In case you missed it, The Avengers movie begins shooting today, and Joss Whedon couldn’t be more excited.

Hi Pumpkins, joss here.

Tomorrow we start shooting (I THINK I’m legally permitted to say that). Day one. That’s right. We’ll be shooting the pivotal death/betrayal/product placement/setting up the sequel/coming out scene, at the following address:

[Marvel Lawyers rush in, take Joss’s keyboard, blowtorch a picture of his family like in “Stormy Monday”, drink his milkshake, leave the seat up, fluff his pillows, violently unfluff his pillows, leave]

Went too far. My bad. Anyhoo, it should be a fun day, followed by the eighty thousand other fun days it will take to finish this. I’ll be checking in from time to time, if there’s news or I crave attention (i.e. am awake) . None of it will be Avengers news — I have some very denty pillows to remind of that — but I may have tidbits. (They’re not about Firefly. I should say that up front, if only to protect Sis Mo from the HATORZ.)

Some of you may be saying, Joss! Why this link, here, now, why, huh, howcum? My friend Allyx turned me on to these guys, and I’ll tell you, they’ve gotten me through this intensely pressurized, preply time. I strongly recommend checking out their other vids — I’ve watched them many many times, and I have a very special place for “Teamwork” in my heart. These guys are the guys. And IS there a better movie title than “Eagles Are Turning People Into Horses”? I thought not.

So wish me luck. DO IT! LUCK! NOW! I’m off to finish some Buffy pages, and then figure out what the movie is about already. I’m pretty sure it’s about the Justice League [Marvel Lawyers re-enter, unspeakability occurs] or possibly something else. I’ll get it. I’ve been looking forward to this. For about 46 years.



Lots of tongue in cheek humor adds just the right amount tease to those who are rabidly jumping up and down looking for every bit of information they can find about the upcoming movie.

via Whedonesque

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  1. brainypirate
    April 25, 2011 at 11:43 am — Reply

    With that cast, I hope it’s a porn parody. I won’t even mind if ScarJo joins in…. ;)

  2. TaZ
    April 25, 2011 at 12:17 pm — Reply

    Massive excitement on my part. I’m with Joss except I’ve waited 47 years to see this!

  3. Young
    April 26, 2011 at 1:56 am — Reply

    Wow, Chris whatshisname (Thor) is tall compared to the rest of the cast…nicely done, casting person.

  4. addicted2aa
    April 26, 2011 at 10:44 am — Reply

    Check out the link he posted. I’ve been fans of these guys for years. Their stuff is top notch

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