'Avengers' recruits Whedon for sequel
Posted August 7, 2012
Joss Whedon will be back to write and direct a second installment of The Avengers. The news came Tuesday from Walt Disney Co. chief executive Robert Iger during a company earnings call. He said the filmmaker will head up the sequel adapted from the Marvel Comics tales.
In addition, Iger said, Whedon is helping develop a Marvel-based television series for ABC. No details were provided on a start of production release date for the sequel.
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