Recently, production was halted on Eliza Dushku‘s upcoming series, Dollhouse. The show is set to beginning
For those who may have missed our previous blogs,Dollhouse is the latest collaboration between Dushku and writer/director/general Renaissance man, Joss Whedon. The Dushku/Whedon partnership of yore resulted in the fabulous character Faith on Buffy and its worthy spin-off, Angel. By extension, it is also partially responsible for my own propensity during college for very dark lipstick paired with pleather pants, so make of that what you will.
But back to Dollhouse: For those of you who haven’t been drooling over the premise for months, it will follow a group of “actives” or “dolls” — people that have had their memories and personalities erased. This way they can be imprinted with new ones for the purpose of being hired out to perform various jobs — fulfilling fantasies, executing crimes, etc. Dushku will play Echo, a doll who is beginning to remember who she is.
I haven’t heard anything on the QueerCon yet, but I’d be surprised if the show disappointed on that tip. The potential is too huge. We were denied seeing Buffy and Faith do much more than grind on the dance floor and share one theoretically non-sexual kiss (cough); I would hope that we won’t be so deprived again!
Sounds awesome, right?
The official story is that production shut down so Whedon could
Fair enough, though there are anonymous sources
Whedon himself expressed concerns over the “clarity” of the
I know that Fox seems to bank on audience stupidity and has a