It’s been more than 20 years since Buffy The Slayer debuted on CBS, but it’s getting some much-needed love on the big screen.
And that’s thanks to the upcoming release of The Defenders, the film adaptation of the Buffy spinoff.
The Defenders is a gritty, dark take on the Buffy TV series, and it’s the latest in a long line of movies that have been inspired by the series.
The most recent of these is Avengers: Infinity War, which stars Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner, and which is expected to be released this summer.
But fans have been clamoring for more.
Netflix has made a movie about Buffy that will be released in 2020, and there are plans to make a Buffy spin-off with a female director in the works.
The CW, which launched The Vampire Diaries with the spin-offs Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, has made two movies based on Buffy and Angel: the 2017 feature film Buffy the Musical, starring Kate Winslet and Maggie Gyllenhaal, and the 2019 TV series Buffy the Warlocks, starring Laura Prepon.
And there’s already a series of TV movies based around Buffy, with the most recent being an adaptation of The X-Files.
But there’s a lot of room for the Buffy series to grow, and hopefully it will continue to grow.
The series was originally a spinoff of The WB’s hit WB Supernatural (which, by the way, is the first to feature an actual supernatural character).
After a hiatus, it was revived in 2018 as a standalone series on the CW, and was given a new series bible last year.
But the new Buffy series has already had some issues with the WB, with many fans complaining that the series’ original creators were too conservative in how they set the show up.
It’s not just the WB’s problems with the show that are the problem; it’s also the show’s writers, who are usually quite open about their views on certain aspects of the show, even if they aren’t necessarily speaking to it in those terms.
Whedon himself was one of the writers for the first season of Buffy, which aired in 1990.
“We all have very clear ideas about what we wanted to do with it,” Whedon told Entertainment Weekly in 2015.
“There was a very clear vision about how this was going to be the show,” Whedon said at the time. “
“So I think, as a result, there’s this sort of a rift between the WB and the creators and writers, where WB was like, Oh, we don’t want to be involved in Buffy. “
There was a very clear vision about how this was going to be the show,” Whedon said at the time.
“So I think, as a result, there’s this sort of a rift between the WB and the creators and writers, where WB was like, Oh, we don’t want to be involved in Buffy.
You can’t have this kind of influence.
Whedon’s response to the WB? “
They just kind of didn’t know how to handle it.”
Whedon’s response to the WB?
“They didn’t understand what was going on,” he told EW.
“Because they were just following a script that had been written by a guy who had no concept of what it was.
It was kind for them, because they’re like, Well, we can’t do this, we have to change it.
They had no idea what was in the script.
And I think it’s kind of the same thing in Buffy, that WB was really a little bit conservative and didn’t want the WB involved in this.
So it’s a little unfortunate that WB, at the beginning of their deal, said, Oh you know, we really just want to make this a show that’s just about Buffy.”
Whedon said that he didn’t expect WB to change things up that much, and that WB just felt it was important to keep the characters as they were, but he said he was “sickened” that WB would change it all.
“I’m sickened that WB wanted to be in control of the characters and not really be involved,” Whedon continued.
“The characters are like the core of the franchise, and if you want to take them apart, you can, but you can’t.
So the core is there, and you don’t have to compromise on the characters.
So I’m sick of that.
And WB, they should be doing that for the characters, not trying to change them.
I feel like WB should be very careful about what they’re doing.”
Whedon was adamant that WB’s take on Buffy was too conservative, and he didn and continues to feel that way.
“WB wanted the characters to be as they are,” Whedon explained to EW.
“[In WB’s version] the character is so much more complicated and so much different than the way I would write it, but they didn’t realize that. They didn