Fox Wants A Buffy The Vampire Slayer Revival But Not Without Joss Whedon

With so many traditional TV exhibits being revived–from Roseanne to Murphy Brown to 24–many followers have puzzled if Buffy the Vampire Slayer would ever return, whether or not as a reboot or a revival. Because it seems, although, they don’t seem to be the one ones.

Talking on the INTV Convention in Jerusalem (through Selection), Fox TV group chair Gary Newman says Buffy is at all times on the studio’s thoughts. “I feel if you happen to look in our library, Buffy might be essentially the most ripe present now we have for bringing again,” he says.

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Nonetheless, simply because the studio desires to do it doesn’t suggest it’s going to go forward and provides the inexperienced gentle with out the approval of creator Joss Whedon. “It is one thing we discuss steadily, and Joss Whedon is actually one of many best creators we ever labored with. When Joss decides it is time, we’ll do it,” Newman explains. “And till Joss decides it is time, it will not occur.”

How massive a job Whedon would play in any type of revival or reboot is anybody’s guess, however it’s reassuring to know that the studio would not transfer ahead with it until he signed on. After all, provided that Whedon lately left his function as author and director of a possible Batgirl film, maybe a return to the small display screen is in his future.

Why anticipate a Buffy reboot or a revival with the unique forged, although? Technically the story did not conclude with the top of the sequence. In 2007, a continuation comedian e book was launched and stays ongoing. Season 12, the fifth sequel sequence, is because of be launched in June.

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