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Dr. Horrible Sequel Coming Sooner Than You Think. Now that is in the final stages of production, Joss Whedon has refocused his attention on finally producing a follow-up to one of the most popular web series of all time, According to Whedon, the actors are on board, and shooting should begin this summer. "We are hard on it," Whedon said. "It's been a really tough year-couple of years-partially, I'm happy to say, because of work. " The original was actually a product of the 2007-2008 writer's strike, and since then, Whedon has completed two features, the aforementioned flick, and a, perhaps less well-known, film adaptation of (which, yes, Nathan Fillion is in). But even amidst work on two major productions, the director has still somehow managed to make progress on his return to everyone's favorite crooning blogger. "We do have a number of songs written," he said. Whedon has yet to reveal even the slightest hint at what path Dr.

Joss Whedon 101: "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" Cool book alert: 'Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog: The Book. Updated 2011-03-23 11:04 AM It's been almost three years since the online debut of Dr.

Cool book alert: 'Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog: The Book

Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, but go to any comics/pop-culture convention, and you'll see at least a few dudes dressed up as Captain Hammer and Dr. Horrible. (Moist? Not so much.) A new book celebrates the production with the full shooting script, photos from the set, contributions from the cast and -- for the musically inclined -- sheet music! Review: Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog: The Book makes great companion. Joss Whedon has put together a companion book for fans of Dr.

Review: Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog: The Book makes great companion

Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, and it contains everything a fan could hope for. Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog has quickly become a sensation. A film project whipped together practically overnight, and shot in the course of a few days, then split into webisodes, it was the first time a web-released film became successful in any meaningful ways, and now that it’s available on DVD and Blu-ray, fans are able to watch it in clear Hi-def, and sing-along with their friends to all of the masterfully composed songs. It’s a masterpiece musical made for geeks. To serve as a companion to the film, Dr.

Dr. Horrible goes live in July 2011. In association with Silk Road Productions, Producer/Director Andy Lowe and Chinese Pirate Productions will present a live stage adaptation of the 3 episode musical web-series created by writer/director Joss Whedon.

Dr. Horrible goes live in July 2011

Sixteen (16) performances will be held at the 10th Avenue Theatre at 930 10th Avenue in Downtown San Diego, Ca 92101 from July 16th - 30th, 2011 to coincide with the 2011 annual International Comic Book Convention. The show, also adapted by Lowe, will feature musical arrangements and orchestrations by local San Diego Musical Director Brian Hammonds, sets by award winning Scenic Designer David Weiner (700 Sundays - La Jolla Playhouse and Broadway), lighting design by Chris Rynne (How the Grinch Stole Christmas - the Old Globe Theatre), sound and projection design by Chris Luessman, costumes by Jannifer Mah, and introducing choreographer Karen Li.

Dr. In 2001 Andy helped inaugurate San Diego's first Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month Festival ('01-'03). 'Dr. Horrible' sequel taking shape - is a theatrical version in the future? The Internet musical "Dr.

'Dr. Horrible' sequel taking shape - is a theatrical version in the future?

Horrible's Sing-Along Blog," starring Neil Patrick Harris, was a Web sensation last fall. Fans crashed the official site,, while the downloadable version of the musical hit the top of the iTunes chart. Now some details for the sequel have emerged — and it looks like the creators want to stay true to the indie, low-budget aesthetic that made "Dr. Horrible" an instant cult item.

Joss Whedon, who directed and was a co-creator, recently told reporters at the Paley Festival in Hollywood that the sequel could take any number of formats, including an online series or possibly a feature film. "We've talked about doing an actual studio film, and we've talked about doing an independent tiny little thing," Whedon was quoted as saying. He added that the sequel could even take a theatrical form, which would please those of us at Culture Monster to no end. — David Ng. Some truly wonderful, absolutely Horrible news. Is the world safe from the evils of Dr.

Some truly wonderful, absolutely Horrible news

Horrible, or do we still have tuneful reasons to fear his return? The answer to the question -- which has been the subject of debate and anticipation among fans of the online-but-still-sort-of-TV musical-comedy sensation Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog -- seems to be yes. But not soon. Neil Patrick Harris, who starred in the Joss-Whedon-produced web series that was probably the best thing that came out of the Hollywood writers' strike, was asked this week if he and the Buffy/Angel/Dollhouse creator will reconnect to do another Dr. "I keep asking him if it's going to happen, if there's going to be any kind of Dr. The main issue, said Harris, is finding a time when stars' and producers' schedules align. "We have from April to August off, which isn't a huge window," he said, "and that's coming pretty soon, so I wouldn't expect it to happen this hiatus.

Dr. Horrible Wins An Emmy! Dr. Horrible Emmy Broadcast - Interceptorizor. 4th best series 2008. 15th best inventions of 2008. Trailer. Act I. Act II. Act III. Dr. Horrible Soundtrack. 8-Bit Dr. Horrible. Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.

Plot[edit] Dr.

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

Horrible's Sing-Along Blog consists of three acts of approximately 14 minutes each. They were first released online in July 2008 as individual episodes, with two-day intervals between each release. Act I[edit] Dr. The song is cut short by his "evil moisture buddy" Moist, who brings up a letter from Bad Horse, the leader of the Evil League of Evil.

The following day, Horrible prepares to steal a case of wonderflonium for his time-stopping Freeze Ray by commandeering the courier van using a remote control device. When Horrible remotely drives the van away, Captain Hammer appears and takes over Horrible's song, smashing the remote control receiver and inadvertently causing the van to veer towards Penny. Act II[edit] Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. Dr. Horrible. Official Fan Site. Dr. Horrible. Horrible Wiki. Dr Horrible's Sing Along Blog is a 42-minute tragicomic musical in three acts, each released separately.

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It tells the story of Dr. Horrible, an aspiring supervillain, Captain Hammer, his nemesis, and Penny, their mutual love interest. The movie was written by writer/director Joss Whedon, his brothers Zack Whedon and Jed Whedon, and Jed's then fiancée, actress Maurissa Tancharoen. The writing team penned the musical during the WGA writers' strike. The idea was to create something small and inexpensive, yet professionally done, in a way that would circumvent the issues that were being protested during the strike. Plot Sypnosis Act 1 Main article: Act I Act 2.

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