#Joss Whedon


Joss Whedon will have a writing credit on 'Justice League'

Justice League's rocky postproduction continues apace – the next blockbuster in the DC Expanded Universe has seen its director step down and has undergone extensive reshoots; now, Collider reports that Marvel alum Joss Whedon will rec...


Whedon reveals that Avengers: Age of Ultron alternate ending

WARNING: Big old major spoilers for Avengers: Age of Ultron lie within; if you're one of the five people in the world who hasn't seen it yet, consider yourself warned.   One of the biggest shockers of Joss Whedon's Avengers: Age of Ult...

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First official trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron

Well I guess no one has to watch Agents of SHIELD on the 28th anymore. Thanks to a snafu leading to a leaked teaser earlier today (which we didn't post because Flixist doesn't dabble in the dark legal arts), Marvel has gone ahead and offic...


Joss Whedon called in to fix some of Thor: The Dark World

Thor: The Dark World's director is gladly admitting to SFX Magazine that Joss Whedon came down from on high to help him iron out some kinks that weren't working too well with the film. Basically he says that Whedon is like a scene fixing ni...

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Avengers 2 now officially titled Avengers: Age of Ultron

During Marvel's big San Diego Comic Con panel on Saturday (which brought lots of news for Marvel's Phase Two including Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and Guardians of the Galaxy), Joss Whedon announced that the s...

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Review: Much Ado About Nothing

How do you follow up the biggest blockbuster in cinematic history? One crammed full of superheroes and special effects and big name actors? A film that epitomizes Hollywood in all its glory and all its faults? If you're Joss Whedon you take...

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Whedon confirms Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver for Avengers 2

While a rumor that Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver (Magneto's son and daughter, which means that mutants would exist within the Whedonverse) were joining the Avengers for UMAS: 2015 has been floating around the Internet for sometime, Joss Whe...


NYC: Spend an evening with Joss Whedon - 5/29

Get on this, geeks! On Wednesday, May 29th, Joss Whedon will be at The Film Society of Lincoln Center for a special preview screening of Much Ado About Nothing followed by a discussion. Tix are $20 and on sale now. The film will open in New...


A playful poster for Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing

I feel like "playful" is a pretty good way to describe director Joss Whedon's newest movie, a Shakespeare adaptation called Much Ado About Nothing. Even though it's coming from one of the most fiercely loved directors of our time and based ...


Whedon: No Firefly Kickstarter any time soon

I think that thing that instantly leaped to everyone's mind the second the Veronica Mars Kickstarter absolutely dominated everything ever was that there needs to be one for Firefly. After all, the entire cast loves it and Whedon has sa...


Trailer: Much Ado About Nothing

After director Joss Whedon's mega block-buster The Avengers last year, he decided to tone it down a bit for his next project. It's a bit of a palate cleanser - Much Ado About Nothing is an adaption of the classic Shakespearean comedy by th...


Flixist Awards 2012: Best Screenplay

As a hopeful screenwriter, Best Screenplay is the one award I pay the most attention to in every awards. Our kind isn't so often publicly recognized, no matter how handsome we all are. Screenplays are important though because they...


Joss Whedon discusses why he's on board for Avengers 2

You'd think if you'd just directed the third highest box office film of all time you'd be right in line to direct its sequel once the dump truck full of money drove up to your house, but not Joss Whedon. That guy cares about things like qua...


Joss Whedon signs on for Avengers 2, minds explode

Disney has just confirmed (through an investors conference call, according to /Film) that Joss Whedon has definitely signed on to write and direct the sequel to the blockbuster Avengers film as well as involving himself with the ABC te...


Pictures from Whedon's Much Ado remain Branaghless

Having shot the film Dr. Horrible-style, independently and in under two weeks, professional cool-guy-you'd-like-to-hang-with Joss Whedon has put out some new shots of his forthcoming black and white adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing. Whi...


Flix for Short: Scary Smash

Taking a child's incoherent ramblings and turning them into an actual story isn't the newest idea on the block, but when you put Joss Whedon, Dave Foley and Kate Miucci into the mix it becomes fresh all over again. To kick off the new seri...


Book: Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion

Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion: The TV Series, The Movies, The Comic Books, and More should be on sale as all of you read this. Unlike some of the other books we've covered, this book serves as an anthology of some of the best critical...


Reminder: Win a MONDO poster for Cabin in the Woods!

