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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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.
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