About time! There's finally an update on the promised Doctor Horrible sequel

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Sep 24, 2013, 5:03 PM EDT

It seems like we’ve been hearing about a sequel to Joss Whedon’s pet project Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog ever since it debuted way back in 2008, but now we finally have some new info.

While out promoting their new series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Joss’ brother Jed and his wife Maurissa Tancharoen (Joss’ sister-in-law) opened up about when we might see Neil Patrick Harris take the next step into evil-dom.

The duo joined up with Joss to develop the web musical, and despite their increased workload writing on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., both say they still have tangible plans to get a new Dr. Horrible finished.

But when? That’s the million dollar question. Here’s what they told The Hollywood Reporter about the project in a Q&A:

Tancharoen: We wish we could be doing everything at the same time, but it's always something that is in our hearts and always something we desperately want to do. But now Joss is away. He's in London prepping, and we are here everyday consumed by this. But there are about six songs ready to go.

Whedon: In some form or another, it will exist. Obviously we've been saying that for a long time and it's been slow going. But we never forget. It lives in our hearts.

Tancharoen: I will play Groupie #1 before you can call it Old Hag #1 (laughs).

It’s nice to hear they’ve written some songs already, and we admire their confidence that it will get finished. Now, let’s just get Neil Patrick Harris to guest star on S.H.I.E.L.D., and they could moonlight on Dr. Horrible. Problem solved!

(Via The Hollywood Reporter)