[Congratulations to our winner: Ben Murphy! Your prize should be in the mail! This contest is now closed, stay tuned for more soon!] I still can't believe that title is real. Yes, for real, Flixist is giving away a real Mondo poster, and it...


The Invincible Iron Man vs. The Mighty Thor

We're about two weeks away from some awesome Avengers action. In this new clip, we have Iron Man fighting Thor for reasons unknown. Of course they'll make up, play nice, and drink cocktails and mead together later in the movie, but in migh...


Cabin in the Woods: The painting and the whiteboard

[For the next few days, we'll be looking at The Cabin in the Woods: The Official Visual Companion and the official movie novelization, both from Titan Books. The visual companion features an in-depth interview with Joss Whedon and Drew Godd...


Cabin in the Woods: Joss & Drew on casting and dactyls

[For the next few days, we'll be looking at The Cabin in the Woods: The Official Visual Companion from Titan Books. It features an in-depth interview with Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard, the film's complete screenplay, cast interviews, and hu...


Cabin in the Woods: Joss & Drew's writing process

[For the next few days, we'll be looking at The Cabin in the Woods: The Official Visual Companion from Titan Books. It features an in-depth interview with Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard, the film's complete screenplay, cast interviews, and hu...


Review: The Cabin in the Woods

[This review was originally published as part of our coverage of SXSW 2012. It has been reposted to coincide with the film's national release.] There is so much amazing stuff going on in Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon's The Cabin in the Woods...


Dr. Horrible 2 finally happening, hopefully this summer

I remember the first time I saw Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. I also remember the second time. And the third, fourth, and the fifth time (the latter of which is when I finally saw Commentary: The Musical, which continues to be the only co...


Trailer: The Avengers

The Japanese trailer for The Avengers is brimming with new footage, including a shot of Gwyneth Paltrow's Pepper Potts looking deeply concerned (maybe someone finally told her how embarrassing Goop is), a hovership a lot like the Valiant f...


Cabin in the Woods director Drew Goddard turned down 3D

We've been ranting and raving (well, just Alex so far) about Cabin in the Woods. According to Alex it's the best horror film in years and everyone must see it. But why isn't it the best horror film in years that everyone must see in 3D...


Trailer: The Cabin in the Woods

This new trailer for Drew Godard and Joss Whedon's The Cabin in the Woods shows a tiny bit more of the film's first act twist (you should avoid this trailer if you want to go in cold on this one) and not a whole lot else. It's definit...


The Avengers won't showcase 3D/be "obnoxious" about it

Joss Whedon has come out to defend the use of 3D in the upcoming Avengers flick. In an interview with Joblo, he said: "There's no, 'Oh look, we're going to spend 20 minutes going through this tunnel because it's in 3D!' And no one is point...


Trailer: The Cabin in the Woods

HOLY GOD AM I EXCITED FOR THIS. The Cabin in the Woods has been floating around Hollywood for about two years now, having not found a distributor until recently. I had the pleasure of reading the script when it leaked back in 2009. No...


Teaser poster for Cabin in the Woods teases brilliantly

Perhaps one of the most done-to-death subgenres of Horror, the "cabin in the woods" archetypal film usually employs a "killer on the loose" or "a crazy ghost bent on wreaking havoc on the living." At first, Cabin in the Woods seemed no diff...


Whedon's failed Wonder Woman movie sounds crappy

I'd imagine you comics fans out there, like me, consider Joss Whedon's failed Wonder Woman movie as one of the great misses in comic book cinema history. In an interview with Rookie Magazine, Whedon opened up, for the first time, on the det...


Joss Whedon prepping metaphysical romance 'In Your Eyes'

Fresh off The Avengers and an adaptation of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, Joss Whedon has lined up a 'metaphysical love story', entitled In Your Eyes, for release under the banner of his recently formed Bellweather Pictures. Althoug...


Joss Whedon secretly shot a Shakespeare adaptation

[UPDATE: Joss Whedon confirmed to THR that this is an adaptation of Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing, and that it was shot in twelve(!) days in Santa Monica, CA. Whedon described the project: "The text is to me a deconstruction of the i...


The Avengers of tomorrow are the Avengers of today

Well, Comic Con is over, but there's still lots of goodies to go around, such as these glory shots of The Avengers team in all their, um, glory... You may have seen a few of these around the web, such as Captain America and Iron Man, but Ma...


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