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February 09 2017

Sean Maher talks about his career and his new film "Beyond the Edge". The movie came on out on VOD and DVD this week.

July 20 2015

Sean Maher and Morena Baccarin will reprise their roles for Batman: Bad Blood. Bad Blood continues the storyline running through Batman vs. Robin and Son of Batman, and it will see release in early 2016, direct to home media in the way of all DC's animated films. Maher voices Dick Grayson/Nightwing, and Baccarin voices Talia al Ghul.

April 16 2015

Happy birthday, Sean Maher! Our good doctor and unscrupulous villain turns forty today.

March 19 2015

Sean Maher will attend the Batman vs. Robin panel at Wondercon. Batman vs. Robin, for which Maher reprised his Nightwing role, makes its premiere at Wondercon on April 3, and the panel will follow. More...

January 16 2015

Sean Maher returns to Nightwing in the animated Batman vs. Robin. It's the next DC Comics animation straight-to-home release, premiered at WonderCon in April. Maher mentioned in March he was voicing a second film, but it wasn't clear if he was referring to this project. More...

November 04 2014

Sean Maher talks about BFFs at Twin Cities Film Fest. It's only three minutes and only about BFFs. Nice interview though.

September 16 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 13 2014

Sean Maher narrates an Adam Shecter exhibition. It features a twenty-six minute panoramic animation running the length of the gallery room housing it. It opened at Eleven Rivington on Christie Street in New York on September 3rd and will remain there until October 5th. The link is to the gallery's description of the work, but there is also a trailer for the work.

July 15 2014

Spotlight on Diversity - a charity event with Sean Maher. This event, hosted by the The Box Scene Project, is a celebration of the impact and importance of LGBT media representation. It will take place in Culver City, CA on August 17th. Sean will be on the panel and Q&A and will introduce the keynote speaker.

June 17 2014

Jewel Staite and Sean Maher to appear at Fanboy Expo in Tampa, FL. The fan convention runs September 12-14, 2014, with daily tickets as low as $20. In related convention news, Chloe Bennet will appear at Tampa Bay Comic Con in August and Mark Sheppard will appear at Conjure Con in Orlando (also in August).

April 16 2014

Happy birthday, Sean Maher! The good doctor and conniving villain turns 39 today.

March 20 2014

(SPOILER) Sean Maher talks Arrow, voice work, and singing. Among other things. But the bulk of it is on his Arrow appearance last night and his personal life. The interview also confirms his previously announced Dick Grayson/Nightwing voice role as for Son of Batman. More...

March 11 2014

(Most of) Firefly cast will attend Dallas Comic Con. Fillion, Staite, Maher, Baldwin, and Glass will be in attendance.

February 22 2014

(SPOILER) Promo pics of Sean Maher in 'Arrow'. We haven't seen the end of his character, Mark Scheffer/Shrapnel.

January 14 2014

Sean Maher talks to Comic Book Resources about Arrow. He talks a bit about his character and about his experience working on the show. He also mentions that he's doing voice work as Dick Grayson.

January 07 2014

Sean Maher talks to The Backlot. He talks about Much Ado, though nothing really new as far as I can tell, and about his personal life, mostly about deciding whether or not to get married.

October 29 2013

(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 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...

September 28 2013

Much Ado About Nothing U.S. theater listing for the week of 09/27/13. Showing in 8 cities in the U.S. and 1 city in Canada. More...

September 20 2013

Much Ado About Nothing U.S. theater listing for the week of 09/20/13. Yep, still showing at theaters in U.S. Here is a Canada list. More...

September 01 2013

Much Ado About Nothing grosses over $5 million World Wide Box Office. For some reason, you have to do the math yourself to add up the Foreign total. More...

August 31 2013

Much Ado About Nothing U.S. theater listing for the week of 08/30/13. Some different cities. Here is a Australia, Brazil and Canada list. Also may be playing in New Zealand and Mexico. More...

August 23 2013

Much Ado About Nothing U.S. theater listing for the week of August 23th. Cheektowaga, NY and 21 other cities in US. Here is a Canada and Australia list. Brazil. More...

August 16 2013

Much Ado About Nothing U.S. theater listing for the week of August 16th. Here is the Canada and Australia list. More...

August 10 2013

Much Ado About Nothing U.S. theater listing for the week of August 9th. Still in theaters. Here is a Canada and Australia list. More...

June 08 2013

The interview is mostly on how coming out has affected him as an actor, though he also briefly touches on Much Ado and Firefly.

June 07 2013

Sean Maher in Out Magazine's 2013 Hot List. He also talks about Much Ado About Nothing.

April 30 2013

Sean Maher talks to The Backlot about EastSiders and a bit about Much Ado. The interview is mostly on EastSiders, but there's a bit about Much Ado. ETA: His episode on Eastsiders can be found here.

