Joss Whedon Confirms He’s Directing The Avengers

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Joss Whedon confirmed he’ll direct upcoming film The Avengers for Marvel Studios during a Comic-Con panel.

“[Me directing The Avengers] is not an official thing, because Marvel couldn’t afford a press release. Can I make it an official thing? I am directing The Avengers.”

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There you have it, folks. He went on to note that it’s too early to talk about it, as he’s still writing the outline, but “It makes no sense, these people shouldn’t be in the same room never mind the same team. To me, that’s the definition of family.”

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