Firefly Reboots! And Other April Fool Headlines

Sigh. Do you ever wish for the return of Joss Whedon’s Firefly, a reunion of the original Pink Floyd lineup, great films made from Alan Moore’s brain-melting comics, Neuromancer the film, and a BitTorrent-based supersite where you could download anything ever made for a small fee? Yeah, me too. For Wired.

Firefly Reboots, and Other April Fools’ Headlines We Wish Were Real

[Scott Thill, Wired]
Every April 1, our hopes get dashed as wondrous possibility replaces mundane reality, only to disappear after 24 foolish hours. Life is good when you’re able to watch your wish-fantasies come true.

When it comes to entertainment, some nagging dreams just won’t die. Here are five of our own, touching upon film, television, comics, music and the internet.

Got your own impossible dreams? Get them off your chest in the comments section below.

Firefly Reboots, Fox Apologizes

After growing increasingly tired of pretending that 21st-century sci-fi television has a chance in hell of living up to Firefly’s impressive benchmark, all the major entertainment networks, including Syfy, agree to fund a decade-long reboot of Joss Whedon’s peerless sci-fi western.

All the original cast members return, including the always underrated Nathan Fillion, who has been allowed to leave the snoozy ABC mystery Castle for a much bigger payday. Whedon also contacts the franchise brainiacs at Lucasfilm for advice on expanding the Firefly universe, and Fox issues an apology for canceling the 2002 show after a single brilliant season.