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June 23 2016

Happy birthday to Joss Whedon! He turns 52 today.

June 09 2016

A Joss Whedon interview will be in Lily Cole's 'Impossible to Print' magazine. By the sounds of it, it could be his talk that featured on the Impossible website a couple of years back.

May 22 2016

Joss Whedon reveals clues about his new movie script. "It is a story about a girl who goes through some unbelievable sh-t".

May 13 2016

'Joss Whedon would my choice to direct Andre the Giant movie' says wrestler's daughter. Robin Christensen-Roussimoff says that Joss has "just got such an interesting view of things that I think he could make it a lot of fun."

April 28 2016

Twelve Joss Whedon creations that made the world a better place. A bold claim but yet not unwarranted.

March 21 2016

Joss to sit down with Mark Ruffalo at Tribeca Film Festival. The two are scheduled to have a conversation-style panel on Monday, April 18th, part of a panel series that also includes conversations with JJ Abrams, Alfonso Cuaron, and Tina Fey.

March 03 2016

Planned Parenthood challenge grant. Joss Whedon has issued a second Planned Parenthood Challenge Grant. He will donate $80,000, if 500 new people will donate any amount. Deadline is midnight tonight.

February 23 2016

Actors of the Marvel Movies - Intertwined. Connections between the frequently-intertwined actors of the Marvel movies outside of the Marvel comic franchise. Some verrrrry long ago.

February 19 2016

Speculating on Joss Whedon's next adaptations of Shakespeare. After Much Ado About Nothing, where does Joss go next in the world of Shakespeare? This excerpt from " After the Avengers: From Joss Whedon's Hottest, Newest Franchises to the Future of the Whedonverse" attempts to find out.

February 10 2016

Joss Whedon: "I'm writing... there's a couple of things I'm very very excited about". He hopes to say something about them very soon. You also get to hear about his favourite movies from last year.

February 09 2016

Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon at the Oscar Nominees Night party. Adorable. That's the only word for them.

February 04 2016

Pics of Joss Whedon at Gutenberg! The Musical!. Bonus if you're a Darren Criss fan.

January 03 2016

Pop culture media picks up on Joss Whedon's Marvel comments from two months ago. MCU highlights from Joss' Q&A at the Oxford Union on November 9th are getting reported on various sites today.

December 13 2015

The top ten Joss Whedon characters. WatchMojo.com puts forward their case. Heated debates on the Internet follow.

December 11 2015

Joss Whedon talks about working on 'Toy Story'. This is from last night's 'Toy Story at 20' special on ABC. Scroll down to the last video on the page to see the Joss clip.

December 10 2015

Watch all of Joss Whedon's Q&A at the Oxford Union. This took place on the 9th of November. More...

November 19 2015

Joss Whedon talks character progression, storytelling and pop culture. This interview was conducted at his recent Oxford Union event.

November 11 2015

See Joss Whedon's Wonder Woman December 5th in Manhattan Beach, CA. Manhattan Beach comic book store the Comic Bug apparently got a copy of Joss's 2005 screenplay for Wonder Woman and will perform it in front of an audience in December.

November 10 2015

Joss Whedon is working on a new musical. He made the comments at last night's Q&A at the Oxford Union. Highlights from that talk can be found here.

October 13 2015

Sam Mendes puts his questions to Joss Whedon and other directors. Ever wanted an insight into how the Hollywood A-List make movies? Then this is the Empire magazine feature for you. More...

October 08 2015

Joss Whedon will speak at the Oxford Union. According to the Oxford Union's website, this will be on November 9th at 8pm.

September 29 2015

Honest Trailers - Avengers: Age of Ultron. The guys at Honest Trailers believe Joss needs a hug.

September 18 2015

The new issue of Empire Magazine has Sam Mendes interviewing Joss Whedon. Hopefully this feature will be put online at the magazine's website.

September 12 2015

Joss Whedon will be at Whedonopolis' Halloween Event. This year's event in Hollywood, CA will benefit Kids Need To Read. Tickets go on sale tomorrow.

July 30 2015

Joss Whedon on his early film making years at Wesleyan University. This Hollywood Reporter article about the top US film schools contains the following fab Joss quote "I try to make science fiction, but I always end up making a Western."

July 14 2015

Video of Joss Whedon's panel at Comic-Con 2015. It's been uploaded on youtube by Flicks And The City, Enjoy!

July 13 2015

Joss Whedon on why he'll never be finished with superheroes. Joss talks with io9 about Twist and the Black Widow controversy in Age of Ultron.