April 18 2013

Sean Maher and Jewel Staite will appear at Serenity Forever. The event is organized by StarFury and will take place at the Renaissance Hotel in Heathrow from September 13 to September 15. More...
Sean Maher to play recurring character in EastSiders. The web series, which will begin streaming through LogoTV's site, is a dark comedy about the effect of infidelity on Cal and Thom, a gay LA couple. Maher will play Paul, a gallery owner and Cal's boss.

April 15 2013

Happy birthday, Sean Maher! Today Doctor Tam/Don John is turning 38.

March 22 2013

Much Ado cast gathers at Wondercon on Sunday, March 31. Joss Whedon will be at what could be the biggest panel of this year's Wondercon at the Anaheim Convention Center. It will include Clark Gregg, Nathan Fillion, Sean Maher, Fran Kranz and more. More...

March 07 2013

Clark Gregg and Sean Maher talk about 'Much Ado About Nothing'. By all accounts, the movie trailer should be online later on today and a new image from the movie can be found here.

November 11 2012

TV Guide's Quick Take with Firefly - Comic-Con Edition. A short video from the TV Guide Magazine yacht covering some cast and crew reactions from right after the Comic-Con Firefly 10 Year Reunion Panel.

November 09 2012

Sean Maher wants Whedon to make Serenity sequel. Hero Complex talks to Sean Maher about Firefly and the reunion special coming up on Sunday and the possibility of a Serenity sequel.

October 15 2012

Is someone actually trying to make animated Firefly happen? Sean Maher tells the NY Post: "I know somebody who is actually trying to get that done, who has approached Joss [Whedon, the creator] about it. He used to work with Guillermo del Toro." You guess is as good as mine what that's all about, or not all about.

October 13 2012

Jewel Staite replaces Sean Maher at the Edmonton Expo. Sean unfortunately had to postpone his appearance, but his former co-star (and good friend) Jewel is taking over his spot!

September 18 2012

Charisma Carpenter and Sean Maher will be guests at the first ever Edmonton Expo! This will be on October 20th and 21st.

September 17 2012

Genre series co-starring Sean Maher seeking crowdfunding. The "action/sci-fi dramedy" RETCON was created by and stars Miley Yamamoto and co-stars Maher and Yuri Lowenthal. Campaign page includes a pitch video featuring Maher.

September 08 2012

Sean Maher talks about Much Ado About Nothing. The film has just finished its premiere at TIFF.

September 01 2012

"It's okay to leave them to die". Sean Maher talks to the New Melbourne Browncoats about All Things Firefly, Serenity & Browncoaty, and also about Much Ado About Nothing. More...

June 28 2012

AfterElton's 2012 Hot 100 features several familiar faces. Also check out AfterEllen's Hot 100 for a few more Whedony people. More...

June 27 2012

Hollywood Reporter confirms 10th anniversary Firefly Panel at Comic-Con. Set for Ballroom 20 on Friday, July 13 from 12:30-1:30. Reports that Joss, Tim Minear, Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, Adam Baldwin, Sean Maher, Michael Fairman and the rest of the Serenity crew will be in attendance. More...

June 25 2012

Oz Comic Con premieres in Melbourne this weekend with 5 Whedonverse guests! It'll be an awesome weekend for Aussie Whedonesquers inMelbourne, with five Whedonverse guests attending the first Oz Comic-Con this weekend. Sean Maher, Julie Benz and Fran Kranz will be joined by Jason Palmer and Scott Allie.

June 22 2012

In honor of his 48th birthday, former Joss coworkers discuss the man with MTV. Specifically, Tim Minear talks about how working under Joss is different from other TV showrunners, and Sean Maher marvels at the man's genius.

April 17 2012

Sean Maher to appear in "Best Friends Forever", if successfully funded. His role in the movie is described as a "scary hick".

April 16 2012

Happy Birthday to Sean Maher! He turns 37 today.

February 18 2012

Sean Maher finds his Serenity. Sean Maher came 'out' last year, but I hadn't heard that he was the stay at home Dad. More...

February 12 2012

Recap of the Firefly panel at the Dallas SciFi Expo. Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Sean Maher and Ron Glass were on the panel. On Sunday, Jewel tweeted this great pic of the four of them. Clips of the panel (plus one of Eliza chatting about Dollhouse at the Expo) can be found here.

November 07 2011

Much Ado about Sean Maher. He chats to EDGE on the Net about Joss' Shakespeare movie and the cancellation of The Playboy Club.

