January 13 2017
Fox would be open to Firefly reboot if Joss Whedon wants to revisit it. The comment was made by Fox Broadcasting President of Entertainment David Madden at the TCA 2017. Rotten Tomatoes noted that "Madden suspects Whedon is now too busy with movies, and he would not consider doing Firefly without Whedon".
December 24 2016
Alan Tudyk Through the Years. A bunch of photos of Alan at awards ceremonies and in Firefly, Serenity, and lots of other movies. I wish they had told us more about some of the women he was photographed with, and what some of the photos are about. Like, the one with him playing bass guitar.
December 10 2016
Firefly holiday sweater on sale at ThinkGeek. Not sure which is worse, this sweater or the show getting cancelled.
December 06 2016
Video editing: snap zooms should never be a snap decision. Joss' use of snap zooms in Firefly gets praised because it was done in an "observed, character-POV fashion" which "grounded a fantastic sci-fi universe in a very live-in human reality".
December 01 2016
Con Man season 2 trailer and release date debut online. Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion's hit web series returns December 8th.
November 27 2016
Ron Glass has passed away at age 71. In addition to his role as Shepherd Book, he was known for playing detective Ron Harris on Barney Miller. Our condolences to his family and friends.
November 16 2016
Bid on an original sketch from a Firefly painting commissioned by Alan Tudyk for Joss Whedon. This was done by Alan's brother and it's a little bit of Firefly history.
October 29 2016
Happy Birthday, Tim Minear! Next up for the writer of "Epiphany" (Angel), "Omega" (Dollhouse), and "Out of Gas"(Firefly) is an anthology series, Feud, that starts with Joan Crawford v. Bette Davis.
October 03 2016
DIY: Replica of Mal's gun. A Break.com video walkthrough for a replica build of our favourite captain's gun. More...
September 19 2016
The cast of Firefly recall the crazy Joss Whedon pitch that was never filmed. The Hollywood Reporter has the highlights of a Long Beach Comic Con reunion panel that featured Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite and Sean Maher.
September 18 2016
A fan owned production company says their number one request is Firefly. Jeff Annison, co-founder of Legion M Studios, tells Bleeding Cool that "our investors would go ape" if his production company could revive Firefly.
August 15 2016
Teaser trailer for the (fan) animated adventures of Firefly. This was created by Stephen Byrne who also did the same for Buffy.
August 10 2016
Firefly soundtrack will be released on vinyl this Friday. It's a Barnes & Noble exclusive and the composer Greg Edmonson will be doing a signing for it in Santa Monica on Saturday.
July 31 2016
Top 10 TV Shows that should be revived. Two Whedon shows make the cut.
July 07 2016
SciFi Now's top five greatest sci-fi series ever created. Is Firefly on the list? Yes. Will this give us something to talk about as we wait for any kind of news coming out of Comic-Con? Might do.
June 12 2016
'Euro'Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses Schedule available. Lots of fun for academic nerds, but so hard to choose which sessions to attend!
March 02 2016
Firefly 2.0 "Shiny" - a fashion collection. This is the second round of officially licensed apparel by Australian company Living Dead Clothing. The first line of clothes can be found here>.
February 15 2016
"Star Wars Rebels: Firefly Style" - a fan video. Very fitting given the comparisons between the two shows. And if you haven't seen Rebels, it's worth checking out.
January 10 2016
Firefly's ten most memorable moments. This may be the first time we've ever had a list like this on the front page.
December 22 2015
Alan Tudyk is getting married. Alan is engaged to performing artist Charissa Barton.
December 13 2015
For every Firefly episode there's a tribute song. HitFix chats to The Fallen Stars about their Firefly inspired music project.
October 29 2015
Happy Birthday, Tim Minear! The Man Called @CancelledAgain By Himself No Less failed to live up to his Twitter name by bringing his genius to bear on the fourth and fifth (that's four more than one) season of American Horror Story.
