Joss Whedon

Here’s Whom Joss Whedon Would Pick for President, If He Got to Choose an Avenger

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by Emma Stefansky 43 minutes ago
Joss Whedon is open about his politics, never one to shy away from letting us all know whom he supports for this upcoming election. Just last week, he and a few of his Avenger pals posted a PSA to launch his new organization Save the Day, urging Americans to make sure they’re registered to vote. On Friday, Whedon also hosted a Facebook Live chat to promote Save the Day, in which he answered some fan questions, including which of the Avengers he’d pick to run the country.

Joss Whedon Launches Get Out the Vote Campaign With the Help of a Whole Bunch of Avengers

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by Matt Singer 5 days ago
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Joss Whedon quit Twitter back in 2015 after he decided that the social media platform’s pervasive negativity, anger, and outright hatred was too toxic to endure. (Where could he possibly get that idea from?) But this morning, like a phoenix or vampire slayer rising from the ashes, Whedon returned to Twitter with a new handle, and a new project: A get-out-the-vote campaign called Save the Day.

Become the Chosen One With These Joss Whedon Facts

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by Matt Singer August 26, 2016 @ 5:57 PM
You probably know that Joss Whedon’s production company is named Mutant Enemy. But did you know where the name comes from? Whedon, the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly is a huge fan of the prog rock group Yes, and he supposedly chose the title as a nod to the band and their song “And You and I.” That’s just one of the facts featured in the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies!

Become the Chosen One With These Joss Whedon Facts

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by Matt Singer August 25, 2016 @ 9:56 AM
You probably know that Joss Whedon’s production company is named Mutant Enemy. But did you know where the name comes from? Whedon, the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly is a huge fan of the prog rock group Yes, and he supposedly chose the title as a nod to the band and their song “And You and I.” That’s just one of the facts featured in the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies!

Let’s Talk About That Joss Whedon Directing ‘Supergirl’-‘Flash’ Musical Rumor

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 14, 2016 @ 8:32 PM
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DC and The CW have a habit of granting practical wishes of fans and reporters, to the point that fan-fervor brought Constantine’s Arrow appearance, the Flash-Supergirl crossover and more, most recently cementing a musical crossover for the latter two in 2017. Recent rumors have suggested that Joss Whedon himself might direct the two-part musical extravaganza, with Neil Patrick Harris to boot, but is there any truth to them?

Joss Whedon Would Return to Marvel for a ‘Black Widow’ Movie

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by Matthew Monagle July 24, 2016 @ 3:03 PM
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Since stepping away from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Joss Whedon has been pretty upfront about how anxious and exhausted the entire experience left him. Even as recently as a few weeks ago, Whedon was still coming to terms with the failure he felt after Avengers: Age of Ultron opened to backlash from fans. With Marvel bringing in new talent and taking its films into different directions, it seemed the door had closed on Whedon and Marvel ever working again.

Joss Whedon Says ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Made Him Feel Like a ‘Miserable Failure’

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by Mike Sampson April 19, 2016 @ 9:48 AM
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The first Avengers film was such a success, Joss Whedon originally didn’t want to come back to direct a sequel. How could you top a movie that became one of the biggest movies of all-time? Eventually Marvel and a lot of money were able to convince...

Joss Whedon Defends ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Comments, Says Marvel TV Gets ‘Leftovers’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 3, 2016 @ 10:30 PM
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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. Now, Whedon clarifies his comments, denying he regrets keeping Clark Gregg in his badass role, even as Marvel TV tends to get the movies’ “leftovers.”

10 ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ Facts to Stake Out

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 21, 2015 @ 11:17 AM
Buffy the Vampire Slayer staked out its own legend by dialogue alone, but did you know it was the first TV series to use “Google” as a verb? Or that Katie Holmes nearly donned the famous stake and stylish, yet affordable boots? Crawl out of your grave and find this 28th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which heads to Sunnydale to stake out some frightful facts of Buffy The Vampire Slayer!

10 Things You Might Not Know About ‘The Cabin in the Woods’

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by ScreenCrush Staff October 19, 2015 @ 3:17 PM
Writer Joss Whedon and director Drew Goddard created over 60 different types of monsters were created specifically for The Cabin in the Woods including Sugarplum Fairy, Reptilius, Angry Molesting Tree, Fornicus, Wraiths and, of course, a Merman. That’s just one of the many facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which catches up with The Cabin in the Woods.