July 12 2015

Joss Whedon Just Explained The Meaning Of Life To Us. io9 gives a summary of Joss's answer to the meaning of life during his panel. More...

July 10 2015

New Con Man trailer, shown at SDCC. Lots of Whedon people in the trailer, including the man himself.

July 06 2015

Felicia Day announces her Book Tour details. Our own Joss Whedon will be providing the foreword for Felicia's memoir (available Aug 11). More...

June 26 2015

Joss Whedon's 7 best quotes about writing and life. Words of wisdom from Joss.

June 23 2015

Happy birthday to Joss Whedon! He turns 51 today.

June 05 2015

Released today - The Comics of Joss Whedon: Critical Essays. This collection of new essays focuses on Whedonís comics work and its tie-ins with his film and television productions, emphasizing his auteurism in crossing over from panel to screen to panel. Essays focus on the comic inspirations and subversive tropes of the Whedonverse, as well as character changes and new interpretations. More...

May 06 2015

Joss Whedon on why he left Twitter. He tells Buzzfeed "If I'm going to start writing again, I have to go to the quiet place."
Age of Ultron/Final Countdown dance video parody. Shot in LA's Meltdown Comics, this music video parody assembles a cast of cosplayers from Geek & Sundry and Nerdist School.

May 05 2015

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' is the ultimate Joss Whedon movie. According to Screen Crush "The second outing of Earthís mightiest heroes has more in common with an episode of Buffy than it does with its fellow summer blockbusters. It is, first and foremost, the work of an auteur." Spoilers if you haven't seen the sequel.

May 04 2015

Why Avengers: Age of Ultron fills this Buffy fan with despair. In the author's own words,"...I still can't square what I see in Age of Ultron with the pleasure I got from all seven seasons of Buffy... If we really are in a golden age of television, Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a harbinger. Age of Ultron is the beginning of nothing; at best it's a leaden, heavy-spirited middle." More...
Joss deletes his Twitter account. For good?
Joss Whedon on the big moments in Avengers: Age of Ultron. This half hour Empire Magazine podcast interview with Joss is the nearest thing you'll get to a director's commentary until the DVD comes out. Some of Joss' comments you will have read before but there's a lot of new material here (pairings, what Joss fought to keep in the movie, the cut scenes, the actual length of the original cut, the last line etc). A transcript can be found here (you'll see a lot of websites recycling the comments made in this interview).

May 03 2015

The reason behind Hawkeye's big secret in Avengers: Age Of Ultron. Joss tells Buzzfeed why Hawkeye's secret "is among my favorite things we've ever done".

April 28 2015

Joss Whedon on which of his projects gets the most fan attention. There's other interesting bits and pieces to be had in this Metro interview.

April 25 2015

(SPOILER) An on-stage chat with Joss Whedon and Elizabeth Olsen! A nearly half hour long interview (video) about Avengers: Age of Ultron. No major spoilers, so it's safe to watch unless you're planning on going in knowing nothing.

April 23 2015

"Avengers" - Regisseur Whedon: "Dafur hat Gott Roboter und Zombies erfunden". "For that God Has Invented Robots And Zombies". Interview with Joss Whedon on "Avengers 2: Age of Ultron" in German news magazine "Der SPIEGEL".

April 22 2015

Joss Whedon weighs in on the idea of a Buffy reunion movie. He tells Metro.co.uk: "I'd never rule anything out, but I've no plans at this point." And that's all he said on the matter.

April 21 2015

'Leaked' Spider-Man post-credits Age of Ultron scene is fake says Joss Whedon. "Speaking at the Avengers: Age of Ultron press conference in London, Whedon said: "Yeah that's not real. I don't know where that started. I don't know who came up with it."
Joss Whedon gives updates on some of his projects. Buzzfeed asked him what's happening with Dr. Horrible 2, Goners, Wastelanders etc.

April 18 2015

The Guardian profiles Joss Whedon. "I don't want to be done creating new universes."

April 12 2015

Joss gives answers to very touchy subjects in Badass Digest interview. Joss talks about Twitter, his comment regarding Jurassic World, GamerGate, and Adam Baldwin.

April 02 2015

Joss Whedon and his lesser-known film writing work. Den of Geek talks about some of the scripts that Joss has worked on in his time.

March 24 2015

Russo Brothers reportedly to direct Avengers: Infinity War films. After months of speculation, Joss will reportedly hand the Avengers reins over to The Russo Brothers.

February 20 2015

Joss Whedon talks Avengers: Age of Ultron. Yet another great set interview with Empire Magazine.

