Joss Whedon‘s Serenity Movie Gallery (for BrownCoats!)
Serenity is a 2005 American space western film written and directed by Joss Whedon. It is a continuation of Whedon’s science fiction TV series Firefly (2002) and stars the same cast, taking place after the events of the final episode. Set in 2517, Serenity is the story of the captain and crew of Serenity, a “Firefly-class” spaceship. The captain and first mate are veterans of the Unification War, having fought on the losing side. Their lives of petty crime are interrupted by a psychic passenger who harbors a dangerous secret.
This is the last Firefly/Serenity post, here are the previous ones:
– Firefly & Serenity Jewel Staite Summer Glau Morena Baccarin Gina Torres
– Firefly & Serenity Nathan Fillion Adam Baldwin Alan Tudyk Sean Maher Ron Glass
– Firefly & Serenity, Joss Whedon’s Western Sci-Fi
– Firefly & Serenity, Summer Glau Nathan Fillion Morena Baccarin
– Morena Baccarin, from Firefly to Homeland
The Serenity Cast :
1) Nathan Fillion as Malcolm “Mal” Reynolds, a former sergeant on the losing side of the Unification War, he struggles to survive free and independent of the Alliance.
2) Gina Torres as Zoe Washburne, a former corporal who fought under Mal in the war, and Wash’s wife. She is fiercely loyal to Mal, whom she addresses as “Sir”.
3) Alan Tudyk as Hoban “Wash” Washburne, the pilot of the ship, and Zoe’s husband. He often acts as a voice of reason on the ship.
4) Morena Baccarin as Inara Serra, a Companion who formerly rented one of Serenity’s shuttles. In one of the Operative’s traps, Mal is reunited with Inara at her training house, and the two escape back to Serenity.
5) Adam Baldwin as Jayne Cobb, a mercenary skilled with weapons, Jayne is often the “main gun” for jobs and is someone who can be depended on in a fight. Jayne acts and seems dumb most of the time, but may be smarter than he lets on.
6) Jewel Staite as Kaywinnet Lee “Kaylee” Frye, the ship’s mechanic, has an intuitive, almost symbiotic, relationship with machines and is, consequently, something of a mechanical wizard. She is also notable for a persistently bright and sunny disposition, and her crush on Simon Tam.
7) Sean Maher as Simon Tam, River’s loving older brother who helped rescue her from the Alliance. He and River are taken in by the crew of Serenity. A trauma surgeon before the rescue, he serves as a doctor to the crew. His life is defined by his sister’s needs.
8) Summer Glau as River Tam, a 17-year old psychic genius. She and her brother are taken in by the crew of Serenity after he rescues her from an Alliance Academy where she was subjected to medical experimentation and brainwashing. The Alliance’s pursuit of River acts as the film’s motive.
9) Ron Glass as Shepherd Derrial Book, a shepherd, or preacher, with a mysterious past, Book was once a passenger on Serenity, but now resides on the planet Haven. Mal and the crew look to him for help.
10) Chiwetel Ejiofor as The Operative, a ruthless intelligence agent of the Alliance assigned to track down River and Simon.
11) David Krumholtz as Mr. Universe, a techno-geek with good relations with the crew of Serenity, especially Wash, Mr. Universe lives with his “love-bot” wife and monitors incoming signals from around the universe.