pointedview (pointedview) wrote,


I am totally pilfering from jasondemotte on this one, but I liked the trailer for Dollhouse, Joss Whedon's new series, and wanted to share the link with you.

According to the official site, the show will launch in mid-January on Monday nights at 8:00 pm. There are 13 planned episodes, with a potential expansion to 22 for the season. Additionally ...

On top of this, each episode will be longer than a usual TV episode is, as FOX are airing Dollhouse without many adverts. Yes, you read that right. As a result each episode will clock in at a minimum of 50 minutes instead of the usual 42. This is part of a FOX initiative called Remote Free TV.

Zoic (Firefly; Battlestar Galactica) is doing the special effects. Speaking of BSG, you'll spy Tahmoh Penikett, aka Helo, in the trailer.

This video excerpt posted on Facebook features some signature Joss dialogue.

I really like La Femme Nikita/Alias identity stories, so I'm looking forward to what happens when that genre meets Joss Whedon. Trailers don't tell you much, and yet, this seems like a fresh concept for him while still being on familiar ground: a strong female character as lead with a shady organization pulling the strings (Wolfram and Hart, anyone?).

Now if FOX doesn't screw it up as they have so very many things, I might actually have something new to watch on television.

Tags: dollhouse, joss whedon, television
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