February 05 2015

Joss Whedon is one of the "Artists for Warren". Yes, the US Presidential campaign season is upon us. *spoilers* Senator Perrin wins anyway *end of spoilers*.

February 02 2015

Marvel Cinematic Universe: 10 things that could prematurely end it. The potential pitfalls that Feige and co. need to avoid, according to the author.

January 30 2015

Joss Whedon clarifies his comments about misogyny in superhero movies. BuzzFeed News did a follow-up interview with Joss regarding his comments made to Digital Spy last summer. It's a good read and gives an indication as to what he'd like to do next.

January 28 2015

Joss Whedon criticises comic book movie industry for "intractible sexism". This Digital Spy interview is from last summer's Age of Ultron set visit.

January 27 2015

Joss Whedon 'very doubtful' for Avengers sequel Infinity War. His comments made in the latest issue of Empire Magazine are getting a fair bit of press. More...

December 13 2014

Joss Whedon says widescreen 'Buffy' is 'nonsense'. The HD version of Buffy shown on Pivot has garnered bouquets and brickbats from fans.

December 09 2014

Scarlet Witch features in "Avengers: Age of Ultron" behind-the-scenes footage. A Guardians of the Galaxy Blu-ray extra features a clip of Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver from Age of Ultron plus commentary from Joss.

December 02 2014

Age of Ultron reshoots scheduled for the UK. Age of Ultron reshoots to take place in the UK some time in January. Also news on Avengers 3 and 4.

November 11 2014

What happens to the Marvel Cinematic Universe when Joss Whedon leaves? io9.com speculates what will happen to the MCU after Joss choses to leave to focus on different projects.

October 30 2014

Joss Whedon talks Avengers: Age of Ultron with Marvel's The Watcher show. The main thing to take away from this interview are Joss' comments about the world perspective on The Avengers. It's all what the pop-culture sites are focussing on (example).

September 30 2014

New trailer for 'Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show'. The film, which features Joss Whedon, will be released on Halloween.

September 23 2014

The transcript of Joss Whedon's Impossible Screenwriting Seminar. "Joss Whedon the man who brought you Buzz has emergency root canal then gives you wisdom." The transcript is a must for fans and screenwriters.

September 20 2014

Video of Joss Whedon and Seth Green at the Gallery1988 exhibition. This is from the Whedonverse art exhibition in Los Angeles (which finishes on the 27th).

September 16 2014

(SPOILER) First official "Avengers: Age of Ultron" plot details released. Disney has released the synopsis for the sequel.

September 03 2014

Joss Whedon and Jane Espenson talk about the web series. It's yet another excerpt from "Showrunners: The Art Of Running A TV Show".

August 27 2014

Joss Whedon blasts misogynistic video games , tweets support for Feminist Frequency founder. He tweeted his support for Feminist Frequency creator Anita Sarkeesian, who released the sixth episode of her video series "Tropes vs. Women" this week. The series looks at how women are portrayed in video games.

August 26 2014

New look at Jeremy Renner as 'Hawkeye' in Avengers 2. Joss Whedon doing pantomime archery on the set of Avengers 2.
Gallery 1988 announces Joss Whedon inspired art exhibit this September. The Los Angeles art gallery 'Gallery 1988' is to host a Whedon inspired exhibit on September 5, 2014, apparently with Joss Whedon in attendance.

August 14 2014

Joss Whedon's filmography: what's been found, and what hasn't. An exhaustive list of Joss's produced, unproduced, and rumored scripts he has written throughout his career.

August 09 2014

Joss Whedon talks Marvel and DC movies and more. Joss offered his thoughts on the state of movies produced by the comics industry at the recent Nerd HQ chat.

August 08 2014

Inside the secret folk song Joss Whedon co-wrote while making "The Avengers 2". How cool is this? BuzzFeed has the scoop and a snippet of the first song from the EP Joss is making with Shawnee Kilgore. And if you want to buy the song, it's now available on iTunes and cdbaby.

August 06 2014

Joss announces through Twitter that Avengers 2 has finished shooting. He asks what he should do now that Avengers 2 has finished shooting.

August 01 2014

US/Canada competition time! Win a copy of the Joss Whedon biography. To mark the official release of Amy Pascales's bio of Joss, we have three copies to give. So if you live in the USA or Canada, head over to our Tumblr to see how you can win a copy.

July 30 2014

Robert Downey Jr. on the emotion of a certain scene in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. RDJ talks about the scene-stealing ability of the new cast members of 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'.

