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June 27 2017

Serenity getting a 4K release? According to blu-ray.com there will be a Scandinavian release in October.

June 22 2017

A book about 'Serenity' is coming out in November. The book "examines the relationship between the film and its peculiar cult following, largely established before a cult object even existed, and situates the film in relation to the series and its other transmedia continuations to plumb the status of different media texts and their platforms". More...

June 20 2017

IncrediBuilds to bring out Serenity model kit and book. Amazon has a release date of March 2018 for this product.

June 16 2017

Firefly luggage tags are now available to buy. According to QMx, the "Engineered by Firefly Q-Tag has been created using the original file used to create the screen-used prop". It'll give you something to look at when you're delayed at Heathrow.

June 13 2017

RockLove unveil their Firefly jewellery collection. You'll be able to get this through ThinkGeek. More info about the inspiration for the jewellery can be found at the RockLove website.

June 02 2017

A "Leaf on the Wind" print signed by Alan Tudyk is up for charity auction. This is part of an event organised by BC/EFA (Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS). It's a lovely print.

May 20 2017

Firefly Online: Alive or Cancelled? The Augmented Reality podcast tries to find out the fate of the MMO. There's some interesting discussion about gag orders, licensing agreements, active servers etc.

May 17 2017

The best one-season wonder TV shows. A certain shiny show of course gets a few mentions in this article via Indiewire.

May 04 2017

The second Serenity Adult Coloring Book will be out in October. 'Everything's Shiny' will contain "45 pieces of highly detailed black and white artwork".

April 17 2017

Firefly shout-out in recent episode of Powerless on NBC. The writers give Alan Tudyk an opportunity to say hello to some old friends midway through S1 Ep7, "Van v Emily: Dawn of Justice" (link is to episode playback at NBC.com). More...

March 21 2017

Does Firefly's appeal partly lie in its limited run? Den of Geek asks the question.

March 19 2017

R.I.P. Bernie Wrightson. The acclaimed comic book artist did production work on Serenity. More...

March 05 2017

Firefly posters in Deadpool 2 teaser trailer spark speculation. People are taking that and another reference to mean that Nathan Fillion is playing Cable in the sequel. Or it could be a 'Two Guys and a Girl' injoke. The trailer is what you call NSFW. More...

February 28 2017

ThinkGeek brings out an official Firefly button-down shirt. For $49.99 you get a "black long-sleeved shirt [which] has the white outline of Serenity in a repeating pattern on it".
Georges Jeanty talks about working on the Serenity comic books. It's a very indepth podcast interview courtesy of Fanbase Feature.

February 21 2017

That moment in Serenity: River takes her turn. An examination of one of the greatest scenes in Serenity.

February 16 2017

Can't Stop the Serenity art contest is now open. You have until the 6th of March to come up with a design for this year's CSTS official promotional artwork.
A Firefly Hardcover Ruled Journal will be out later on this year. It's made by Insight Editions who are also bringing out a Buffy journal. The Firefly notebook will include "iconic art from the show and "found" writing from the characters".

February 11 2017

Why (and why not) Fox should produce a Firefly reboot. Quite a few pop-culture sites in the last couple of days have picked up on what Fox's David Madden said about a Firefly reboot last month and blown his comments all out of proportion. The Verge, however, has taken a different approach and wonders if Firefly should come back or if it should just be left alone. More...

January 29 2017

The best bit of Firefly is... Mal's dry sense of humour by all accounts.

January 25 2017

(SPOILER) Discuss Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #4. Things don't seem to be going well for the crew (again).

January 24 2017

(SPOILER) Preview for Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #4. This issue will be out tomorrow.

January 13 2017

Fox would be open to Firefly reboot if Joss Whedon wants to revisit it. The comment was made by Fox Broadcasting President of Entertainment David Madden at the TCA 2017. Rotten Tomatoes noted that "Madden suspects Whedon is now too busy with movies, and he would not consider doing Firefly without Whedon".

January 08 2017

The Story Toolkit's latest writing podcast: "Firefly: Out of Gas - Polarising the Cast". An in depth look at the craft of the Firefly episode "Out of Gas" written by Tim Minear and directed by David Solomon. More...

January 07 2017

Ruth E. Carter talks about working with Joss Whedon and designing the costumes for Serenity. The Serenity bit of the podcast interview starts around the 32:00 mark but the whole thing is worth listening to.

