A Midsummer Night's Ramble
A Midsummer Night's Ramble
Yup. You've managed to reach the news area of chosentwo.com. Here you can see some of the interesting
tidbits of news regarding Buffy and Angel, brought to you by Anna,
Kristina, and Little Willow.
I might as well just say it. BtVS is ending. As reported, Sarah Michelle Gellar announced that she will not be returning for another season of the show. Today, Joss Whedon, along with UPN and 20th Century Fox Television, officially announced that this season is the last. The series finale of BtVS will air May 20th, 2003 on UPN. You can read the official press release from UPN and Fox right over here, complete with quotage from Joss.
There's also an article from Daily Variety that has a few more bits of info, including the episode title for the finale. That article is here.
In happier news, the BtVS Season Four DVD set is now available for pre-order from Amazon.com. You can pre-order the set here for $38.99. The DVDs will be released on June 10, 2003.
And lastly, as mentioned previously, Sarah will be featured on the cover of this week's Entertainment Weekly with the announcement of her departure from the show. That issue should be available in most stores tomorrow, but you can preview the cover here, courtesy of SMGFan.com.
posted by Anna @ 11:09 PM || link ||
From Zap2It: TNT has bought rerun rights to the first four seasons of "Angel" and will begin airing it as early as Fall 2003. The show will likely run twice a day on the cable network.
posted by Little Willow @ 8:10 PM || link ||
Another article that confirms the Zap2It article posted by Little Willow yesterday. Sarah Michelle Gellar will also be featured on the cover of the upcoming Entertainment Weekly to confirm the story. Read the TV Guide article here.
posted by Anna @ 11:28 AM || link ||
BtVS: Storyteller airs tonight at 8 PM PST/EST.
Zap2It has a very important report. Personal note: Once I see this in print in Entertainment Weekly, it is then that I will believe it 100%.
posted by Little Willow @ 6:56 PM || link ||
EW has an interview (with fairly big spoilers) with David Boreanaz. You can read that here.
And, for all you fans that have been waiting for crossovers, this article from SciFi Wire discusses the possibilities. You can read that article by clicking here.
posted by Kristina @ 9:06 PM || link ||
TV Guide Online has a spoiler-y article about the possibility of crossovers on BtVS and Angel. You can read that here.
And from Sci Fi Wire, an article about a possible spin-off if BtVS ends this year. Be aware that nothing is definite. This is simply in the discussion stage at the moment. Click to read.
posted by Anna @ 4:10 PM || link ||
The BBC today announced the launch of GHOSTS OF ALBION, a thrilling animated horror/adventure laced with dark humour, created and written by Amber Benson and Christopher Golden, and directed by Benson.
GHOSTS OF ALBION is a 19th Century tale of demons, vampires and ghosts.
On the death of their grandfather, a famed stage magician, a brother and sister discover that not all of the old man's magic was performed on a stage. The siblings find themselves the inheritors of an extraordinary legacy, and must bear the burden and the sorcerous power that makes them the mystical guardians of early 19th century England.
Upcoming talents Jasmine Hyde and Rory Kinnear will play siblings Tamara and William, supported by a host of talent including Emma Samms (DYNASTY, THE COLBYS) and Anthony Daniels (STAR WARS).
Amber Benson, best known for her portrayal of Tara on BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, is an actress/writer/director whose most recent work includes the upcoming films LATTER DAYS and CHANCE (which she also wrote, produced and directed). Christopher Golden is a novelist (THE FERRYMAN, OF SAINTS AND SHADOWS) and comic book writer (DOCTOR FATE) who has also written numerous Buffy novels and comics. His website address is http://www.christophergolden.com
The Ghosts of Albion site will launch on March 27th, with the first of five animated episodes visualised by the acclaimed Cosgrove Hall team. Visitors to the web site http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/news/cult/ will also be able to explore and participate in an expanded online world.
posted by Little Willow @ 4:54 PM || link ||