October 10 2015
Zap2it's coverage of the Firefly reunion panel at New York Comic Con. Nathan, Jewel, Gina, and Alan were there and it looked like a lot of fun. And Nathan's answer to "Malcolm Reynolds and Han Solo walk into a bar. Who walks out?" is awesome.
October 09 2015
Video of Summer Glau's panels from Comic Con Russia. In which much fun was had - most especially by Summer (if singing George Strait songs and dancing is any guide.) The link is to a video of the 2nd panel she did for the event - highlights of the 1st panel (including a hands-on fight choreography lesson) are floating out there as well. More...
September 27 2015
September 23 2015
Mark Sheppard (Badger from Firefly) is now a US citizen. Always nice to see someone from the old homestead.
September 20 2015
11 things you may not know about Joss Whedon's Firefly. Short list from Digital Spy. You probably know most of them, but there are a couple that are a tad more obscure. More...
September 17 2015
Hollywood's 100 favourite TV shows. The Hollywood Reporter asked 2,800 industry people to choose their favourite tv show of all time. Firefly and Buffy make the list and there's quotes from Nathan Fillion and Joss Whedon.
August 27 2015
Firefly's first episode: The Hollywood Reporter's 2002 review. The site is promoting its original review for some reason or other. But it gives us a good excuse to see what people thought of the show first time round.
August 24 2015
Watch Saturday's 'Firefly' Panel from this year's Chicago Comic Con. Featuring Nathan Fillion, Adam Baldwin and Summer Glau having far too much fun.
August 04 2015
The greatest year in television history. Apparently it was 2002.
July 30 2015
Could the Firefly Universe Exist? "The chances of finding five stars each orbited by a brown dwarf would be about 1 in 3 million" (video) More...
July 22 2015
What the hell are you wearing: the science of tacky formal dresses. Featuring at least two examples with which you are most likely very familiar.
July 16 2015
Firefly on Ice. A fun little collection of short behind-the-scenes videos including alternate takes and joke-catwalk versions of familiar scenes from the filming of various episodes of Firefly.
July 04 2015
Fan Friction - an improvised live Whedon show. On July 14th, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina by self-professed super Whedon fans (including Whedonesque's own Kiba) at the Dirty South Comedy Theatre - dreaming up and performing an episode of Firefly you only wish you got to see. More...
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 21 2015
Rock band releases second EP of Firefly-inspired music. The Fallen Stars' Leaves on the Wind collection continues with "No Power in the 'Verse Can Stop Me". More...
June 08 2015
June 05 2015
Released today - The Comics of Joss Whedon: Critical Essays. This collection of new essays focuses on Whedonís comics work and its tie-ins with his film and television productions, emphasizing his auteurism in crossing over from panel to screen to panel. Essays focus on the comic inspirations and subversive tropes of the Whedonverse, as well as character changes and new interpretations. More...
May 13 2015
Titan Books to release Firefly language guide and phrasebook. This will be out in March 2016. Head over to our Tumblr to check out the cover art and information about the book and author.
May 04 2015
Why Avengers: Age of Ultron fills this Buffy fan with despair. In the author's own words,"...I still can't square what I see in Age of Ultron with the pleasure I got from all seven seasons of Buffy... If we really are in a golden age of television, Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a harbinger. Age of Ultron is the beginning of nothing; at best it's a leaden, heavy-spirited middle." More...
April 30 2015
(SPOILER) Age of Ultron: The most thoughtful film Marvel's ever made. Vox reviews Age of Ultron while noting its similarities to Firefly.
April 17 2015
Point/Counterpoint: Does Firefly Still Matter? In which two io9 writers debate the show.
April 11 2015
How far the Firefly DVDs have travelled aboard the International Space Station. Remember when the Firefly DVDs went up into space back in 2007? Well Michael Interbartolo has calculated how many miles they've gone round the Earth since docking.
April 03 2015
The 17 most effective insults from science fiction and fantasy. A few choice lines from the Whedonverse made the list (shocker!)
March 26 2015
The Royal Shakespeare Company names a few favourite things they'd like to see brought back. A certain short-lived sci-fi space western makes the list.
