Joss Whedon to direct Marvel’s Avengers film?!
oh way kewl…The Avengers ! Here is my fave comic of that series – I still have it , 1977 baby- a cool 30 cents…:0)
…Deadline Hollywood is confirming that rumor that Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon is in final talks to direct Marvel’s proposed The Avengers movie.
The report confirms a rumor first reported by IESB.net on April 1 that Whedon was edging out Clash of the Titans director Louis Leterrier to direct the superhero saga:
I’m told Marvel Studios is in final negotiations for Buffy the Vampire Slayer series architect Joss Whedon to direct Marvel Studios’ The Avengers. That’s the fast-tracked film that would amount to an all-star team of Marvel superheros, including Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), as well as SHIELD leader Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson). Other signature superheros will likely be involved, but I’ve listed the actors in active superhero duty.Whedon has been rumored for this job for awhile, and is high on the fanboy wish-list….