Joss Whedon is going to write and direct The Avengers 2, will also help develop new Marvel based TV series


Starting with a twitter post, and now confirmed by Variety that a conference call had just taken place with Disney Investors, and they have announced that Joss Whedon has now been confirmed to be both writing and directing The Avengers 2.

Bob Iger (the chairman and chief executive of The Walt Disney Company) also revealed that Joss Whedon is now going to be involved with the development of the long rumored and recently announced an ABC live action television series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

While Avengers 2 currently has no official release date, it is confirmed to be taking place after the “Phase 2” set of movies, that include Iron Man 3, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Thor: The Dark World, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Ant-man.