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A Buffy The Vampire Slayer Movie Without Whedon?
by Tony 'G-Man' Guerrero on
I have a feeling this could really upset people.
How can this be? Roy Lee and Doug Davison of Vertigo Entertainment plan on working with the director of the original movie, Fran Rubel Kuzui and her husband, Kaz Kuzui on a new movie. Even though it was Whedon that first wrote the script, Kuzui and Kuzui Enterprises have kept the rights since Buffy started.
What would the movie deal with? The good or bad news is that it would be a remake or relaunch and not a sequel or prequel. There would be no connection to the TV series or any of the supporting characters. The idea is to restart the story without overriding what has already been seen, similar to the new Star Trek movie.
Whedon's involvement has not been ruled out but he also has not been contacted.
Is this a good or bad idea? Do we want or need a new Buffy movie/franchise? Could it work without Whedon being involved?