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Sarah Michelle Gellar rules out Buffy return

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SMG rules out Buffy return

The surprise return of Veronica Mars may have got telly geeks talking but Sarah Michelle Gellar says that Buffy The Vampire Slayer will not be going through a similar big-screen reboot.

The 36-year-old actress starred in the hit TV series for six years but she has driven a stake into the hearts of die-hard fans hoping for a return of the high-kicking high school vamp slayer.

In fact, she says she'd need a "walker" if she was to play Buffy again.

“Buffy was [already] a movie. See, I think people forget that," she told US TV show Access Hollywood. "Buffy was a movie first, and I don’t know if you guys know this, but it didn’t really work!"

"We spent our whole first year or two apologising for the movie. So, I think it would be an incredibly different pressure . . . Plus, I’m a little old now. I feel like Buffy would have a wooden stake walker. I’m not quite sure how that would work.”

Gellar has been married to her Scooby-Doo co-star Freddie Prinze Jr. since 2002 and the couple have son Rocky and daughter Charlotte together.

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