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Joss Whedon Comments On Idris Elba & The Avengers 2

Posted By: Matt McGloin
Tue, 11/04/2014 - 16:04


A couple of days ago saw Idris Elba confirm both Heimdall and Tom Hiddleston as Loki for The Avengers 2.

It appears as that was an unintentional slip as Vulture caught up with director Joss Whedon and asked about it.

"Um, should he receive an email from me, there might be an attitude of scold," Whedon responded about the leak. 

Idris Elba revealed he filmed a scene with Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston for The Avengers 2.

"Yeah, when you have a cast of 19,000 people, inevitably, once every month, you pick up [a story] and you're like, 'Awww,'" Whedon offered.

Whedon continued with mention of his Avengers 2 script being compared to bananas, "but in a good way."

"Well, at this point, I'm still trying to connect those bananas and turn them into a bunch," Whedon said. "Yeah, I don't think that banana metaphor is going to go very far [laughs], but it's really fun, honestly. Even while I'm looking at ways in which I messed up, it's fun taking everything and connecting it, finding a way to make something more emotional or funnier or cooler, so I love the work."


When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

"The Avengers: Age Of Ultron" hits May 1, 2015 directed by Joss Whedon starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch, Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Quicksilver, Paul Bettany as Vision, with James Spader as Ultron.