March 16 2015
Happy birthday Alan Tudyk! The "Con Man" turns 44 today.
March 11 2015
Firefly Monopoly exists. Firefly Jenga to follow?
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 EW.com and IGN.com. More...
February 14 2015
Firefly Funko 6" action figure photos from Toy Fair via The Fwoosh. These are prototypes, they aim to have them in stores by May.
February 11 2015
10 villains who were supposed to come back... and never did. Firefly makes it on the list. Guess who?
February 07 2015
January 18 2015
Firefly Fistful of Credits board game now available for pre-order. It's a co-operative heist game and will be out in April.
January 17 2015
An artist's tribute to 9 kick-ass ladies of sci-fi and TV. A couple of Whedonverse favorites are given a great tribute.
January 08 2015
Who's your favourite character from Firefly or Serenity? io9 asks that all important question.
December 22 2014
Why 'Firefly' and 'Jeff 1000' star Summer Glau loves making sci-fi. Indiewire talks to Summer Glau about what has emerged as the central focus of her film/tv acting career, in honor of her latest project - itself a collaboration with Wired Magazine.
December 16 2014
'Jeff 1000' starring Summer Glau . Summer stars in a 3 episode YouTube series about a 10' Tall Robot named Jeff. More...
November 20 2014
Out in March 2015 - "Firefly Revisited: Essays on Joss Whedon's Classic Series". "Individual essays explore the series' place in the history of the space-Western subgenre, the political economy of the Alliance, and the uses of music and language in the series to immerse audiences in a multicultural future." More...
November 14 2014
19 funniest nude scenes in sci-if and fantasy (work-safe). A few episodes from the Whedonverse appear in all their...umm...glory.
November 10 2014
Equality Now proclaims November 10 as Browncoats Appreciation Day! "You just can't stop Joss Whedon's Browncoats-the diehard fans keeping his Firefly and Serenity going strong! As long-time supporters of Equality Now, the Browncoats have raised an astounding $900,000+ since they began their worldwide Can't Stop the Serenity (CSTS) charity screenings in 2006!"
23 one-season TV wonders. You can probably guess which Whedon show made this EW list.
November 05 2014
"Serenity: Leaves on the Wind" is nominated for a Goodreads Choice Award 2014. It is nominated in the category "Best Graphic Novels & Comics of 2014". More...
October 30 2014
Rotten Tomatoes declares Firefly "Certified Fresh". The popular site has finally gathered up critical responses to the series. More...
October 29 2014
Happy Birthday, Tim "Renewed for a Fifth Season, Baby" Minear! The writer of some of your favorite episodes of Angel, Firefly and Dollhouse turns a glorious 51.
October 27 2014
7 Halloween themed TV episodes that are scary good. This Nerdist list includes two Buffyverse episodes and another special Whedonverse-related mention.
October 03 2014
It's amazing how badly Fox screwed up Joss Whedon's 'Firefly'. This Business Insider article came out last week. More...
September 17 2014
Sean Maher returns to space. He has joined the cast of "ISRA-88" and will play Dr. Abe Anderson, a "scientist who begins to lose his mind" during a long mission.
September 12 2014
HISHE's Villain Pub-goers discuss tailoring options. "Unexplained accessories can be nice!"
September 10 2014
August 28 2014
Yet another Buzzfeed episode-ranking listicle. Alexis Nedd at BuzzFeed claims to offer "The Definitive Ranking Of 'Firefly' Episodes". More...
August 06 2014
Syfy UK acquires Firefly and Serenity. TVWise says "Syfy UK will begin airing Firefly on weekdays in the 9pm slot from Monday August 25th, with Serenity following on Saturday September 13th at 9pm."
August 01 2014
Another excerpt from Joss Whedon: The Biography. Chapter title is "Curse Your Sudden but Inevitable Cancellation" and includes a discussion of Whedonesque and how Joss uses it (according to Kai.) More...
July 24 2014
Cult shows that would have survived in the streaming age. No prizes for guessing which Whedon show made the list in The Guardian.
