Remember that planned “Buffy” spin-off that was set to revolve around Anthony Stewart Head’s character of Watcher Rupert Giles? It was all-set for a BBC unleashing at one stage?
How things change. But possibly, in a good way.
Head’s Giles character – for the dilettante, he was the British chap who guided Buffy the Vampire Slayer on her many adventures – will star in a “Ripper” series for DVD, says the actor.
“It’s gone from, being a series to a two-hour movie that might be part of a series of DVDs that we were talking about doing for the different characters from the shows. It’s got a lovely story, and I hope he does something wonderful with him”, Head told Buffy Magazine, reports TV Squad and Whedonesque.
There’s also DVD spin-off’s in the works with the characters of Spike (James Marsters) and Illyria (Amy Acker).
The Giles film, set in England, has been on and off for a number of years now.