So, yeah... I hear they're planning on remaking the original
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER movie. I'm old enough that I was in high school when the original came out in the theaters, where I was one of the few people who went to see it. Which is why Whedon made it into a series that I got sick of after a couple of seasons. The movie came out in 1992, which means that you could be nearly legal age now and not have been born when it was released. Funny that people are griping over it. Instead, let's Battle over who should star in it!***
First, I love this chick because she's going to be in this fall's WHIP IT!
as Eva Destruction and I'm a Roller Derby freak. Second, I love this chick because in a movie where two of the most precocious young adult stars fiddled their way through a ro-emo-ance, she was picking her favorite piece of gum out of a disgusting toilet and bragging about finding Jesus. Ari Graynor has the look, the physicality and the humour that Buffy needs. She's a super hot property since NICK & NORAH, but for very, very good reason: she's that good.
I was struck by Arielle's sweet face with her presence in that awful S-T-D (Straight to DVD) mess AMERICAN PIE PRESENTS BAND CAMP. She was the only thing that made me sit through the whole mess and she's the only one of the three that I picked who has ties to Whedon in that she was in the GRUDGE sequel with Gellar. (Haven't seen that.) However, after watching her in THE UNINVITED, an American retelling of THE TALE OF TWO SISTERS, I must admit that I like her even more seeing how she's capable of being cute, sharp and sexy; everything that Buffy Summers needs. Oh, and I fucking still liked JOHN TUCKER MUST DIE. Well, I liked Kebbel, my girlfriend Brittany Snow and my mistress Sophia Bush in it. F*cking sue me.
Here's a chick who needs more work and definitely fits the Buffy persona. She's blonde, she's beautiful, she's sporty and she was cool enough to be born in Tasmania, Australia. If she can ditch the natural (and horrible) accent that she used in the first TRANSFORMERS, add all of the sexy that she brought to BOTTLE SHOCK (which co-starred another revamped series star, Chris Pine and is worth watching for Alan Rickman alone... step outside of the standard A-list box when renting flicks, people) and you might just have yourself a Buffy who could kick ass with some class.
Those are my suggestions. You can vote from there or add your own.