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Coulson Lives In Lamest Way Possible In 'Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • April 29, 2013 2:50 PM
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There's been a lot of speculation as to how Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg) would be brought back for the new ABC series set within the Marvel Universe, "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." The series, which is being spearheaded by "Avengers" director Joss Whedon, but has yet to get an official green light from the network, would revive the Coulson character, last seen with a giant fucking spear through his chest in "The Avengers," and focus on the super-spy organization he works for. Well, details on how he will be resurrected have been revealed (supposedly) and a spoiler warning should be issued, along with a "prepared to be incredibly disappointed" warning.

Is Joss Whedon Teasing Quicksilver & The Scarlet Witch For 'The Avengers 2'?

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 25, 2013 1:46 PM
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In case you missed the news earlier this week, Marvel has officially secured the rights to Daredevil after they lapsed at Fox, and with Phase Two now mapped out, could they be ready to unleash a whole new host of characters? We're mostly getting sequels for the next couple of years starting with "Iron Man 3," but the forthcoming "Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D." series and "Guardians of the Galaxy" certainly opens up the doors to see what other Marvel-verse characters can come out to play, and Joss Whedon is already teasing some new faces that might be appearing.

Watch: New U.K. Trailer For Joss Whedon's 'Much Ado About Nothing'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 24, 2013 3:14 PM
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Joss Whedon's reputation is largely staked on his genre stuff from "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" to "Firefly" to, of course, "The Avengers" and his continued work in the Marvel universe. But it seems he's eager to prove he can do more than tell the stories of superheroes and the supernatural, and so he got some friends together and literally shot a movie in his backyard. The result? "Much Ado About Nothing."

Watch: Marvel Phase Two Preview Teaser & 'Iron Man 3' TV Spot; 'The Avengers 2' Set To Shoot Early 2014

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 2, 2013 11:27 AM
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The Avengers
Lots of little Marvel bits and bobs have emerged from the nerd Easter basket over the past day or two, so we've rounded them all up in one convenient spot for your edification. This is all pretty minor stuff, but nonetheless, Marvel-heads will probably want to give it a whirl.

New 'Iron Man 3' Poster Is A Good Example Of Bad Photoshop, Kevin Feige Shares Joss Whedon's Reaction To The Movie

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 19, 2013 2:15 PM
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You might not remember, or perhaps you deleted it from your memory, but circa Marvel's campaign for "Iron Man 2," they dropped a hilariously terrible international poster that basically was a mashup of all the things in the movie. Well, three years on, they haven't deviated from the playbook as a new one-sheet has arrived, and once again, a lowly intern (probably) has cut and pasted a bunch of stuff together.

In Case You're Wondering: Joss Whedon Says He Won't Be Kickstarting A New 'Firefly' Project Anytime Soon

  • By Ken Guidry
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  • March 15, 2013 10:39 AM
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Yesterday we talked about the success of the kickstarter campaign for the “Veronica Mars” movie and whether or not it’s more of a curse than a blessing. As of now, the campaign has more than surpassed its $2 million goal, even crossing the $3 million mark. What we did not really talk about was what the success could mean for other potential projects. On that note, Buzzfeed managed to talk to filmmaker Joss Whedon regarding his feelings on the matter and what the “Veronica Mars” Kickstarter campaign could do for another “Firefly” movie.

Is He Right? Joss Whedon Says He Wouldn't Bring Original Characters Back For 'Star Wars' Sequels

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 11, 2013 2:26 PM
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With "The Avengers" earning $1 billion and change, Joss Whedon has unofficially become the guru of how to take a franchise property, and turn it into a mega smash hit that does the rare trifecta of pleasing fanboys, audiences and critics all at once. And so course, he gets asked about what he would do given the chance the helm to "Star Wars: Episode 7," a gig he revealed earlier this year is certainly something he would have loved to take on. And the folks at Disney (who own Marvel, fyi) might not like to hear what he has to say.

Joss Whedon Says 'Hulk' Is "The Most Difficult Marvel Property" & Doesn't "Think The First Two Movies Nailed It"

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 8, 2013 11:39 AM
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Man, for a property and movie of which there are currently "no plans," it seems folks just can't stop talking about the prospect and possibility of a "Hulk" film and what exactly it should be. While rumors have been flying about about a possible "Planet Hulk" and "World War Hulk" based movie, current Marvel godfather Joss Whedon has called them nonsense and as he reveals in a longer statement today, getting Bruce Banner right on the big screen is a challenge.

Watch: Joss Whedon Goes Shakespeare With Trailer For 'Much Ado About Nothing'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 7, 2013 1:54 PM
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Yes, Joss Whedon -- who made $1 billion and change for Marvel simply by making some spandex heroes fly around for a couple of hours -- has made a movie based on a Shakespeare play. In black and white. In his backyard. And on a budget that would barely feed the cast and crew of "The Avengers" for a single day. But you know what else? It actually looks pretty good.

Mark Ruffalo Says There Are Currently "No Plans" For A 'Hulk' Standalone Movie

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 7, 2013 12:44 PM
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After Joss Whedon's response that rumors about a "Hulk" standalone movie were "nonsense," and other nerd sites declared chatter that a Marvel effort based on Planet Hulk was 1000% inaccurate, Mark Ruffalo has used the almighty power of Twitter to finally weigh in on Hulk-gate. Yeah, don't hold your breath for a green monster smashing stuff up on screen anytime soon.

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