Quantcast
Posted by: Matt McGloin
/ 1 year 18 weeks ago

Joss Whedon Confirmed For The Avengers 3?

Body

13944

Drew Pearce, writer of Iron Man 3 and most recently the creative mind behind the "All Hail The King" short film dropped an interesting tidbit suggesting that Joss Whedon might be directing "The Avengers 3."

Speaking in an interview with Movies.com about whether or not there will be an aftermath for the Mandarin short, Drew Pearce insinuates Joss Whedon is directing the third Avengers movie.

Honestly, it’s a question above my pay grade. One of the things when you’re a writer or director in the Marvel universe is you come in, you leave some tasty morsels dangling at the end, and maybe you’re the one who comes in and picks them up again next time, or maybe it’s someone else, or maybe they just hang there awhile and that’s fine too. Despite any cliffhanger-ness to the short, I also don’t feel like it’s unsatisfying. That’s all you can really hope to do. Unless you’re Joss [Whedon] and you’re making Avengers 2 and 3, and then you have a pretty good idea if you’re making the next one or not.

It's possible that Pearce may have just been making a general comment, but with past statements from Whedon comparing The Avengers 2 to Empire Strikes Back, perhaps Whedon will finish out the trilogy.

Robert Downey Jr. is signed on for "The Avengers 3" as well, which has an unannounced premiere date.

The Avengers: Age Of Ultron is currently filming and hits May 1, 2015 directed by Joss Whedon starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson and Mark Ruffalo with James Spader as Ultron.

Head on over to the Cosmic Book News Avengers movie hub for more.

Latest Images

More From Cosmic Book News:

Join fans around the world in rewatching the original series.
Four projects currently in development...
First time in ten years Kirkman is unable to attend...
Cut loose with the iconic suit of red, white, and blue armor!
Cast and crew welcomes fans to LA and shares what they're looking forward to in the episodes to come.
Character is named Rowan, but no specific details are known.
Iron Man came out in 2008 spearheading the Marvel Cinematic Universe starring Robert Downey Jr...
Bruce Campbell back with iconic chainsaw and shotgun.
Another look at Superman and now Brainiac...
Better looks at Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jesse Eisenberg and Zack Snyder.
Argo screenwriter Chris Terrio finished the script.
Lawrence doesn't think Arkham Knight is all that. Agree?
The Force won't be as strong as it could be at Comic-Con...