'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' reboot hits a snag as script is rejected

buffy-stars.jpgIt's been a little more than a year since Warner Bros. announced plans for a Joss Whedon-less "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" movie that would reboot the character and story.

It looks like it will be at least a while longer before any such project gets a green light.

Screenwriter Whit Anderson, who was hired to pen the new "Buffy" story, is now off the project, the L.A. Times' Hero Complex reports. The producers are looking for a new writer.

Allow us to suggest an up-and-coming scribe we've heard good things about, name of Joss Whedon.

Anderson's script contained "some great ideas," a source close to the project tells Hero Complex, "but in the end there just wasn't enough on the page."

The site also notes that the entire project may have "lost some steam" -- which would not necessarily be a bad thing, if you ask us. Whedon doesn't own the rights to "Buffy," which is how this all got started, but for pretty much every fan of Buffy Summers and Co., he absolutely owns the story. 
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