Amid all the talk about “Firefly” at Comic-Con last week and the week before, faint murmurs regarding an entirely different Joss Whedon past project could be heard. Two newsy bits about “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog” emerged - it will soon air on the CW, and the sequel is indeed moving forward.
If you’re not familiar with “Dr. Horrible,” here’s a brief introduction: The three-part film debuted on the internet four years ago and caused the sort of commotion previously unseen in the online universe. It stars Neil Patrick Harris as sensitive super-villain Dr. Horrible, Felicia Day as Penny, his good girl love interest, and Nathan Fillion as his ultra-cheesy nemesis Captain Hammer. It was conceived during the writers’ strike and scripted by Whedon, his brothers Zack and Jed, and Jed’s then-fiancé Maurissa Tancharoen. And it is amazing.
During the “Dr. Horrible” panel