It Turns Out Joss Whedon Doesn't Like Self-Referential Jokes!

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Whedon says "a movie has to be complete within itself; it can't just build off the first one or play variations. You know that thing in Temple of Doom where they revisit the shooting trick? … That's what you don't want. And I feel that's what all of culture is becoming — it's becoming that moment."

I guess this means I should quit making Firefly references? Better yet, maybe he should stop making Firefly references? Read more about Joss Whedon's stunning lack of self awareness on Uproxx.

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TDW Geek: Brace Yourselves Whedonverse, Joss is Coming

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TDW Geek: Brace Yourselves Whedonverse, Joss is Coming
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The big news broke last night that yes, Joss Whedon is returning to TV in a big way, and not with Fox. Variety is reporting that ABC has ordered a pilot for a series based on S.H.I.E.L.D., and as soon as possible.

Because of Joss' busy schedule, he will hand off the showrunning duties to Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon, but is set to direct the pilot, as long as he has time.

It's a good day, folks. A very good day indeed.

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TDW Geek: Nerd Alert! Whedon Signed For Avengers 2, Marvel TV Series

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TDW Geek: Nerd Alert! Whedon Signed For Avengers 2, Marvel TV Series
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Disney has just dropped the sweet, delicious news that Joss Whedon is attached to direct The Avengers 2, and that's not all -- he's returning to TV as well.

In one of the greatest cases of both having and eating cake, Papa Joss will have a guiding hand on Marvel's upcoming show based on the established Marvel Cinematic Universe.

It might be a few years before we'll have more news on either project, but it's well worth getting excited for.

Excelsior!

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