Knowledge Identifier: +Joss_Whedon
Born in 1964.
Countries: United States (77%), (9%), United Kingdom (7%)
Linked to: Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios, Wesleyan University, Mutant Enemy Productions
Whedon graduated from Wesleyan University in 1987
Mutant Enemy Productions - "'Mutant Enemy Productions"' is the production company created in 1996 by Joss Whedon to produce "Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Marti Noxon - In 1999, upon the beginning of "Buffy" spin-off "Angel", Noxon was promoted by series creator Joss Whedon to supervising producer for its fourth season, which gave her increasing charge of producing "Buffy"
As of 2000 Andy Tennant was in talks to direct and rewrite
Iron Man (2008 film) - In June 2001, New Line entered talks with Joss Whedon, a fan of the character, to direct, and in December 2002, McCanlies had turned in a completed script
Western (genre) - As well, new elements were once again added to the Western formula, such as the Western-science fiction show "Firefly", created by Joss Whedon in 2002
Nathan Fillion - Fillion had a recurring role as Caleb in 2003 in the final five episodes of the final season of Joss Whedon's series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
David Krumholtz - In September 2005, he was seen in Joss Whedon's science fiction film "Serenity" as "Mr. Universe", a hacker and information broker
FilmFocus - In January 2006 "FilmFocus" gave its first Film of The Year *award, for 2005, to Joss Whedon's science fiction film "Serenity "
He voiced himself in two episodes of Seth Green's television series "Robot Chicken" titled "Rabbits on a Roller Coaster" in 2007 and "Help Me" in 2008
Buffy the Vampire Slayer - There was little heard about the series until 2007 when Joss Whedon confirmed that talks were almost completed for a 90 minute "Ripper" special on the BBC with both Head and the BBC completely on board
Brad Meltzer - In 2008, it was announced that Meltzer would write an arc of Joss Whedon's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight" comic book for Dark Horse Comics
Olivia Williams - On TV, Williams portrayed British author Jane Austen in "Miss Austen Regrets" and was cast as Adelle DeWitt in Joss Whedon's "Dollhouse", which ran on Fox from 2009 to 2010
Dichen Lachman - On 26 March 2008, it was announced that Lachman would portray Sierra in the television series "Dollhouse", created by Joss Whedon
Whedon wrote a horror film titled "The Cabin in the Woods" with Drew Goddard, which finished production in 2009
Summer Glau - On August 26, 2009, it was confirmed after much speculation that Glau would be joining the cast of Joss Whedon's "Dollhouse" for at least two episodes in the early part of the show's second season
In April 2010, it was confirmed that Whedon would direct "The Avengers", a live-action adaptation of the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name
The Avengers (2012 film) - By April 2010, Joss Whedon was close to completing a deal to direct the film and to rework Penn's script, and was officially announced in July 2010
Stephen Fry - On 22 February 2011, Fry was presented with the Lifetime Achievement *award in Cultural Humanism by the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard University, joining a list of previous honorees including novelist Salman Rushdie, screenwriter Joss Whedon, and Mythbusters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman
Drew Goddard - He directed the 2012 film "The Cabin in the Woods", which he co-wrote with Joss Whedon
Sean Maher - He played the villainous Don John in Joss Whedon's 2012 adaptation of "Much Ado About Nothing"
Riki Lindhome - In 2012, Lindhome turned her hand to Shakespeare, appearing as a villain in Joss Whedon's adaptation of "Much Ado About Nothing"
Marvel Television - In July 2012, it was reported that Marvel had again entered into discussions with ABC to do a show set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and in August, ABC ordered a pilot for a show called "S.H.I.E.L.D.", to be written by Joss Whedon, Jed_Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen, and directed by Joss Whedon
In May 2013, Whedon was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters from Wesleyan University
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - In January 2013, Joss Whedon deflected any direct influences from other series, such as the efforts of Fox Mulder and Dana Scully in "The X-Files", and explained that while the show would involve people with powers and the spectacle of science-fiction storytelling, it would focus on "the peripheral people
In summer 2014, Whedon encountered artist Shawnee Kilgore on Kickstarter
Nicholas Brendon - On 2014, Brendon was part of a summit for writers of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" comics, which included Joss Whedon, Jane_Espenson, Drew Greenberg, Andrew Chambliss and the then-incoming "Buffy" writer Christos Gage
Wil Wheaton - Wheaton announced in February, 2015, that he was chosen to provide voiceover talent for the upcoming strategy role-playing video game "Firefly Online", a game based on Joss Whedon's "Firefly" sci-fi franchise
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - In January 2016, Joss Whedon noted that this process "unfortunately just means the TV show gets, you know, leftovers
In 2017, Whedon received criticism for reportedly comparing Ivanka Trump to a dog
Justice League Part One - Snyder left the film on May 22, 2017, following the suicide of his daughter; Joss Whedon was brought on to finish reshoots and the post-production process
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (film) - As of July 2018, Joss Whedon announced at San Diego Comic Con that he was working on a reboot of the series and that it might feature a slayer of color