The Horror Asylum

Sign Up   Forgot Password? 
11,660 horror articles & features | 6,975 horror movies | 1,565 horror reviews | 1,333 giveaways hosted | 226 delicious interviews Established in 2001  
The Horror Asylum
  Horror News   Reviews   Giveaways   Interviews
Movies | TV | DVDs | Books | Games Movies | DVD | Books | Games Just Added | Ending Soon Just Added | Archives
Home About Enquiries Submissions Advertising Premium Feeds Cookies

LATEST HORROR HEADLINES

Death By Sport: Surprise Sporting Goods That Kill Craig Rees and Keeley Hazell Haunted in 'Whispers' - OUT 21 March The Devil is Real as New 'Holy Terror' Trailer Makes its Debut Horror-on-Sea 2017: Seaside Horror Warms up Winter
Twisted Love Triangle Campaign 'Nicole, her Ex & the Killer' Kicks Off Frozen Fear: Horror With a Little Extra Chill How Horror Games Give Us The Fright We're Looking For Atmosfear: The Attraction of Horror Games

WIN Fright Night on Blu-ray
WIN Fright Night on Blu-ray
Win an Amazing Horror Movie Bundle with Pet on DVD
Win an Amazing Horror Movie Bundle with Pet on DVD
WIN Cruel Summer on DVD
WIN Cruel Summer on DVD
WIN Ouija: Origin of Evil on DVD
WIN Ouija: Origin of Evil on DVD
THE CHAMBER - Poster and DVD Bundle Giveaway
THE CHAMBER - Poster and DVD Bundle Giveaway
Win WE ARE FLESH on Blu-ray
Win WE ARE FLESH on Blu-ray


Category: Horror News

BUFFY NOT BACK FOR ANGEL FINALE

Steven Davies Posted: 26 March, 2004 at 11:29 AM GMT
Author: Steven Davies

Subscribe to this feed
   
 
Related Tags: -
Related News | News | Comments
Article sponsored by: Horror Stock   Visit here for original content services for your genre site or publication.

BUFFY NOT BACK FOR ANGEL FINALE

Its official ? Sarah Michelle Gellar will not be reprising her role as Buffy for the series finale of ?Angel?.

TVGuide.com reports today that Gellar won?t be in any of the season ending episodes. She was asked to pop up in the second last episode of the season ? not the finale ? and at that time was working on ?The Grudge? in Tokyo, so couldn?t do it. She was available to do the season finale however, but Joss Whedon decided against it, because he didn?t want Angel?s bon voyage to 'revolve around a guest star,' he says simply. 'We will deal with the issue of Buffy and how much she means to Angel and Spike, but I want to end the show with the people who?ve been in the trenches together, the characters who have lived - and occasionally died - together... the regulars.'

Whedon?s Angel partner, Jeffrey Bell, adds that the idea of building the finale around the long-running Angel/Buffy/Spike love triangle 'seemed to undermine the bigger picture. [So Gellar was left off the roster] in the same way that David Boreanaz wasn?t involved in the series finale of Buffy.' (Boreanaz did, however, appear in Buffy?s penultimate episode.)

Apparently by the time Gellar said she could do the season finale, it was too late anyway. 'We had already written and shot the episode [for which we originally wanted her] which emotionally dealt with [the romantic rivalry],' Bell says. 'So, to go [back] and force her into the very last episode to retread stuff that we already dealt with didn?t make any sense. 'By the time it became a possibility,' he goes on, 'the ship had sort of sailed.'

So what will happen? 'Angel and Spike arrive at an understanding - that?s all I?ll say about that,' Bell teases. 'And without her being involved, Buffy?s character has come to some sort of understanding, too.' And, 'We?re gonna get to the bottom of why we?ve been in Wolfman & Hart this whole time and what we?re gonna do about it,' hints Bell. And, though he refuses to drop any clues as to who will be 'left standing at the end,' he does promise this: 'It?s gonna be big!'

Meantime, Whedonesque and Variety are reporting that Sarah Michelle might be doing a musical soon. Writer-director Richard Kelly, who made his feature debut with indie pic 'Donnie Darko,' has written and will direct the comedy-musical thriller 'Southland Tales' for Cherry Road Films. The film, which takes place in 2008 during a three-day Los Angeles heat wave leading up to a massive July 4 holiday celebration, looks set to star Seann William Scott. Gellar, Jason Lee, Janeane Garofalo, Tim Blake Nelson, Amy Poehler, Kevin Smith and Ali Larter are also in negotiations to join the cast.

The filmmakers are in discussions with Moby to contribute new music to the pic.

'This will only be a musical in a post-modern sense of the word in that it is a hybrid of several genres,' said Kelly. 'There will be some dancing and singing, but it will be incorporated into the story in very logical scenarios as well as fantasy dream environments.'

Courtesy of MovieHole

Article sponsored by: Horror Stock   Visit here for original content services for your genre site or publication.




Related News
Satan Claws is On His Way - Merry Christmas From All at the Horror Asylum
Satan Claws is On His Way - Merry Christmas From All at the Horror Asylum
The Horror Asylum's Best and Worst Horrors of 2010 - Staff Picks
The Horror Asylum's Best and Worst Horrors of 2010 - Staff Picks
Hot Female Foursome Team Unicorn Return With Seasonal Zombie Video
Hot Female Foursome Team Unicorn Return With Seasonal Zombie Video
Michaela McManus Sinks Her Teeth into Role on 'The Vampire Diaries'
Michaela McManus Sinks Her Teeth into Role on 'The Vampire Diaries'
Win Takashi Miike's Extreme Classic 'Deadly Outlaw Rekka' on DVD
Win Takashi Miike's Extreme Classic 'Deadly Outlaw Rekka' on DVD

Steven Davies Posted: 26 March, 2004 at 11:29 AM GMT
Author: Steven Davies

Subscribe to this feed
MovieHole



Blood and Guts: Comments

Username:
Password:

Not Registered?
Sign up for FREE >>




 
There are currently no comments.
Why not have your say!?



Watch and Stream Horror Movies Online
using the Vidmate App

LATEST REVIEWS

Whispers Movie Review

Whispers

Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge, A Movie Review

Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge, A

Suspiria Movie Review

Suspiria

The Others Movie Review

The Others

Pod Movie Review

Pod

Ouija: Origin of Evil Movie Review

Ouija: Origin of Evil

Inn of the Damned Movie Review

Inn of the Damned

Disaster L.A. Movie Review

Disaster L.A.

Horrors of the Black Museum Movie Review

Horrors of the Black Museum

Visions Movie Review

Visions

Dont Breathe Movie Review

Dont Breathe

Holidays Movie Review

Holidays

Demonic Movie Review

Demonic

Blair Witch Movie Review

Blair Witch

Darling Movie Review

Darling

LATEST GIVEAWAYS

WIN Fright Night on Blu-ray Win an Amazing Horror Movie Bundle with Pet on DVD
WIN Cruel Summer on DVD WIN Ouija: Origin of Evil on DVD
THE CHAMBER - Poster and DVD Bundle Giveaway Win WE ARE FLESH on Blu-ray
I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER - WIN Blu-ray & Panda Balaclava WIN What We Become on DVD
WIN The Walking Dead Comics Companion Book WIN Tower of London on Dual Format
Now you can Watch your favorite Horror Movies using the Official ShowBox App

AN INTERVIEW WITH

An Interview with Jason Blum
Jason Blum







Vampires.com Werewolves.com