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August 17 2017

Marti Noxon's 'Dietland' casts Joy Nash in lead role. "Joy is everything I hoped we'd find in our leading woman - beautiful, smart and blazing with talent," Noxon said in a statement. More...

June 26 2017

Marti Noxon isn't afraid of the 'Ugly Stuff'. It's a very good interview.

June 21 2017

Trailer for Marti Noxon's new Netflix movie "To The Bone". The movie is about a young woman struggling with anorexia.

January 23 2017

Marti Noxon talks about her eating disorder movie "To the Bone". There's some new quotes from Joss about her in this Hollywood Reporter article.

January 06 2017

Marti Noxon's adaptation of Gillian Flynn's first novel "Sharp Objects" will air on HBO. The project stars Amy Adams who played Cousin Beth in the fifth season episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer entitled "Family". Joss wrote and directed that epsiode.

May 31 2016

"The Nine Truths About Eating Disorders" - a PSA by Marti Noxon and others. The cast and crew of 'To The Bone' made this video to mark World Eating Disorders Action Day on June 2nd.

March 16 2016

Marti Noxon to make directorial debut with "To The Bone". The movie is described as a "dark comedy inspired by her [Marti's] own experience with anorexia".

September 22 2015

Marti Noxon reveals that she was approached to do a Buffy movie several years ago. And if you're a fan of "Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce", Marti chats about that show as well in this TVWise interview.

July 06 2015

Marti Noxon's "Unreal" gets renewed for a second season. 10 additional episodes will be produced to air in 2016.

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.

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...

December 31 2014

Discover the secret origins of TV's 'Big Bad'. Marti Noxon talks to MTV News about how Buffy the Vampire Slayer came up with the phrase.

December 02 2014

Marti Noxon talks about her new show Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce. The show premieres tonight on Bravo at 10pm and include among the cast J. August Richards.

October 07 2014

J. August Richards Interviewed by CBR TV. Richards talks about Deathlok and working with Marti Noxon on a new project and the potential of writing a comic book.

July 20 2014

Listen to some really great interviews with Jane Espenson and Marti Noxon. These podcasts are from this year's Genre Smash! events run by the Writers Guild Foundation. The Jane Espenson interview is from April 15th, the Marti Noxon interview is from January 21st. Both interviews give a great insight into Buffy, Joss, the writing process, women writers and more. More...

July 08 2014

Marti Noxon to adapt Gillian Flynn's debut novel 'Sharp Objects' for EOne. Looks like Marti Noxon is working on another series

February 19 2014

Marti Noxon's "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" is greenlit at Bravo. The show has received a 13 episode order.

February 06 2014

Marti Noxon's "Unreal" gets a series order at Lifetime. The show stars Shiri Appleby and chronicles the behind-the-scenes activities of a Reality Dating Competition.

January 08 2014

Genre Smash! with Marti Noxon in Los Angeles on January 21st. It's an event run by the Writers Guild Foundation. Tickets cost $15 but we have four free tickets to give away to our readers. So you're interested in winning one, send an email to with the subject "Marti" and we'll pick four people randomly tomorrow.

September 22 2013

Lifetime orders new pilot written by Marti Noxon. Titled "Unreal", it is inspired by Sarah Gertrude Shapiro short "Sequin Raze", about the behind the scenes of a hit competition dating show to follow the experiences of a young staffer.

September 13 2013

Marti Noxon's 'Divorce' dramedy nabs pilot order at Bravo. "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" was originally developed for Showtime, and Noxon will write the pilot. More...

June 12 2013

Marti Noxon to write Tomb Raider reboot film. Variety has the exclusive.

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...

October 19 2012

Marti Noxon joins Pixar to work on new project. That's the news that's coming out of the Austin Film Festival.

August 24 2012

Marti Noxon developing divorce comedy for Showtime. The new show (which she'll be writing and exec producing) is said to be semi-autobiographical.

August 16 2012

TV Guide takes notice -- How TV Veterans Conquered the Summer Movies. Both Joss and Marti Noxon are discussed. More...

August 02 2012

Marti Noxon to produce M. Night Shyamalan tv project for Syfy. It's called 'Proof' and is about looking for life after death.
A recap of the 'Girls Gone Genre' panel at Comic-Con. Marti Noxon and Jane Espenson were two of the panellists.

