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Joss Whedon To Write and Direct ‘Batgirl’ For WB
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Batgirl

So much for superhero fatigue. The genre continues to dominate at the box office and no matter which side of the studio you are on, as long as it is successful we will be getting more of these films.

But after a few missteps, WB is ready to do some course correction by hiring the right directors – or at least getting out of their way. In the latest inspiring hire, WB is close to a deal with Joss Whedon to write, direct, and produce Batgirl. Which seems fitting since he was working with DC on a Wonder Woman movie before Marvel snatched him up for two Avengers films. More on the story below.

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20 Great ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ Quotes
Olympus Athens   |  

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Cast

Twenty years ago Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 1 episode 1 aired on the The WB to modest ratings. The story of the chosen one, a teenage girl destined to protect the world from vampires (and more), resonated with audiences long past when the show ended. I have watched all of the episodes over and over, and although I cannot recreate that magic of when I watched the episodes for the first time, sharing the series with someone new is the next best thing. One of the reasons Buffy was so successful was the witty banter the characters let loose in the face of this dangerous life. My list is not complete. I can probably write a list of 200 quotes, and still not be done, but I have chosen ones that really resonate with me. Some are not exactly quotes and are more dialogue moments, but I think you will enjoy them anyway.

“In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer.”

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Celebrate Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s 20th Anniversary With Cool Geek Gear!
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Buffy Angel Header

Buffy The Vampire Slayer began 20 years ago today, and besides being a completely iconic television series from Joss Whedon starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, who kicked ass and sometimes took names, it also contained some serious style, both of the time and timeless.

Amazon has tons of Buffy clothing and other items for the slayer in your life. Check out some of these below.

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Fox Says They’re Open To A ‘Firefly’ Revival
The Movie God   |  

Firefly's Serenity

Fans of Joss Whedon‘s space western Firefly have been waiting for news like this for well over a decade. Fox says that they’re actually open to reviving the long-dead show.

The news came out of the Television Critics Association 2017 press tour about a month ago, but flew under most radars at the time. Fox Broadcasting president of entertainment David Madden was on hand for a panel, and the status of many projects were discussed. When Firefly came up, Madden surprisingly said they were open to reviving the show, under one condition: Whedon has to be up for doing it.

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‘Firefly’ Cast Talks Netflix Not Picking Them Up Yet, Scene We Never Got To See
The Movie God   |  

Firefly

Netflix has been known to bring a deceased TV show back from the dead a time or two over the years. Because of this geeks everywhere, myself very much included, have wondered why they haven’t resurrected one of the most obvious dead series: the criminally canceled Firefly, which wasn’t given long enough to find its audience in a time well before DVRs and on demand and mobile viewing, when the TV viewer numbers were all that mattered. Netflix has touched on why it’s not a show they feel (or felt, a few years back anyway) is right for them, but nothing more has been said of it.

Some of Firefly‘s actual cast members wonder the very same things we fans do about the show, as well. A mini cast reunion with Nathan Fillion, Jewel Staite, Adam Baldwin, Sean Maher, and Summer Glau went down recently at which they discussed Netflix, a scene we never got to see, and more.

See what they had to say below.

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TV Review: Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3.21 “Absolution” and 3.22 “Ascension”
Maximus Prime   |  

Agents Of SHIELD Season 3 Finale Cover

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Season 3 Episode 21 and 22: “Absolution” and “Ascension”
Directed by Billy Gierhart, Kevin Tancharoen
Written by Chris Dingess and Drew Z. Greenberg, Jed Whedon
Created by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen
Starring Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, Luke Mitchell, Axle Whitehead, John Hannah, Natalia Cordova-Buckley, Mark Dacascos, Adrian Pasdar, Derek Phillips, Lola Glaudini
ABC
Air Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 9pm

“Every Inhuman is here for a reason. They each serve a purpose” – Lincoln

Here we are — the two-part season finale of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has arrived and with it, the reveal of the “fallen agent” they’ve been teasing us with for weeks. There’s quite a bit to cover, so let’s get started. Beware: many spoilers ahead!

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TV Review: Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3.20 “Emancipation”
Maximus Prime   |  

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Season 3 Episode 20: “Emancipation”
Directed by Vincent Misiano
Written by Craig Titley
Created by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen
Starring Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, Luke Mitchell, Axle Whitehead, John Hannah, Natalia Cordova-Buckley, Adrian Pasdar
ABC
Air Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 9pm

Well, this week’s episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., titled “Emancipation,” surely moved things along, but was it a solid installment of the television series, or did it disappoint like the past few weeks? Find out in the spoiler-filled review below (spoilers will be in regards to both Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the recently released Captain America: Civil War)!

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TV Review: Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3.19 “Failed Experiments”
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Agents Of SHIELD Season 3 Episode 19 Cover

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Season 3 Episode 19: “Failed Experiments”
Directed by Wendy Stanzler
Written by Brent Fletcher
Created by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen
Starring Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, Luke Mitchell, Axle Whitehead, John Hannah, Alicia Vela-Bailey, Alexander Wraith
ABC
Air Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 9pm

These “Who Will Die” promos for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.Fallen Agent are killing me. Or someone else, I guess. They have been teasing an “earth-shattering” finale and death for so many weeks, that I’m actually looking forward to seeing who they kill off.

As for Episode 3.19 “Failed Experiments,” we definitely see some failed experiments!

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TV Review: Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3.18 “The Singularity”
Maximus Prime   |  

Agents Of Shield Season 3 Episode 18 Cover

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Season 3 Episode 18: “The Singularity”
Directed by Garry A. Brown
Written by Lauren LeFranc
Created by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen
Starring Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, Luke Mitchell, Axle Whitehead, John Hannah, Alicia Vela-Bailey, Adrian Pasdar
ABC
Air Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 9pm

Last week on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the team discovered that Daisy had been infected by Hive, causing her to follow him “blindly,” leaving the S.H.I.E.L.D. base in ruin with her powers. This week, the agents have two missions: find a cure for Daisy and prevent Hive from creating an Inhuman army. Just like this episode, their missions are failures.

Spoilers ahead!

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TV Review: Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3.17 “The Team”
Maximus Prime   |  

Agents Of SHIELD Season 3 Episode 17 Cover

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Season 3 Episode 17: “The Team”
Directed by Elodie Keene
Written by DJ Doyle
Created by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen
Starring Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, Luke Mitchell, Juan Pablo Raba, Powers Boothe, Natalia Cordova-Buckley, Mark Dacascos, Gabriel Salvador
ABC
Air Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 9pm

This may come as a shock, but I didn’t actually hate “The Team,” Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3.17. It wasn’t all great, but there were some genuine character moments and decent plot developments. This episode was all about trust — and while a budding trust between multiple characters was quickly shattered by forces out of their control, my trust for the show began a path to renewal.

Spoilers ahead!

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