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Joss Whedon, Eliza Dushku Reunite for Fox Series


Joss Whedon fans, listen up: The man behind Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel is coming back to television with a a new series for Fox that could premiere as early as this spring.

What's behind Whedon's return? Eliza Dushku, who will star in the series. The actress recently signed a big development deal with Fox and then called up Whedon to talk; while they were at lunch, he hit on the idea for the show.

The series, Dollhouse, focuses on a group of futuristic agents — including Dushku's character, Echo — who are given various personalities and skills in order to complete special assignments; at the end of the mission, their memories are wiped clean. Whedon told TV Week: "It deals with our darkest impulses and our best ones. It deals with all the things I like to deal with — strength, weakness, power and corruption." Fox has already ordered seven episodes of the hourlong drama.

So, Whedon fans, your thoughts? Liking the concept? Worried it might get the Firefly treatment?

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dukegirl dukegirl 8 years
Love Buffy, love, Angel, love Tru Calling, prepared to love this! Bring back Firefly!
serial serial 8 years
I'm excited! Joss Whedon cannot do wrong in my book.
AKirstin AKirstin 8 years
I *love* Joss but she bugs me like no one has since Jennifer Love Hewitt. It's a completely irrational response, I know, but seeing her face makes me want to just smack her! lol WTH is that about?
KerryG KerryG 8 years
The idea sounds kind of strange to me, but I'm delighted to have Joss and Eliza back together again, and hope Fox gives the show a fighting chance.
lostbronte lostbronte 8 years
Yay Joss! Yay Firefly! Browncoats forever!
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 8 years
anyone taking bets as too how long it will be on before Fox pulls it?
jessugar jessugar 8 years
joss and eliza together again, that's fabulous! i hope fox treats joss better this time around.
youngheart222 youngheart222 8 years
I love Eliza! This project really seems interesting so I'll be happy to see some more of her...
Babychloe Babychloe 8 years
I'll definitely check it out. I love Eliza and I'm glad she's working with Joss again.
Eaving Eaving 8 years
AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! eeeeeeee, that's what came out of my mouth when I heard Joss was returning to television. I know he had retreated after the BS with Firefly (which I'm still angry about) and how he was treated there, but I am so excited to hear him and Eliza are pairing up again. And the premise of the series sounds intriguing, I can't wait! Joss Whedon is my master now. ;) *Off to reminisce with Firefly*
alynn alynn 8 years
So excited! Eliza AND Joss? Couldn't be better.
Saturn9 Saturn9 8 years
Woohoo! A special Halloween treat from Joss to us. I'm thrilled to hear he's coming back to tv; I love reading his comics, but I think tv is the best place for him.
Kate14909563 Kate14909563 8 years
I hope the network at least gives this one a fighting chance...
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 8 years
Ooooh, interesting!
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
Nice deal for Eliza Dushku. Sounds like an interesting project.
AmazonChick AmazonChick 8 years
I'm still upset that Joss pulled out of Wonder Woman - but I'm super excited to see that this could be happening! and in a couple of months!!
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I love Eliza Dushku.
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