The Whedon players

Roadside Attractions

Joss Whedon’s hard-core fans will have no trouble recognizing the actors in “Much Ado About Nothing,” but the rest of the moviegoing world may need a score card.

Alexis Denisof (Benedick)

Wesley Wyndam-Pryce on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel,” Senator Daniel Perrin on “Dollhouse,” The Other in “The Avengers”

Roadside Attractions
Amy Acker.

Amy Acker (Beatrice)

Winifred “Fred” Burkle on “Angel,” Dr. Claire Saunders on “Dollhouse,” Lin in “The Cabin in the Woods”

Clark Gregg (Leonato)


Agent Phil Coulson in “The Avengers” and in “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”

Tom Lenk (Verges)

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Andrew Wells on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” Ronald the Intern in “The Cabin in the Woods”

Sean Maher (Don John)

Dr. Simon Tam in “Firefly” and “Serenity”

Ashley Johnson (Margaret)

Caroline / Hayden Leeds / Wendy on “Dollhouse,” Waitress in “The Avengers”

Roadside Attractions
Nathan Fillion.

Nathan Fillion (Dogberry)

Captain Malcolm “Mal” Reynolds in “Firefly” and “Serenity,” Caleb on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” Captain Hammer in “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog”

Reed Diamond (Don Pedro)


Laurence Dominic on “Dollhouse”

Fran Kranz (Claudio)

Topher Brink on “Dollhouse,” Marty in “The Cabin in the Woods”

Jillian Morgese (Hero)

Woman in restaurant (uncredited) in “The Avengers”

Riki Lindhome (Conrade)

Cheryl on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”