Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk Return To Fandom In New Series Con Man

Firefly stars Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk have rejoined forces on Con Man, a new Indigogo-funded project about a struggling actor living in the science fiction convention world. io9 sat down both actors to discuss the show, their careers, and the Mexican restaurant that first brought them together. » 3/11/15 8:00am 3/11/15 8:00am

​6 Episodes That Prove Castle Is Science Fiction

Nathan Fillion will always be best-loved by nerds for his role as Captain Mal Reynolds on Firefly, but did you know he's also starred in another major scifi franchise? It's called Castle — yes, the show where he's a mystery writer solving crimes with police detective (and love interest) Kate Beckett. Don't believe me?… » 11/21/14 10:00am 11/21/14 10:00am

The Real Reason Why Joss Whedon Named His Space Western Show Firefly

Nathan Fillion auditioned unsuccessfully for the part of Angel on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. And years later, he had five troubled auditions for the role of Mal on Firefly, before he finally clicked. That's just one of the amazing facts from a new biography of Joss Whedon. Read an exclusive excerpt below. » 7/31/14 4:00pm 7/31/14 4:00pm

All The Weirdest Secrets You Never Knew About The Making Of Slither

Tomorrow, James Gunn ventures into wild space-opera territory with Guardians of the Galaxy. But just like Peter Jackson, Gunn started out directing gonzo horror — and we're going to take a look at the strange and miraculous journey behind the making of Slither. » 7/31/14 12:16pm 7/31/14 12:16pm

You'll Never Guess Which Cult Marvel Character Could Be In Guardians!

We knew there would be some easter eggs and cameos in Marvel's new film Guardians of the Galaxy — but if a new report is to be believed, they include a character we never thought we'd see on the big screen again. Possible spoilers ahead... » 7/18/14 6:45am 7/18/14 6:45am

Is This Who Nathan Fillion Is Playing In Guardians Of The Galaxy?

We know that Nathan Fillion has a small cameo in Guardians of the Galaxy, but who is he playing? Take this rumor with the usual heaps of salt, but if it's true, it's a huge spoiler for the movie. DO NOT READ AHEAD unless you're willing to risk ruining one of the movie's big surprises. » 6/24/14 12:40pm 6/24/14 12:40pm

Did Nathan Fillion Just Reveal His Guardians of the Galaxy Cameo?

Nathan Fillion, who has worked with Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn on both Slither and Super, was asked recently if his buddy slipped him into the next Marvel feature. His answer seemed to imply that the answer was yes. Plus watch the first GOTG clip! » 4/08/14 11:04am 4/08/14 11:04am

Game of Thrones’ Sansa Stark Is Awesome: A Treatise

Hey, folks! It's about that time of the year where I head to an abandoned cabin and have constant sex with Olivia Williams, so there will be no "Postal Apocalypse" next week. My apologies! But get those end of the year questions ready, because "PA" will return on January 1st, 2014! (At Ms. Williams's discretion, of… » 12/18/13 8:22am 12/18/13 8:22am

Please line up to get screwed over by the Star Trek 2 Blu-ray

As you may recall, if you want all the Star Trek Into Darkness extra features, you will need to purchase three different copies. This is because Paramount has divvied them up between the Best Buy release, the Target release, and the iTunes digital version. Fun! » 9/09/13 3:30pm 9/09/13 3:30pm

Percy Jackson 2 director draws comics about the making of the film

We may not have loved Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, but director Thor Freudenthal's comics about the making of the film are perfectly delightful. He reveals what it was like to film the movie's effects-driven scenes and what Nathan Fillion was like on-set. » 8/10/13 9:30am 8/10/13 9:30am

Nathan Fillion comes inbetween Mike and Sully in new Monsters U. clips

Bros don't let girls come between then, but two things: 1) in this new clip from Monsters University, Mike and Sully aren't quite bros yet, and 2) that ain't no lady, that's Nathan Fillion — as a monstrous jock and member of hoighty-toighty frat Roar Omega Roar! » 5/31/13 12:20pm 5/31/13 12:20pm

Suddenly, Percy Jackson 2: Sea of Monsters looks completely badass

Remember how we said that while the first Percy Jackson movie was kind of a mess, the trailer for the sequel, Sea of Monsters, looked cute? Well, after seeing this new trailer, let us amend that — it looks surprisingly awesome. It may end up a muddled mess, but if so it'll be an action-packed mess, by the gods. » 5/29/13 11:20am 5/29/13 11:20am

Watch Neil Patrick Harris and Nathan Fillion Discuss Puppets and Penises

As prophesied in the earlier preview for "Neil Patrick Harris' Puppet Dreams" web series, his Dr. Horrible co-star Nathan Fillion stopped by in a doctor's outfit in the newest episode to examine both NPH's puppet problem and his penis. And by penis we mean "the hammer." But of course by "the hammer" we still mean… » 12/05/12 7:20am 12/05/12 7:20am

Nathan Fillion gets back in the Captain's Chair

Last night, Castle followed in the footsteps of CSI and many other shows and gave us a murder at a science fiction convention. But this Galaxy Quest-inspired outing was much more of a love letter to fans than a spoof on fandom — and it included the above scene, where Nathan Fillion's Castle gets in the Captain's… » 11/06/12 11:01am 11/06/12 11:01am

First footage from the Firefly special promises tears, laughs, and a…

Here it is, the very first clip from the Science Channel's Firefly 10-year anniversary special, Browncoats Unite. This new clip reveals that the special won't simply be footage taken from the tear-filled panel at San Diego Comic-Con. » 10/15/12 8:10am 10/15/12 8:10am

Nathan Fillion makes a surprise cameo at the New York Comic-Con Firefly

Just a sweet little moment we had to share with you from the Firefly panel at New York Comic-Con. Jewel Staite and Sean Maher were together toasting to the 10-year reunion and talking old times in the big black. They were joined "by phone" by Nathan Fillion. But the joke was on Jewel; Fillion was there the whole… » 10/13/12 4:30pm 10/13/12 4:30pm

Watch the entire Firefly 10 year reunion panel, and try not to cry

The entire 10-year Firefly reunion at this years San Diego Comic-Con is now online, for your viewing pleasure. So grab a seat and pull up some tissues, because it is almost impossible to get through this whole thing without tearing up. Burn the land and boil the sea! » 7/16/12 12:34pm 7/16/12 12:34pm

The Firefly reunion is getting its very own TV special!

Can't make the epic 10-year Firefly reunion special at the San Diego Comic-Con this weekend? Have no fear, the whole thing is getting its very own TV special. » 7/11/12 2:34pm 7/11/12 2:34pm

There's going to be a 10-year Firefly Reunion at this year's Comic-Con!

Joss Whedon, Tim Minear, Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, Adam Baldwin, Sean Maher, Michael Fairman and the entire crew of the Serenity will take the stage for this year's Comic-Con to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Firefly. The event will take place on Friday (July 13th) at 12:30 PM in Ballroom 20. Commence freaking… » 6/27/12 12:40pm 6/27/12 12:40pm

How Other Firefly Actors Could Guest Star on Castle

This week marked the long-awaited Firefly reunion between Adam Baldwin and Nathan Fillion. But what about the rest of the crew of the Serenity? Here are some suggestions for cameos that the rest of Firefly's MVPs could make on Nathan Fillion's frequently genre-tastic cop show. » 4/20/12 1:03pm 4/20/12 1:03pm