The idea of continuing Firefly in animation is one that has cropped up at several events including the 10th anniversary Panel at Comic-Con 2012. One of its greatest advocates has been Nathan Fillion, whose fondness for the medium is reflected in his experience of playing the voice of Green Lantern in the DC animated universe. Fillion is far from the only member of the Serenity crew to stretch their vocal chords in service of the animated world, Adam Baldwin also had a stint as the Lantern in Injustice: Gods Amongst Us as well as playing the voices of Superman, Metamorpho and Parasite in various productions. Similarly Alan Tudyk, in addition to Frozen and Wreck-it Ralph, has leant his distinctive voice to Green Arrow, Superman and The Flash no less. Morena Baccarin played Talia Al Ghul in Son of Batman, Gina Torres played Superwoman in Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths as well as Wonder Woman in DCU Online and Summer Glau portrayed the voice of Supergirl in Superman/Batman: Apocalypse. With such a rich and vast array of experience in the art of the voiceover it is clear that the Firefly cast would be quite at home continuing the journey of Serenity in the recording booth. The further benefits of an animated continuation would be comparatively low production costs, and the opportunity to explore stories featuring the classic nine member crew before the events of Serenity - though there is nothing to say Whedon wouldn't invent a way to bring back Wash and Book even if Firefly continued in live action, something he has hinted at in the past. There are no shortage of stories to be told and there would also be an opportunity to adapt some of the well received Dark Horse comic arcs such as "Those Left Behind", "The Shepherd's Tale" or a post-Serenity tale like "Leaves on the Wind".
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