December 29 2016

(SPOILER) Discuss Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #3. iZombie creator Chris Roberson's tale hits the half way point.

December 24 2016

Alan Tudyk Through the Years. A bunch of photos of Alan at awards ceremonies and in Firefly, Serenity, and lots of other movies. I wish they had told us more about some of the women he was photographed with, and what some of the photos are about. Like, the one with him playing bass guitar.

December 10 2016

Firefly holiday sweater on sale at ThinkGeek. Not sure which is worse, this sweater or the show getting cancelled.

December 06 2016

Video editing: snap zooms should never be a snap decision. Joss' use of snap zooms in Firefly gets praised because it was done in an "observed, character-POV fashion" which "grounded a fantastic sci-fi universe in a very live-in human reality".

November 30 2016

(SPOILER) Discuss Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #2. The adventures of Mal and his crew continue.

November 27 2016

Joss Whedon and Firefly cast pay tribute to Ron Glass. Joss tweeted "He got there with grace, humor & enormous heart. He was, among so many other things, my Shepherd. Raise, appropriately, a glass. Rest, Ron."

November 21 2016

(SPOILER) Preview for Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #2. This will be out on the 30th of this month.

November 16 2016

Bid on an original sketch from a Firefly painting commissioned by Alan Tudyk for Joss Whedon. This was done by Alan's brother and it's a little bit of Firefly history.

November 03 2016

Artwork for the Legendary Encounters: A Firefly Deck Building Game. The game is already out on release.

November 01 2016

Time Out Shanghai interviews Nathan Fillion. The legendary Castle and Firefly star talks acting, comics and adventure.

October 26 2016

(SPOILER) Discuss Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #1. The crew are back for a six issue mini-series.
The 'Can't Stop the Serenity' auction is now live, lots of Whedonverse goodies to be had. There's some nice collectibles here. The eBay link can be found here and proceeds go to Equality Now.

October 16 2016

Yuko Shimizu's variant cover art for Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #1. This is a Fried Pie variant and will be available at various stores. The first issue of the new Serenity mini-series will be out on the 26th of this month.
Watch Joss Whedon introduce Serenity at the Alamo Drafthouse. This happened yesterday as Joss was down in that neck of the woods for the launch of the Back to Eden EP.

October 07 2016

Serenity Adult Coloring Book is out now in comic book stores. It's pretty good. If you're curious then there's preview pages of it on the Dark Horse site. More...

October 03 2016

DIY: Replica of Mal's gun. A Break.com video walkthrough for a replica build of our favourite captain's gun. More...

October 01 2016

Priceonomics ranks Firefly as #1 most popular cancelled cult TV show. Veronica Mars and Dollhouse also appear on this list, at number 8 and number 13 respectively. More...

September 27 2016

Examining Serenity's introductory shot. Den of Geek looks at that glorious opening scene from Serenity. It's a great read.

September 23 2016

Nathan Fillion sets record straight regarding recent Firefly comments. Many sites took comments made in a Hollywood Reporter article as to meaning that Nathan thought one season of Firefly was enough.

September 19 2016

The cast of Firefly recall the crazy Joss Whedon pitch that was never filmed. The Hollywood Reporter has the highlights of a Long Beach Comic Con reunion panel that featured Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite and Sean Maher.

September 18 2016

A fan owned production company says their number one request is Firefly. Jeff Annison, co-founder of Legion M Studios, tells Bleeding Cool that "our investors would go ape" if his production company could revive Firefly.

August 28 2016

(SPOILER) Cover art and details for Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #2. Georges Jeanty's Beatlesque variant cover can be seen here.

August 27 2016

Serenity 'Pop Art' DVD to get released in October. Doesn't look like there's any new features going by what the Universal site says, just new cover art. More...

August 18 2016

Greg Edmonson's Reddit AMA.

August 15 2016

Teaser trailer for the (fan) animated adventures of Firefly. This was created by Stephen Byrne who also did the same for Buffy.

August 10 2016

Firefly soundtrack will be released on vinyl this Friday. It's a Barnes & Noble exclusive and the composer Greg Edmonson will be doing a signing for it in Santa Monica on Saturday.

August 08 2016

'Firefly: Back From The Black' imagines if Serenity crew returned to Earth. This Titan Book will be out in July of next year and EW.com has first dibs at the illustrations.

