It’s good to be Whedon.
Joss Whedon, the phenom behind the Avengers film, has signed on for Marvel Films through 2015. What does this mean? He will write and direct Avengers 2, develop a Marvel TV series and more!
Here is the official word from Marvel.com:
Earth’s Mightiest Heroes have reason to celebrate, as “Marvel’s The Avengers” director Joss Whedon will return to the cinematic House of Ideas!
Joss Whedon has signed an exclusive deal with Marvel Studios for film and television through the end of June 2015. As part of that deal, Whedon will write and direct “Marvel’s The Avengers 2” as well as help develop a new live-action series for Marvel Television at ABC. He will also contribute creatively to the next phase of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe.
Stay tuned to Marvel.com for all things Avengers, and pre-order your copy of “Marvel’s The Avengers” on Blu-ray today!
In addition to “Marvel’s The Avengers 2,” Marvel Studios will release a slate of films based on the Marvel characters including “Iron Man 3” on May 3, 2013; “Thor: The Dark World” on November 8, 2013; “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” on April 4, 2014; “Guardians of the Galaxy” on August 1, 2014; and “Ant-Man.”
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