Simon Pegg & Crispian Mills (director of A Fantastic Fear of Everything).
“I know you’re a Buffy fan, and I love Buffy, so my friends always have a debate over who’s the best love interest - Angel, Riley or Spike. And I’m curious as to who your favourite is.”
SIMON: “Angel all the way. I mean, Riley was a little wet. Spike was - Spike felt crowbarred in. It was like who’s left that can have it off with Buffy?”
“But he went and got a soul!”
SIMON: “But it was like it was replaying the old Angel thing ‘cause he suddenly got a chip, it was a bit convenient. I thought Angel was the best. I love David Boreanaz’s Cro-Magnon face, I think he’s ruggedly handsome in a real caveman kinda way. Spike’s a great character, but it just felt like, eh.”
“Fair enough, but he went and got a soul for her.”
SIMON: “Aw, you’re an anglophile, aren’t you? You liked him ‘cause he’s British and blond. *wink*” - from A Fantastic Fear of Everything: Meet the Filmmakers Q&A, May 30th 2012 (iTunes)