July 31 2016

Top 10 TV Shows that should be revived. Two Whedon shows make the cut.

July 22 2016

Serenity Ship Oversized Plush Slippers to be released in November. No, really. They are an Entertainment Earth exclusive and will set you back $44.99.

July 20 2016

New 6-issue Serenity comic series "No Power in the 'Verse" to be published by Dark Horse. It will be written by Chris Roberson and illustrated by Georges Jeanty. The first issue will arrive October 26. EW has a few preview panels.

July 19 2016

The story behind Firefly and Serenity as told by its visual effects supervisor. "If you are a fan of the award-winning science fiction programme Firefly then you won't want to miss Spencer's (very geeky) chat with the show's visual effects supervisor Loni Peristere."

July 09 2016

There will be a 'Reunion of the Firefly Art Department' panel at Comic-Con. That would be a shiny thing to go to. This'll be held on the Friday at 7pm in Room 29AB.

July 07 2016

SciFi Now's top five greatest sci-fi series ever created. Is Firefly on the list? Yes. Will this give us something to talk about as we wait for any kind of news coming out of Comic-Con? Might do.

June 29 2016

QMx to bring out a Firefly coin for Comic-Con. The exclusive item is called "Firefly Keep Flying Challenge Coin" and will set you back $9.95.

June 22 2016

'Signal Stopped' - Serenity will be leaving Netflix USA in July. Amazon.com has the Blu-ray for $8 if that's any consolation.

June 14 2016

Dark Horse to publish "Serenity: Adult Coloring Book". It features forty-five pages of original artwork created specifically to be colored on thick, heavyweight 10 x 10 inch pages for $14.99 to be released on October 25th. Dark Horse September 2016 Solicitation listing provides additional info, credited artists include Sean Cooke (Art/Cover), Stephen Byrne (Art), Facundo Percio (Art), Fernando Melek (Art), Pablo Churin (Art), and others More...

May 31 2016

Serenity is being shown at the Prince Charles Cinema in London this Saturday. And on 35mm film by the looks of it. Availaiblity of these prints was an issue for the fandom several years ago in the US.

May 27 2016

Kaylee Teddy Bear now available. QMx have also brought out Kaylee's Shindig Parasols for your cocktails. Shiny?

May 24 2016

Frys.com has Serenity (Blu-ray) on sale for $4.79. Select free in-store pick-up where available.

May 07 2016

(SPOILER) There's a Serenity comic book out today for Free Comic Book Day. Find out out which comic book stores are participating by clicking here. And Dark Horse has some free digital comics (including Buffyverse ones) on their site.

April 03 2016

Firefly Easter Egg in The Expanse. You'd have to be quick off the mark to spot it.

March 11 2016

Vote for Can't Stop The Serenity's 2016 art. There are 4 designs to choose for 2016, which is the event's 11th year. You can only vote once and the deadline is March 24th.

March 06 2016

'Serenity' gets watched in space. Astronaut Tim Kopra tweeted that he watched the movie abroad the International Space Station. More...

March 02 2016

Firefly 2.0 "Shiny" - a fashion collection. This is the second round of officially licensed apparel by Australian company Living Dead Clothing. The first line of clothes can be found here.

February 23 2016

Chiwetel Ejiofor talks about playing The Operative in Serenity. He made the comments in a recent interview about his new movie "Triple 9".

February 15 2016

"Star Wars Rebels: Firefly Style" - a fan video. Very fitting given the comparisons between the two shows. And if you haven't seen Rebels, it's worth checking out.

February 10 2016

Submit your artwork for this year's Can't Stop The Serenity logo contest. The deadline to submit is March 9th. CSTS is also now accepting event registrations from people who are planning an event for this year.

January 23 2016

SyFy's 'The Expanse' is the best space show since Firefly. While most of us here probably did watch Firefly as it aired, here's another show worthy of your time during this era of Peak TV.

January 22 2016

Loot Crate is doing a Firefly Cargo Crate subscription box. Every two months you'll get a crate with 5 to 7 exclusive collectibles (done by QmX by the looks of it).

January 13 2016

What's going on with Firefly Online? News about the MMO has been light of late so io9 spoke the developers to see what's happening.

