Joss Whedon Splits From Disney/Marvel

by on January 4, 2016

in Entertainment

Joss Whedon working on new web series, WASTELANDERS

I was not sure when it would happen, but it has finally happened: Joss Whedon had reportedly cut ties with Disney/Marvel when he finished his Avengers: Age of Ultron project.

When it was announced that Whedon was tapped to direct The Avengers, the Whedonverse was exhilirated and not totally surprised. He’s been elbow deep in the Marvel universe for quite some time.

Though when it was announced, the detractors rose from the dark crevices of the web, saying what a terrible choice it was.

A billion dollars later for that film alone might have made a statement about who was right or wrong.

Then later it was announced that he was hired by Disney/Marvel to oversee the Marvel Cinematic Universe film world, bringing consistency across the board.

But that is about to come to a close. Actually, it already has.

In an interview with Oxford Union, Whedon said that he will not be involved in the Disney-owned Marvel movie world in any type of creative fashion, after he wrapped his work on Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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Now being the smooth word-smith that whedon can be, he went on to explain in the interview that he was involved in all the phase two films but then totally focused on Ultron.

He said they made a clean break (He and Disney), and that there was no falling out between them.

I find it odd that Whedon willingly stepped away from such a huge nest egg of a job, but then he has been one to follow his own path. And he has never really failed his fans.

As far as who will be overseeing

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