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Joss Whedon Discusses Why He’s No Longer Involved with Marvel

For a time Joss Whedon was looked at as the godfather of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  Following his writing and directing of The Avengers, he was a creative consultant for all the Phase 2 films (including reports hat he was literally airlifted to London for rewrites while Thor 2 was filming), was a producer for Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and wrote and directed Avengers: Age of Ultron.  Age of Ultron marked the end of his tenure with Marvel and there were numerous rumors online as to the reason behind the breakup including Whedon wanting to pursue smaller passion projects, frustration with Marvel’s interference, burnout from too much work, etc.  Here’s comments from Whedon himself as to why he is no longer working with Marvel, courtesy of Heroic Hollywood. Continue reading Joss Whedon Discusses Why He’s No Longer Involved with Marvel

Joss Whedon Directing Star Wars?

For those that don’t know Joss Whedon was the writer/director behind the mega hits Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron as well as shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly.  Joss won’t be writing or directing the any additional Marvel films, claiming that he was exhausted and that the second film was “The hardest juggling act I’ve ever, ever had to pull off.”  Many assumed that he would be taking a break from movies to recoup, or at the very least pursue his own projects.  Well now Latino Review is reporting that Disney/Lucasfilm is seeking out Whedon to helm a future Star Wars installment. Continue reading Joss Whedon Directing Star Wars?