Joss Whedon


Fox’s Buffy reboot one step closer

Beloved 1990s show Buffy the Vampire Slayer is set for a reboot after 20th Century Fox Television announced it has hired a writer to update and redraft the iconic heroine. Fox said it had brought Monica Owusu-Breen on board to write the script. Original Buffy showrunner Joss Whedon is working with Owusu-Breen and will executive […]

HBO takes sci-fi series from Buffy creator

Joss Whedon, the screenwriter behind The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron, and the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, will be bringing a sci-fi series to HBO. Titled The Nevers, the series follows the footsteps of Buffy with a fantastical story featuring powerful female characters. The show will be an epic science fiction drama […]

Electus ups Kelly-Clyne to Big Breakfast head of development

On the heels of Freeform’s development announcement for Big Breakfast’s Joss Whedon-executive produced dark comedy, Pippa Smith: Grown-Up Detective, the Electus-owned studio has named producer, director and writer Luke Kelly-Clyne head of development. Commenting, Electus COO Drew Buckley said: “Luke has been integral in expanding and diversifying Big Breakfast’s slate – everything from scripted comedies […]

S.H.I.E.L.D., Seacrest series among new ABC shows

US broadcast net ABC has given the greenlight to a batch of new dramas and comedies ahead of its Upfront presentation this week. Toplining the new shows is a season order for Marvel Entertainment’s Avengers spin off series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (above), which Hollywood director Joss Whedon created. Also among the new shows are […]