February 16 2012

Marti Noxon on The Nerdist Writers Panel! In addition to the Buffy, Angel and Glee writer, this episode also features Danny Zuker (Modern Family) and Craig Silverstein (creator, Nikita; co-creator, Terra Nova). Recorded November 20th, 2011.

November 16 2011

Marti Noxon to re-write Disney's live-action 'Tinkerbell' movie. She also talks to about the problems surrounding 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'.

August 19 2011

Ain't it Cool News Interviews Marti Noxon. She talks about 'Fright Night', as well as mentions her rewrite of 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'.

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 24 2011

(SPOILER) Marti Noxon talks 'Fright Night' and Spike. It's from the movie's press conference at Comic-Con. There's also a brief interview with her at The Hollywood Reporter.

July 23 2011

Highlights from the Girls Gone Genre panel at Comic-Con. Jane Espenson and Marti Noxon were on the panel.

June 24 2011

Marti Noxon to participate in Fright Night Panel at SDCC this year. There will also be a fan appreciation party and preview screening.

June 16 2011

Marti Noxon joins Glee. She joins Fox's weekly high school musical as a consulting producer. You may recall she sang a few lines in "Once More With Feeling" and in Dr. Horrible with David Fury.

June 15 2011

The sci-fi masters of the cameo. "Numfar! Do the dance of joy!"

May 31 2011

Marti Noxon to rewrite 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' script. The director Craig Gillespie is also the director of Marti's latest movie 'Fright Night'.

May 15 2011

(SPOILER) Trailer and Poster for the remake of Fright Night, written by Marti Noxon. This modern update of the Horror/Comedy classic from the 80s' stars Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell and David Tennant (to name but a few). It arrives in both 3D extra crispy and 2D original recipe on August 19th.

February 08 2011

See Marti Noxon's "I Am Number Four" in Austin--free! The Alamo Drafthouse hosts a free screening of the sci-fi thriller (which Noxon co-wrote). More...

February 03 2011

io9 lists every potential scifi/fantasy series for U.S. networks this fall. There are some former Mutant Enemy scribes working on pilots and scripts that might go to pilot for potential new shows this fall. The list includes: Marti Noxon (Chloe), Sarah Craft and Elizabeth Fain (Secret Circle), and David Greenwalt (Grimm).

February 01 2011

Marti Noxon on the Buffy reboot and her two new movies. 'I Am Number Four' and 'Fright Night' seem to be coming along nicely.

January 18 2011

Marti Noxon io9 interview about "I Am Number Four" and dealing with Internet criticism. Charlie Jane Anders interviews Marti about her new movie coming out this year.

August 25 2010

Happy Birthday Marti Noxon! Raise a toast to celebrate. More...

July 27 2010

Reports from the Girls Gone Genre panel at Comic-Con. Felicia Day and Marti Noxon were on the panel. Whedonopolis has a report as does the San Diego Comic Books Examiner. There is a video of the first 12 minutes of the panel but you will need to crank up the volume to hear what's being said.

July 21 2010

Marti Noxon on the future of Buffy. Find out what she thinks of the possibility of a Joss involved TV reboot and the Joss-less reboot movie.

July 20 2010

Marti Noxon talks about her new movies 'The Defenders' and 'Bad Baby'. FEARnet has an interview with her where she talks about Fright Night and the Girls Gone Genre Comic-Con panel.

November 11 2009

Marti Noxon to Write "Fright Night" Remake. The Hollywood Reporter says that Marti Noxon has been hired to pen Dreamworks' remake of the 80's flick "Fright Night".

October 14 2009

Emma Caulfield to work with Marti Noxon again. She'll be on Marti's new show 'Gigantic'. Emma tweets that she is "super excited to be a part of her vision". More...

August 25 2009

Happy Birthday, Marti Noxon! She turns 45 today, many happy returns. More...

July 29 2009

New tv shows for Marti Noxon. The first project is an untitled HBO series about 70s feminism and Diane Keaton is tapped for the lead. The second one is a small screen adaptation of Guillermo del Toro's vampire book "The Strain".

May 14 2009

The N picks up Marti Noxon's new show "Gigantic". According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show "takes a skewering look at the glitzy, chaotic and oftentimes hilarious life of Hollywood "it" kids whose parents are A-list celebrities".

