Fox Boss Addresses a Possible ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Revival

buffy the vampire slayer - Fox Boss Addresses a Possible ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Revival


Another day, another reboot or revival being gone over. In this case, it’s far from a done offer, however generally any TELEVISION program that has actually ever aired remains in play for being reviewed in some method (even The Sopranos!) At the INTV Conference in Jerusalem, Fox TELEVISION group chair Gary Newman resolved concerns about whether the network had actually thought about a revival of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Keep in mind the word revival and not reboot “I believe if you search in our library, Buffy is most likely the most ripe program we have for restoring,” Newman stated, however confessed that he “wouldn’t get out of the building alive” if it was revealed.

He went on to state that,

“It’s something we talk about frequently, and Joss Whedon is really one of the greatest creators we ever worked with. When Joss decides it’s time, we’ll do it. And until Joss decides it’s time, it won’t happen. […] Most times when we brought things back, it started with the creator coming into us and saying I’ve got another story I want to tell. It seems to me that if there isn’t a real sense of nostalgia, a passionate fan base demonstrating they still want it then I don’t really buy bringing these shows back.”

Newman went on to say that these type of revivals and reboots are all basically a marketing grab, because audiences are currently acquainted with the homes and there’s an integrated fanbase. He likewise mentioned that often it’s rewarding to restore a home in a brand-new method, like gender-swapping a lead or bringing more variety to the initial cast line-up.

As for Buffy … a reboot feels out of the concern. The program has actually been off the air for some time, it has such an enthusiastic fanbase that keeps the fires burning that to modify appears like it would be a big error. Restoring the initial cast in a revival, however, might be intriguing, however is it required … let us understand exactly what you believe in the remarks, and which restarts or revivals of timeless programs you believe have actually achieved success, or that you’re in fact anticipating. And if a Buffy revival did take place, exactly what would you wish to see from the story? With Joss Whedon having actually left the Batgirl film and back to dealing with the Buffy comics, it might in fact take place.

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