Happy Birthday, Summer Glau! The Alliance removed her ability to grow old.
July 15 2014
Joss Whedon now gives us a Firefly drawing. Real news will resume next week when Comic-Con starts. But for now, enjoy the silly season.
June 27 2014
Top 10 most devastating TV cancellations. From the two guys who do the 'Nothing But Static' podcasts. At least four out of the 10 share Whedon-y connections.
How long does it take to watch Firefly and Buffy the Vampire Slayer? This is important research undertaken by Nielsen.
June 15 2014
Kickstarter for Sci Fi Museum in LA that will include Firefly. Thought this might be of interest to folks. Rewards include 2 Firefly related activities and drinks with Jane Espenson. More...
June 02 2014
Happy Birthday to Morena Baccarin and Jewel Staite! The two lovely and talented ladies are 35 and 32 years old today, respectively.
May 22 2014
The Mind Robbers versus Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Hosts, Scott Carelli and Matt Smith (not THAT one) talk their Buffy history as well as Joss Whedon's original screenplay for the movie.
May 21 2014
Dallas Comic Con 2014 - Nathan Fillion Panel. Nathan Fillion shared some stories and answered some questions during his own, last-minute panel at this past weekend's convention in Dallas, Texas. Spoilers for the end of season 6 of Castle.
May 20 2014
Dallas Comic Con 2014 Firefly Cast Panel. Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau, Jewel Staite, Ron Glass, Gina Torres, Sean Maher, Adam Baldwin and Alan Tudyk (briefly, via iPhone) were on stage before an enormous crowd (they ran out of chairs, many people had to stand) at this past Sunday's convention in Dallas, Texas. More...
May 17 2014
QMX preview 1/6 scale Malcolm Reynolds figure , online as well as at Dallas Comic Con. He's the first in a range of realistic Firefly figures. More...
May 16 2014
Jose Molina joins Agent Carter as writer. The former Firefly scribe tweeted about his involvement. More...
May 07 2014
Seattle International Film Festival to honor Chiwetel Ejiofor. On May 19th SIFF will honor Ejiofor with an award for Outstanding Achievment in Acting. Festivies include a screening of Serenity the evening prior to the award. More...
April 19 2014
Firefly used as example in The Periodic Table of Storytelling. Story tropes are put into a very cool "periodic table" format. The "Rebellious Spirit" archetype is even given the trope name Mal! More...
March 15 2014
How Serenity ended up in Battlestar Galactica. Find out what Joss and Tim thought of the ship's cameo appearance.
March 10 2014
Five movies and tv shows with brilliant clues in dialogue. Firefly and Buffy feature in this Cracked article.
February 15 2014
First Look at Buffy and Firefly ReAction Figures. The 80s inspired ReAction Figures are now available for pre-order. More...
February 14 2014
'Firefly and Story Structure, Advanced' - an examination of 'Out of Gas'. This essay originally appeared in the Serenity Found anthology.
February 12 2014
Review of Serenity: Leaves on the Wind issue 1. The issue came out last month.
February 01 2014
Which Firefly character are you? Fun quiz over at BuddyTV.
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...
December 22 2013
Gifts for the Firefly fan in your life. Or alternatively, just get them for yourself.
December 21 2013
"The Age of Enthusiasm": Internet memes, viral marketing, and Jayne hats. A discussion of how "enthusiasm" spreads rapidly online, and how corporations struggle to understand it and turn it into profit. The iconic Jayne hat is one of the article's central examples.
December 15 2013
Reading Joss Whedon. First notice of a new academic book studying Joss.
December 12 2013
Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #5 cover revealed. It's the full-art version of the sketch Adam Baldwin has had as his avatar for the past couple of months.
io9 offers huge glimpse at the in-progress Firefly Online game. There's a few bits that have been seen before but a whole lot that hasn't yet.
SF Debris examines Firefly's "Objects in Space". This particular video "essay" talks about the episode's inherent existentialism and what it means to him. Contains a small amount of adult language. More...
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