July 29 2014

Chris Hemsworth on being blown away by James Spader in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. Hemsworth talks about Ultron, what he can't say about the Vision and what he thinks of Thor now that he is a she in the comics.

July 27 2014

Watch Nerd HQ's 'A Conversation with Joss Whedon'. Joss couldn't appear in person at Nerd HQ today so he video chatted instead. Check out the mystery panel guests as well. More...

July 26 2014

Joss Whedon not attending Comic-Con. Our king tweeted that he will be missing Comic-Con due to knee surgery. More...

July 25 2014

Tom Hiddleston's email to Joss after reading the first Avengers script. Bonus! You get to read Joss' response.
Joss Whedon interviewed at the Guardians of the Galaxy London premiere. Video interview of Joss on the red carpet for the new Marvel release.

July 22 2014

UK competition time! Win a copy of the Joss Whedon biography. If you live in the UK, head over to our Tumblr to see how you can win a copy of Amy Pascale's biography of Joss. More...
Joss Whedon helped cast Thanos for Avengers sequels. Whedon and Gunn worked together on casting the space villain, whose casting was confirmed today.

July 20 2014

Five "deleted scenes" from "Joss Whedon: The Biography" by Amy Pascale. Amy has very kindly provided Whedonesque with five deleted scenes from her soon to be released biography of Joss Whedon. Her book is out in the UK on the 24th (Amazon UK link) and will be out in the US on August 1st (Amazon.com link). An eBook version of the book is available at the publisher's site.

July 19 2014

Geek King of The Universe - SFX review the Whedon biography. "Packed with trivia, filled with wit and endlessly readable, this is the biography Jossís career deserves. We can't recommend it enough."

July 16 2014

Joss Whedon and Kevin Feige talk Avengers Tower and Hulk sequence. This is from a recent Guardian of the Galaxy press event in London. A two minute behind the scenes featurette on the Avengers was shown. The discussion of the Hulk sequence is mildly spoilerish.
Joss Whedon weighs in on the big Thor news from Marvel. Joss comments on Twitter: A female Thor? What the hell makes them think THAT would be cool? Picture of Starbuck.

July 15 2014

Joss Whedon now gives us a Firefly drawing. Real news will resume next week when Comic-Con starts. But for now, enjoy the silly season.

July 12 2014

Joss Whedon makes more 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'. Joss grants a fans wish to make more Buffy via Twitter.Update: Now with new bonus Firefly.

June 30 2014

Joss Whedon is one of the world's most powerful celebrities according to Forbes. Last year, Joss came 99th on the Forbes list. This year, he is 68th. The top 100 list can be found here.

June 27 2014

Top 10 most devastating TV cancellations. From the two guys who do the 'Nothing But Static' podcasts. At least four out of the 10 share Whedon-y connections.

June 23 2014

17 Joss Whedon quotes for his 50th birthday. Which one is your favourite? Oh and MTV decided to up the ante with 50 quotes.
Happy 50th birthday Joss! Our wonderful Mr. Whedon hits the big 5-0 this year.

June 21 2014

The top 15 Joss Whedon characters. This time round, Digital Spy try their hand at producing a list that will please everyone in terms of characters and rankings.
Clark Gregg - KCRW's Guest DJ Project. Gregg reveals five favorite songs and how he prepared for his "death" scene in Marvel's The Avengers.

June 17 2014

'Joss Whedon as Shakespearean Moralist' - out later on this year. According to the publisher's blurb, "this study in narrative ethics contends that Whedon is the Shakespeare of our time". The book can pre-ordered at Amazon.com.

June 10 2014

Joss Whedon talks about working on the movie 'Speed'. Today is the 20th anniversary of Speed (yes, you may feel old) and HuffPost Entertainment has a fairly substantial interview with Joss about working on it.

June 03 2014

Listen to the Joss Whedon penned song from 'In Your Eyes'. Crumblin' is performed by Noah Maffit and Jessica Freedman.

May 31 2014

(SPOILER) Joss Whedon effusively praises 'The Girl With All The Gifts'. "The story of Melanie and the people around her is so thoughtfully crafted, so heartfelt, remorseless and painfully human, that it takes the potentially tired trope of...and makes it as fresh as it is terrifying". More...

May 24 2014

Joss Whedon shows solidarity with Edgar Wright. Joss tweeted a pic of him holding up a Cornetto. Yesterday it was announced that Edgar had parted from the Ant-Man movie.

May 08 2014

Seven actors discuss pilot season. Brief interview with Fran Kranz with mentions of Dollhouse and Joss.

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