We’re still a few days away from the official announcements of the networks’ fall schedules, but one thing is clear from the news that we’ve already heard: Genre television is essentially dead on mainstream networks, at least for the time being.
Anthony Head, who played Watcher and mentor Rupert Giles on the Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV series, adds his name to the list of those who think the planned Buffy movie remake is a mistake. He also laid to rest any remaining hopes for that long-discussed Giles spinoff.
Prepare for more supernatural action from the folks responsible for The Vampire Diaries, as a potential companion series starring a group of paranormal investigators is in the works.
At least one person is excited by news that Warner Bros. wants to remake 1992′s Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie: the original Buffy Summers, Kristy Swanson. “Let Buffy live,” she told EW.com. “Why not?” Also, studio executives? Call her.
Warner Bros. has announced plans to remake Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the 1992 movie that spawned the much-loved television series. However, the studio will do so without the involvement of Joss Whedon, who’s largely responsible for the success of the TV franchise. Updated with reactions from Whedon and David Boreanaz!
This week sees the release of the third Twilight movie, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, and while stocking up on enough snark to make every single sentence I write about the movie drip with enough disdain, I started to wonder: What if Twilight doesn’t actually suck?