Whedon to Direct Avengers

April 14, 2010

Deadline is reporting that Joss Whedon is in final negotiations to direct the comic book team for their silver screen assembly.

joss_whedon-192x300Whedon, famous for creating Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly, has been rumored to be taking the job since the beginning of the month. He is expected to rewrite the current version of the script, written by Zak Penn.

The film is planned for a May 4, 2012 and will unite Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Robert Downey Jr (Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), and Chris Hemsworth (Thor). Don Cheadle, Scarlette Johannson, and Edward Norton are also expected to reprise their roles.



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