Joss Whedon Rebooting BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER Series with Black Lead

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Original series creator Joss Whedon will serve as the show's executive producer with the rest of the original exec. producer team. 20th Century Fox's Fox 21 TV Studios will produce; the project has yet to land a network.

No network or timeline for the series has been announced, but there's one other concrete detail: This time around, the titular role, last played by Sarah Michelle Gellar, will be played this time around by a black actress.

Gail Berman, Joe Earley, Fran Kazui and Kaz Kazui (producers of the film), and Sandollar Television will produce the Buffy reboot alongside Whedon and Owusu-Breen.

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THR reports: 'The new version, sources say, will be contemporary and build on the mythology of the original.

This new Buffy show is being pitched to unspecified streaming and cable networks this summer.

Supernatural assassin Buffy the Vampire Slayer will be returning to our television screens after a reboot of the television show was confirmed. Agents of SHIELD writer Monica Breen will serve as showrunner, and all-round, it's a mighty breath of fresh air for a series forever spoken about through nostalgia (unless you kept up with some pretty awesome comics, anyway).

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The "richly diverse" section is of special importance as it's believed that the producers want the new lead of the show to be African-American. At this time, it isn't sure how much involvement Whedon directly have beyond the initial development, as he has his own series that is getting off the ground at HBO, titled The Nevers.

Whedon's series ran for seven seasons, spawned spin-off show Angel and is still influential today. Buffy the Vampire Slayer originally ran on The WB for five years before moving to UPN for two.

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