Buffy - Sarah Michelle Gellar will not participate in the reboot

Buffy - Sarah Michelle Gellar will not participate in the reboot

Sarah Michelle Gellar, the legendary protagonist of Buffy - The Vampire Slayer, was recently interviewed by Mario Lopez and talked about the elusive reboot of the series in progress excluding his participation.

Buffy - Sarah Michelle Gellar will not participate in the reboot

Gellar explained that Buffy worked well, and will work better, when told from a teenager's point of view. She joked that she was a little too "off target" and that all of the villains in the series were also a metaphor for the "horrors of adolescence".

The actress then confirmed that she was very curious to see how adolescence and a new Slayer can face a complex world like the present one. Finally, he underlined how, despite not having reviewed the original series recently, some of his narrative arcs remain universal and current even today.

Here is the video interview:

Regarding the recent accusations made by various members of the cast of the original series against the creator Joss Whedon, he preferred not to add anything else to the messages of closeness already made public to those directly concerned.

Buffy and the accusations against Joss Whedon

Joss Whedon, creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, and Justice League director, has been accused of serious abuse of the cast of his work.

The story was brought to public attention in July 2020 by Ray Fisher, who played Cyborg in Justice League, who on Twitter described the director's behavior as gross, unprofessional offensive and completely unacceptable. The plaintiff did not disclose anything else at the time, stating that he was still under contract and had to submit to a strict non-disclosure agreement. Charsima Carpenter, star of Buffy and Angel, recently joined the accusations, with a public statement on her Twitter profile, accusing Joss Whedon of abusive behavior on set.

Charisma Carpenter revealed many details of what she suffered, including derision about her religious faith and a strong angry reaction at the announcement of the actress's pregnancy. According to what was told by the star, the director would have even pressured her in order not to make her carry the pregnancy to term and, in the face of Charisma Carpenter's decision not to have an abortion, he would have mocked and heavily insulted her for the consequent weight gain.

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