October 24 2011

Press interviews with Much Ado cast and crew. Main link goes to Entertainment Weekly and its exclusive interview with Joss, Sean Maher, and Amy Acker. Includes photos and much information about shooting, secrecy, release plans, and the house in which it was shot. Also: The Hollywood Reporter talks to Sean Maher. UPDATE: Sean Maher tells that Much Ado features some original songs. And The New York Times talks to Clark Gregg (aka Agent Coulson) who plays Leonato in the movie. More...
Press reacts to Joss Whedon's film Much Ado About Nothing. The Hollywood Reporter ponders "whether it is in fact some sort of adaptation of the William Shakespeare play." Entertainment Weekly says "Joss Whedon announces secret film of 'Much Ado About Nothing,' ability to warp time and space at will". The Wrap says "Joss Whedon has directed, adapted, cast and filmed an entire movie" and has a plot overview (uhm, spoilers) of the play, SFX pools together tweets and our posts, io9 ponders if it's a fake (it isn't), and Tor remarks " many ways, this resembles the underground quality of Dr. Horrible."

October 04 2011

Fall's first cancellation: NBC axes Playboy Club. Sean Maher played a character on the show.

October 03 2011

Out in every way, Sean Maher is happier than ever. A more revealing look at Sean's experience of spending 14 years in the closet. Also, in an interview with, Jewel Staite comes out as a huge supporter of Sean's. More...

September 26 2011

Sean Maher reveals he is gay. The article discusses his struggles and choice to come out publicly.

June 27 2011

Sean Maher interview at Supanova Sydney 2011. Another enjoyable interview at Capsule Computers.

June 09 2011

Simon & Kaylee know No H8. A beautiful reunion shot for the anti-prejudice project. More...

May 26 2011

"It was lightning in a bottle" - an audio interview with Sean Maher. It starts at around the 3:06 mark. Sean chats about Firefly, keeping in touch with the rest of the cast, the fandom, his new show 'The Playboy Club' and his love for 'Dexter'.

May 02 2011

SMG's Ringer hailed as one of the best pilot scripts for Fall. With the broadcast networks about to unveil their new fall lineups, Jace Lacob picks his favorite scripts—from the period drama Playboy (with Sean Maher!) to the Sarah Michelle Gellar-starring Ringer.

March 31 2011

Our favorite Firefly Doc on "Make It Or Break It". Sean started his role this week.

March 25 2011

Sean Maher and James Leary to appear at Houston Comicpalooza. The convention will run from May 27th till May 29th.

March 11 2011

Sean Maher cast in NBC's 'Playboy' pilot. According to Deadline, he'll be a recurring character in the show that's set in a Playboy club in the early 60s.

February 07 2011

First round guest line-up announced for Sydney and Perth Supanova Expo. Whedonverse stars include James Marsters, Morena Baccarin, Sean Maher and Luke Perry. More...

November 09 2010

Highlights from Creation's Weekend of Whedon event. Whedonopolis has write-ups and pics from Q&As with Eliza Dushku, Nick Brendon, Ron Glass, Morena Baccarin, Sean Maher and Camden Toy and Doug Jones. More...

November 03 2010

Creation convention for Firefly, Buffy, Angel and Dollhouse this weekend in LA. Guests include Jane Espenson, Drew Greenberg, Andrew Chambliss, Jose Molina, Miracle Laurie, Morena Baccarin, Sean Maher, Nick Brendon, Eliza Dushku and Ron Glass.

July 13 2010

(SPOILER) Preview clip of Jewel Staite and Sean Maher in tonight's Warehouse 13. The episode starts at 9/8c on Syfy.

July 09 2010

Warehouse 13 episode with Jewel Staite & Sean Maher. The episode airs on Syfy on Tuesday 9/8c July 13.

April 16 2010

Happy Birthday, Sean Maher! Our favorite space surgeon turns 35 today.

April 07 2010

Sean Maher joins Twitter. Jewel says it is him.

March 10 2010

Jewel Staite and Sean Maher re-unite for Warehouse 13. They'll both be guest starring in an episode that will air in July. More...

January 26 2010

(SPOILER) Sean Maher on Human Target tonight. Sean Maher guest-stars tonight at 9pm on FOX, in an all-new episode of Human Target (Embassy Row). Canadians actually got to see this last night - what did you think? More...

January 20 2010

Sean Maher Interview. Sean talks about becoming an actor and his early career, the Firefly experience, and auditioning for Dollhouse.

December 19 2009

Sean Maher to guest-star in The Mentalist. The episode is called "Bleeding Heart"and it is scheduled to air January 21, on CBS. Additionally, I have no link for that yet, but Sean will also be guest-starring in an episode of FOX's new series, Human Target. More...

September 29 2009

(SPOILER) 7 years after Firefly: Where are they now? Sci Fi Wire takes a look (minor spoilers for Summer's role on Dollhouse). More...

