Sarah Michelle Gellar’s vampire hunting days are over. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Gellar rose to prominence playing the titular teenager on the acclaimed series. Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Like Buffy Summers, the actress spent seven seasons expertly slaying vampires, but when it comes to possibly reprising the role in the rumored reboot, fans will, unfortunately, have to rule out Gellar.

This week, Gellar appeared on the Let’s continue with Mario Lopez podcast to talk about your career. When the topic of a Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot came up, he wondered if Gellar would consider taking the wooden stake again for one more career in the role. Fans of the original series shouldn’t hold their breath, as Sarah Michelle Gellar It’s only aged since the original series ended and that ship has apparently set sail.

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“[I’m a] a little bit, how do you say ?, long for that. You know, I think what worked for Buffy was that the monsters represented metaphors for the horrors of adolescence, and I think that story lends itself. It would be interesting to see how the chosen one would deal with that, but I don’t think it’s me. I don’t think I should be the one to do it. I’m also too tired and grumpy to do that kind of work again. But I love that the story sticks and that people ask for it. “

Given the recent controversy with Joss Whedon, who developed Buffy the Vampire Slayer For television, Gellar was also asked to share his thoughts on what has been going on there. At this point, several Buffy Stars have alleged that Whedon was “abusive” on set. After previously posting on Instagram that she did not “want to be forever associated with the name Joss Whedon,” Gellar reiterated to Lopez that she would say no more on the matter at this time, choosing instead to focus on surviving the pandemic with her family. .

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“I am currently more focused on raising my family and surviving a pandemic, so I will not be making any further statements at this time. But I am with all survivors of abuse and I am proud of them for speaking.”

At the height of Buffypopularity, the series would also spawn the popular spinoff show Angel. More recently, there have been rumors that a new version of Buffy the Vampire Slayer would be developed, but there have been no significant updates on the potential series. It probably didn’t help that many fans didn’t seem overly excited about the rumors, although the reboot talks always make fans of the original properties wary. The controversy with Whedon is also very likely to complicate any plans that may have been on the table to relaunch. Buffy.

Who knows if we’ll ever see new episodes or a reboot of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but the original series will always be there for fans to come back and review. This news comes from Let’s continue with Mario Lopez.

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