There have been rumblings and rumors that Joss Whedon was all set to direct the Avengers movie for Marvel, and today he made it official at the Marvel Studios panel.

“The thing I love about it is how completely counter-intuitive it is,” confessed Whedon. “These people should not be in the same room, much less the same team. The very definition of family.”

I think Whedon should do just fine with this project as he’s no stranger to ensemble tales, and this may be his chance to tell his most epic story yet.

via Superhero Hype

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  1. Navarre
    July 22, 2010 at 10:16 pm — Reply

    This is the most hopeful thing I have heard from Marvel yet.

  2. Ricco
    July 23, 2010 at 2:14 am — Reply

    To all those wondering, yes there is a God and we now have proof.

  3. Mike Keller
    July 23, 2010 at 11:25 am — Reply

    Word, Ricco & Navarre! I just wonder if he will be able to inject some of his signature humor into the project?

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