Buffy the Vampire Slayer Remake... Without Joss

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Hermiod, May 26, 2009.

  1. drychlick

    drychlick Captain Captain

    Dec 6, 2008
    phoenix. az
    i love the tv show! and i would lovea movie with the tv cast in it! oider or not will not get see it if they replace every 1 love dr beling back joss;)
  2. CaptMurdock

    CaptMurdock Commodore Commodore

    Mar 10, 2004
    The future birthplace of Capt. Christopher Pike
    And let's not forget Amber Benson's guest shots on Cold Case, The Inside and Private Practice, as well as starring roles in the Lifetime movies Holiday Wishes and 7 Things to Do Before I'm Thirty, and her roles in indie films like Strictly Sexual and One-Eyed Monster.
  3. Archangel

    Archangel Guest

    I concur....but I'll add that I hope it makes a gazillion dollars and makes every member of the Cult of Whedon's head explode simultaneously.
  4. John Clark

    John Clark Commodore Commodore

    Jul 4, 2008
    I also noticed she had a new novel out called Death's Daughter at our local bookstore. (Newish - looks like it was published this year anyway)
  5. Bob The Skutter

    Bob The Skutter Complete Arse Cleft Premium Member

    Jul 12, 2001
    Bob The Skutter
    Yeah, I just picked it up, I think it only just came out in the last few weeks.
  6. SpokOdo

    SpokOdo Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

    May 12, 2009
    I'm not against they idea entirely. Gene Rodenberry was involved in Star Trek: The Motion Picture but most people will tell you they like Wrath of Khan better. I'm a Whedon fan, but I don't want to be so close minded to say a good Buffy movie could not be made without Whedon.

    They should wait another ten years, and then at least get someone who will Joss would give his blessing, to smooth the transition like Abrams recently did with Nimoy. Right now its basically the guys who gave us the original mediocre film wanting to move ahead with no real tangible artistic vision as of yet. Their pitch so far is weak: A new version not featuring the characters that made like the concept in the first place. Not exactly promising.
  7. Captain Fine

    Captain Fine Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Mar 1, 2002
    Toronto, ON
    So far I'm not liking this idea. But maybe they'll surprise us with a good script, a great cast and an acceptable movie.

    But I'm not holding my breath.
  8. Ethros

    Ethros Vice Admiral Admiral

    Nov 4, 2001
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    Hearing of this last week finally made me get round to buying Christophe Beck's score soundtrack to the show. Some awesome tunes on there, really bring back some great memories of the show.
    A lot of the tracks are fairly short though, and therefore it doesn't work as well to listen to as perhaps the Angel score CD. But there are some great ones on there, especially Faith's End from the Buffy-Faith fight in Graduation Day pt.1
  9. Admiral Pike

    Admiral Pike Lieutenant Red Shirt

    Jun 2, 2009
    Wherever you go, there you are

    Buffy: [about Oz]: "Who was that pointy-eared bastard?"
    Willow: "I don't know, but I like him."

    Xander: "I like this school, it's exciting!"

    Buffy: "So what type of combat training do you have?"
    Willow: "magic."

    Buffy: "I've never dusted three vampires from two coffins with one stake before!"
  10. I am not Spock

    I am not Spock Commodore Commodore

    Dec 2, 2001
    Oh my God, that sucks. That really sucks. If you guys thought the Abrams bashing on the Trek XI forums was bad, this film (if it happens) will practically make the Internet blow up!

    No Joss, no Buffy, as far as I'm concerned.

    Why can't Hollywood come up with something new? I'm sick of them dusting off an old property (especially one as classic and well-loved as BTVS) and mucking it up in a new reboot.

    I love Joss' work so far, and seriously, if he is not involved, this project is totally doomed. Especially giving it back to the person who wrecked the original film in the first place.

    I hate Hollywood.
  11. Lindley

    Lindley Moderator with a Soul Premium Member

    Nov 30, 2001
    Bonney Lake, WA
    It'd be hilarious if Joss made an "Army of Slayers" movie to be released in tandem, and it totally destroyed this one at the box office....
  12. Warp Coil

    Warp Coil Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Mar 15, 2001
    MD, USA
    Joss should buy the rights to the character to avoid a mess like this from even being considered.
  13. Admiral Pike

    Admiral Pike Lieutenant Red Shirt

    Jun 2, 2009
    Wherever you go, there you are
    Personally, I can't wait to see the annoucement and premiere of this third-rate hollywood movie starring Miley Cyrus as Buffy, the reaction from the hordes of Whedon worshippers blasting the intarwebs with fan outrage and hysteria will be priceless!
  14. SinglePurpose

    SinglePurpose Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    Mar 28, 2008
    I hardly think he could afford it.