February 07 2009

Danny Strong, Marti Noxon win Writers Guild Awards. Strong's script for Recount wins for "Long Form - Original" at tonight's WGA Awards, while Noxon won for "Dramatic Series" as part of the writing staff on Mad Men. More...

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!

July 25 2008

Marti Noxon to write for Mad Men. Buried in this article about the women of "Mad Men" is the news that BtVS Exec Producer Marti Noxon is a Consulting Producer and will write for the show this season. More...

May 09 2008

Bye Bye Private Practice. The Hollywood Reporter reports that Marti Noxon is leaving "Private Practice" to move on to other projects. More...

January 26 2008

Marti Noxon on the Writers' Strike. Writer and producer extraordinaire Marti Noxon briefs NPR listeners on some of the many ripple effects of the ongoing strike. More...

January 07 2008

Marti Noxon introduces United Hollywood short film festival. Two minute clip of, well, Marti Noxon... um, doing what it says in the post title here. In essence, the Fair Deal 4 Writers video contest has been expanded into something more. (Note: URL changed to match new location.) More...

December 06 2007

Marti Noxon organises comedy concert fundraiser for Dec 14th. Eddie Izzard, Sarah Silverman and Jack Black will headline the 8 p.m. event at UCLA's Royce Hall. 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...

November 02 2007

Pencils down means pencils down. In this ad for Daily Variety, 100 showrunners put their names. Marti Noxon is one of them. Best of luck to the writers, who will be striking. More...

October 24 2007

(SPOILER) Green's Anatomy. Seth Green talks to Mike Ausiello about how he got the gig on Grey's Anatomy, the top two shows on his wish list, and why he doesn't think he'll get a job on Heroes. The link contains spoilers for other shows.

September 28 2007

Bionic Woman scores big. Starring Mark Sheppard (Badger) and produced by BSG's David Eick, the show scored NBC's biggest midweek debut since 1999's The West Wing. Though it was beaten by Marti Noxon's new show 'Private Practice'.

September 11 2007

An Interview with Marti Noxon. Jackal continues his excellent series of interviews with people we know. Marti looks back at Buffy, and forward in her career.

July 27 2007

Marti Noxon talks Buffy season 8. Find out who she'd bring back if she were writing for the comic books. There's also some talk about her new show 'Private Practice".

June 28 2007

Joss Whedon and Marti Noxon attend Buffy Sing-a-Long. Fan account (with photos) of Wednesday night's Buffy Sing-a-Long in Los Angeles, at which Joss and Marti put in a surprise appearance. Variety has a write-up as well! More...

April 23 2007

Marti Noxon to Run "Grey's Anatomy" Spin-off. The announcement is in the third paragraph. More...

March 13 2007

"Grey" Scale: Noxon earns exec stripes. Marti Noxon's been promoted from consulting producer to executive producer of "Grey's Anatomy" as part of her deal with ABC TV.

February 23 2007

Marti Noxon blogs "Grey's Anatomy". Marti talks about joining the Grey's Anatomy writing staff and co-writing last night's episode. 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...

January 27 2007

(SPOILER) Marti Noxon to Write a Grey's Anatomy Episode. According to the blog, the episode (co-written with series creator Shonda Rhimes) airs in less than a month. Mention is at the bottom of the blog - so, if you didn't see this week's episode and don't want to read any spoilers, you can skip to the last five paragraphs. More...

January 21 2007

Marti Noxon now on Grey's Anatomy. If you watched the credits from last week's episode, you'd have seen that she's now a consulting producer for the show. More...

October 02 2006

Marti Noxon on This American Life. Marti Noxon tells a story about an early experience she had on the fringes of the movie industry for the "Getting and Spending" episode of This American Life on NPR. More...

October 01 2006

Tonight's "Brothers & Sisters" co-written by Marti Noxon. As previously reported, Noxon left this show citing creative differences with creator Jon Robin Baitz, but first she helped pen "An Act of Will", which (here on the east coast) is on right now.

August 26 2006

'Brothers and Sisters' creator comments on Marti Noxon's departure in this Chicago Tribune feature on the show. "I think she's hugely talented, and I love her writing and I love her voice. But we came from different approaches and they clashed again and again".

August 09 2006

Marti Noxon quits ABC's 'Brothers and Sisters'. Creative differences cited.

July 27 2006

The Noxons. A New York Times feature (it's very Hello Magazine) on Marti and her family. Talented bunch of people, it must be said (possible reg. req).

