If there's anything that Sarah Michelle Gellar learned from her stint as Buffy, it's that she shouldn't give up - and give up, she hasn't.
A year after the demise of her CW twin thriller Ringer, Gellar hasn't let its cancellation stop her from returning to the small screen in a big way. The 35 year-old has signed on to join veteran comedian Robin Williams for the upcoming CBS comedy Crazy Ones.
The mother of two will star as Williams' driven, organized daughter set against the workplace backdrop of advertising.
Boston Legal creator David E. Kelley will pen the series pilot and serve as an executive producer alongside Dean Lorey, Bill D'Elia, John Montgomery.
No word yet as to when the pilot begins production.
Zooey Deschanel and Natalie Portman will make guest appearances in a forthcoming The Simpsons episode. The New Girl actress will reprise her role as Mary Spuckler - the daughter of Cleetus who Bart Simpson came close to marrying in season 19 - and she will be joined in the same episode by characters voiced by Natalie, Anne Hathaway, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Sarah Silverman.
With three new shows premiering this fall on the CW -- including Sarah Michelle Gellar's return to the small screen in Ringer -- the network is already getting fans on the edge of their couches by releasing the lineup. Check out when favorites Gossip Girl and Supernatural will return to your TV -- after the jump!
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From bloodthirsty vampires to dangerous mafia hitmen.
Former Buffy star Sarah Michelle Gellar will return to the small screen with the new CBS pilot Ringer, a drama where she’ll star as a quasi-fugitive hiding out from the mob.
And if that doesn’t excite you, maybe we ought to tell you this: there’s two of her.
Gellar will play a twin who has assumed her sister’s identity, and it seems the split-screen shot of the two of them standing shoulder-to-shoulder is inevitable.
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It has been nearly five years since that fateful May night when BTVS fans witnessed the end of their beloved TV series. The following years, fans have intently watched as their favorite characters have branched off to new projects, leaving little hope of a BTVS movie, which so many “Buffy” lovers have longed and hoped for. Unfortunately, there are still no concrete plans of a movie, but fans have the Paley Center for Media (formerly the Museum of Television and Radio) to be eternally grateful to—they have announced a Buffy the Vampire Slayer reunion on Thursday, March 20th at the historic Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, CA!
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