Created by Joss Whedon. Executive Producers: Joss Whedon & Tim Minear. Producer: Ben Edlund. Writers: Joss Whedon, José Molina, Ben Edlund, Cheryl Cain, Brett Matthews, Drew Z. Greenberg and Jane Espenson. Starring: Nathan Fillion (Malcolm “Mal” Reynolds), Gina Torres as Zoe Washburne, née Alleyne), Alan Tudyk (Hoban “Wash” Washburne), Morena Baccarin (Inara Serra), Adam Baldwin (Jayne Cobb), Jewel Staite (Kaywinnet Lee “Kaylee” Frye), Sean Maher (Simon Tam), Summer Glau (River Tam), Ron Glass (Shepherd Derrial Book), Mark Sheppard (Badger), (Michael Fairman (Adelei Niska), Christina Hendricks (Safron), Jeff Ricketts and Dennis Cockrum (Hands of Blue. Music: Greg Edmonson. Cinematography: David Boyd. Editor: Lisa Lassek. Production Company: Mutant Enemy Productions, 20th Century Fox Television. Distributor: 20th Television.
Whedon also directed the movie sequel, Serenity (2005).
Two collections of essays, Finding Serenity: Anti-heroes, Lost Shepherds and Space Hookers In Joss Whedon’s ”Firefly” and Serenity Found: More Unauthorized Essays on Joss Whedon’s “Firefly” Universe, were edited by Jane Espenson.
- Espenson, Jane (ed.), Finding Serenity: Anti-heroes, Lost Shepherds and Space Hookers In Joss Whedon’s ”Firefly”
- —— (ed.), Serenity Found: More Unauthorized Essays on Joss Whedon’s “Firefly” Universe
- Slayage: The Journal of the Whedon Studies Association