July 24 2006

What might have been - the Faith spin-off series. Marti Noxon chats to about what could have happened after Buffy season 7.

July 20 2006

Marti Noxon mention in Ausiello's Press Tour Diaries. Her new show 'Brothers and Sisters' is rumored to be in trouble, and it hasn't even premiered yet (last story; scroll down).

May 16 2006

Official: 'Day Break' and 'Brothers and Sisters' get picked up by ABC. Jeff Bell's new show which stars Adam Baldwin (seemingly best known for his guest stint in NCIS) looks to air mid-season. However Marti Noxon's latest show will air this Fall on Sundays at 10pm. Update: In other news, Veronica Mars got renewed. More...

May 05 2006

Sneak Peek at ABC Fall Schedule. Anthony Stewart Head's new comedy Him & Us is tentatively slated to air Fridays on ABC this fall. More...

April 13 2006

Marti Noxon signs seven figure deal with Touchstone TV. "Under the deal, which has been in the works for several months, Noxon will create and exec produce new dramas exclusively for Touchstone, with an eye for sibling network ABC." More...

March 02 2006

Notes from the Wasteland: A writers medium. Article about the power of writers in television. Mentions Joss as an example of how the quality of a show declines when the head writer leaves.

January 11 2006

DVDTimes Reviews the R2 Release of "Point Pleasant". "Quite a fun series, even if it doesn't really live up to the quality I often expect from an early-cancelled show".

December 14 2005

Artwork for the Point Pleasant (R2) DVD. Nowhere as effective as the cover for the R1 DVD. Anyhow, this'll be out in the UK on the 27th of January.

November 30 2005

'Bones' to get new time slot in January. David Boreanaz's new show will move to Wednesday 9:00 PM starting January 25. It'll be up against 'Lost' and 'Veronica Mars'. 'Prison Break', which has Marti Noxon as a consulting producer, will return in March.

November 03 2005

Pleasant Memories for Marti Noxon. More going over the ins and outs of what happened to Point Pleasant and there's even some discussion of Wonderfalls. And also find out about the two new pilots she's sold to Fox and ABC.
'Prison Break' to take extended break from tv schedule. The series "Prison Break", in which ME alum Marti Noxon is a consulting producer, will go on break until May after its November 28th episode to make room for "24" where David Fury has taken up residence as one of the writers.

October 27 2005

Marti Noxon's latest project. Also at Sci Fi Wire, Marti talks about her latest project "The Curse". More...

October 21 2005

Marti Noxon talks 'Point Pleasant'. The cancelled Fox show is now available to buy on DVD (reg req). More...

October 07 2005

Point Pleasant DVD Competition. are giving away three DVD boxsets of Marti Noxon's show. More...

September 29 2005

Good news for two shows featuring previous ME alums. Prison Break gets a full season order and The 4400 is renewed for another 13-episode season. More...

September 04 2005

ME alums new shows listed among EW's Top 10 Must-see list. Magazine lists "Prison Break", "Reunion" , "How I Met Your Mother" and "Kitchen Confidential" among fall's most promising new series. More...

August 30 2005

From Point Pleasant to Fox River State Penitentiary: Prison Break. No, not a show about Faith breaking out of prison, but a new Fox show that had its premiere last night. Whedon connection? Marti Noxon is the Consulting Producer. More...

July 28 2005

"Point Pleasant" box art. Art for the Marti Noxon created show DVD release.

March 15 2005

Marti Noxon "pretty much counting on not coming back" To Point Pleasant. And the writers are making a season finale that can also serve as a series finale.

January 16 2005

(SPOILER) The 'Point' is not always pleasant. "Co-creator Marti Noxon is one of the ablest proteges of the wizardly Joss Whedon. There's also a literacy, even an elegance, that recall Whedon's best work. The name "Point Pleasant," you'll have figured out, is more than slightly ironic."

July 16 2004

Marti Noxon's "Point Pleasant " Moves Ahead. Fox network has ordered additional scripts for the proposed supernatural series "Point Pleasant," from former "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" executive producer Marti Noxon.

May 28 2003

Night Bites: Women and their Vampires. A documentary about the atttraction of vampires on the WE channel tonight at 10pm ET. Anne Rice, Stephanie Romanov and Marti Noxon give their views. More...

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