January 10 2016

Firefly's ten most memorable moments. This may be the first time we've ever had a list like this on the front page.

December 21 2015

FX Guru on Serenity (as well as BSG, Babylon 5 and Star Trek: Voyager) Mojo could use some goodwill. Mojo has been having some low times both health and money wise and is looking for a little help to get by while he gets treatment. Any help would be appreciated.

December 13 2015

For every Firefly episode there's a tribute song. HitFix chats to The Fallen Stars about their Firefly inspired music project.

December 10 2015

Preview of new Serenity comic to be a part of Dark Horse FCBD offering. Our Big Damn Heroes return in a free offering from Dark Horse on May 7, 2016, known as Free Comic Book Day at local comic shops across the United States. The writer is Chris Roberson and the artist is Stephen Byrne.
The social surrogacy hypothesis: Why you still miss Firefly. "It's basically because your brain processes these people as your friends. And, understandably, you miss your friends."

November 21 2015

This video shows why Joss Whedon's Serenity was a unique, genre-bending film. "Digging Deeper is a new video channel that goes in depth on a film topic. In their latest video, they profile Joss Whedon's Serenity, examining how it uses a whole bunch of genres to really succeed as a film."

November 09 2015

Bid on signed Whedonverse collectibles and more, proceeds go to Equality Now. Can't Stop The Serenity have a great auction this year. There's some lovely stuff to be had.

October 12 2015

Nathan Fillion sets the record straight about Firefly comic book read-throughs. He did mention it at the recent Firefly panel at New York Comic-Con but as he tells Vulture "I was just joking around. If we're going to talk about the logistics of that, I would have to license that, because we don't own that property, and it's not really my call." More...

October 11 2015

Video of the Firefly panel at NYCC. It's from yesterday, and it has Nathan, Alan (who left halfway through to do ADR work on Con Man), Gina, and Jewel. A warning: sound on this has a lot of reverb, but everyone is understable.

October 10 2015

Zap2it's coverage of the Firefly reunion panel at New York Comic Con. Nathan, Jewel, Gina, and Alan were there and it looked like a lot of fun. And Nathan's answer to "Malcolm Reynolds and Han Solo walk into a bar. Who walks out?" is awesome.

September 30 2015

Serenity was released 10 years ago today; it's time for a new Joss Whedon original. A solid case for Serenity and for Joss to do something different and new.
Seven ways 'Serenity' inspired us to be more thoughtful human beings. Tenth anniversary love from MTV News.
Serenity turns 10 today. Probably the movie I've watched the most. There's always something new to discover. Anyhow congrats to Joss and co for a fantastic experience back in 2005. They have something to be proud of.

September 29 2015

Nathan Fillion attempts to break internet with Facebook post. Relative newcomer to Facebook, the Captain posts picture with a couple familiar faces.

September 25 2015

TEN CSTS events this weekend celebrating the 10th anniversary of The Big Damn Movie. There are CSTS events this week include Boston, Salt Lake City, Toronto, Pittsburgh and 2 in Texas.

September 20 2015

11 things you may not know about Joss Whedon's Firefly. Short list from Digital Spy. You probably know most of them, but there are a couple that are a tad more obscure. More...

September 10 2015

Firefly version of Fluxx coming in early 2016. Looney Labs has announced they're working on a Firefly version of the Fluxx card game, for release in early 2016. More...

September 02 2015

Information about the new Serenity comic. It will be out in 2016.

August 30 2015

Coming soon - the Firefly Troublemaker bowl set. According to Entertainment Earth, this should be out in December.

August 27 2015

Firefly's first episode: The Hollywood Reporter's 2002 review. The site is promoting its original review for some reason or other. But it gives us a good excuse to see what people thought of the show first time round.

August 24 2015

Watch Saturday's 'Firefly' Panel from this year's Chicago Comic Con. Featuring Nathan Fillion, Adam Baldwin and Summer Glau having far too much fun.

August 15 2015

Firefly as pulp novels. io9.com looks at Robert Jimenez's artwork for Upper Deck's Firefly trading cards.

August 13 2015

Screenshots of planets in Firefly Online MMO. There's videos of the development here.

August 04 2015

Upper Deck to release Firefly Legendary Encounters. The company's first Firefly game 'Firefly Shiny Dice' is out this month.
The greatest year in television history. Apparently it was 2002.

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