The director of the original 1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie, who still holds the rights to that story, is reportedly working on an updating of that movie that might launch its own franchise, work that’s being done without input or support from creator Joss Whedon.

Really bad idea from a number of viewpoints, not the least of which will be the gigantic &$!storm that erupts from fans of the show and will result in the biggest, most unholy PR nightmare any studio has ever had to deal with.