Members of the Whedonverse, unite!
Marvel announced yesterday that Joss Whedon would, indeed, return to write and direct a sequel to The Avengers, the 2012 blockbuster that has grossed nearly $1.5 billion worldwide.
He has also signed a deal to develop some kind of television showed based on these characters, though details behind that project are sketchy at best.
Announced Marvel in a statement:
“Joss Whedon has signed an exclusive deal with Marvel Studios for film and television through the end of June 2015.
After months of ambiguity, Joss Whedon has signed on to write and direct the sequel to his biggest film to date, Marvel's superhero extravaganza The Avengers. According to The Wrap, Disney chairman Bob Iger confirmed Whedon's return... Read Post
The "Avengers" sequel that was greenlit after the film's record-breaking opening has found its director: Joss Whedon will return. Read Post