" Redemption is something you have to fight for in a very personal, down-dirty way." So says Hollywood director Joss Whedon of Avengers and Buffy the Vampire Slayer fame, per Goodreads. Whedon knows a thing or two about story arcs and...Show More Summary
The second half of our look at superhero movies that could have been include J.J. Abrams' "Superman," Joss Whedon's "Wonder Woman" and more.
U.S. director Joss Whedon, center, poses for photographers with Iron Man, left, and Captain America during the Japan premiere of Avengers: Age of Ultron in Tokyo, Tuesday, June 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) When Joss Whedon and the Walt Disney Studiosdecided to shoot Avengers: Age of Ultron primarily at the Shepperton [...]
To date, the character that has been the most difficult for Marvel to figure out on film has been the Incredible Hulk. He was put on the big screen in a film directed by Ang Lee. Then, the character was rebooted by Edward Norton, and eventually recast in the first Avengers film. Show More Summary
Poor Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. First, Joss Whedon flat-out admits that the TV series get “leftovers” from their cinematic brethren, and now S.H.I.E.L.D.’s one major Marvel tie-in may not get the attention it deserves either. According to Clark Gregg, none of Agents’ work with the Inhumans of Marvel lore may end up tying into the 2019 movie version after all. Continue reading…
With his tenure as Marvel Studios movie mastermind over, CBR looks back on Whedon's six biggest additions to the cinematic mythos.
To a particular strain of nerd, it feels like only yesterday that we were bemoaning the loss of Joss Whedon’s Firefly, probably because it was yesterday. Much like the loss of the Unification War for the browncoats, some people will never get over it. Show More Summary
The Marvel universe is about to change in a drastic way. Joss Whedon has had a big impact on Marvel in the past few years, molding comic book legends into live action superheroes that have thrilled millions of fans, but, sadly, that is to be no more. Show More Summary
If you were a fan of the direction Marvel took during Phase 2 of its cinematic universe, you might want to reset your expectations for the oncoming slate of films in Phase 3. In a recent interview with the Oxford Union, The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron director Joss Whedon confirmed that he has stepped away from the studio entirely. Show More Summary
Joss Whedon has revealed he has cut ties with the Marvel world in a new video interview. “I sort of had my finger in all of the films in the second phase but then I just had to concentrate only on Ultron and sort of know that when it was done, I was just going [...]
Joss Whedon, who was tapped to direct the first two "Avengers" movies after creating a number of critically acclaimed TV shows, is bidding farewell to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The "Buffy" auteur revealed in a conversation at the...Show More Summary
Much is owed to Joss Whedon. He gave us Buffy the Vampire Slayer, he gave us Firefly, and with only his second film as director, he gave us The Avengers. Of course, The Avengers would have been a success without Whedon, but how big of a success would it have been? And would the film […]
As the new year begins, full of promise, beginnings, and lists of resolutions, it’s good to know that some things will stay the same. The sun still rises in the East, George R.R. Martin still won’t finish a book, and Joss Whedon would still rather be dragged over hot coals than return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Show More Summary
This hour-long panel that Joss Whedon did at Oxford has been making the internet rounds; it's quite dense, full of Whedon's honest observations on his own failures and the struggles that creative people face with having to change their work in order to suit the institutions that fund it.
Agents of SHIELD, Agent Carter, Daredevil, and Jessica Jones have all proven themselves as worthy entries into Marvel’s pantheon of shared live-action properties. But in a new interview, Avengers and Age of Ultron director Joss Whedon says that the world of Marvel film and TV isn’t quite as connected as it is at first glance. Read more...
Considering Avengers: Age of Ultron basically broke Joss Whedon, it shouldn’t come as any big surprise that he’s tapped out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But in case there was ever any doubt, Whedon has now confirmed that yes, indeed, he is done with the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Show More Summary
Many fans know that Joss Whedon is no longer a part of the Marvel family after his film "Avengers: Age of Ultron" came out. Several have wondered and questioned why that is the case, and what would cause the long time director to step...Show More Summary
I think we all got the feeling around the time that Avengers: Age of Ultron came out that Joss Whedon was done with Marvel. The sequel didn't sound like an enjoyable experience for him, and on his way out the...
Joss Whedon is really done with Marvel movies. Get a better look at some mysterious Star Wars characters. Will Smith reacts to the next Independence Day. A Flash character makes an intriguing return. Plus more details on Alien: Covenant, and new looks at Agent Carter and Moana. So many Spoilers! Read more...
A ways back, Avengers director and ex-Marvel mainstay Joss Whedon seemed to cast shade at ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. over Coulson’s resurrection, despite he himself directing the pilot, noting that movies would consider the character dead. Show More Summary