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Joss Whedon Talks New Buffy Movie
Unsurprisingly, he won't be involved

12 June 2009  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: EW.com

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EW.com spoke to Joss Whedon about the second series of Dollhouse, and asked him about the recently annouced movie about Buffy the Vampire Slayer. As you'd expect, Whedon was not enthused but as gentlemanly as ever.

"I believe [the producers] did ultimately reach out to my agent after the news broke," Whedon says. "I think that's something better left untouched by me. So, I wish them luck."

Since approximately no one wants to see a Buffy movie that Whedon is not involved in, and since most of the fanbase is sufficiently clued up to check whether he's involved or not, we can't imagine that luck doing much good.

Head on over to EW.com for more on Dollhouse, which after a rocky start is shaping up well for the second season.


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Posted by ushiep at 21:51 on 15 June 2009 | Report This Post

Ridiculous
That's all I have to say! More

Posted by ushiep at 21:50 on 15 June 2009 | Report This Post

Maid Marian Movie - Please!!
Any chance someone could toss the DVD box set of Tony Robinson's Children's BBC series "Maid Marian and Her Merry Men" at Joss and see what he thinks? I've always thought that would work very well as a film, especially if Joss was able to give his spin on the strong female lead. More

Posted by Ulmaceae at 19:10 on 14 June 2009 | Report This Post

I can't believe how ridiculously STUPID people are!!!! No one with half a brain will see that movie! The series wrapped up so perfectly and what made it so brilliant was SMG and Joss! Farkkkkk it annoys me so much!!! Oh, and while I'm ranting BRING BACK FIREFLY you stupid television execs!!! More

Posted by Kato at 00:26 on 14 June 2009 | Report This Post

I could write a buffy movie. piss easy. More

Posted by willow1984 at 13:33 on 13 June 2009 | Report This Post

No Whedon? No Gellar? No chance.
And you know what? Buffy was of it's time. It doesn't belong in the now. More

Posted by GeneralZod at 14:56 on 12 June 2009 | Report This Post

Y'know there's a teeny element that says to me that the WonderWoman movie sans Whedon is maybe an idea... it isnt the kind of character to neccesarily benefit from his trademark humour and pop-culture reference (though at the same time her not having a clue of any of it woulda worked). But this... this IS whedons. Buffy sans Whedon is... just bad really. heh. my guess? they figure they'v seent he show ad can make it without him. I expect far too much and far too obvious pop-culture referencing a More

Posted by Adrian at 14:55 on 12 June 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Joss Whedon Talks New Buffy Movie
L: Tech_Noir L: Rgirvan44 Speak for yourself. ou didn't like Serenity? sp; I meant the article saying that no one wanted the Buffy remake movie.   Love me some Serenity. More

Posted by Rgirvan44 at 13:48 on 12 June 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Joss Whedon Talks New Buffy Movie
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RE: Joss Whedon Talks New Buffy Movie
Speak for yourself.   I hope that they make this and get Paris Hilton to star.   Please make this happen. The outrage may break the internet. More

Posted by Rgirvan44 at 13:37 on 12 June 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Joss Whedon Talks New Buffy Movie
Here's an idea Joss, Serenity 2 I'll pay for my ticket now along with a pre-order for the DVD. In fact, I'll buy all the attached merchandise I don't care just give me Serenity 2! More

Posted by Tech_Noir at 13:22 on 12 June 2009 | Report This Post

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L: Kmadden2004 I'll give it six-to-eight months before the producers give up on this altogether. ompletely agree, if they have any common sense, they should even give up sooner More

Posted by onyx79 at 13:17 on 12 June 2009 | Report This Post

What on earth are they thinking with doing a Buffy movie without Wheldon? It's going to be a complete disaster, just give up now and come up with an original idea for once in your lives. . . . More

Posted by Anduril666 at 11:45 on 12 June 2009 | Report This Post

I'll give it six-to-eight months before the producers give up on this altogether. More

Posted by Kmadden2004 at 11:39 on 12 June 2009 | Report This Post

Dollhouse is getting very interesting. About Buffy, I liked the way season 7 finished. She finally found a chance to live a normal life as she'd always wished for. It was full of hope and I, personally preffer to keep that end in mind than all the strange things that are happening on season eight. However, I strongly believe another buffy story without Whedon has no sense at all. It would be like one of those fanfics, no matter who else wrote or directed the story. More

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