells me Hud probably frequented Whedonesque... More...

January 18 2008

Pics of Drew Goddard at the premiere of 'Cloverfield'. It's great to see Mutant Enemy writers doing so well. And in keeping with the Buffyverse connection, Michelle Trachtenberg was also at the premiere. A round up of reviews for the movie can be found over at Metacritic.

January 16 2008

(SPOILER) Harry at AICN trumpets Cloverfield. This is the first Cloverfield review I found. It focuses on what the producer and director accomplished without mentioning the writer of this amazing film: Drew "Ultimate" Goddard! Hollywood Reporter also has some nice things to say about out Ultimate Drew. They even mention him by name! (thanks, impalergeneral!) More...

January 09 2008

(SPOILER) Buffy #13 arriving April 2nd! Cover and date for the second issue of Drew Goddard's arc 'Wolves at the Gate' released on Dark Horse. Click here for the variant cover. More...

December 07 2007

(SPOILER) Buffy #12 solicitation for March. Plot details and cover for the first part of Drew Goddard's Tokyo arc "Wolves at the Gate." The variant cover can be found here. More...

November 07 2007

Pics of Joss, Marti and Drew on the picket lines. Also tentative details about a Buffy day where former Mutant Enemy staffers will gather at one picket line. More...

July 09 2007

Official Cloverfield trailer now online. The trailer for Drew Goddard's supersecret project can now be viewed with pristine audio/video quality. Turn off the lights, turn up the speakers, and watch in the dark for best effect. More...

July 01 2007

Drew Goddard Writing A Secret Movie. Drew Goddard is writing a new monster movie for J.J. Abrams' production company Bad Robot, codenamed "Cloverfield." More...

January 30 2007

(SPOILER) Fox reveals their programming for the February Sweeps. Includes information for several Whedon cast and crew related shows such as 24, Prison Break, Bones, The OC and Family Guy. ABC has also unveiled their programming for February sweeps, related shows include Greys Anatomy, Ugly Betty and Lost. Beware that the links do contain minor spoilers about upcoming episodes. More...

December 06 2006

Changes for ABC's shows featuring Jossverse cast and crew. According to TV Guide's Michael Ausiello: Jeffrey Bell and Adam Baldwin's "Day Break" might be canceled. Drew Goddard and Daniel Dae Kim's "Lost" will get a new time slot. And on related news David Arquette's "In Case of Emergency" debuts in January. More...

October 12 2006

Buffy shoutout on Lost. Ultimate Drew Goddard co-wrote last night's Lost episode "The Glass Ballerina" and it had a nice Buffy shoutout; "You taste like strawberries".

April 26 2006

(SPOILER) Tonight's 100th episode of Alias written by Drew Goddard. Whedonverse actors also appear in tonight's episode. More...

April 09 2006

Drew Goddard to co-write Alias finale. This two hour episode should air on May 22nd.

February 26 2006

Happy 44th birthday to Adam Baldwin. Also, Drew Goddard turned 31 yesterday.

February 16 2006

Drew Goddard signs two-year deal for Lost. Mutant Enemy's tallest writer will join the Lost staff as supervising producer this summer. And J.J. Abrams says Lost will be a better show with Drew on board. "Drew is a rare breed: a genre writer who crafts truly inspired characters and lyrical, emotional scenes".

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