July 27 2009

Sean Maher cast in new film. Sean Maher has been cast in Timing, a romantic comedy with a twist. Maher will play Connor, the love interest of Jesse, a gay man whose romantic life is uprooted when his estranged son returns home in the middle of Jesse and Connor’s marriage proposal. More...

May 20 2009

Maurissa Tancharoen Turns in her Drop Dead Diva Script. Maurissa tweeted earlier that she has completed her script for the series Drop Dead Diva. Sean Maher appeared in the pilot, for Lifetime, which stars Margaret Cho. More...

October 01 2008

Sean Maher cast in new Lifetime project. The new show is called "Drop Dead Diva".

April 16 2008

Happy Birthday, Sean Maher! Our favorite uptight Doctor is 33 years old today. Hadn't seen a post about it yet, anywhere, so... :)

February 16 2008

Sean Maher's "Living Til The End" on Canadian TV. Canada's Superchannel is airing the indie movie...with an alternate ending?

October 28 2007

Fan reporting in on Creation Firefly/Serenity Convention. I love reading these. More...

September 02 2007

Jewel's latest blog: Blondes have more fun. She'd do more Firefly/Serenity "in a heartbeat". But we all knew that, right? Then why do people keep asking her that?

July 20 2007

Creation adds Sean Maher to Serenity Salute. Lots of events and ticket info posted also. More...

March 13 2007

Angel Guest Star met wife via Sean Maher. In this interview with Eyal Podell (who made a memorable guest villain in 'Why We Fight' and now appears on 'The Young and the Restless') the actor reveals he not only attended high school with Sean Maher, but that the good doctor introduced him to his wife. More...

January 08 2007

Sean Maher's wonderful independent movie Living 'til the End is finally being released on DVD on January 23rd.It can also be pre-ordered from or More...

December 11 2006

(SPOILER) Tonight on A&E - Sean Maher in 'Wedding Wars'. There's some clips of him in the video section. It's a must see event for all Simon fans. More...

October 18 2006

Title change and an air date on Sean Maher's TV movie. Original title was "Wedding March", it is now "Wedding Wars" and it is scheduled to air Dec 11, 2006 on A&E. More...

September 11 2006

Interview with Sean Maher at A good interview with the good Dr, contains a few tidbits I hadn't heard before behind the scenes of our beloved 'Verse.

August 01 2006

Sean Maher's new telepic "Wedding March". This is for the A&E channel in the States. He's also on UK TV tonight in Ghost Whisperer. E4 at 9pm. (He's so very cute in it!).

June 20 2006

Erasing the smell of sci-fi. Sci-fi Weekly writes about how people don't want their work to labeled as sci-fi, even though it is (Firefly, Serenity mention).

June 19 2006

Show Sean Maher where you live. Running in a similar way to the Jewel Staite fan scrapbook, a Sean Maher postcard project has been set up which will be given to him at the Serenity Cubed convention in September. More...

April 17 2006

Happy (belated) Birthday Sean Maher! Happy belated birthday to Sean Maher who turned 31 on April 16th. (Thanks to kispexi2 for remembering.) And a happy birthday today to Kristine Sutherland.

January 27 2006

Sean Maher and Summer Glau chat about Serenity. Cool interview over at to mark the upcoming release of the DVD in Australia.

January 01 2006

Sean Maher to attend both Serenity Cubed and Serenity 4, subject to his acting commitments.

December 06 2005

When Wesley Crusher met Simon Tam. No not slash fic but rather Wil Wheaton relating a tale of how he met Sean Maher at an audition and turned into a 'highly drooling fanboy' (starts around 20 minutes into the podcast). It's a really good listen.

November 27 2005

Pics of Summer Glau promoting Serenity. And here's some of Jewel Staite, Adam Baldwin, Morena Baccarin, Sean Maher and Nathan Fillion as well (all via UIP Germany).

October 19 2005

Sean Maher's indie film opens in LA. Living 'til the End is playing Los Angeles this Friday at The Music Hall, Beverly Hills. More...

October 02 2005

Watch Sean Maher in "Ghost Whisperer" on Oct. 7th. According to IMDb, Sean will guest star on the next episode. More...

September 28 2005

(SPOILER) 'Firefly' Doc Talks 'Serenity.' talks to everyone's favourite doctor, Sean Maher. Couple of mildish character spoilers.
(SPOILER) Serenity Cast Interviews from the Premiere. Video interviews with the crew (minus Gina) on Morena is asked about Wonder Woman. Callout and link to these appeared prominently today's daily eMail, which has massive list of subscribers. More...

September 16 2005

"We had this little show that could, you know?" - Sean Maher speaks. Fab interview with the doc over at TV Guide. The fandom, Fox, bloopers, Serenity and his other work all get discussed.

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