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Joss Whedon: Avengers' Coulson was always going to die

Joss Whedon: Avengers' Coulson was always going to die

Dec 28 2012, 4:16am CST | by

Joss Whedon has revealed Agent Phil Coulson was always going to die in 'The Avengers'. The film's director said Marvel Studios, which produced the movie, always intended to kill off the fan...

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Joss Whedon: Avengers' Coulson was always going to die

Dec 28 2012, 4:16am CST | by

Joss Whedon has revealed Agent Phil Coulson was always going to die in 'The Avengers'.

The film's director said Marvel Studios, which produced the movie, always intended to kill off the fan favourite S.H.I.E.L.D. agent - played by Clark Gregg - in the epic superhero blockbuster, although his character will return in a spin-off TV show.

Speaking at a screening of the film at the Directors Guild in Hollywood, he said: ''Coulson's death was mandated in the first meeting by Kevin Feige (producer).

''I can't say that enough times. Apparently I have some kind of reputation that we won't discuss right now, but I do love to kill people. Clark himself said when we were shooting that it was obvious that it had to happen, otherwise all of this becomes irresponsible. There's no toll or actual downside to this very bad idea of bringing all of these people together. As a film it's just irresponsible. That's why we're bringing him back for a 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' series.''

Clark Gregg - who also appeared as Coulson in 'Iron Man', 'Iron Man 2' and 'Thor' - will reprise his role in the spin-off TV show, 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' which is set to begin shooting next year.

'The Avengers' - which saw heroes Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk and Captain America unite for the first time on the big screen - has grossed more than $1.5 billion worldwide.

Whedon is returning to write and direct a sequel which has a tentative release date of May 2015.

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Avengers 3: Is Marvel Killing The Magic?

Aug 15 2014 10:42pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

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Don’t Expect to See Thanos in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

Jul 31 2014 2:15pm CDT | Source: slash film

The Marvel supervillain Thanos was first teased in the post-credits sequence for The Avengers, and his influence is felt in this weekend’s Guardians of the Galaxy. But it’ll be a while before we really get to know him better. Kevin Feige confirmed that the Mad Titan is “not a part” of Avengers: Age of Ultron — though in typically coy fashion, he admits “nothing’s definitive” at this point. Hit the jump for details. Ru ...
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3 weeks ago

Chris Hemsworth Talks AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON; Joss Whedon’s Banter; Bringing in Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch and When He Shoots THOR 3

Jul 30 2014 10:50am CDT | Source: Collider

After the epic Marvel panel this past Saturday at the San Diego Comic-Con, Steve was able to speak with several cast members of the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron.  Chris Hemsworth is one of the more integral performers in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, anchoring the Thor franchise and playing a key role in the Avengers, so naturally he was on the list. After the footage from Avengers: Age of Ultron brought the house down (by all accounts) in Hall H, Steve caught up with ...
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Mad Max, Crimson Peak & More: The 5 Most Exciting Movies at Comic-Con!!

Jul 24 2014 7:49pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

Star Wars: Episode VII, Fantastic Four, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part One, Chappie... these are only a few of the major release that aren't coming to Comic Con this year. Either a lot of these movies simply don't have enough footage ready or some studios are beginning to care less about Comic Con. Hopefully it's not the latter case. Some of those films listed will make some sort of an apperance, but it' ...
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Guardians of the Galaxy

Jul 24 2014 4:37pm CDT | Source: Cinema Blend

Similar to Joss Whedon’s The Avengers, the movie brings together a team of strange, disparate heroes/anti-heroes from the world of Marvel Comics who unite as a team and stop a dangerous enemy from kil ...
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5 weeks ago

Joss Whedon talks Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch

Jul 18 2014 1:08am CDT | Source: Total Film

After yesterday’s glut of new images and plot details, there’s more Avengers: Age Of Ultron news to update you on, with Joss Whedon having been talking about how Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch fit into proceedings. “They’re on Team Ultron,” says Whedon, “which makes things really hard for the Avengers because all of sudden they’re dealing with powers that they’re not used to. With the [first] Avengers, everybody pretty mu ...
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5 weeks ago

Avengers Age of Ultron: Scarlet Witch & Quicksilver Are “Team Ultron”

Jul 17 2014 7:09pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

We’ve gotten a whole lot of Avengers: Age of Ultron this week and we at Movie Fanatic could not be more thrilled. As Comic-Con nears and the cast is set to descend on San Diego and tell us and all those gathered what to expect from the sequel to The Avengers, we have an additional bit of information from Joss Whedon that is utterly fascinating. Hot off those first Avengers: Age of Ultron stills, ...
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5 weeks ago

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige Talks AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, Avengers Tower, Iron Man vs. Hulk, and More

Jul 16 2014 11:48am CDT | Source: Collider

Yesterday, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige talked a bit about Ant-Man and hiring Peyton Reed to direct.  Today, after screening two minutes of behind-the-scenes footage from Avengers: Age of Ultron, Feige spoke with IGN about the highly-anticipated film.  The reel included director Joss Whedon talking about Avengers Tower, and there was also some pre-viz of Iron Man fighting Hulk.  Feige elaborated on both of these aspe ...
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5 weeks ago

The Avengers 2: Ultron Design and Origins Officially Revealed

Jul 16 2014 11:26am CDT | Source: Screen Rant

Star Mark Ruffalo already spilled the beans that the cast of The Avengers: Age of Ultron will be taking to the stage at Comic-Con next Saturday during the Marvel Studios’ panel, giving us our first look at the larger cast of the sequel all together for the first time. It’s a followup to Marvel’s Comic-Con 2010 presentation where they first unveiled the core cast of the first Avengers. Director Joss Whedon has a little bit of footage to for Age of Ultron an ...
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5 weeks ago

Joss Whedon, Josh Gad, and More Respond to Female Thor News

Jul 16 2014 2:27am CDT | Source: ace showbiz

The 'Avengers' director shares his thoughts on the matter by posting a picture of Katee Sackhoff as Starbuck in ...
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