‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Star David Boreanaz Reacts to the Reboot, however Would He Appear in It?

by Jeremy Spirogis
David Boreanaz

Monica Owusu-Breen is growing a brand new tackle Buffy, the Vampire Slayer and a minimum of one unique solid member is happy to see a brand new take. David Boreanaz performed Angel on the collection and acquired his personal spinoff which ran for 5 seasons. Boreanaz went on to star within the lengthy working Bones and now stars on SEAL Team.

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Boreanaz appeared on Variety’s The Big Ticket podcast to debate the brand new season of SEAL Team. Host Mark Malkin requested Boreanaz his ideas on the Buffy, the Vampire Slayer reboot and whether or not or not he’d be concerned. 

David Boreanaz is aware of why ‘Buffy, the Vampire Slayer’ continues to be alive 

Even earlier than plans for a reboot started, Buffy, the Vampire Slayer by no means actually went away for Boreanaz. He understands the persevering with fascination with the highschool vampire collection. 

There’s only a sense of what Fred Topel Joss [Whedon] had achieved with that present and David Greenwalt did with Angel. Being part of that, you’re on the ins and the outs of all of it and behind the magical Oz curtain and the way it all works. At that point and highschool years and characters, the depth of Shakespearean based mostly characters and love and romance and God, if he kisses somebody he’s going to show evil. There are so many metaphors concerned in that present and it’s journey. Oh my God, you’re combating some dude and the Hellmouth opens. What is that? Demon! It’s simply weird, proper? Generations get pleasure from that present. 

David Boreanaz, The Big Ticket podcast, 12/1/2020

How a reboot can enhance ‘Buffy, the Vampire Slayer’

Buffy, the Vampire Slayer started in 1997, after a standalone 1992 film. Boreanaz thinks a brand new collection may benefit from advances in particular results.

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“When we made it, the technology wasn’t advanced enough where you could morph creatures on the fly and what you can do now,” Boreanaz mentioned. “If they actually made a movie or did something with all the technology we have today, it’d be crazy. It’d be so much fun. Just the amount of time it took to go through the makeup for all those creatures and demons. It’s just that fun time.”

Would David Boreanaz do it once more?

While a Buffy, the Vampire Slayer reboot has Boreanaz’s assist, don’t count on to see him on the brand new collection. 

“No, only because I’m all for people redoing it or whatever but A, I’m too old,” Boreanaz mentioned. “It’s not just like the solid of Friends is reuniting. These kind of exhibits, we’re not hanging out in a espresso store on a sofa. I get it. But, with all that expertise, in the event that they made Robert De Niro look actually younger in that one film with all the pc stuff, I don’t know. I might encourage them to seek out any person else to do it, I might love that simply to see that. I’ve no issues with that.”

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Malkin urged Boreanaz may play the brand new function of somebody’s father, however Boreanaz joked that conceiving a toddler with a lady would flip Angel’s soul evil.

“I can’t have a moment of happiness,” Boreanaz mentioned. “Don’t you understand? There’s no kids involved.”

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